- TripBuzz found 19 things to do with kids in or near Pella, Iowa, including 12 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Newton and Knoxville.
- From Excit-A-Bowl to Pella Public Library, the Pella area offers 43 different types of family activities, including: Bowling, Movie Theaters, History Museums and Historic Districts.
- 45 minutes from state capital Des Moines, Pella, IA is home to Central College and Vermeer Manufacturing. Today Pella is a center of history and architecture with its old Vermeer Mill, the Pella Opera House, and the annual Tulip Time Festival that celebrates the area's Dutch heritage with unique food, performances, gardens, and crafters.
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3300 South 24th Ave East, Newton, IA 50208 MoreLess Info
Providing real NASCAR cars, Richard Petty Driving Experience allows visitors to race 50 laps on a speedway. The crew provides special training first before letting the visitor take the car out for a ride.
The Newton Community Theatre features quality theatre productions for guests of all ages. Past productions have included Les Miserables, A Christmas Carol, Annie, My Fair Lady, and It's a Wonderful Life, among many others.
Small and large groups, as well as private parties, are comfortably accommodated at Cardinal Lanes, which features 20 lanes and offers everything from bumper bowling to Disco bowling with music and colorful lights in the dark.
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1690 W. 19th St. S., Newton, IA 50208 MoreLess Info
Wrestling and sports fans enjoy visiting Newton's International Wrestling Institute and Museum. The museum is the focal point for preserving the heritage of wrestling in America and documents and recognizes strides taken by wrestlers throughout history.
Jasper County Historical Society collects, preserves and exhibits the agricultural, commercial, industrial and societal history of Jasper County. Industrial exhibits include the Washing Machine Center of the World, with agricultural exhibits showcasing wind power displays and antique wood working tools.
Experience truly fresh dairy products at the Maytag Dairy Farm in Newton, Iowa. The farm's flagship product is Maytag Bleu Cheese, which is sold throughout the United States and is one of the finest cheeses produced in the country.
The Izaak Walton Club House houses a conservation organization the offers members a chance to participate in a variety of recreational activities. The clubhouse features rifle and archery ranges along with a pond.
Theater 'For Children, By Children,' Class Act Productions Incorporated is an entertaining and educational community theater space aimed at given kids a chance to perform before live audiences. The theater offers workshops and holds auditions.