"A Rail And River Town" Council Bluffs by RoscoeGregg

Council Bluffs Travel Guide: 24 reviews and 38 photos

A Town Important Beyond It's Present Status

A small American city that has been pass by and overshadowed by it's neibhoring city (Omaha). It has been a pivitol point on the upper end of the navigable portion of the Missouri River.

It is often overlooked as the railhead for the Union Pacific Railroad in1869.

A Working Class Town That Is Trying To Revitalize

Over the last few years with an influx of taxes from casinos the town has invested in it's infrastructure and things like parks. A good example is the new Bob Kerry pedestrian bridge over the Missouri.

Look CLose And Find Good Things To Do.

There are some old style restaurants nice parks and best of all nice people.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:The people here are friendly
  • Cons:It is overshadowed by Omaha
  • In a nutshell:Not fancy but friendly.
  • Last visit to Council Bluffs: Jul 2012
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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