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Historic General Dodge House

Victorian house museum built by Grenville and Mrs. Dodge in 1869-70 is a National Historic Landmark. Dodge was a Civil War General, railroad builder, banker and politician. Holiday decorations include 25 Christmas trees in a variety of styles. Summer garden walk each July, annual fall tea.

Council Bluffs, IA Museums

Railswest Railroad Museum and HO Model Railroad

This 1899 Rock Island depot, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, houses an extensive operating model railroad, historic photos, dining car memorabilia,and uniforms. Also displayed on the grounds are two steam engines, a 1917 waycar, a club car, Railway Post Office car and caboose. Council Bluffs, IA Museums


Lewis & Clark Monument and Scenic Overlook

Monument honors the expedition of Lewis & Clark in 1804 and their historic, strategic meeting with the Otoe and Missouri Indians. Capture an expansive westward view from this historic point. Dedicated in 1936, it is located in a city park.

Council Bluffs, IA Scenic Views

Squirrel Cage Jail

One of three remaining examples of the rotary cell jails, this three-story brick structure was completed in 1885 and featured a cage that rotated to allow jailers a view of all cells from a single vantage point. Listed on National Register of Historic Places.

Council Bluffs, IA Jails

Things to do Golf Courses near Council Bluffs, IA

Shoreline Golf Course

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

Sun Valley Country Club

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

Avoca Golf & Country Club

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

Crestmoor Golf Club

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

American Legion Country Club

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