Riverside Casino – Riverside, Iowa

    Riverside Casino - Riverside, Iowa New casino and resort in Riverside, Iowa, just 40 miles north of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa and 16 miles south of Iowa City. The new complex is situated on 375 acres in this rural setting. It will also … [Read more...]

Abbie Gardner State Historic Site – Arnolds Park, Iowa

This log cabin in Arnolds Park, originally built by Rowland Gardner in 1856, has been restored and contains furnishings that were typical of pioneer life in Iowa. Most of the Gardner family and many of their neighbors were killed in 1857 by members of … [Read more...]

Ushers Ferry Historic Village – Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    Ushers Ferry Historic Village - Cedar Rapids, Iowa The flood has caused the closing of the Seminole Valley Farm Museum and Usher's Ferry, both need extensive work and involvement from those that enjoy having a wonderful family … [Read more...]

The Rukmapura Park and Park Chalets – Hotel – Vedic City, Iowa

The Rukmapura Park and Park Chalets - Hotel - Vedic City, Iowa sits in rural Iowa with the peace and beauty you truly will enjoy. This new facility welcomes you with a design that encourages you to take the time to get in touch with your inner self. … [Read more...]

Camp Harlan Civil War historical marker – Mount Pleasant, Iowa

Senator James Harlan of Mt. Pleasant was instrumental in working with the the War Department to authorized a military training camp at Mount Pleasant in October of 1861. The first recruits began arriving that September at Camp Harlan, which was designated … [Read more...]

Burlington Railroad Drawbridge – Burlington, Iowa

In Burlington, Iowa there is a Burlington Northern Railroad Drawbridge crossing the Mississippi River into Illinois. This bridge is used everyday by the railroad. If you are interested in drawbridges this is one that you will want to sit on the banks … [Read more...]

Burlington Bees Baseball – Burlington, Iowa

Burlington Bees Baseball - Burlington, Iowa - The stadium was originally built in 1947, burned in 1971 and was rebuilt and reopened in 1973. In 2005 the stadium was renovated with the labor of volunteers. The Burlington Bees are a Class A minor league … [Read more...]

Bonaparte Historic Riverfront District – Bonaparte, Iowa

Bonaparte's National Historic Riverfront District offers a unique blend of yesterday's ambience, today's progress, and tomorrow's success. Bonaparte has been named the smallest Main Street Community in the United States and is one of just 5 winners in … [Read more...]

Bank Of Memories – Orient Iowa

This museum in Orient, Iowa houses displays relating the Mormon trek and its effect on local history. Additional area history information is also available. Visitors can look at a Mormon Trail sign, a replica handcart, and a mural depicting history along … [Read more...]

Aunty Green Hotel – Bonaparte, IA

Aunty Green Hotel - Bonaparte, IA Built in 1844 as the first brick home in Bonaparte this residence was converted to a hotel in 1855. The hotel was dicontinued in the 1960's. In 1971 restoration plans began and are still going forward, to get the … [Read more...]