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Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum – Arnolds Park, Iowa

Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum - Arnolds Park, Iowa This museum in Arnolds Park, Iowa contains historic memorabilia of the “great lakes” area of Iowa which includes Spirit Lake, Big Spirit Lake, and E. Okoboji Lake.  … [Read more...]

Ice Cream Capital of the World – Le Mars, Iowa

Ice Cream Capital of the World - Le Mars, Iowa Le Mars, Iowa, located in Northwestern Iowa has been home to Wells' Dairy since 1913. The town is the home of Wells Blue Bunny * Ice Cream Company. At their Visitor Center, one can look at displays that … [Read more...]

Humboldt County Historical Museum – Dakota City, Iowa

Humboldt County Historical Museum - Dakota City, Iowa Dakota City offers The Humboldt County Historical Museum complex to visitors so they can look at examples of historical buildings such as the Old Mill Farmhouse, a log cabin, a kettle shed, the Norway … [Read more...]

Heritage Days – Rock Rapids, Iowa

Heritage Days - Rock Rapids, Iowa A celebration at the beginning of summer with a parade, entertainment and more. The events start out with the crowning of the Miss Rock Rapids and Little Miss Rock Rapids winners. From there on the activities really … [Read more...]

Grotto Of The Redemption – West Bend, Iowa

Grotto Of The Redemption - West Bend, Iowa This is a complex of nine different grottos in West Bend, Iowa, each one portraying a different scene from the life of Christ. The fourteen Stations of the Cross are also depicted. The grottos were built using … [Read more...]

Gomaco University – Ida Grove, Iowa

Gomaco University - Ida Grove, Iowa The town of Ida Grove, Iowa is the home of GOMACO, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of concrete paving equipment. The above facility is the training center for owners, operators, and repair personnel to study … [Read more...]

Fort Peterson BlockHouse – Peterson, Iowa

Fort Peterson BlockHouse - Peterson, Iowa During the Civil War, a military group known as the Northern Border Brigade was formed and a string of forts were constructed in 1862 and 1863 in the area. In Peterson is located the only block house left in the … [Read more...]

Flight Breakfast – Estherville, Iowa

Flight Breakfast - Estherville, Iowa The 4th of July is the annual Flight Breakfast for those wishing to see planes, eat lots of food and have a great time.One of the longest running Flight Breakfasts in Iowa is held at the Estherville Airport on July 4th … [Read more...]

Emmet County Historical Society Museum Complex – Estherville, Iowa

Emmet County Historical Society Museum Complex - Estherville, Iowa Located in Estherville, Iowa, the Museum Complex consists of the H. G. Albee Memorial Museum which is surrounded by the Bolstad School, the former Palestine Lutheran Church building, a … [Read more...]

Cherokee PRCA Rodeo – Cherokee, Iowa

Cherokee PRCA Rodeo - Cherokee, Iowa  Performances are held at 7:30 PM each eveningat the Cherokee County Fairgrounds. PRCA Events include: Bull Riding, Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc, Steer Wrestling, Tie Down Roping, Team Roping. WPRA Events … [Read more...]