Visitor Information

Keosauqua, county seat and centrally located in the Villages of Van Buren county, is the perfect location for your stay in Van Buren county . . . named one of only eight Iowa locations in the best selling book "1000 Places in the U.S. and Canada to See Before You Die".

  • Where is Keosauqua - We're located on the Big Bend of the Des Moines River, of course!
  • Historical Sites - Keosauqua and Van Buren County is filled with historical sites and attractions.
  • Things to Do - Looking for some fun our outdoor activities?  Browse some of our local attractions. Visit the Welcome Center in downtown Keosauqua . Activities include Car Show and Fall Run and Trail Walk on Sunday, along with several entertainment shows at the new band shell both days.
  • Lodging - Van Buren county attracts visitors galore thanks to its rich history, antiques, recreation opportunities and "step back in time" approach to life. It's only natural that its lodging accommodation options match visitors varied interests and needs. Check under resources tab for links to lodging in Keosauqua.                        

  • Dining - Keosauqua and Van Buren county are blessed with many excellent traditional and specialty Dining opportunities. We have a variety of great locations for mouth-watering menu selections that you'll tell your friends about.