With a bountiful natural history and an array of attractions, Iowa has many options for event planning. The stateâ€™s natural splendor can be found in the DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge located along the Missouri River. The refuge offers many outdoor activities as well as picnic areas perfect for a family reunion in an outdoors setting. Recreation abounds in the countless biking trails throughout the state. Plan a bachelor party for your golfing enthusiast or host a bridal brunch at one of the several accompanying country clubs.
Explore the Alpine hills in the Upper Mississippi Valley Wine Region along the Iowa Wine Trail. The trail is comprised of nine wineries with unique tasting rooms that make intimate venues for private events. Bed and breakfasts can be found along the trail and make for elegant small wedding venues. Hosts will be pleased with the variety of pastoral locations and guests will be thrilled with the collection of recreational options in Iowa.