Attractions in Ida County

Western Iowa attractions in Ida County, Iowa has much to offer. Nestled in the gently rolling hills of northwest Iowa, Ida County is truly a well-kept secret. Our relaxing atmosphere is sure to provide just what you’re looking for… a well-deserved break from your hectic lifestyle. Take time to check out our links. Who knows, you may discover the world at your doorstep!

The Inn at Battle Creek

The Inn at Battle CreekRestored 1899 Queen Anne Victorian country style inn. The Inn at Battle Creek is on the National Register of Historic Places.
The show Iowa’s Simple Pleasures on Iowa Public TV featured the beautiful bed and breakfast for an entire show segment, covering everything from the historic architecture to the culinary delights available within, including the more than 27 flavors of homemade cheesecake. The dessert must have caught someone’s eye at Whole Foods — The Inn’s cheesecakes are being sold within stores in both Omaha and West Des Moines!

Visit their website for more information.

Old Town Vineyard & Winery

Old Town Vineyard & WineryOld Town Vineyard & Winery is located in Ida Grove, Iowa. While Ida Grove, Iowa may seem an unlikely place to grow grapes, we are proud to call it the home of our three acre vineyard and winery.


Rosemary Clausen Center For Performing Arts

Rosemary Clausen Center for Performing ArtsThe Rosemary Clausen Center has become a premier venue in the presentation of professional and amateur entertainment. The 2010-2011 inaugural season has been a great success, and a new lineup of entertainers is coming together for next year.

Learn more about upcoming events on their website.

Memorial Plaza Recognizing Ida County Veterans

Photo credit: Don Pogensee

The Veterans Memorial consists of a Memorial wall and walkways that recognizes all branches of military. Located in the heart of Ida Grove, IA.

Moorehead House Museum and Historical Courthouse

Moorehead MuseumThe victorian house was built in 1883 in Ida Grove, IA. It has been restored and is open to the public.

Photo credits: Ida County Courier

Skate Palace

Left Photo credit: Don Pogensee

This one of a kind roller skating rink and ballroom dance floor in Ida Grove, IA offers an Old World Gothic atmosphere.

Stage Coach Inn

Restored and features memorabilia from the stage coach era. Located in Ida Grove, IA

Mr. G’s Speakeasy at GOMACO University

Speak-easy bar at GOMACO University A 1920s style “speak-easy” lounge with a large antique oak bar, library and billiards room. It also has a collection of antique luxury cars and wooden boats.

Photo credits: Ida County Courier

Douglas Center School

This historically restored county school in Holstein, IA is full of history and memorabilia.

Grant Center School and Log Cabin

Grant Center SchoolThis one-room school house in Ida Grove was built in 1884, and has been restored for today’s generation. The log cabin was built in 1901, and sits near the Grant Center School.

Photo credits: Ida County Courier

Haus Ernst

This unique Victorian Bed and Breakfast was built in 1895. Located in Ida Grove.

Western Iowa – Explore, Discover, Renew

Visit, and discover all of what Western Iowa has to offer. From finding things to do to beautiful photos, this site is a great resource for everything western Iowa has to offer.

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