• News for Travel

    Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    Regretfully, our online grant submission system closed at the incorrect time this morning. As a result, we've extended the Iowa Tourism Grant deadline to 4 p.m. on Monday, September 17.If you had already completed your submission, your application will be reviewed and no action is needed on your part.Those who were in the process of completing an application have been contacted separately for a ...read more
    Categories: News, Travel
    Friday, September 29, 2017
    Driving into the countryside surrounding Washington, it is easy to see this is a community and county that values its agricultural roots. One particularly unique feature that helps highlight those roots is the barn quilt tour of Washington County. A joint project between Iowa State University Extension of Washington County and the Washington Chamber of Commerce, the tour features more than 110 ...read more
    Categories: News, Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Travel
    Monday, September 11, 2017
    The Iowa Tourism Office wants to make it easy for you to connect with our marketing resources. To help with this, an exciting new update was published for members of the Iowa tourism industry yesterday - a refreshed, revamped industry partners microsite. What's New? We have reorganized the content from our previous industry partners pages and made it easier to navigate and find exactly the ...read more
    Categories: News, Travel, Iowa News
    Thursday, September 07, 2017
    After a tornado wrecked McGregor’s historic downtown area in July, most local businesses have recovered and are looking forward to the fall tourism season. Kristie Austin is executive director of the McGregor-Marquette Chamber of Commerce. She says McGregor is ready for the fall tourism season, and it will be very important for local businesses. "The two business buildings that were severely ...read more
    Categories: News, Economic, Human Interest, Iowa News, Travel