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Des Moines

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119,190,50

Iowa City

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100,161,9

Dubuque

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52,130,22

Cedar Rapids

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55,77,34

Sioux City

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33,99,18

Muscatine

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20,57,8

Kalona

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21,45,2

Amana

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41,100,2

Waterloo

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31,58,16

Council Bluffs

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24,38,25

Winterset

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23,78,1

Ames

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24,46,17

Okoboji

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4,5,4

Clear Lake

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25,70,9

Burlington

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7,4,10

Pella

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11,38,10

Bellevue

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11,31,1

Spirit Lake

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0,0,6

Decorah

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8,5,9

Ottumwa

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2,12,5

Bettendorf

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7,5,9

Davenport

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4,48,24

Fairfield

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7,18,2

Fort Dodge

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7,8,12

Maquoketa Caves State Park

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0,2,0

Effigy Mounds National Monument

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11,23,0

West Bend

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4,21,1

Algona

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2,0,4

Dyersville

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8,29,4

Waverly

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3,4,7

Clinton

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4,20,10

Turkey River Mounds State Monument

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0,19,0

Coralville

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2,10,18

Guttenberg

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1,2,0

Missouri Valley

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2,4,3

Mount Pleasant

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3,4,5

Ankeny

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1,0,16

Cedar Falls

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11,11,11

Clarinda

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1,8,2

Eldon

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2,18,0

Fort Madison

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0,8,8

Independence

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3,14,2

Iowa Falls

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0,0,3

Newton

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1,8,9

Osceola

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1,1,4

Pikes Peak State Park

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1,4,0

Quasqueton

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3,5,0

Spencer

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4,1,6

Boone

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1,18,3

Brooklyn

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1,0,2

Charles City

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1,1,5

Cresco

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0,3,2

Crystal Lake

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0,1,0

Denison

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1,5,4

Dow City

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2,7,0

Dunlap

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1,5,0

Emmetsburg

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0,1,3

Greenfield

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1,5,0

Grundy Center

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0,0,1

Hampton

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0,0,2

Indianapolis

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0,0,42

Johnston

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0,0,5

Lamoni

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8,23,1

Linn Grove

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7,12,1

Maquoketa

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3,5,5

Mason City

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2,1,7

Orange City

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1,21,1

Osage

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1,3,1

Pocahontas

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2,6,0

Postville

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2,4,0

Red Oak

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0,11,2

Sibley

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0,0,1

Solon

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1,7,0

Sutliff

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1,5,0

Tabor

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4,8,0

Urbandale

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7,8,8

West Branch

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10,17,2

West Burlington

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0,0,1

West Des Moines

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2,1,13

Des Moines

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Iowa City

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  • Natural History Museum

    Iowa City Things to Do

    One of the other buildings on the Pentacrest, MacBride Hall, houses the rather wonderful Natural History Museum.My camera battery decided to die just as I entered, so I'm afraid I cannot share with you the joys of the Mammal Hall, the Giant Sloth or the magnificent Hageboek Hall of Birds...but believe me when I say that spending an hour or so...

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  • HotelVetro Studio Suites & Convention...

    Iowa City Hotels

    I wouldn't normally stay in a 'studio suite' but on this rare occasion I was sharing with a family...

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  • Visit the Old Capitol

    Iowa City Things to Do

    I cannot say I am hugely knowledgeable about US history, but I did enjoy my wander around Iowa City's pride & joy...the Old Capitol building on the Pentacrest.The building originally dates from 1839, when it was *the* state capitol. It only became the 'old' capitol when the state capitol moved to Des Moines, in 1849.The Old Capitol then functioned...

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Dubuque

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  • 4th Street Elevator

    Dubuque Things to Do

    For the most spectacular view of Dubuque (not to mention neighboring Wisconsin and Illinois, as well as the Mississippi River) go up the Fenelon Street Elevator off of Bluff Street and Fourth Street in downtown Dubuque. The elevator travels up a very steep hill, via cable, to Fenelon Street, where there a wonderful panoramic view awaits. If the day...

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  • Hampton Inn Dubuque

    Dubuque Hotels

    This hotel was torn down in 2006. A new Hampton Inn is in its place.

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  • Learning to ski at Sundown-Great Ski...

    Dubuque Things to Do

    A water skier trying to learn to snowski isn't easy for either the skier or instructor by luckily for me I ended up at Sundown for my inaugural run.I was fortunate to have a group ski lesson with Dennis but even more fortunate to meet his wife and fellow instructor, Valetta, with whom I booked a private lesson later. There is a definite talent to...

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Cedar Rapids

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  • To and from the airport

    Cedar Rapids Transportation

    If you do not have or hire a car you will be reliant on taxi or airport shuttle. I don't hire cars after a long day's travelling across the Atlantic (not safe imo) so I chose to use the Airport Shuttle Service advertised on the airport's own website.It is not possible to book using the online website form if you live outside the US (unless you...

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  • Baymont Inn And Suites Cedar Rapids

    Cedar Rapids Hotels

    We came to town in an RV and it needed some service. We didn't find out until about 7 PM that we...

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  • Old World Charm (and Carbohydrates!)

    Cedar Rapids Restaurants

    Food Coma Central. Authentic Central European restaurant with hearty Bohemian specialities, just like the old country. Spaetzle and Goulash and more dumplings than you can shake a stick at. Pierogis at least as good as those in Hammond Indiana! Nothing nouveau, lite, or "heart-smart" here! Just good thick sauces, Iowa pork, real veal, and...

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Sioux City

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  • Sergeant Floyd

    Sioux City Things to Do

    The Sergeant Floyd was launched at the Howard Shipyards of Jeffersonville, Indiana on May 31, 1932. She was purchased by the U.S. Government for the Army Corps of Engineers. Her mission was light towing, survey and inspection work on the inland waterways under the jurisdiction of the Missouri River Division of the Corps of Engineers. It serves as a...

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  • Stoney Creek Inn

    Sioux City Hotels

    300 3rd Street, Sioux City, Iowa, 51101, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Sgt. Floyd's Grave

    Sioux City Things to Do

    This 100 ft tall obelisk commemorates the Lewis and Clark Expedition and the only member to die during the journey, Sergeant Charles Floyd, Jr.Writing in his diary on July 31st, Floyd noted, "I am verry sick and has ben for Sometime but have Recovered my helth again." However, this quick recovery was followed by a turn for the worse. The night...

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Muscatine

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  • Famous Quilt Shop

    Muscatine Shopping

    This tip was written by my traveling partner, Jill Martin, the quilterThe Cotton Shop in Muscatine, Iowa, is bright and busy; hanging quilts help divide the large open space into areas featuring baby quilt fabrics, fabrics by certain designers, flannels, brights, and reproduction fabric. The shop workers design some of their own quilts and also...

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  • Fairfield Inn By Marriott Muscatine,...

    Muscatine Hotels

    305 Cleveland St, Muscatine, IA 52761

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Drive Along the Great River Road

    Muscatine Things to Do

    Since the Great River Road follows the Mighty Mississippi River, it's an excellent way to soak up the scenic beauty of the area.The Great River Road is the longest parkway in the world [5,600 mile byway stretching from Kenora, Ontario, Canada to New Orleans, Louisiana]A Muscatine native named Charles Young spent most of his life to the...

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Kalona

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  • Wander the town and follow the quilt...

    Kalona Things to Do

    If it hadn't been so hot we would have done much more of this.Although the buildings are not especially old, they are still interesting...as is looking into the various shop windows.The 'quilt pattern trail' laid in the pavements (sidewalks) would be good to follow (get the info from the Visitor Centre, which was closed when we arrived)...You could...

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  • Pull'R Inn Motel Kalona

    Kalona Hotels

    110 E Ave, Hwy 1 And 22, KALONA, IA, 52247

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Very nice ice-cream...

    Kalona Restaurants

    Yotty's ice-cream is next door to Yotty's Hardware, on what I considered to be Kalona's 'main street'.The ice-cream is really rather good, soft and swirly and in a variety of flavours. I believe it is 'home-made' but i think (*think*) this simply means they use their own machine to swirl up the mix rather than buying ready-made ice-cream. My...

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Amana

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  • Visitor's Center and Heritage Needle and...

    Amana Things to Do

    The updated visitors center is near the best parking lots in the center of town. The folks here provide good orientation to all the Amana colonies. In the same building, on a different side is the Heritage Needle and Quilt, a must see place. Amana Colony Antiques is nearby.

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  • Clarion Inn Amana Colonies and...

    Amana Hotels

    Do not go to this place!! A week ago we were there and became violently ill within hours of being...

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  • The Powder House Wind Mill

    Amana Things to Do

    A wind driven water pump does exist in town, although it's much less impressive than the Danish one of I-80 in western Iowa. It's included in a building known as the Powder House, because it produced a pharmacological product from hog's hoof powder. The complex of multiple addition buildings near it are dedicated to a rambling antique store.

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Waterloo

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  • Things to do at University of Northern...

    Waterloo Off The Beaten Path

    The University of Northern Iowa has serveral things to offer.The UNI Dome hosts a lot of various events. It is located on the west side of the UNI campus. UNI is located on the west side of Cedar Falls.The Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center is located on the UNI campus too. This week George Carlin was there for example.Sometimes there are...

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  • Hampton Inn Waterloo

    Waterloo Hotels

    2034 La Porte, Waterloo, Iowa, 50702, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Grout Science Museum and Statue of...

    Waterloo Things to Do

    The Grout Science Museum, on 4th street near the river, is a well endowed touch and experience museum that unfortunately was closed when I arrived. It is actually part of 4 museums in Waterloo's Grout Museum District. The Boys Scouts erected a painted concrete replica of the State of Liberty in a plaza on the west side if Cedar River.

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Council Bluffs

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  • A Nice Stop For Coffee

    Council Bluffs Restaurants

    A nice little spot to stop for a light lunch or breakfast. They have nice coffee and the staff was friendly. It is also located right on the bike/walking path that runs through Council Bluffs.There is a nice outside sitting area. It was comfortable and shady during the morning even in July. We stop here for coffee and a pastry in the morning.

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  • Hilton Garden Inn Omaha East/Council...

    Council Bluffs Hotels

    2702 Mid America Drive, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 51501, United States

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

  • Walk The Bob Kerry Bridge Over The...

    Council Bluffs Things to Do

    In 2008 the Bob Kerry pedestrian bridge was opened and connected the towns of Omaha and Concil Bluffs. It makes for a very pleasant outing. It is beautiful and interesting. The grade is easy and has nice views. There is a park at each end.We have done this in the evening a few times and each time it has been good for people watching and a nice end...

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Winterset

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  • Marion Morrison's birthplace

    Winterset Things to Do

    On May 26, 1907, Clyde and Mary Morrison were blessed with the birth of a baby boy, whom they named Marion. The Morrison family was neither wealthy nor famous. Clyde was a pharmacist who worked in several Central Iowa locations during his career after attending Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. His son later described him as "the kindest, most...

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  • Super 8 Motel Winterset

    Winterset Hotels

    1312 Cedar Ridge Road, Winterset, IA 50273

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • John Wayne's Birth Place

    Winterset Things to Do

    Legendary film actor John Wayne was born as Marion Robert Morrison in this modest house in 1907. The home has been restored to its 1907 appearance with authentic furnishings, and features memorabilia from John Wayne's career. Guided tours available. A new John Wayne Museum adjacent to the birth home is in the funding and planning process.

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Ames

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  • Decent Mexican Food

    Ames Restaurants

    $11 as of August 2013. This restaurant looked pretty good inside and out with dark wood and bright colors. I ordered the Enchiladas Supremas (4 enchiladas; one beef, one chicken, one bean and one cheese) which was above average. Service was good and efficient but too mechanical and not that friendly. They did not make me feel welcome. Hours are 10...

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  • Best Western University Park Inn &...

    Ames Hotels

    2500 Elwood Dr, (formerly Baymont Inn & Suites), Ames, Iowa, 50010, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • This Ain't No Ordinary Pizza (their...

    Ames Restaurants

    We first saw this place on Man Vs. Food (yes the show with Adam Richman!) and figured since we had lived in Ames for a few years and never heard of it, we should give it a try. Location is a little north of campus in the Somerset area. It was a nice quiet area, not highly trafficked like campustown or downtown. We actually drove past it the first...

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Okoboji

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  • Lunching Lakeside

    Okoboji Restaurants

    A wonderful view, with the restaurant overlooking the lakeJune 2008 Signature Crab Cakes - $12Pan Seared Sirloin of Lamb with Sweet Potato - $32.Too full for desert!

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  • Americinn Of Okoboji

    Okoboji Hotels

    1005 BROOKS PARK DRIVE, Okoboji, IA 51355

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Munching at Minerva’s

    Okoboji Restaurants

    Minerva’s Restaurant & Bar is part of the Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center. The restaurant holds Weekly Action Station Specials including Art of Pasta, every Tuesday night (the night we were there); Zen of Stir Fry, every Thursday night; and a Sunday Breakfast Extravaganza.May 2010 Filet Mignon - $27.00Crème Brûlée - $5.50

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Clear Lake

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  • "A long, long time ago..."

    Clear Lake Things to Do

    We were having a bit of a problem locating the Surf so we asked a friendly looking local if he could point the way. After giving us directions, he said “Yeah, that plane went down in my Grandpa’s cornfield.” That cornfield just happened to be next on our agenda. Playing the Surf wasn’t on the Dance Party tour schedule, and flying to the next gig...

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  • Microtel Clear Lake

    Clear Lake Hotels

    1305 N 25th St, Clear Lake, IA 50428

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Not Fade Away: The Surf Ballroom

    Clear Lake Things to Do

    Once upon a time ballrooms scattered across the country drew crowds from miles around to jump to the big bands of the 30’s and 40’s and early rock-and-roll groups traveling the dance-hall circuits. The Surf is one of the few survivors of that long-ago era, and one of even fewer to retain it’s original 1940’s appearance. Walking through the doors -...

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  • Mini Golf!

    Burlington Sports & Outdoors

    Okay, so this may not exactly be a sport, but there wasn't another category to put it under, so here you go. There are actually two mini-golf courses in Burlington (I know, this town has loads of hidden wonders, doesn't it?). We went to the one by the bowling alley right off of Highway 61, and had a lovely time. Plus, there seems to be hardly...

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  • Catfish Bend Inn & Spa

    Burlington Hotels

    3001 Winegard Drive, Burlington, Iowa, 52601, United States

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Solo

  • Our Lady of Grace Grotto

    Burlington Off The Beaten Path

    In case you don't know what a grotto is, it's a bunch of little bitty gems/stones/rocks all kind of glued together to make a huge building/altar/whatever. There seem to be a lot of them in Iowa. Our Lady of Grace Grotto is beside St Mary's Catholic Church, and its a lovely little rest stop before you leave the city. It has a little stream and...

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Although 92% of the state is comprised of farmland, Iowa hotels are welcoming from Rock Rapids to West Point. While you’re there, embrace the great outdoors as you go fishing, camping, and canoeing...