- TripBuzz found 31 things to do with kids in or near Newton, Iowa, including 21 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Pella, Altoona, Marshalltown and Des Moines.
- From Cardinal Lanes to Iowa Speedway, the Newton area offers 46 different types of family activities, including: Race Car Driving, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Theaters.
- Located in central Iowa, just thirty minutes east of Des Moines in the city of Newton. Home of the Iowa speedway, the city draws many motor and race enthusiasts from around the US. Other points of interest include the rolling green countryside at the local dairy farm and the cities many museums.
Offering free admission, Adventureland of America has a multitude of amusement park rides for people of all ages. The park contains roller coasters with loops, a water park with slides, and kiddie rides.
Adventure Lands of America features over 100 rides, shows, and attractions including roller coasters and thrill rides. They also offer live entertainment, water rides and a full complement of children's rides spread throughout the park.
Iowa's largest lake, Lake Red Rock, is located within an hour's drive from Des Moines. The lake spans 15,000 acres, with an additional 35,000 acres of coastland. It is a popular destination for hiking, swimming, fishing and kayaking.