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Newton, Iowa

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Maytag Dairy Farms

The manufacturer of world-famous Maytag Blue Cheese, Maytag Dairy Farms, welcomes visitors to a cheese shop overlooking the cheese plant and farm. View a 10-minute video covering the history of this famous cheese, and enjoy samples at the end of the tour.

Newton, IA Agriculture

Jasper County Historical Museum

The history of Jasper County is depicted by a 40-foot bas relief mural. Exhibits include washing machine display, Maytag memorabilia, displays from four Newton-based companies, 150-million-year-old dinosaur tracks, agricultural display, and 1875 barn. See Victorian and 1930

Newton, IA Museums

Sugar Grove Vineyards and Gatheringplace

Small country winery with 11-acre vineyard, two-acre pond, abundant wildlife, beautifully landscaped grounds. See a small herd of elk. Free wine tastings and tours of winery. Summer concert series.

Newton, IA Wineries

Valle Drive-Inn Theatre

Central Iowa's only remaining drive-in theater is open daily, and children under 11 are admitted free with parents.

Newton, IA Drive-In Theaters


Things to do near Newton, IA

Iowa State Center

Four-building conference, athletic and performing arts complex. Stephens Auditorium is a 2,747-seat performing arts facility ...

Brooklyn-Victor Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Heritage Carousel of Des Moines

Thirty animals and two wheelchair-accessible chariots turn to the music of a Stinson band organ on this colorful wooden carou...

Toad Valley Public Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 21 days...

International Wrestling Institute and Museum

Museum features Olympic, collegiate and pro wrestling history. Displays on famous athletes include Iowa's Olympic champion Da...