Council Bluffs Convention and Visitors Bureau

Council Bluffs, Iowa, what a surprise! Genuinely nice people proudly welcome you to a community laced with trails, water, and diamonds. Music, nature, and the latest bedding wrap you with the promise of lasting memories and a good night’s sleep. The stunning beauty of parks and sunsets bring the amazing sky that much closer. Here’s your invitation to experience our Iowa Spirit for yourself in Council Bluffs. - Learn More

Council Bluffs Visitor's Guide

Visitor’s Guide

The Council Bluffs Visitors Guide is a resource for visitors and our residents alike! Beautiful photographs, descriptions, and location information acquaint you with destinations throughout Council Bluffs and Pottawattamie County. This guide allows you to select those experiences that fit your preferences and time. To access your visitor’s guide, click the download link below.

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Tourism Partners

Tourism Partners

The Council Bluffs Convention and Visitors Bureau is a professional non-profit with numerous memberships and collaborative partners that assist us in providing top notch services.- Learn More

The GAMBLER Half Marathon and 5K

Migrating bald eagles

It’s an annual event- it’s a perfect season starter for the runner and for walkers! It’s the GAMBLER Half Marathon and 5K. This event features a flat terrain and a NEW 5K course this year. As in previous years, the event will begin and end at The Council Bluffs Mid-America Center. - Read More

Experience Our Iowa Spirit

Meet The Team

The Convention and Visitors Bureau is a non-profit (501 c 6) organization that promotes the Council Bluffs region to meeting, convention, and tour groups, sports competitions, and leisure travelers. The CVB helps strengthen the local economy and makes a positive difference for the traveler and for the area.- Read More

Council Bluffs History Timeline

Click here for a historical timeline of the city of Council Bluffs, Iowa.