Main Street, Lansing, Iowa, is lined with authentic buildings from its rich mercantile past and ends at the Mississippi, where steamboats docked in yesteryear. Here, bald eagles soar year round, the Mississippi Flyway is used by 80% of migratory birds in the U.S., and spring and autumn bring 20,000+ elegant tundra swans and American white pelicans.
Lansing and the surrounding area are the ideal setting for camping, hiking, biking, snowmobiling, skiing and snowshoeing, as well as fishing, hunting, boating, and tubing on the mighty river.
There are plenty of art experiences, and shopping, dining and lodging opportunities in Lansing, so come for a long and relaxing stay!
Relax in the beautiful river town of Lansing IA in our family-friendly suites. Enjoy the casual setting of our small town located along the Driftless Area Scenic Byway in the Northeast corner of Iowa. You are sure to encounter panoramic vistas and beautiful views of the countryside. The Driftless Area, also referred to as Paleozoic Plateau, provides rolling hills & picturesque landscapes unique to the area. Visitors can also enjoy the year-round fun of the Mississippi River located one block away.
Campground open year-round. Water shuts off November 1. On-site mini-golf, trout stream fishing, laundry facilities, showers. Restaurant open Mid march to November 1. (2 miles west of downtown)
Shep’s Riverside Bar and Grille was opened with the customer in mind. Our gorgeous views are only the beginning to a wonderful experience you will have here. We offer great cocktails, ice cold beer, and fantastic food choices that are certain to pleasure your palate. From our fresh hand pattied burgers to our signature cocktails you will not be disappointed. Please enjoy all we have to offer upstairs at the full service conventional bar and grille to our outdoor bar and patio area.