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Allied Van Lines: The Best of Iowa City Moving Companies

A relocation to or from Iowa City, Iowa, can be an overwhelming experience if you don't have any help. If you hire one of our three local Allied Van Lines agents, your relocation will go as smoothly as possible. We aim to lower the stress of a move by working closely with clients. Our licensed and bonded agents know the entire Iowa City area, from the University Heights neighborhood to the Coralville area. Even if you're leaving the Hawkeye State for the east, west or south coast, we're the right choice. Our agents handle international moves too.

We make moving affordable because you get to select the services you want. Pick and choose from options such as packing, disassembling of your electronics and setup of your home theater and furnishings. We'll connect you with the right movers. If you need your business moved on a weekend or after hours, we can accommodate that request. For people who prefer doing their own packing, we have freight-only movers available to safely transport belongings. You can expect amazing service because our local agents have a combined customer rating of 4.93 out of 5 stars.

More than 70,000 people call Iowa City, Iowa, home. It is the fifth largest city in the state and nearby cities include Coralville and University Heights. Iowa City was established in 1839 through an act of Legislative Assembly of the Iowa Territory.

Iowa City is home to the University of Iowa Hawkeyes. There are a number of other colleges and universities in and near Iowa City including Eastern Iowa Community College District, Augustana College, Black Hawk College and Palmer College of Chiropractic.

This city is referred to as the “Austin of the Midwest” due to the many festivals and live performances that are held there every year. When the warmer weather arrives residents get to enjoy the Mission Creek Festival and the Iowa Arts Festival.

Activities and Attractions in Iowa City

Shopping is plentiful in Iowa City at the Old Capitol Town Center, Coral Ridge Mall, Sycamore Mall and Gateway Center. Stores at the Coral Ridge Mall include American Eagle Outfitters, Banana Republic, Barnes & Noble and Best Buy. Old Capitol Town Center has the Iowa Hawk Shop, Blick Art Materials, Glassando and several restaurants.

There are many wineries and breweries in Iowa City and the surrounding area. You can stop by for a tasting and tour at Backpocket Brewery, Big Grove Brewery, Brick Arch Winery and Cedar Ridge Vineyards. At Cedar Ridge Vineyards, you can enjoy a private tour and tasting for $30 per person for six to 10 people. The vineyard also offers a private distillery tour and tasting for a maximum of eight people for $15 each.

Sports fanatics can check out games played by the athletes at the University of Iowa. The school is a member of the Big Ten and has men's and women's sports teams including football, soccer and basketball. So, come find out what the Hawkeye fans are getting so noisy about!

Moving to Iowa City

When you decide that Iowa City is where you’d like to call home, it’s time to search for an Iowa City moving company. Allied Van Lines has over 500 agent locations across North America and Canada with hundreds of customer service representatives available 24/7. Customers who go with Allied Van Lines can choose from full-service and fragile-only packing and purchase materials such as boxes and stretchwrap for furniture. Free residence protection pads for corners, railings and doorways and free carpet covers for high-traffic areas is given to customers.

U.S. Route 6 passes through the center of Iowa City while Interstate 80 can be found on the city’s northern edge. Those who are flying into town my want to book through Iowa City Municipal Airport, located on the southwest side of town.

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