EASTERN IOWA TOURISM
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Amana Colonies (Iowa county)
39 38th Ave, Amana, IA 52203 * 319-622-6034
Enjoy high quality live professional theatre productions April-December. We offer two stages that include comedies, dramas, musicals, and special events.
PO Box 144, Anamosa, IA 52205 * 319-462-2386
Located adjacent to Iowa's largest prison, the museum interprets the history and current conditions in this 130 year old unique historic site.
124 East Main Street, Anamosa, IA 52205 * 319-462-4267
Home of three great museums, Pumpkin Fest, and Grant Wood Art Festival.
102 Chamber Drive, Anamosa, IA 52205 * 319-462-3925
When you visit you'll learn why over 100,000 visitors from around the world have spent hours at the museum experiencing decades of motorcycle history.
116-124 North Riverview Street, Bellevue, IA 52031 * 563-872-3388
Located in historic downtown Bellevue, the galleries represent over 70 artists. Through monthly exhibitions and educational programming, the galleries strive to enrich regional artistic culture.
501 North 4th Street, Burlington, IA 52601 * 319-752-7449
Historic building with exhibits of early citizens, American Indian diorama, Children's Catfish Corners, Military Gallery, Agricultural Corridor, chageable Main Gallery, and a Cabaret Music Room.
3001 Winegard Dr, Burlington, IA 52601 * 866-792-9948
Catfish Bend Casino - Catfish Bend Inn & Spa- Fun City - PZAZZ! Resort Hotel - Spriit Hollow Golf- Huck's Harbor Waterparks - 4 Restaurants - Bowling - Go Karts - Arcade
3603 236th Ave, Burr Oak, IA 52101 * 563-735-5916
Burr Oak's Laura Ingalls Wilder Park & Museum is the only childhood home of this famous "Little House" author that remains on its original site.
3219 Hudson Road, Cedar Falls, IA 50614 * 319-273-2188
Explore natural and human history from around the world in permanent and changing exhibits. Visit the authentic 1922 Marshall Center School. Come often - We're free!
2160 Linden Dr SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 * 319-362-7375
Iowa’s only National Trust Historic Site features a Queen Anne style mansion on a 26-acre estate. Hosts tours, outdoor theatre, concerts, and more.
226 2nd Street SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 * 319-365-8313
Freedom Festival 2011 runs June 12 through July 4-concerts, fireworks, a balloon glow, tailgate, and beach party, cardboard boat races, great food, and much more!
410 3rd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 * 319-366-7503
Experience an ever-changing selection of the Museum's 5,200 works-including the world's largest collection by regionalist artist Grant Wood-and the best traveling exhibitions.
810 Second Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 * 319-366-7503
Take a guided tour of the studio where Grant Wood lived and worked from 1924-1935 and painted his most famous works including American Gothic.
1400 Inspiration Pl, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 * 319-362-8500
Featuring a new multi-media exhibition, Rising Above: The Story of a People and The Flood. Now located in the Kosek Building in historic Czech Village.
615 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 * 319-362-1501
Explore the stories of Linn County from prehistory through the establishment of local industry leaders of today. Visit the interactive exhibit room and research library.
5925 Seminole Valley Trail NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52411 * 319-286-5763
Ushers Ferry continues to recover from the flood, but is excited to welcome guests to special events all year. Please visit our website at www.ufhv.com for details.
340 South 14th Street, Clinton, IA 52732 * 563-242-4771
14-acre outdoor museum: trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals. Butterly, wildflower, rose, rock, herb dwarf! Conifer gardens. Daily dawn to dusk Free. Tours 2 PM weekends May-October.
332 8th Ave South, Clinton, IA 52732 * 563-243-3600
“Discover the Wonder of a Child’s World!” Interactive exhibits, special events rooms, memberships, gift shop. Association of Children’s Museums Member! Visit year-round Wednesdays through Sundays.
1000 Lincoln Boulevard, Clinton, IA 52732 * 563-244-7041
Called the “best little race in the Midwest”, the Clinton Community College B-rrry Scurry 4-Mile Run winds through Clinton's historic neighborhoods, first Saturday of February, Noon.
601 South 1st Street, Clinton, IA 52732 * 563-242-1201
A museum and library established to preserve the history of Clinton County, Iowa. Hours are 9:00-11:00 AM Monday-Friday and Sunday 1:00-4:00.
PO Box 1295, Clinton, IA 52733 * 563-242-0727
Clinton Lumber Kings-The Class A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners play their home games April through September. Come out and see tomorrow’s stars today!
420 5th Avenue South, Clinton, IA 52733 * 563-242-8556
This historic Queen Anne mansion, carriage house and grounds are beautifully preserved. The 1883 mansion is a showcase; exhibiting the lumber baron’s exquisite woodworking skills.
229 5th Avenue South, Clinton, IA 52732 * 563-243-3300
Operated by the Clinton Art Association volunteers. We house rotating art exhibits, permanent collections, gift shop, Clinton Arts Players Theater, Rainbow pottery, and classes. Located in downtown Clinton.
777 Wild Rose Drive, Clinton, IA 52732 * 800-457-9975
600 slot machines, 14 table games, 60 room hotel, dining at Coaches Corner Sports Bar and the Sawmill Buffet and national entertainment.
620 2nd Avenue SE Hwy 9 East, Cresco, IA 52136 * 563-547-2240
Wireless internet; AAA rated; HCP accessible; cable TV/HBO; A/C; and recreational trails. Toy train exhibit in lobby. Non-smoking rooms. Three bedroom Guest House (adjacent).
401 West Broadway, Decorah, IA 52101 * 563-382-8465
Historic Italianate villa and gardens. Houses furnishings and collections of Bert and Grace Porter: butterflies, insects, shells, rocks, and photos. Unique rock wall surrounds grounds.
3094 North Winn Road, Decorah, IA 52101 * 563-382-5990
Seed Savers Exchange is a non-profit membership organization committed to the collection and distribution of heirloom vegetables, herb and flower seeds, thus protecting our garden heritage.
502 West Water Street, Decorah, IA 52101 * 563-382-9681
Explore the American immigrant experience with 16 historic buildings and 24,000 artifacts that showcase the best in Norwegian folk and fine arts.
1010 6th Avenue, DeWitt, IA 52742 * 563-659-8500
Visit our 1727 German Hausbarn Museum. DeWitt has a variety of shopping and restaurants, beautiful parks and extended walking trails. Stop by our community soon!
6684 Crystal Lake Cave Rd, Dubuque, IA 52003 * 563-556-6451
Greatest show under earth guided tour through over 3000' of Nature's majestic crystalline beauty. Midwest's longest natural living cave. May through October.
301 Bell Street, Dubuque, IA 52001 * 563-690-4854
The new Diamond Jo-over 900 slot machines, 17 table games and a live poker room. Live entertainment, bowling center, Woodfire Grille and The Kitchen Buffet.
3800 Arboretum Drive, Dubuque, IA 52001 * 563-556-2100
No admission charge-open seven days a week from 7:00 AM to dusk. Large hosta, dwarf conifer and lilac collections. All America, Japanese, Peter Rabbit, and formal English gardens. Annuals and perennials.
701 Locust Street, Dubuque, IA 52001 * 563-557-1851
Featuring the second largest Grant Wood collection in the world as well as other regional and national art treasures. Open Tuesday through Sunday. Free admission.
500 East 3rd Street, Dubuque, IA 52001 * 563-583-8093
Enjoy ecological and historical sightseeing aboard an authentic paddlewheeler or modern yacht. Cruising May thru October with private charters, sightseeing, lunch, dinner, and specialty cruises.
1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, IA 52001 * 563-588-4649
Loras is Iowa’s oldest Catholic liberal arts college. The college features theater, sporting events, academic camp, sports camp, and lectures open to the public.
1913 Old Mill Drive, Lansing, IA 52151 * 877-647-7397
Explore more and see more with Mississippi Explorer Cruises! Wildlife eco-tours and backwater cruises on the mighty Mississippi. Public and private/group tours available.
1855 Greyhoud Park Road, Dubuque, IA 52001 * 563-582-3647
Unlimited casino action! Enjoy slots, table games, poker, live and simulcast racing! Featuring a deluxe buffet, fine dining and live entertainment. Adjacent to Hilton Garden Inn.
350 East 3rd Street, Dubuque, IA 52001 * 800-226-3369
The history, creatures, and culture of the world’s rivers come to life with interactive exhibits, six large aquariums, and a 3D/4D large-format, digital theatre.
3311 1st Ave East, Dyersville, IA 52040 * 563-875-2414
Enjoy the Field of Dreams, National Farm Toy Museum, Basilica of St. Francis Xavier, Dyer-Botsford Doll Museum, Becker Woodcarving Museum, farm toy stores and so much more!
28995 Lansing Rd, Dyersville, IA 52040 * 563-875-8404
Original site where movie was filmed. Come play ball on this world renowned field. FREE ADMISSION - souvenirs available. Open daily April-November.
1110 16th Ave Ct. SE, Dyersville, IA 52040 * 563-875-2727
Explore an extensive collection of farm toys on display depicting the progress of American agriculture. There is something for the entire family! Open daily!
1235 16th Ave Court SE, Dyersville, IA 52040 * 563-875-8945
Over 200 dealers offering a wide variety of antiques, toys and collectibles. Open 7 days a week 10-5. Some holiday exceptions.
104 3rd Street SW, Dyersville, IA 52040 * 563-875-7325
One of 52 Basilicas in the US, the twin-spired church with 64 windows is one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in the Midwest.
34228 Hilton Rd, Edgewood, IA 52042 * 877-291-5720
Morning Mist Cabins offer two fully equipped rentals. The Morning Mist Cabin and the Morning Mist Cottage. The cabin sleeps eight and the cottage sleeps nine.
29862 Osborne Rd, Elkader, IA 52043 * 563-245-1516
Five miles south of Elkader on Highway 13. Visitor information and gift shop plus indoor and outdoor nature exhibits, walking trails, camping and fishing available.
PO Box 632, Fairfield, IA 52556 * 641-233-8883
The 1st Fridays Art Walk is one of Southeast Iowa’s premier arts events where Fairfield comes alive with creativity and
200 North Main Street, Fairfield, IA 52556 * 641-472-2000
Fairfield Arts & Convention center is a showcase gathering place of arts and culture promising diverse entertainment featuring music, comedy, theater, and dance.
3034 Pembroke Ave, Fredericksburg, IA 50630 * 563-237-5318
Step back in time; hand feed our buffalo from a safe wagon. See ancient buffalo artifacts and sample jerky. Reservations recommended; we’re a working ranch.
1878 Old Mission Drive, Harpers Ferry, IA 52146 * 563-535-7314
Northeast Iowa log cabins, lodging, and camping. Near Yellow and Mississippi rivers. Family vacations, reunions, weddings, corporate retreats, horseback riding, fishing, hiking, canoeing. Lodge, catering available.
914 Doctor St, Manchester, IA 52057 * 563-926-2639
Museum complex features beautiful buildings and campus of the former Lenox College listed on the National Register of historic places and a Civil War monument
2600 Swan Lanke Boulevard, Independence, IA 50644 * 319-332-0123
Experience why Iowa agriculture is more than what you see from the road. Interactive exhibits, live farm animals, antique implements, tractors, classic cars, and more!
860 Quarry Road, Coralville, IA 52241 * 319-354-3310
ACMOI showcases 90+ automobiles dating from 1899-1995. Also a 1928 Skelly gas station and model railroad exhibit.
1451 Coral Ridge Ave, Coralville, IA 52241 * 319-625-6255
Family attraction for hands-on, minds-on fun! Interactive exhibits including Take Flight!, inspire all children to imagine, create, discover and explore through the Power of Play!
2425 Prairie Meadow Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242 * 319-384-1031
A Hawkeye Fan’s Ultimate Fantasy. Come experience more than 100 years of athletic excellence. Mon-Fri 11 AM – 6 PM; Sat 10 AM – 6 PM; Sun 12 PM – 5 PM.
2850 Prairie Du Chien Road NE, Iowa City, IA 52240 * 319-338-3543 Ext. 6300
Campgrounds, boat ramps, beaches, hiking and biking trails provide outdoor recreation variety at Coralville Lake. Don’t miss the Devonian Fossil Gorge, our star attraction.
715 D Avenue, Kalona, IA 52247 * 319-656-2519
Kalona Historical Village in Kalona, Iowa is the “Best Kept Secret in Iowa”. Come visit and see why there is something for every member of the family.
199 North Front Street, LeClaire, IA 52753 * 563-289-5580
The Buffalo Bill Museum is on the Mississippi and contains artifacts from Buffalo Bill, Riverboat Pilots, Suak & Fox Indians, Pioneer life and the last wooden hulled steamboat “Lonestar”.
18670 63rd Street, Maquoketa, IA 52060 * 563-652-3783
One mile North of Maquoketa on highway 61. County information center, historic and nature exhibits. Interpretive trail through wetland and prairie environments. Public restrooms.
1215 East Platt Street, Maquoketa, IA 52060 * 563-652-9815
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.
121 South Olive Street, Maquoketa, IA 52060 * 563-652-3405
Master oil painter artist- Rose Frantzen Smithsonian Exhibitor. Daily hours or by appointment. On Grant Wood Scenic Byway.
1890 County Home Rd, Marion, IA 52302 * 319-892-6450
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!
Hwy 18, Marquette, IA 52158 * 800-496-8238
This gracious oasis offers your favorite slots and table games. Enjoy delicious buffets and live entertainment.
13299 Spook Cave Rd, McGregor, IA 52157 * 563-873-2144
Cave tours by boat! Explore the stalactites and formations of Spook Cave by guided boat. Unique family fun. Full camping including log cabin rentals.
12007 190th Street, Monticello, IA 52310 * 319-465-5916
Camp Courageous is a year around camp for people with disabilities. Runs on donations. Tours of the camp are available seven days a week.
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!
405 East Threshers Rd, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641 * 319-385-8937
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.
1226 Vista Court, Muscatine, IA 52761 * 563-263-4818
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.
117 West Second Street, Muscatine, IA 52761 * 563-263-1052
Discover how Muscatine annually produced 1.5 billion buttons from shells found on the river bottom. Explore other exhibits featuring products made in Muscatine.
2729 Cheyenne Ave, Nashua, IA 50658 * 641-435-2567
Pioneer Village Museum. See Dr. Pitts’ office, composer of the song “Church in the Wildwood”, Depot Cottage, jail, one room schoolhouse, log cabins, general store.
2730 Cheyenne Ave, Nashua, IA 50658 * 641-435-2027
Home of the world famous hymn “The Church in the Wildwood”; site of thousands of weddings, Annual Marriage Reunion 1st Sunday in August; Visitor’s Welcome.
213 West Main Street, New London, IA 52645 * 319-367-2573
Exhibits of local history, quilts, agriculture, military, former businesses, one-room school, and 1930’s house. Genealogical/county records. May-December, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 4:00 or appointment.
300 American Gothic Street, Eldon, IA 52554 * 641-652-3352
Visit the house that inspired Grant Wood’s famous painting American Gothic. Pose for a photograph, hayfork in hand, and learn about Wood’s life and work.
2501 River Dr, Moline, IL 61265 * 800-297-0034
Cruise the Mississippi River aboard the largest non-gaming riverboat on the Upper Mississippi. Boarding locations in Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Visit us at celebrationbelle.com.
2900 Learning, Campus Dr, Bettendorf, IA 52722 * 563-344-4106
A unique, fun-packed, hands-on Museum designed for children and families to share in the joy of discovery, investigation, and learning together.
1800 Isle Parkway #A, Bettendorf, IA 52722 * 800-724-5825
40,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space with over 500 comfortable rooms in Iowa’s largest hotel complex. Delicious dining and 24 hour casino gaming.
1400 River Dr, Moline, IL 61265 * 309-765-1000
The legend of John Deere lives on at the world's most comprehensive agricultural exhibit. A historical showcase and modern-day celebration of the heartland.
1717 West 12th Street, Davenport, IA 52804 * 563-324-1933
Connecting you to cultures and environments throughout time and around the globe-The Putnam Museum and IMAX 3D Giant Screen. It's like being there!
327 Brady Street, Davenport, IA 52801 * 563-322-7276
The Quad City Symphony Orchestra performs classical, popular, and chamber music concerts at the Adler Theatre, Augustana College, LeClaire Park, the i- wireless Center, and many other venues.
, Port of LeClaire, IA 52753 * 800-331-1467
Join us for a relaxing two-day overnight cruise aboard the Victorian styled Riverboat Twilight. Cruising from LeClaire, Iowa to Dubuque, Iowa and return.
3184 Hwy 22, Riverside, IA 52327 * 877-677-3456
Iowa’s destination resort: Vegas inspired casino, luxurious hotel, Event Center, fine dining, spa, shopping, world class golf course, indoor/outdoor pool, and show lounge.
323 South Main Street, Spillville, IA 52168 * 563-562-3569
Come and explore Spillville, the oldest CZECH Village in Iowa. Home of the Bily Clocks Museum/Antonin Dvorak Exhibit.
107 James Ave, Swedesburg, IA 52652 * 319-254-2317
The Museum honors Swedish immigrants of the 1860s-1920s with a museum, country store, huckster wagon building and stuga (cottage). Open 9-4 Mon-Tues and Thurs-Sat.
400 Cedar St, Tipton, IA 52772 * 563-942-6670
The Old Cedar County Jail in Tipton was the last operating “Mom and Pop” Jail in Iowa. Official museum of the ISSDA, open by appointment.
PO Box 51, Bonaparte, IA 52620 * 319-592-3400
National Historic District on Des Moines Riverfront. Cemetery and garden tours, progressive luncheons, Christmas candlelight dinner, and home tour. Hike Lindsay Wilderness; visit Auntie Green Museum.
816 Franklin St, Keosauqua, IA 52565 * 319-592-3579
1840’s restored building with antiques, crafts, and museum. Nestled along the riverside park with quaint shops, this Bentonsport Historic Village is a fun and relaxing getaway.
PO Box 51, Bonaparte, IA 52620 * 319-592-3700
Register for a Villages Folk School class, book a B & B in a historic riverfront town, and discover “Living in the Arts” in Van Buren County, Iowa!
503 South Street, Waterloo, IA 50701 * 319-234-6357
Bluedorn Science Imaginarium, Grout Museum of History & Science, Rensselaer Russell House Museum, NEW Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum. Something for everyone!
777 Isle of Capri Boulevard, Waterloo, IA 50701 * 800-THE-ISLE
Home to hot gaming action with video poker, slots, table games, and a poker room. Offering giveaways, live music, and three restaurants.
225 Commercial Street, Waterloo, IA 50701 * 319-291-4490
Explore our galleries, classes, room rentals, school/group tours, ArtHouse Café, Gift Store, music events, and Phelps Youth Pavilion (hands-on children’s museum)!
210 Parkside Drive, West Branch, IA 52358 * 319-643-5301
Experience the many sides of the only president from Iowa and see changing exhibits at the Hoover Museum – one of thirteen U.S. Presidential Museums.
110 Parkside Drive, West Branch, IA 52358 * 319-643-2541
The landscape and buildings of Herbert Hoover’s early years tell how family and community opened a world of opportunity to a child of simple beginnings.
302 Parkside Dr, West Branch, IA 52358 * 800-828-0475
The Association, a membership group providing funds for the Hoover Presidential Library and National Historic Site, also sponsors weekend events, a college scholarship, and more.
PO Box 76, Wyoming, IA 52362 * 563-488-3970
Step back in time at Calkins Square. View the doctor’s office and home that contains the original items used by three generations. Tours by appointment.