Adventureland Amusement Park contains over 100 rides, shows, and attractions including some of the country's most exciting roller coasters and thrill rides that can challenge the most avid amusement park enthusiasts. There are also plenty of rides for less adventurous guests including great water rides as well as a full compliment of children's rides spread throughout the park. But the entertainment doesn't stop with rides - Adventureland presents a full array of shows in the park - from live music to magic to song and dance - there's always something to suit everyone's taste. Simply the most . . .
The Sioux City Art Center presents exhibitions of local, national and international artists, as well as occasional touring Blockbuster shows.
The Education Department is dedicated to providing people of all ages with educational opportunities that encourage creative expression, develop artistic skills, and foster appreciation for the visual arts through a variety of classes, tours, and programs.. . .
Nestled in the limestone bluffs along the mighty Mississippi River, the charming, picturesque town of Dubuque is filled with natural beauty, varied culture and rich history. Colorful, gingerbread Victorian mansions dot the bluffs, soaring bald eagles provide unique bird watching, and winding roads and rolling hills offer wonderful hiking, biking and outdoor recreation.
Beautiful sights aren't the only attraction in Dubuque. Dip your toes in the world-renowned Mississippi River and ride an authentic paddleboat. Tour museums, historical sites and National Landmarks, hit the jackpot at stat. . .
Imagine. Experiment. Play! At the Science Center of Iowa, the experience is yours! From the inner workings of the human body to the outer reaches of the solar system, science surrounds you with dynamic live programs and hands-on interactive exhibits that will inspire the curiosity in us all. Interact, experiment and explore and see what you and science can do!. . .
Is this Heaven? No, it's Iowa. A place of fertile soil, traditional values and simple pleasure. And in Dyersville, Iowa, at the century-old Lansing family farm with its quaint, and oh so recognizable house, baseball still ranks as a favorite pastime for all ages. What better place to carve a baseball diamond from a corn field and to make a movie about pursuing one's dream, no matter how much effort it takes?
Field of Dreams, released in 1989, is a movie that has inspired millions and became an Academy Award nominee for "Best Picture of the Year." Welcome to this home, this farm, this baseba. . .
Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge (formerly Walnut Creek), located in Jasper County, Iowa, is a unit of the National Wildlife Refuge System administered by the federal government. The Refuge was created by an act of Congress in 1990 to re-create 8000 acres of tallgrass prairie and oak savanna, the native plant and animal communities existing in central Iowa prior to Euro-American settlement in the 1840's.
Refuge staff and volunteers are working with conservation officers, schools, scientists, and prairie enthusiasts to preserve a piece of Iowa's natural heritage. Rare prairie and savanna . . .
The Amana Colonies have been a landmark on the Iowa prairie for over 150 years - reminding us of a simpler time. A time we often yearn for in today's rush of corporate ladder climbing and the endless pursuit of discount shopping.
The name Amana means to "remain faithful". We have, in many ways, remained faithful to our communal culture; historical buildings have been preserved; the Amana Church remains active; the traditions of quality products are alive in the Colonies. You will not see discount stores or chain restaurants; you will not see large retailers. Even our convenience store was b. . .
Maquoketa Caves is probably Iowa's most unique state park. Its caves, limestone formations and rugged bluffs provide visitors a chance to "step back" into geological time thousands of years. Caves vary from the 1,100' Dancehall Cave with walkways and lighting system to Dugout Cave. The remaining caves are all different sizes and shapes. Some can be explored by walking while others can best be seen by crawling. In any case, a flashlight and old clothes and shoes are most helpful.
The park contains more caves than any other state park in Iowa. A beautiful trail system links the caves, formati. . .
The 18-hole course at the Wakonda Club in Des Moines, Iowa features 6,959 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating is 74.1 and it has a slope rating of 135 on Bent grass. Designed by William B. Langford, ASGCA, the Wakonda golf course opened in 1922. Dave Schneider manages the course as the General Manager and director of Golf. . . .
Elmcrest Country Club, a Nick Carter Design, is a traditional mid-western layout that has been since the 1930's. The golf course is known for always being in great shape with the A4 bentgrass greens, bentgrass fairways, newly renovated bunkers. The golf course has a history of providing an excellent challenge for the better player and a fun & friendly atmosphere for all players.
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Cedar Rapids public golf doesn't get any better than Airport National 27-Hole Public Golf Course, huge Driving Range and fun Mini Golf! We strive to give our patrons "Fast, Friendly and Fun Family Golf" with immaculate golf course conditions and yes, at very affordable rates in each of our six player categories. Our wide green fairways, fast undulating greens and rolling hills make for one memorable round of golf.. . .
A.H. Blank Golf Course is one of three Des Moines public courses. Located at 808 County Line Road, Blank has some of the most unique features in Central Iowa. The most unique feature is the Uplink Global Positioning System, better know as GPS. This system was installed in the spring of 2003. The GPS provides you with the pleasure of knowing the exact distance between the point of the ball to all hazards and to the flag. The system also allows you to page the beverage cart from your own cart. No more waiting for a cool refreshing drink or snack! Forgot a scorecard, that's okay, plug your . . .
St Andrews Golf Club and Driving Range is located just East of Interstate 380 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It is an 18 hole par 70 course with yardage from 4926 yards for the ladies (red tees) to over 6300 yards for the longer hitters (blue tees) and a little shorter from the white tees (5643 yards). St. Andrews was a 9 hole course for many years, but in 1988 was lengthened to 18 holes by Mike Hall who is now Director of Golf. The course has small undulating greens on the front side and larger greens on the back with water coming into play as a hazard on 14 holes. The course has bent grass green. . .