Immerse yourself in Iowa's sun-drenched Great Lakes Region for year-round recreation. Visit Sioux City landmarks, and retrace the footsteps of Lewis and Clark. Experience festival traditions that bring old and young together in celebration.
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A composite of nine separate grottos portrays scenes from the life of Christ, using stones and gems from around the world. Museum, gift shop, restaurant, campground, playground, shelter house. Sometimes called the "Eighth Wonder of the World." Trumpeter swans on the lake.West Bend, IA Grottos
View antique musical instruments, Civil War-era log cabin, schoolroom, barber and beauty shops, 1940s café, machinery and blacksmith shop, 1940s car and airplane. See military room, religious heritage room, restored 1925 gymnasium/auditorium and Westmar College memorabilia. Learn about the area'Le Mars, IA Museums