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Newton Kart Klub

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

Newton, IA Kart Racing

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

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

International Wrestling Institute and Museum

Museum features Olympic, collegiate and pro wrestling history. Displays on famous athletes include Iowa's Olympic champion Dan Gable, Frank Gotch and Verne Gagne. Pro wrestling hall of fame. Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame of Iowa.

Newton, IA Museums

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

Things to do near Newton, IA

Matthew Edel Blacksmith Shop

Visit 19th-century blacksmith shop operated until 1940 by German immigrant Matthew Edel. Shop remains as he left it in 1940.

Forest Park Museum

Museum presents the continuing history of Dallas County. Arboretum features a collection of trees from all parts of the count...

Iowa Events Center

Wells Fargo Arena, Hy-Vee Hall, Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Polk County Convention Complex. Concerts, tournaments and speci...

Oakland Acres Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Raccoon Bend Golf Club

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