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Maharishi Vedic City (Jefferson county)

Information/Services

Maharishi Vedic City, Visitor Center
1734 Jasmine Ave, Maharishi Vedic City, IA 52556 * 641-470-7000
www.maharishivediccity.com

Iowa’s newest city features Vedic architecture, luxury hotels, health spas, consciousness-based education, an open-air Vedic observatory, organic farming, and sustainable utilities. Self guided tours.

Manchester (Delaware county)

Information/Services

Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce
200 East Main Street, Manchester, IA 52057 * 563-927-4141
www.manchesteriowa.org

A community of 5,000 with 500,000 living and working within 60 minutes. All the advantages of a small community-all the benefits of a large community.

Maquoketa (Jackson county)

Attractions

Jackson County Conservation, Hurstville Interpretive Center
18670 63rd Street, Maquoketa, IA 52060 * 563-652-3783
www.jacksonccb.com

One mile North of Maquoketa on highway 61. County information center, historic and nature exhibits. Interpretive trail through wetland and prairie environments. Public restrooms.

Ohnward Fine Arts Center
1215 East Platt Street, Maquoketa, IA 52060 * 563-652-9815
www.ohnwardfineartscenter.com

Showcasing world-class performing artists in the 841-seat Kopel Theatre and stunning visual artistry in the Drew Gallery, Ohnward Fine Arts Center is THE destination in Jackson County.

Old City Hall Art Gallery
121 South Olive Street, Maquoketa, IA 52060 * 563-652-3405
www.oldcityhallgallery.com

Master oil painter artist- Rose Frantzen Smithsonian Exhibitor. Daily hours or by appointment. On Grant Wood Scenic Byway.

Information/Services

Maquoketa Area Chamber of Commerce
117 South Main Street, Maquoketa, IA 52060 * 800-989-4602
www.maquoketachamber.com

Organized to advance the economic well being of the Maquoketa area, making it a better place to reside, conduct business and professional endeavors.

Lodging

Squiers Manor Bed & Breakfast
418 West Pleasant Street, Maquoketa, IA 52060 * 563-652-6961
www.squiersmanor.com

Romantic, luxurious, Victorian mansion circa 1882. Eight elegant rooms including bridal suite. Whirlpools, evening dessert, full complimentary breakfast. Awake to aroma of home-baked goodies.

Shopping

Banowetz Antique Mall & Showroom
123 McKinsey Dr, Maquoketa, IA 52060 * 563-652-2359
www.banowetzantiques.com

Over 150 dealers and 50,000 square feet. Victorian walnut, golden oak, country pine furniture, clocks, lamps, glassware, toys, unique and collectibles. Layaway and delivery available.

Wineries

The Iowa Wine Trail
18345 55th St, Maquoketa, IA 52060 * 563-652-5104
www.iowawinetrail.com

The Iowa Wine Trail is in the Upper Mississippi Valley Viticulture Area which was spared glaciers leaving soils and slopes that produce wonderful grapes and wine.

Marengo (Iowa county)

Wineries

Fireside Winery
1755 P Avenue, Marengo, IA 52301 * 319-662-4222
www.firesidewinery.com

The outdoor patio with stone hearth and pastoral views create a serene setting to enjoy Fireside Winery’s hand-crafted, award winning wines. Retail and tasting room.

Marion (Linn county)

Attractions

Linn County Conservation Department
1890 County Home Rd, Marion, IA 52302 * 319-892-6450
www.LinnCountyParks.com

Camping, canoe trips, cabins, hiking and biking trails, lodges and shelters, fishing, group campgrounds, winter sports, public hunting, Wickiup Hill Outdoor Learning Center, and more!

Information/Services

Marion Chamber of Commerce
1225 6th Ave, Suite 100, Marion, IA 52302 * 319-377-6316
www.marioncc.org

Visit downtown Cultural and Entertainment District with antique shops, specialty stores, dining and historic buildings. Offering visitor information to make your visit a special treat.

Marquette/McGregor (Clayton county)

Attractions

Lady Luck Casino Marquette
Hwy 18, Marquette, IA 52158 * 800-496-8238
www.ladyluckmarquette.com

This gracious oasis offers your favorite slots and table games. Enjoy delicious buffets and live entertainment.

Spook Cave & Campground
13299 Spook Cave Rd, McGregor, IA 52157 * 563-873-2144
www.spookcave.com

Cave tours by boat! Explore the stalactites and formations of Spook Cave by guided boat. Unique family fun. Full camping including log cabin rentals.

Information/Services

McGregor-Marquette Chamber of Commerce
146 Main Street, McGregor, IA 52157 * 800-896-0910
www.mcgreg-marq.org

Nestled between the bluffs and bordered by the Mississippi, our two historic towns offer a casino, winery, brewery, great outdoor recreation, shops, restaurants, lodging, and more!

Lodging

Eagles Landing Bed & Breakfast/Winery
127 North St, Marquette, IA 52158 * 563-873-2509
www.halvorson.org/eagleslanding

Located along the Mississippi River in an Oak timber-frame home. Serving a home cooked 4-course breakfast. Experience a totally relaxing stay. Free wine tasting daily.

Frontier Motel
101 South 1st Street, Marquette, IA 52158 * 888-681-0144
www.thefrontiermotel.com

On the Mississippi River next to casino, marina, parks, restaurants. Exceptionally clean, well kept rooms with the latest amenities. Outdoor pool, wireless internet, reasonable rates.

Stauer House Bed and Breakfast
629 Main Street, McGregor, IA 52157 * 563-873-2713
www.stauerhouse.com

This lovely Victorian home is 127 years old and is now a bed and breakfast of four rooms. Located in McGregor, Iowa.

Restaurants

Old Man River Restaurant & Brewery
123 A Street, McGregor, IA 52157 * 563-873-1999
www.oldmanriverbrewery.com

Join the Old Man for a first class dining experience in a casual atmosphere. Located in historic McGregor, Iowa. Closed on Tuesdays.

Monticello (Jones county)

Attractions

Camp Courageous of Iowa
12007 190th Street, Monticello, IA 52310 * 319-465-5916
www.campcourageous.org

Camp Courageous is a year around camp for people with disabilities. Runs on donations. Tours of the camp are available seven days a week.

Information/Services

Monticello Area Chamber of Commerce
204 East First Street, Monticello, IA 52310 * 319-465-5626
www.macc-ia.us

Come and see what we have to offer. Antiques, unique shops, eateries, camping, canoe the river, “Fun on Friday Nights”, and July 4th events.

Montrose (Lee county)

Information/Services

City of Montrose
PO Box 57, Montrose, IA 52639 * 319-463-5533
www.montroseia.us

Beautiful Montrose is located on the Mississippi River half way between Fort Madison and Keokuk. Take in the peaceful view from our riverfront.

Mount Pleasant (Henry county)

Attractions

Iris City Antique Mall 2
1415 West Washington Street, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641 * 319-385-7515

28 dealers feature railroad collectibles, linens, jewelry, glassware, stoneware, farm literature, and antique price guides. Open daily 10-5. The building with the car on top!

Midwest Old Threshers
405 East Threshers Rd, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641 * 319-385-8937
www.oldthreshers.com

Old Threshers Reunion celebrates agricultural heritage of the Midwest. Five-days ending Labor Day. Steam engines, antique tractors, horses, trolleys, trains, log village and threshing meals.

Information/Services

HenryCounty Tourism
124 South Main, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641 * 319-385-3101
www.mountpleasantiowa.org

Whether it’s the simplicity of our hospitality, authentic seasonal events, activities, interesting history or our beautified great outdoors, Henry County is for everyone.

Mount Vernon (Linn county)

Information/Services

Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group
311 1st St NW, Mount Vernon, IA 52314 * 319-210-9935
www.visitmvl.com

Experience the charm of this historic, cultural stroll zone that includes distinctive nationally recognized cuisine, art, antiques, and specialty shops. Find out more at www.visitmvl.com.

Lodging

Sleep Inn & Suites
310 Virgil Avenue, Mount Vernon, IA 52314 * 319-895-0055
www.choicehotels.com/hotel/ia111

Free in-room high-speed internet access, indoor pool, whirlpool, exercise room, business class and suite rooms, and free deluxe continental breakfast with fresh waffles.

Muscatine (Muscatine county)

Attractions

Friends of Pine Creek Grist Mill
1226 Vista Court, Muscatine, IA 52761 * 563-263-4818
www.pinecreekgristmill.com

Operating 1848 grain mill. On the National Register. Open Wednesday - Sunday afternoon, June – mid September. Open weekends May and mid-September thru mid-October. In Wildcat Den State Park.

Muscatine History & Industry Center
117 West Second Street, Muscatine, IA 52761 * 563-263-1052
www.muscatinehistory.org

Discover how Muscatine annually produced 1.5 billion buttons from shells found on the river bottom. Explore other exhibits featuring products made in Muscatine.

Information/Services

Muscatine Convention & Visitors Bureau
215 Sycamore St, Muscatine, IA 52761 * 800-257-3275
www.meetmuscatine.com

Historic downtown Muscatine welcomes visitors with a variety of shopping and dining experiences. Muscatine County’s natural areas offer many recreational opportunities for camping and boating.

Lodging

Clarion Hotel
2915 North Hwy 61, Muscatine, IA 52761 * 563-264-5550
www.holidayinn.com/muscatineia

Muscatine’s premier full-service hotel features 112 guest rooms, indoor pool, whirlpool, free high speed internet, Iowa Room restaurant, Distillery Lounge, and banquet space on site.

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