AMES, Iowa – May 13, 2013 –The Iowa Department of Transportation is pleased to announce the release of two new interactive websites for planning travel adventures on Iowa’s byways and bicycle trails.
These full-feature sites are ideal for planning trips to explore Iowa’s two national scenic byways and nine state scenic and heritage byways along with Iowa’s many bicycle trails that crisscross and complement the byways. The byways website is: http://www.iowabyways.org; the bicycle website is: http://www.iowadot.gov/interactiveiowabikemap.htm.
Iowa byways website and tour guide
Discover your Iowa adventure at the Iowa byways interactive website. It is loaded with information about the byways, including a route description and its history, contact information, and listing of local events, attractions and travel services. The stunning photography will undoubtedly draw visitors to discover Iowa’s scenic, natural, historic and cultural resources. The website is updated regularly by local byway organizations. Come see what Iowa’s nationally recognized byways have to offer. You can plan, map and share your adventure, save notes or even send an e-postcard.
The Iowa Byways website offers several unique features:
You can also order a free copy of the Iowa Byways travel guide, or simply print a copy.
Iowa interactive bicycle map
One of Iowa DOT’s most popular publications, the Iowa Transportation Map for Bicyclists, is now online. Explore this interactive map to plan your trip and find bicycle trail routes and amenities, right down to available rest stops and restaurants.
Features include trailheads, parking, rest rooms, bicycle shops and other key features.
You can also request a free Iowa Transportation Map for Bicyclists.
Individual byways, contact the local byway organization listed on the website: https://www.iowabyways.org/.
Iowa Byways program website, contact Mary Stahlhut at 515-239-1369 or firstname.lastname@example.org.