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Waterloo Community Playhouse and Black Hawk Children’s Theater – Waterloo, Iowa

Waterloo Community Playhouse and Black Hawk Children's Theater - Waterloo, Iowa This theater group was founded over 90 years ago to provide quality theater to the Cedar Valley area.  Waterloo Community Playhouse is the oldest community theatre in … [Read more...]

WILDER MEMORIAL MUSEUM – Strawberry Point, Iowa


Here visitors can relive the past as they walk through the various rooms of the museum. There are 6 rooms full of Victorian furniture, including Victorian hanging lamps, European figurines, and exquisite glass and china. Featured prominently is an … [Read more...]


At the site, in 1892, John Froelich built the first gasoline powered tractor. An 1892 scale model is at the site. Reference material is also available. From this invention, the Waterloo Gasoline Tractor Engine Co. was started. Later on, this company was … [Read more...]

Fox Ridge Herbs

On hills that are part of the Wapsipinicon River Valley is the setting for this herb farm. From spring through the fall, Julia Ladd, a floral designer, and her staff keep busy growing, harvesting, and drying flowers from two-acres of gardens and the … [Read more...]


Fort Atkinson was established in 1842 along the Turkey River to protect the Winnebagos from other Native American tribes; parts of it still remain. Originally there were 24 buildings and a stockade wall. The fort was abandoned in 1849, and sold to local … [Read more...]

THE AQUARIUM – Guttenberg, Iowa

 THE AQUARIUM - Guttenberg, Iowa The Aquarium is at the Upper Mississippi River Fisheries Station. Featured there are fish common to the areas such as walleye, northern pike, sunfish, blue gill, and bullheads. ON-SITE ACTIVITIES Tour the DNR … [Read more...]

Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area – Waterloo, Iowa

 Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area - Waterloo, Iowa Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area - Charles City, Iowa is one of 37 federally designated heritage areas in the nation and is an Affiliated Area of the National Park … [Read more...]

Seed Saver’s Exchange – Decorah, Iowa

Seed Saver's Exchange - Decorah, Iowa Heirloom seeds, rare varieties of vegetables, fruits and grains handed down within families of gardeners for generations. Available for all to grow. … [Read more...]

Salt and Pepper Museum – Traer, Iowa

Salt and Pepper Museum - Traer, Iowa Something different and so much fun awaits you in Traer, Iowa. Come and see the HUGE salt and pepper collection in this unique museum. The city approved a $12,500 (collected in sales tax) purchase of 14,400 pairs … [Read more...]

Fontana Interpretive Nature Center – Hazelton, Iowa

In Hazelton, Iowa this nature center’s personnel have developed displays and dioramas that depict woodlands, wetlands, and prairies. There are a number of exhibits that allow visitors to look at and touch natural objects found in the area. Other … [Read more...]