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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

Presbyterian Church

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

Bentonsport, IA Historic Churches

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

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

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 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

Things to do near Bentonsport, IA

Miller House Museum

Home of Supreme Court justice appointed by Abraham Lincoln. Federal-style house with 19th century furnishings. Special exhibi...

Starr's Cave Nature Center/Starr's Cave Park and Preserve

Great scenic views abound in this 200-acre area of forest communities and massive limestone bluffs rising above the creek. Th...

The Phelps House

Historic house museum with Medical Memories Museum and gift shop....

FunCity

Family entertainment facility offers indoor/outdoor waterpark, 24 lanes of bowling, electric go-karts, arcade, laser tag, hot...

Faeth Apple Orchard

One of the oldest orchards in Iowa, family owned and operated for more than 150 years. Listed on the Iowa State Historical Re...