Ottumwa is a small city built on both sides of the Des Moines River. It is the county seat of Wapello County, southeastern Iowa. There are plenty of things to do and attractions to see while in Ottumwa. Major Ottumwa attractions include the many bridges, Airpower Museum, Blakesburg Community Museum, Cedar Creek Golf Course, etc. Undoubtedly, the Des Moines River is the epicenter of the cultural, commercial, and recreational life of this small city. Regarding budget accommodation, most of the and nearby Ottumwa offer rooms for less than $75 per night.