Iowa City’s curious communities consistently earn national accolades for quality of life, including one of Livability’s Best Cities for Entrepreneurs and one of The New York Time’s Best Communities to Grow Old In (2016). Those who call this place home love the cultural amenities, restaurant options and family-friendliness. It’s a place where many have moved away, only to return again seeking the sense of belonging this area provides.
What does the icon mean? Locals Love Us is a designation that starts with locals voting for their favorite places through an online survey. Only local voices count, because they want to share what they know and love about the area. Throughout our site and visitor guide, you’ll see what the locals love distinguished by this icon.
For those planning to move here, we look forward to welcoming you! Explore our relocation and extended stay options, financial and health services and other community information to help make your transition as smooth as possible. If you’re considering a move, contact us for relocation information.