Let the wind sweep you across the lake or hear you aloft in a spectacular balloon. Fish at some of the state's largest lakes. Or, catch the sprint car races at the famed Knoxville Raceway. One way or another, this region will take your breath away.
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Meet someone you love at the Bridges of Madison County. Always romantic. Even before Iowa novelist Robert Waller and Hollywood romanticized them. The five historic covered bridges, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, are scattered across the countryside.Winterset, IA Bridges
Nested in the scenic countryside on 12.5 acres of vineyard. Winery tours explore the wine-making process, the history of Iowa's wine industry, and wine pairing. Wine-tasting room, gift shop, special events, live music every Sunday afternoon. One of the largest wineries in Iowa, botting 100,000Indianola, IA Wineries
Low water conditions in the mid-2000's had a negative influence on crappie production in those years. The lake refilled in the spring of 2007 and a large year class of crappies was produced. At this time these fish are running between 7 and 8 inches. These fish should begin to reach 10, IA Fishing Forecast