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Amana Colonies (Iowa county)

Attractions

Old Creamery Theatre Company, Inc.
39 38th Ave, Amana, IA 52203 * 319-622-6034
www.oldcreamery.com

Enjoy high quality live professional theatre productions April-December. We offer two stages that include comedies, dramas, musicals, and special events.

Anamosa (Jones county)

Attractions

Anamosa State Penitentiary Museum
PO Box 144, Anamosa, IA 52205 * 319-462-2386
www.asphistory.com/museum

Located adjacent to Iowa's largest prison, the museum interprets the history and current conditions in this 130 year old unique historic site.

Grant Wood Art Gallery
124 East Main Street, Anamosa, IA 52205 * 319-462-4267
www.grantwoodartgallery.org

Home of three great museums, Pumpkin Fest, and Grant Wood Art Festival.

National Motorcycle Museum
102 Chamber Drive, Anamosa, IA 52205 * 319-462-3925
www.nationalmcmuseum.org

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.

Bellevue (Jackson county)

Attractions

Off the Wall & Great River Gallery
116-124 North Riverview Street, Bellevue, IA 52031 * 563-872-3388
www.greatrivergallery.com

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.

Burlington (Des Moines county)

Attractions

Des Moines County Historical Society
501 North 4th Street, Burlington, IA 52601 * 319-752-7449
www.dmchs.org

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.

PZAZZ! Entertainment Complex
3001 Winegard Dr, Burlington, IA 52601 * 866-792-9948
WWW.thepzazz.com

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

Burr Oak (Winneshiek county)

Attractions

Laura Ingalls Wilder Park & Museum
3603 236th Ave, Burr Oak, IA 52101 * 563-735-5916
www.lauraingallswilder.us

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.

Cedar Falls (Black Hawk county)

Attractions

UNI Museums
3219 Hudson Road, Cedar Falls, IA 50614 * 319-273-2188
www.uni.edu/museum

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!

Cedar Rapids (Linn county)

Attractions

Brucemore
2160 Linden Dr SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 * 319-362-7375
www.brucemore.org

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.

Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival, Inc.
226 2nd Street SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 * 319-365-8313
www.freedomfestival.com

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!

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
410 3rd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 * 319-366-7503
www.crma.org

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.

Grant Wood Studio & Visitor Center
810 Second Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 * 319-366-7503
www.grantwoodstudio.org

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.

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
1400 Inspiration Pl, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 * 319-362-8500
www.NCSML.org

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.

The Carl & Mary Koehler History Center
615 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 * 319-362-1501
www.historycenter.org

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.

Ushers Ferry Historic Village
5925 Seminole Valley Trail NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52411 * 319-286-5763
www.ufhv.com

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.

Clinton (Clinton county)

Attractions

Bickelhaupt Arboretum
340 South 14th Street, Clinton, IA 52732 * 563-242-4771
www.bick-arb.org

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.

Children's Discovery Center
332 8th Ave South, Clinton, IA 52732 * 563-243-3600
www.adlerdiscoverycenter.org

“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.

Clinton Community College B-rrry Scurry 4-Mile Run
1000 Lincoln Boulevard, Clinton, IA 52732 * 563-244-7041
www.eicc.edu/brrry

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.

Clinton County Historical Society Museum
601 South 1st Street, Clinton, IA 52732 * 563-242-1201
www.clintoncountyhistoricalsocietyofiowa.org

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.

Clinton Lumber Kings Baseball Club
PO Box 1295, Clinton, IA 52733 * 563-242-0727
www.lumberkings.com

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!

Curtis Mansion
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.

River Arts Center
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.

Wild Rose Casino and Resort
777 Wild Rose Drive, Clinton, IA 52732 * 800-457-9975
www.wildroseresorts.com

600 slot machines, 14 table games, 60 room hotel, dining at Coaches Corner Sports Bar and the Sawmill Buffet and national entertainment.

Cresco (Howard county)

Attractions

Cresco Motel
620 2nd Avenue SE Hwy 9 East, Cresco, IA 52136 * 563-547-2240
www.crescomotel.com

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).

Decorah (Winneshiek county)

Attractions

Porter House Museum
401 West Broadway, Decorah, IA 52101 * 563-382-8465
www.porterhousemeseum.com

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.

Seed Savers Exchange Heritage Farm
3094 North Winn Road, Decorah, IA 52101 * 563-382-5990
www.seedsavers.org

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.

Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum
502 West Water Street, Decorah, IA 52101 * 563-382-9681
www.vesterheim.org

Explore the American immigrant experience with 16 historic buildings and 24,000 artifacts that showcase the best in Norwegian folk and fine arts.

DeWitt (Clinton county)

Attractions

DeWitt Chamber and Development Co.
1010 6th Avenue, DeWitt, IA 52742 * 563-659-8500
www.dewitt.org

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!

Dubuque (Dubuque county)

Attractions

Crystal Lake Cave, Nature's Masterpiece
6684 Crystal Lake Cave Rd, Dubuque, IA 52003 * 563-556-6451
www.crystallakecave.com

Greatest show under earth guided tour through over 3000' of Nature's majestic crystalline beauty. Midwest's longest natural living cave. May through October.

Diamond Jo Casino
301 Bell Street, Dubuque, IA 52001 * 563-690-4854
www.diamondjo.com

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.

Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
3800 Arboretum Drive, Dubuque, IA 52001 * 563-556-2100
www.DubuqueArboretum.net

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.

Dubuque Museum of Arts
701 Locust Street, Dubuque, IA 52001 * 563-557-1851
www.dbqart.com

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.

Dubuque River Rides
500 East 3rd Street, Dubuque, IA 52001 * 563-583-8093
www.dubuqueriverrides.com

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.

Loras College
1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, IA 52001 * 563-588-4649
www.loras.edu

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.

Mississippi Explorer Cruises
1913 Old Mill Drive, Lansing, IA 52151 * 877-647-7397
www.mississipppiexplorer.com

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.

Mystique Casino
1855 Greyhoud Park Road, Dubuque, IA 52001 * 563-582-3647
www.mystiquedbq.com

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.

National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
350 East 3rd Street, Dubuque, IA 52001 * 800-226-3369
www.rivermuseum.com

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.

Dyersville (Dubuque county)

Attractions

Dyer-Botsford Historical House & Doll Museum
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!

Field of Dreams Movie Site, Inc.
28995 Lansing Rd, Dyersville, IA 52040 * 563-875-8404
www.fodmoviesite.com

Original site where movie was filmed. Come play ball on this world renowned field. FREE ADMISSION - souvenirs available. Open daily April-November.

National Farm Toy Museum
1110 16th Ave Ct. SE, Dyersville, IA 52040 * 563-875-2727
www.nationalfarmtoymuseum.com

Explore an extensive collection of farm toys on display depicting the progress of American agriculture. There is something for the entire family! Open daily!

Plaza Antique Mall
1235 16th Ave Court SE, Dyersville, IA 52040 * 563-875-8945
www.plaza-antique-mall.com

Over 200 dealers offering a wide variety of antiques, toys and collectibles. Open 7 days a week 10-5. Some holiday exceptions.

St. Francis Xavier Basilica
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.

Edgewood (Delaware county)

Attractions

Morning Mist Cabin, Inc.
34228 Hilton Rd, Edgewood, IA 52042 * 877-291-5720
www.vacationrentals411.com

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.

Elkader (Clayton county)

Attractions

Clayton County Visitors Center
29862 Osborne Rd, Elkader, IA 52043 * 563-245-1516
www.claytoncountyconservation.org

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.

Faifield (Jefferson county)

Attractions

1st Fridays Art Walk
PO Box 632, Fairfield, IA 52556 * 641-233-8883
www.fairfieldartwalk.com

The 1st Fridays Art Walk is one of Southeast Iowa’s premier arts events where Fairfield comes alive with creativity and

Fairfield Arts & Convention Center/Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts
200 North Main Street, Fairfield, IA 52556 * 641-472-2000
www.fairfieldacc.com

Fairfield Arts & Convention center is a showcase gathering place of arts and culture promising diverse entertainment featuring music, comedy, theater, and dance.

Fredericksburg (Chickasaw county)

Attractions

Hawkeye Buffalo Ranch
3034 Pembroke Ave, Fredericksburg, IA 50630 * 563-237-5318
www.hawkeyebuffalo.com

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.

Harpers Ferry (Allamakee county)

Attractions

Natural Gait, LLC
1878 Old Mission Drive, Harpers Ferry, IA 52146 * 563-535-7314
www.thenaturalgait.com

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.

Hopkinton (Delaware county)

Attractions

Delaware County Historical Society
914 Doctor St, Manchester, IA 52057 * 563-926-2639
www.delcoiowahistory.org

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

Independence (Buchanan county)

Attractions

Heartland Acres Agribition Center
2600 Swan Lanke Boulevard, Independence, IA 50644 * 319-332-0123
www.heartlandacresura.com

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!

Iowa City/Coralville (Johnson county)

Attractions

Antique Car Museum of Iowa
860 Quarry Road, Coralville, IA 52241 * 319-354-3310
www.acmoi.com

ACMOI showcases 90+ automobiles dating from 1899-1995. Also a 1928 Skelly gas station and model railroad exhibit.

The Iowa Children's Museum
1451 Coral Ridge Ave, Coralville, IA 52241 * 319-625-6255
www.theicm.org

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!

University of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame an Museum
2425 Prairie Meadow Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242 * 319-384-1031
www.hawkeyesports.com

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.

US Army Corps of Engineers - Coralville Lake Project
2850 Prairie Du Chien Road NE, Iowa City, IA 52240 * 319-338-3543 Ext. 6300
www.coralvillelake.org

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.

Kalona (Washington county)

Attractions

Kalona Historical Village & Tours
715 D Avenue, Kalona, IA 52247 * 319-656-2519
www.kalonaiowa.org

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.

Lansing (Allamakee county)

Attractions

Buffalo Bill Museum & River Pilots' Pier
199 North Front Street, LeClaire, IA 52753 * 563-289-5580
www.buffalovillmuseumleclaire.com

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”.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

Nashua (Chickasaw county)

Attractions

Chickasaw County Historical Society
2729 Cheyenne Ave, Nashua, IA 50658 * 641-435-2567
www.chickasawtrails.com

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.

Little Brown Church in the Vale
2730 Cheyenne Ave, Nashua, IA 50658 * 641-435-2027
www.littlebrownchurch.org

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.

New London (Henry county)

Attractions

Dover Historical Museum
213 West Main Street, New London, IA 52645 * 319-367-2573
www.dovermus.org

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.

Other (Other county)

Attractions

American Gothic House Center
300 American Gothic Street, Eldon, IA 52554 * 641-652-3352
www.theamericangothichouse.net

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.

Quad Cities (Scott county)

Attractions

Celebration River Cruises
2501 River Dr, Moline, IL 61265 * 800-297-0034
www.celebrationbelle.com

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.

Family Museum
2900 Learning, Campus Dr, Bettendorf, IA 52722 * 563-344-4106
www.familymuseum.org

A unique, fun-packed, hands-on Museum designed for children and families to share in the joy of discovery, investigation, and learning together.

Isle Casino Hotel Bettendorf and Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center
1800 Isle Parkway #A, Bettendorf, IA 52722 * 800-724-5825
www.theislebettendorf.com

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.

John Deere Pavilion
1400 River Dr, Moline, IL 61265 * 309-765-1000
www.johndeereattractions.com

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.

Putnam Museum & IMAX® Theatre
1717 West 12th Street, Davenport, IA 52804 * 563-324-1933
www.putnam.org

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!

Quad City Symphony Orchestra
327 Brady Street, Davenport, IA 52801 * 563-322-7276
www.qcsymphony.com

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.

River Cruises
, Port of LeClaire, IA 52753 * 800-331-1467
www.riverboattwilight.com

Join us for a relaxing two-day overnight cruise aboard the Victorian styled Riverboat Twilight. Cruising from LeClaire, Iowa to Dubuque, Iowa and return.

Riverside (Washington county)

Attractions

Riverside Casino and Golf Resort
3184 Hwy 22, Riverside, IA 52327 * 877-677-3456
www.riversidecasinoandresort.com

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.

Spillville (Winneshiek county)

Attractions

Bily Clocks Museum / Antonin Dvorak Exhibit
323 South Main Street, Spillville, IA 52168 * 563-562-3569
www.bilyclocks.org

Come and explore Spillville, the oldest CZECH Village in Iowa. Home of the Bily Clocks Museum/Antonin Dvorak Exhibit.

Swedesburg (Henry county)

Attractions

Swedish American Museum
107 James Ave, Swedesburg, IA 52652 * 319-254-2317
www.swedishheritagesociety.org

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.

Tipton (Cedar county)

Attractions

Cedar County Board
400 Cedar St, Tipton, IA 52772 * 563-942-6670
www.oldcedarcountyjail.com

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.

Villages of Van Buren (Van Buren county)

Attractions

Bonaparte Main Street
PO Box 51, Bonaparte, IA 52620 * 319-592-3400
www.bonaparte-iowa.com

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.

Historic Greef General Store
816 Franklin St, Keosauqua, IA 52565 * 319-592-3579
www.greefstore.com

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.

Villages Folk School
PO Box 51, Bonaparte, IA 52620 * 319-592-3700
www.villagesfolkschool.com

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!

Waterloo (Black Hawk county)

Attractions

Grout Museum District
503 South Street, Waterloo, IA 50701 * 319-234-6357
www.groutmuseumdistrict.org

Bluedorn Science Imaginarium, Grout Museum of History & Science, Rensselaer Russell House Museum, NEW Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum. Something for everyone!

Isle Casino & Hotel at Waterloo
777 Isle of Capri Boulevard, Waterloo, IA 50701 * 800-THE-ISLE
www.theislewaterloo.com

Home to hot gaming action with video poker, slots, table games, and a poker room. Offering giveaways, live music, and three restaurants.

Waterloo Centre for the Arts
225 Commercial Street, Waterloo, IA 50701 * 319-291-4490
www.waterloocenterforthearts.org

Explore our galleries, classes, room rentals, school/group tours, ArtHouse Café, Gift Store, music events, and Phelps Youth Pavilion (hands-on children’s museum)!

West Branch (Cedar county)

Attractions

Hebert Hoover Presidential Museum
210 Parkside Drive, West Branch, IA 52358 * 319-643-5301
www.hoover.archives.gov

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.

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
110 Parkside Drive, West Branch, IA 52358 * 319-643-2541
www.nps.gov/heho

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.

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association
302 Parkside Dr, West Branch, IA 52358 * 800-828-0475
www.hooverassociation.org

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.

Wyoming (Jones county)

Attractions

Calkins Square
PO Box 76, Wyoming, IA 52362 * 563-488-3970
www.showcase.netins.net/web/calkinssquare

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.

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