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Newton, Iowa

Attractions and Upcoming Events

International Wrestling Institute and Museum

Museum features Olympic, collegiate and pro wrestling history. Displays on famous athletes include Iowa's Olympic champion Dan Gable, Frank Gotch and Verne Gagne. Pro wrestling hall of fame. Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame of Iowa.

Newton, IA Museums

Newton Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Collection of native and introduced trees and plants used to beautify Iowa's landscape. Annuals, perennials, hostas, roses, ornamental grasses. Prairie water garden. Paved walking path.

Newton, IA Arboretums

Sugar Grove Vineyards and Gatheringplace

Small country winery with 11-acre vineyard, two-acre pond, abundant wildlife, beautifully landscaped grounds. See a small herd of elk. Free wine tastings and tours of winery. Summer concert series.

Newton, IA Wineries

Newton Kart Klub

Enjoy weekend races on this 1/8 mile dirt oval go-cart track.

Newton, IA Kart Racing

Maytag Dairy Farms

The manufacturer of world-famous Maytag Blue Cheese, Maytag Dairy Farms, welcomes visitors to a cheese shop overlooking the cheese plant and farm. View a 10-minute video covering the history of this famous cheese, and enjoy samples at the end of the tour.

Newton, IA Agriculture

Things to do near Newton, IA

Boone County Golf Course Recreation Area

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Des Moines Golf & Country Club -North

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Veenker Memorial Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

State Center Rose Garden

Landscaped garden in "The Rose Capital of Iowa" features varieties of old and new roses, along with a gazebo. Garden is light...