Step back in time and across oceans for a taste of Old World tradition. Visit seven authentic German villages to sample wines, beers and delicious fare. Or, shop for master-crafted furniture and clocks. Then fast-forward to the 21st century for a thrilling evening of stock car racing.
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Coralville Lake has three campgrounds with just over 500 campsites for your outdoor enjoyment that are managed by the US Army Corps of Engineers. Getting a single campsite or a loop for your group camping outing at Coralville Lake (or any Corps of Engineers campground nation-wide), IA Camping
This 10,000-square-foot learning center is set among a diverse system of trails and natural habitats. See replicas of historic and prehistoric artifacts, a full-size replica of a wickiup and American Indian family, and a "Hall of Habitats" highlighting Iowa'Cedar Rapids, IA Nature Centers
Museum showcases machinery and memorabilia illustrating the button-making process. The History & Industry Center interprets local industrial history with an emphasis on pearl button manufacturing. Muscatine was known as the "Pearl Button Capital of the World"Muscatine, IA Museums
The Industrial Machine Shop Museum dates back to 1860 and was the original repair shop for the Amana Woolen Mill. The museum still contains equipment original to the building. Machinery was driven by a central line shaft and was powered by the water wheel turned by the millrace canal.Amana, IA Museums