Immerse yourself in Iowa's sun-drenched Great Lakes Region for year-round recreation. Visit Sioux City landmarks, and retrace the footsteps of Lewis and Clark. Experience festival traditions that bring old and young together in celebration.
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The lake is a popular fishing destination in the region. As of March of 2012 the Iowa all-time big fish records for freshwater drum and muskellunge were set from catches in the lake. Fresh water Drum -------46 lb. 38 1/2\" Spirit Lake Muskellunge ----------- 50 lb. 6 oz. 52\", IA Fishing
One of Iowa's best collections of steam-era railroad buildings, including a roundhouse with turntable, wood sand tower, and five other structures. See Great Northern Railway Steam Locomotive No. 1355 and other railroad artifacts. This 31.5Sioux City, IA Historic Districts