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Council Bluffs

Whether you want to escape the daily grind for a couple of days or a couple of weeks, Council Bluffs is an ideal destination.

The population of this area of Western Iowa is nearly 62,000.

You'll find this destination some 120 miles from Des Moines, the state capital of Iowa. It's also roughly 17 miles from Glenwood.

Take the family along to Kids Quest, a nice place to spend time with the little ones.

Whether you want to try your luck at poker or just enjoy the excitement in the air, you'll find exactly what you're after at the Harrah's Council Bluffs Casino, the Horseshoe Council Bluffs or the Ameristar Casino Hotel at Council Bluffs.

Pack a picnic, throw a Frisbee or just lie back and enjoy the fresh air. Bayliss Park will suit whatever mood you're in.

With stacks of visitor information on hand, Western Historic Trails Center is a great place to discover what's happening in Council Bluffs.

Spending time out in nature does wonders for our mind, body and soul. If you get the chance to swing by Lake Manawa State Park or Desoto National Wildlife Refuge, don't pass it up!

If you enjoy learning new things about the world, set aside some time to explore the Union Pacific Railroad Museum or the RailsWest Railroad Museum, two of the best cultural institutions. Stroll through the rooms at you browse the varied exhibits, or simply savor a moment in the contemplative stillness.

Enjoy the interesting displays and browse the historical vestiges from the past at the Harrison County Historical Village & Iowa Welcome Center.

Some of the most fascinating historic attractions here are Historic General Dodge House and Squirrel Cage Jail. Both are fantastic places to find out more about this region's past.

The Lewis and Clark Monument and Scenic Overlook is a quiet place of remembrance where visitors can contemplate the community's past.

You'll find some great live performance institutes here. Among the finest is Stir Cove. If you're feeling peckish after the show, follow your fellow theater goers to the nearby eateries and try some tasty regional dishes.

Tee off at the Dodge Riverside Golf Club and watch the ball soar down the well-manicured fairway. This lovely hangout is the perfect place to work on your swing.

Whether you are in Council Bluffs for work or for pleasure, you won't regret a visit to the Hitchcock Nature Center or the Joe's Karting.


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£57
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Omaha Airport

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Omaha Airport

2210 Abbott Dr, Carter Lake
4.1
of 5, from 1,102 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Creighton University. Freedom Park Navy Museum and TD Ameritrade Park Omaha are also within 1 mile (2 km).

£44
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Council Bluffs

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Council Bluffs

2141 S 35th Street, Council Bluffs
4.0
of 5, from 1,079 reviews
2.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Council Bluffs, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Joe's Karting and Mid-America Center. Horseshoe Council Bluffs and Bluffs Run Greyhound Park are also within 1 mile (2 km).

£57
Country Inns & Suites By Carlson, Council Bluffs

Country Inns & Suites By Carlson, Council Bluffs

17 Arena Way, Council Bluffs
4.3
of 5, from 1,136 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Council Bluffs, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Mid-America Center, Joe's Karting and Horseshoe Council Bluffs. Bluffs Run Greyhound Park and Dodge Riverside Golf Club are also within 3 miles (5 km).

£50
La Quinta Inn & Suites Omaha Airport Downtown

La Quinta Inn & Suites Omaha Airport Downtown

1201 Avenue H, Carter Lake
3.8
of 5, from 945 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Creighton University. Freedom Park Navy Museum and TD Ameritrade Park Omaha are also within 2 miles (3 km).

£46
Western Inn

Western Inn

1842 Madison Ave., Council Bluffs
4.0
of 5, from 1,337 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in the suburbs, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of RailsWest Railroad Museum, Squirrel Cage Jail and Union Pacific Railroad Museum. Bayliss Park and Historic General Dodge House are also within 3 miles (5 km).

£64
Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs

Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs

2200 River Road, Council Bluffs
4.2
of 5, from 718 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

This family-friendly Council Bluffs hotel is located on the riverfront, within 2 mi (3 km) of Western Historic Trails Center, Joe's Karting and Dodge Riverside Golf Club. Mid-America Center and Horseshoe Council Bluffs are also within 3 miles (5 km).

£52
Harrahs Council Bluffs Hotel & Casino

Harrahs Council Bluffs Hotel & Casino

1 Harrahs Blvd, Council Bluffs
4.1
of 5, from 742 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Council Bluffs, this eco-friendly hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Dodge Riverside Golf Club and Tom Hanafan River's Edge Park. Joe's Karting and Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge are also within 2 miles (3 km).

£58
Best Western Plus Omaha Airport Inn

Best Western Plus Omaha Airport Inn

2510 Abbott Plz, Carter Lake
4.3
of 5, from 534 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge and 2.8 mi (4.4 km) from Creighton University. Freedom Park Navy Museum and TD Ameritrade Park Omaha are also within 2 miles (3 km).

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