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Thinking of Making a Move? Think Iowa City!

Whether you’re considering moving back to Iowa City, moving here for the first time or even just moving down the street, there are tons of reasons why Iowa City is an amazing place to live.

As your Senior Living oasis in Iowa City, we at Melrose Meadows are proud to share this fabulous post by Movoto Real Estate, entitled “30 Things You Need To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There”. Even those of us who were born and raised in the area learned something new!

30 Things You Need To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

It’s smart, cultured, literary and athletic, but it’s also a blend of urban, rural, and farm-to-table chic. It may be hard to define, but one thing is certain; this is not your average college town.

OPINIONS




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1. Black, Gold And Hawkeyes All Over


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

2. It Has Suburbs, Too


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

3. It’s Well Read And It Knows How To Write


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

4. It’s Fresh and Local


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

5. Move Over Des Moines, We Were Here First


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

6. It Has Everything From Plastic Cups To Fine Stemware


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

7. You’re In Good Hands


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

8. Visit The Old World


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

9. It’s A Wind Power Pioneer


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

10. Drink Up; The Beer Is Local And Fresh


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

11. Get Ready To Stomp Some Grapes


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

12. It’s Home To The ‘Public Ivy League’


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

13. It’s Artsy


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

14. Your Dog Will Thank You


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

15. Jazz Is Hard To Define, But Easy To Enjoy


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

16. You’re Welcome For Ashton Kutcher


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

17. A Pioneer History With A Local Farm Future


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

18. It Elected The First Female Mayor


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

19. It’s Connected


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

20. Float, Boat Or Walk Alongside the River


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

21. Its Mall Isn’t Just A Mall


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

22. It Rises To The Top


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

23. It’s Run By A Bunch Of Kids


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

24. It’s A Pedestrian’s Paradise


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

25. There’s Always Green Space


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

26. A Museum More Than 400 Million Years In the Making


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

27. Wooly Mammoths Live Here, Too


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

28. It Serves Brunch In An Old Power Plant


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

29. It’s Presidential


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

30. It’s A Theatrical Gem


10 30 Things To Know About Iowa City Before You Move There

Another thanks to Movoto for sharing! See the original post at http://www.movoto.com/blog/opinions/move-to-iowa-city/.

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