Living in Iowa City and our surrounding communities, offers each visiting or local individual, a vast number of unique opportunities and occasions to learn and grow. The 11 communities we spotlight, range from towns offering unique culture and heritage, hiking, biking and kayaking for the active endeavorer, small businesses that attract the coffee lover, boutique fanatic, and antique scout and our loyal, University of Iowa Fans, that come for all sporting events throughout the changing seasons. To request a visitor guide, view our 11 communities below!
Located just 20 miles within Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, the Amana Colonies proudly showcase how they remain faithful to their culture. Attracting thousands of visitors annually, tourists are surrounded by rich history and a smiling face on each local.
Located in eastern Iowa, adjacent to Iowa City, Coralville is one of the fastest growing cities in Iowa and is continuing to seek expansion.
Home of the University of Iowa, Iowa City has been awarded numerous awards as a “Best Place” for business and quality of life! It’s many business help Iowa City maintain a vibrant business mix.
Johnson County is currently composed of 11 cities: Iowa City, Coralville, Lone Tree, Tiffin, Oxford, North Liberty, Shueyville, University Heights, Hills, Swisher, Solon and a subdivision of West Branch.
As one of the fastest growing metros, it has also ranked high among other surrounding regions.
Kalona is a quaint amish town known for their specialty shops and historical charm.
This welcoming city is growing with businesses both big and small. All while being located right in the heart of Iowa’s Creative Corridor.
Solon offers a great proximity to Iowa City, Coralville, and Cedar Rapids, making it the perfect opportunity to live in a smaller town and still have great benefits from cities nearby!
Tiffin welcomes you as a small city with big opportunities. Enjoy a quiet town feel, all while being surrounded by small businesses that meet the growing demand.
Living in Tipton allows you the small town experience, while also being in close proximity to bigger towns located nearby.
West Branch is a booming business community with easy highway access to other major cities across Iowa.
West Liberty is a charming small town that also offers you a great location with big city benefits.