- TripBuzz discovered 8 different types of activities for couples in the Ottumwa area, including Bowling (like Champion Bowl), Movie Theaters (like Ottumwa 8 Theaters), Historic Districts (like Bentonsport National Historic District) and Historic Sites (like Historical Village, Vermeer Windmill & Scholte House), and much more.
- We discovered a total of 2 date ideas in or near Ottumwa, Iowa, all of which are located within the city of Ottumwa.
Located on the banks of the Des Moines River, the Lacey Keosauqua State Park contains 19 sacred Native American mounds. The mounds are now protected by the state and still have religious significance to members of the First Nations.
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21964 Hawk Drive, Keosauqua, IA 52565 MoreLess Info
Located in southeast Iowa, Bentonsport National Historic District contains several restored buildings from 1840. The buildings are now used as charming shops for items such as fudge, jewelry, crafts, and artists.
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507 Franklin Street, Pella, IA MoreLess Info
Pella, Iowa's Historical Village, Vermeer Windmill & Scholte House is a living history museum. Its two-story main building is available for docent-guided tours. Each tour lasts roughly 45 minutes. Visitors are also welcome to explore many parts of this attraction on their own.
The Vermeer Mill was constructed in 2002 in the local historic district, based on the windmills familiar in old Europe. An actual working facility, guides offer tours and insight on the milling process and its history in the area.
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.