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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A composite of nine separate grottos portrays scenes from the life of Christ, using stones and gems from around the world. Museum, gift shop, restaurant, campground, playground, shelter house. Sometimes called the "Eighth Wonder of the World." Trumpeter swans on the lake.West Bend, IA Grottos
Three-story glass atrium, hands-on gallery for children, 900-piece permanent collection, traveling exhibitions, gift gallery. Annual outdoor art festival -- ARTSPLASH -- held Labor Day weekend. Special 2006 exhibits include "Motorcycle As Art" and "Fashion in Film."Sioux City, IA Art Centers