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Newton, Iowa

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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

Jasper County Historical Museum

The history of Jasper County is depicted by a 40-foot bas relief mural. Exhibits include washing machine display, Maytag memorabilia, displays from four Newton-based companies, 150-million-year-old dinosaur tracks, agricultural display, and 1875 barn. See Victorian and 1930

Newton, IA Museums

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

Valle Drive-Inn Theatre

Central Iowa's only remaining drive-in theater is open daily, and children under 11 are admitted free with parents.

Newton, IA Drive-In Theaters

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

Ames Golf & Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 4 days...

Trainland USA

Operating toy train museum depicts the development of the railroad across the United States. Frontier, steam and diesel eras ...

Hillcrest Golf & Country Club

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

Urbandale Golf & Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Hill Golf Course, The

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