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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


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

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

Things to do near Newton, IA

Newton Kart Klub

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

Glen Oaks Country Club

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

Salorville Lake Camping

Salorville Lake has several choices when it comes to Camping, Lodging and Day Use areas. Below is a list of some of the area...

Watson's Grocery Store Museum

Watson's Grocery Store Museum, built in 1895 and continuously operated until the mid 1980's, is a rare slice of late Victoria...

Kate Shelley Railroad Museum and Park

Restored depot where visitors learn the dramatic story of 15-year-old Kate Shelley's warning of upcoming danger to a passenge...