- Our list of the best things to do in Clinton, Iowa, features the top 20 nearby activities — including 9 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Clinton, IA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Sights & Landmarks, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 13 things to do within the city of Clinton, IA , followed by 7 popular activities in nearby cities, including Le Claire, Savanna and Bettendorf
Clinton, Iowa is home to the Wide River Winery, a popular small-batch winery known for its quirky wine naming conventions. Its top sellers are 'Sweet Justice' (a sugar-fortified breakfast wine), 'Mis Chievous' and 'Conviction.'
The expansive Bickelhaupt Arboretum in Clinton, Iowa is one of the largest plant museums and botanical gardens in the Midwestern United States. Admission is free, and donations are gratefully accepted. The Bickelhaupt Arboretum is open every day of the year.
Dubuque, Iowa is home to the Eagle Point Park, a city park that covers 164 acres. Sitting on the Mississippi River, Eagle Point is a popular destination for picnics, hikes, dogwalking, cookouts and family fun. Amenities include restrooms, a large playground, tennis courts and a band shell.
With cabins and camping sites available for reservation, visitors can indulge in a variety of outdoor activities at Rock Creek Marina & Campground. The campground has playgrounds, a dock, boat ramps, boat rentals, hiking trails, and fishing spots.
The Sawmill Museum is jam packed full of activities, including the popular lumberjack camp. Visitors can follow a piece of lumber through the entire process of turning it into a chair leg or participate in a scavenger hunt to find a lumberjack!
The Showboat Theater is a professional summer theater on the Iowa Banks of the Mississippi River. The showboat was originally a working boat on the Ohio River built in 1935, which was converted to a showboat starting in 1962.
Guests can explore a mansion that once served as the home of lumber baron George Curtis at the George M. Curtis Mansion. The home served as a tribute and showcase for his business with each room featuring a different wood.