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Central Iowa

Arts and cultural pursuits are central to this region. A day of roller coasters followed by a night of baseball is sure to thrill. And for a glimpse of the area's rich past, visit a 19th century farm and village and a wildlife refuge where buffalo still roam.

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Reed/Niland Corner Historic Hotel/Cafe

Travel the Lincoln or Jefferson Highway to the "one-stop" destination of many travelers during the 1940's. The Reed/

Colo, IA Historic Buildings

Allsup's Pumpkinville and Corn Maze

Pumpkinville is one of the best Fall outings you will find in Central Iowa. We have lots of groups and individuals come visit our fifth generation family farm. Both the young and old find something to have fun doing. Create your own traditions and family memories that last a lifetime.

Mitchellville, IA Mazes

Kellogg Historical Museum

The Kellogg Historical Museum complex includes agricultural building, factory/bank, original one-room schoolhouse, country church, machine shed and blacksmith shop, along with two-story museum building, the former Simpson Hotel, constructed in 1909

Kellogg, IA Museums

Twin Anchors Golf Club

Twin Anchors Golf Club features a public, daily fee course located near Colo, Iowa. We offer a welcoming yet challenging 9-hole, par 34, regulation golf course with low prices and friendly service. From the back tees, the course plays over 2206 yards, with a slope rating of 113. Opened in 1994

Colo, IA Golf Courses

Newton Kart Klub

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

Newton, IA Kart Racing

Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad

Hop aboard the tourist line railroad, which travels 15 miles (dinner and dessert trains travel 22 miles) through the beautiful Des Moines River Valley over two great bridges. See displays of historic railroad items and equipment. Valentine Dinner Train in February;

Boone, IA Railroad History

Salorville Lake Fishing Report

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, IA Fishing Reports

Bob Feller Museum

Wide range of memorabilia from Feller's Hall of Fame baseball career with Cleveland Indians. Old uniforms, photographs, trophies, special awards and artwork. Specially commissioned brick mural on outside wall. Numerous gift items available for purchase.

Van Meter, IA Museums

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 passenger train. See working telegraph, railroad memorabilia and artifacts relating to Shelley'

Boone, IA Museums

Wild Feather Hunt Club

Premier upland game hunting for pheasant, chukar and quail, with access to 649 acres. Extended season, no bag limit. Bird-cleaning services, guides, dogs. Four-room inn.

Baxter, IA Hunting

Story City Carousel

Be transported back in time aboard this restored 1913 Herschell-Spillman antique carousel. Revolve on hand-carved wooden animals to tunes from a 1936 Wurlitzer band organ.

Story City, IA Carousels

Carl and Evelyn Wilson Nature Preserve

Two-acre reconstructed prairie, with 75 flower species, grasses, native woodland and butterfly garden.

Traer, IA Nature Preserves

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