Des Moines County Heritage Center – Burlington, Iowa

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Des Moines County Heritage Center - Burlington, Iowa Des Moines County, which includes Burlington, Iowa, is an area of many different sites that you will enjoy experiencing.  The Mississippi River borders the area with all the stories and beauty this … [Read more...]

Wieting Theatre, Toledo, Ia

The historic 1912 Opera house is still on operation. The Wieting theatre re- opened Feb. 2012 following a multi- million dollar historical restoration led by community activists. This old opera house is a restored gem worth visiting! The history of the … [Read more...]

Maasdam Barns and the Evergreen Ridge Stock Farm – Fairfield, Iowa


The Evergreen Ridge Stock Farm was developed by the Maasdam Barns Preservation Committee as a recreational and educational center. Three historic barns are the major components of the Evergreen Ridge Stock Farm Historic District. There are three barns … [Read more...]

Wide River Winery – Clinton, Iowa


Wide River Winery is located east off of Highway 67, north of Clinton IA, overlooking the Mississippi River at its widest point. Voted the #1 attraction by Trip Advisor members, award winning wine maker Dorothy O'Brien is happy to share her special corner … [Read more...]

Living History Farms – Urbandale, Iowa

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Living History Farms in Urbandale, Iowa, tells the amazing story of how Iowans transformed the fertile prairies of the Midwest into the most productive farmland in the world. The interactive outdoor museum will bring back memories for some, teach others … [Read more...]

Hub City Heritage Railway Museum – Oelwein, Iowa

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Hub City Heritage Railway Museum - Oelwein, Iowa The Hub City Heritage Museum opened in 1987 and features the railway express building, yard office, yard tower and a collection of locomotives, rolling stock, pump handcar and gift shop. There is also an … [Read more...]

Town & Country Days – Mediapolis, Iowa

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Magicians, stilt walkers, wiener dog races, pie contest, hypnotist, area bands, bike races, kids’ games, a block full of vendors, softball and horse shoe contests, and the largest small town parade in Iowa! The event kicks off with a meal and … [Read more...]

Hurstville Interpretive Center – Maquoketa, Iowa


The Hurstville Interpretive Center offers visitors a chance to explore natural resources at their leisure. Step inside to better understand the story behind our natural and historic resources through the many exhibits. Enjoy the beauty of nature as you … [Read more...]

Isabel Bloom Studio Production Tour – Davenport, Iowa

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Isabel Bloom Studio Production Tour - Davenport, Iowa Isabel Bloom studied under Grant Wood and became an accomplished artist whose art is displayed in gardens and homes throughout the United States.  Her subjects varied from children to friendly … [Read more...]

Mississippi River Distillery Tour – LeClaire, Iowa


Mississippi River Distillery Tour - LeClaire, Iowa Take a tour of the new distillery that opened in 2011.  You will be able to see see vodka, gin, and bourbon whiskey made from local grains. The grains are decided to give it a try and create something … [Read more...]