Summer pursuits make a big splash with young and old, while the fall harvest brings a bounty of color. Visit historic river towns, and catch riverboat casino fever. Then check into a charming bed and breakfast inn overlooking the mighty Mississippi.
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The Bremer County Historical Society Museum building was built in 1862 as the first large hotel and stagecoach stop in the area and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It now houses pioneer and other artifacts from Bremer County. Visit us on Facebook:Waverly, IA Museums
Permanent natural history exhibits feature items from shells to mastodon bones, African antelope to Peruvian textiles. Changing exhibits highlight a variety of cultural and international themes. Call ahead to visit the nearby Marshall Center School, a restored 1893Cedar Falls, IA Museums
Gallery features the work of local and regional visual, literary and performing artists with traveling exhibits and permanent works focusing on the art of illustration. Sculpture garden with perennials, birds and butterflies, in bloom from early spring to late fall.Cedar Falls, IA Art Centers
Reconstructed depot includes tourism information center, gift shop, and museum of local and railroad history.Marquette, IA Museums
Nine-year-old Laura Ingalls moved here with her family in 1876 so her father could manage the Burr Oak Masters Hotel. This is the only childhood home of Laura Ingalls Wilder that remains on its original site. The hotel is restored to its 1876Burr Oak, IA Museums