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ANything to see on I-29 through western Iowa????

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ANything to see on I-29 through western Iowa????

Hello,

Thinking of making a driving trip that will take me through all of western Iowa on I-29 this fall. Anything I should see or not miss??? Sights, restaurants? Anything?

Thanks, Pat

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1. Re: ANything to see on I-29 through western Iowa????

I've heard good things about the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, located right off I-29 in Sioux City. It is in a nice park setting on the Missouri River.

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2. Re: ANything to see on I-29 through western Iowa????

If you like nature, I-29 skirts along the Loess Hills. They're unique, interesting and scenic. Depending on your timing, you may be able to watch huge flocks of birds near DeSoto Bend Nat'l. Wildlife Refuge as they head south along the Missouri River flyway. You'll also see some prairie land there, too. Information is available at: http://www.fws.gov/midwest/desoto/.

If you're not into nature, there are casinos near Council Bluffs, Onawa and Sioux City.

Do any other TripAdvisor readers have restaurant suggestions for ReadersouthernUSA?

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3. Re: ANything to see on I-29 through western Iowa????

In Sioux City and close to I-29, the locals recommend Tastee Inn and Out for its loose meat sandwiches and fried onion chips. This is a locally owned drive in. Luciano's is a good standard italian restaurant. For higher end dining, Bev's on the River has a nice view and good food.

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4. Re: ANything to see on I-29 through western Iowa????

Thank you everyone. I will make note of all of your suggestions. We're not casino people, but the nature and food places sound good.

All ther best,

Pat

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5. Re: ANything to see on I-29 through western Iowa????

Most of that stretch will be under construction at that time. Good luck!

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6. Re: ANything to see on I-29 through western Iowa????

Rickbland:

Do you have a website or place that you can refer readers to regarding planned construction? The Iowa DOT web site has a current notice posted about a short stretch of construction on I-29 in Fremont Co., but I haven't seen anything that suggests that "most of" I-29 will be under construction this fall. Since other readers may want to travel that route, it would be a great service if you can send something that provides specific detail about the construction location, dates, etc. so that they can plan accordingly. Thanks.

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7. Re: ANything to see on I-29 through western Iowa????

Thank you so much for the I-29 heads up!! I went to the Iowa Department of Transportation website online and found out the details. You were right. There are three major sections of it that will be under construction, but between the website and emailing them personally I did find out that I will be able to get through albeit slow in areas.

All the best, Pat

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