Northeast Iowa Tourism on Northeast Iowa Tourism – your Northeast Iowa Travel Guide to Vacations, Attractions and Events

“R” Little Red School House Museum – Cedar Falls, Iowa

“R” Little Red School House Museum - Cedar Falls, Iowa Bennington Township Schoolhouse #5: representative of the more than 9,000 rural schools that once dotted the state. This school house was built in 1909 by the local residents for their … [Read more...]

Historic Kellow House/Howard County Museum

Several blocks northwest of the Cresco Welcome Center visitors will find a Second Empire style home built in 1880 by William Kellow, Jr. The Howard County Historical Society acquired the home in 1969 and has restored the interior. Visitors can enjoy … [Read more...]


The Gilbertson Conservation Education Area, a 365-acre park along the banks of the Turkey River, is located on the east side of Elgin. This beautiful area is lined with streams and bottomlands surrounded by the limestone palisade bluffs for which … [Read more...]

WAPSIPINICON MILL – Independence, Iowa

Description – An 1867 grist mill, located on the Wapsipinicon River, is one of the largest existing mills in the state. On the second floor of the mill is a museum whose displays explain the history of the mill and how milling was done. Guided tours of … [Read more...]

Vinton Railroad Depot And Museum

This depot was built in 1900 and is considered one of the finest passenger stations in eastern Iowa. Here a visitor can look at a restored depot, study the hobo monikers in the renovated motorcar shed, and hop aboard a Rock Island Line caboose. Erected at … [Read more...]

Villa Comagena – Shellsburg, Iowa

In a charming home in small town Shellsburg, Iowa, visitors can experience real European, or Austrian, hospitality. When you spend an afternoon there, you can enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes of the homeland of the hostess Inge Schminke. She also … [Read more...]

Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum Decorah, Iowa

Located in Decorah, Iowa Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum embodies the living heritage of Norwegian immigrants to America. Sharing this cultural legacy can inspire people of all backgrounds to celebrate tradition. … [Read more...]


This refuge, which was established in 1924, stretches from northeast Iowa to the Quad Cities along 261 river miles. It includes more than 200,000 acres of water, marsh, wooded islands, and forest prairie. Hundreds of species of mammals, reptiles, birds, … [Read more...]

Granny Basketball – Lansing, Iowa

Granny Basketball - Lansing, Iowa How neat to see women's basketball back on the scene as it was in the 20' and 30's. For over 50 only women! This organization is for women over 50 that still want to play basketball, be fit and enjoy themselves while … [Read more...]

Wartburg College – Waverly, Iowa

    Wartburg College - Waverly, Iowa Wartburg College - Waverly, Iowa a four-year liberal arts college. Wartburg College traces its roots to 1852. The college is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The college … [Read more...]