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Bentonsport, Iowa

Bentonsport, Iowa

If you're making Bentonsport, Iowa your vacation destination or just passing through, we welcome you to stay for a while and visit one or two of our interesting attractions , such as the Bentonsport National Historic District Or perhaps your timing is just perfect to take part in an exciting event. We know you'll enjoy the .

Browse Bentonsport's shoppes for gifts, good restaurants, and places to stay overnight. For outdoor fun go fishing or camping at a nearby lake or park, or just take a short day trip through our scenic countryside.

We want your trip to be a memorable experience so you can tell all your friends, "Make sure to stop and visit Bentonsport, IA"

We are happy to provide you with a brief description of what Bentonsport, Iowa has to offer, but this isn't all! For more in-depth tourism and travel information such as sites and shopping, entertainment, events, lodging, real estate and more please contact us and let us know!

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Bentonsport Indian Artifact Museum

Artisan, Tony Sanders, has achieved a unique blend of woodworking and history with his collection of over 4,000 arrowheads. All of the woodwork from the building to the display cases are built by hand from over 16 different native woods and shaped into various patterns. For about 60

Bentonsport, IA Museums

Bentonsport National Historic District

Visit this 1840s river town with its century-old iron bridge and walkway. Stroll through a perennial/rose garden, and watch as local artisans create their products. Historic buildings house shops featuring antiques, art, handmade crafts, gifts, and fudge. Riverside park, campground, B&

Bentonsport, IA Historic Districts

Presbyterian Church

The Bentonsport Presbyterian Church, constructed of brick and Georgian in style, was dedicated in 1855

Bentonsport, IA Historic Churches

Greef General Store

The Greef General Store was built of brick and stone in the early 1840's, it was once the largest store in the county, and housed the Greef brothers' banking operations.

Bentonsport, IA Historic Buildings

Bentonsport Iron Truss Bridge

Originally opened in 1883 to horse and buggy traffic, this one lane iron bridge replaced ferries that linked Vernon and Bentonsport. It is the oldest standing truss bridge across the Des Moines River and also the longest. Damaged in the flood of 1903

Bentonsport, IA Historic Bridges

Things to do near Bentonsport, IA

Historic Hills Corridor

Donnellson is the head end for this scenic corridor that heads west on Highway 2 to Davis City at Interstate 35. Enjoy the ro...

The Theatre Museum of Repertoire Americana

Unique collection of memorabilia from early American popular entertainment. Priceless stage drops, artifacts, computer-catalo...

Bonaparte Historic Riverfront District

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, downtown Bonaparte offers gift shops, antique stores and a well-known res...

Mormon Trail

Donnellson is located along the first 265-mile segment of the 1846 en masse movement of the Mormons from Nauvoo, IL to the Va...

Morris Memorial Park

Reconstructed pioneer settlement including barn with antique farm machinery, log cabin, schoolhouse, walking trails and fish ...