TripBuzz found 9 things to do with kids in or near Marshalltown, Iowa, including 2 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Newton.
From Marshalltown aquatic center to Totem Bowl, the Marshalltown area offers 44 different types of family activities, including: Bowling, Water Parks, Movie Theaters and Theaters.
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.
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.
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3333 Rusty Wallace Drive, Newton, IA 50208
With a 7/8th mile paved, oval track, visitors at Rusty Wallace Racing Experience- Iowa Speedway can take an instructional class before heading to the track for laps. Visitors can choose to ride along with a professional or drive solo.
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.
1690 W. 19th St. S., Newton, IA 50208
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.
3300 South 24th Ave East, Newton, IA 50208
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.
Featuring the 6.5-acre McFarland Lake, McFarland Park provides 5.5 miles of trails suitable for hiking and biking. It can be used for fishing, picnicking, camping and exploring the woodland, tallgrass prairie and stream habitats located in the park.
Even though the Ames Dog Park is open to the public all dogs must obtain a facility use permit to show that they have an up-to-date rabies vaccination and their owners have signed a liability waiver. Within the dog park, there is a walking path and drinking fountains.