Welcome to the Allamakee County Historical Society Museum and Genealogy Research Center! The Genealogy offers a list of records to help you trace your family tree. The Museum features a virtual tour of the old Allamakee Courthouse built in 1861. The Log Cabin and the Red Schoolhouse take you back to an earlier time. Be sure to visit the Museum store. You are invited to visit us in person.
Experience a lifestyle where the horse and buggy still provide transportation, the home is lighted with kerosene lamps and water is heated on a woodburning stove. Van tours, car tours, group bus tour. Spring through fall. Winter tours by appointment. No Sunday tours. Enjoy an exciting tour with one of our knowledgeable guides. Located in the Sugar Plum House at the Village Green.
20+ Apple varieties available starting in August. Pick-your-own pumpkins & raspberries. Pies, turnovers, caramel apples & other delicious baked goods. Organically grown veggies. Pizza on the Farm – Saturday 5pm, May to Labor Day. Our pizzas are made entirely from scratch. We use fresh vegetables from our farm, fresh pulled mozzarella and meat from local producers. Beer and wine is available.
Arms, Armor and Art. Come and see a world class museum on the Great River Road. Authentic arms and armor used by Grecians, Romans, Dark Age Warriors, Vikings, Crusaders, and Renaissance “Knights in Shining Armor.” Open 1-4 Fridays and Saturdays year round. Sundays Memorial Day to Labor Day. Group days by appointment.
Bringing together talented college students from across the country to work within a rural community to build their own musical theater skills while also learning how to engage the community with the performing arts. Visit the website to see upcoming shows.
Living the dream! Located 25 miles west of Dubuque, Iowa, on Hwy 20. Call us today for a FREE visitor guide. Homemade pies, Becker Woodcarving Museum, Heritage House, Field of Dreams, National Farm Toy Museum, Basilica, Dyer-Botsford Historial House and Doll Museum.
Museum & genealogy library. Willie’s Grocery exhibit, country school house, Pietenpol hangar & aircraft, Oliver tractor collection, antique agricultural equipment, sinkhole exhibit. Near the start of the Root River Bike Trail. Open Tuesday-Saturday 9am-4pm. No admission charge to the museum.
A melodrama presented by the Country Road Players, 1840s military camp, cannon drills, 5K walk/run on Saturday, Conestoga wagon, tepees & lodges, hunters, trappers, blacksmith, trade blankets, potter, scrimshaw artist, ropemaker, basketmaking, spinning, Period instruments & music, games and contests.
Located by Houston County Fairgrounds – Open year-round! Flatten-Swenson log home, Sheldon Presbyterian Church, Daley School, Agriculture Building, Mayville Town Hall. Other displays of Houston County in the new museum.
Cruise the Mississippi. Daily sightseeing cruises. 3-hour cruises. Pizza cruises. Lunch cruises. Sunday brunch cruises, Weekend dinner cruises with entertainment, Charters and Group Tours from April to October for conventions, receptions, reunions and groups.
Come and see the natural beauty of Niagara Cave. Nationally recognized as one of the Top Ten Caves in the United States. On our 1-hour guided tour: Hike one mile underground to depths of 200ft. Discover fossils ~ 450 million years old. See cave formations both delicate and massive. 60ft. Waterfall, wedding chapel, stalactities. Temperature is 48 degrees. Walking shoes are also recommended. Also enjoy: Miniature golf, concessions, gemstone mining, picnic grounds, unique gifts. Open April – October. Located 2 miles south of Harmony, MN on Hwy 139, then two miles west on County Road 30. Just 1 mile north of the Minnesota/Iowa border on Hwy 139 – then west.
Apples for everybody. Apples in pies. Apples in doughnuts, rollovers, muffins and bread. Apples in the freshest cider you’ve ever tasted. Open August – November. Horse drawn wagon rides in the fall.
Your Decorah destination for everything garden. Full service garden center. Experienced landscaping design and installation. Don’t forget the bakery. Stop in for sandwiches, homemade fudge, pie and other sweet treats. Fall family fun too! Pumpkin patch, hay rides, playgound, corn maze and more.
Shooting Star Scenic Byway & Shooting Star Regional Trail. Lake Louise State Park. Trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, skiing, snowmobiling. Recreation: Swimming, boating/canoeing, fishing, shaded picnic grounds, scheduled programs, campground.
Pledge Never to Forget. Experience a lasting and moving tribute to our veterans. Open Monday-Saturday, 8am-4:30pm. Display includes many personal photos and stories. Touch screen monitors provide an interactive experience. The Veterans Hall of Honor.
A national treasure with the most comprehensive collection of Norwegian-American artifacts in the world, plus festivals, classes, store, group tours and more! Open all year in Decorah, IA. Preserving a heritage. Connecting us all.
Three days of celebrations. 850 Arts & Crafts booths. 250 Antiques & Flea Market booths. Cranfest Marsh Tours (Friday and Saturday), 100 Farm Market booths, 100 Food Vendors. Gigantic parade on Sunday at 1. 2018 Festival will be September 28-30. Open all three days at 7am.