Southern and Western reaches of the region feature moderate sized rolling hills, and moderate sized bodies of water.
North Eastern portions of the region feature major bluffs and hills, providing an exciting landscape.
The region has 3 major rivers. The Mississippi, the Iowa and the Cedar.
The region contains several major cities, however rural regions tend to not have moderate sized towns for miles around.
Major cities include Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Iowa City, Clinton and Anamosa.