Iowa City, Iowa Iowa City - The college town of Iowa City is a lively, vibrant place to explore. Filled with cafes, art and theatrical attractions, and the gorgeous scenery of rolling hills, forests, lakes, and rivers, this is a great place to spend the day. The city boasts one of the largest malls in Iowa, a stellar writers' workshop, terrific golfing, and fabulous museums. You can visit the Antique Car Museum of Iowa, the Community Theater, or celebrate the Freedom Festival. For a little fun and culture, take in the Iowa City Jazz Festival, Iowa Arts Festival, Saturday Night Free Movie Series, Friday Night Concert Series, and Landlocked Film Festival.