Council Bluffs IA Homes & Real Estate
Council Bluffs is located just over the border into Iowa, right over the Missouri River from Omaha. Residents of Council Bluffs enjoy the best of both Iowa and Nebraska, with access to Omaha's amenities within minutes. Council Bluffs is a family friendly community with great schools and affordable family homes, perfect for those looking for a new place to put down roots.
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What People Love About Council Bluffs
Council Bluffs is Omaha's most populated suburb, providing residents with a welcoming and family friendly community that is simultaneously equipped with all the amenities you are looking for. Residents enjoy all four seasons, natural beauty all around with the Missouri River flowing between Council Bluffs and Omaha proper, excellent public schools, and plenty of places to eat, shop, and have fun. Some might say Council Bluffs really has it all when you're in search of a midwestern suburb to call home.
Keep reading to find out why Council Bluffs is the fastest growing community in Iowa!
Things to Do in Council Bluffs
Take a tour of the Union Pacific Railroad Museum in Council Bluffs, sharing the history of the railroad when Council Bluffs was established. Learn about 150 years of local history and take a self guided tour through the museum, which features interactive multimedia exhibits, historic images, and unusual relics.
Lake Manawa State Park, named for the 772 acre lake that was built by a flood in 1881, is a great place to spend the day outside. The beautiful park offers multiple ways to enjoy playing outside, including hiking trails, a playground, picnic areas, boat and paddle board rentals, and more.
Just over the river into Omaha is Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium. The massive zoo is home to a wide variety of species, with a focus on conservation and education. They recently welcomed their millionth visitor, and no one will be surprised when this fun and engaging zoo reaches another million.
Council Bluffs also has plenty of places to eat:
- Tish's Restaurant, a casual, family friendly eatery serving classic American comfort foods
- Caddy's Kitchen & Cocktails, with a satisfying, carnivorous menu to pair with their famous drinks
- Boxer Barbecue, serving up classic barbecue if a roomy, welcoming setting and also offering their smoked meats for take out
Schools in Council Bluffs
Students in Council Bluffs attend public schools that are a part of Council Bluffs Community School District. Many of the schools in the district have received awards and are well regarded as some of the best in the state.
There are also many excellent private schools in the Council Bluffs area for those who prefer a private education.
Council Bluffs Real Estate
In Council Bluffs you will find every type of property, including condos, townhomes, single family homes, buildable lots, and acreage. Budgets starting in the low $200,000s will be able to find a condo or townhome, and single family homes can be purchased starting in the mid $300,000s. You will find a variety of older neighborhoods with homes built decades ago, as well as new construction developments with luxury homes and modern design aesthetics. Council Bluffs offers something for everyone, just another reason it is growing so rapidly.