- Our list of the best things to do in Council Bluffs, Iowa, features the top 85 nearby activities — including 34 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Council Bluffs, IA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Amusement, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 19 things to do within the city of Council Bluffs, IA , followed by 66 popular activities in nearby cities, including Omaha, Bellevue, Papillion, Missouri Valley, Boys Town, Gretna and Springfield
Chalco Hills Recreation Area covers almost 1,200 acres of parklands near Omaha, Nebraska. Visitors to the park can enjoy biking or hiking the well maintained trails, swim in the reservoir, or relax with a picnic lunch.
75% 44 votes
17111 S 138th St, Springfield, NE 68059 MoreLess Info
The Soaring Wings Vineyard is a family-run winery and brewery with a number of award-winning wines on their list. Tastings include 5 wines, also available by the glass or bottle, in a tasting room with views of the Platte River Valley, and seating indoors or out.
Vala's Pumpkin Patch is a family-friendly attraction located on a working farm. With 50 activities for all ages, take a train or hayrack ride, watch a pig race or air cannon show, jump on giant bouncy pillows, and visit the pumpkin patch.
96% 57 votes
1434 316th Lane, Missouri Valley, IA 51555 MoreLess Info
The Missouri Valley is home to the Desoto National Wildlife Refuge. This establishment is managed by the U.S. Department of Fish & Wildlife Service, and is an important participant in national waterfowl habitat conservation.
The Holy Family Shrine is a chapel and visitor's centre notable for its architecture. The chapel is a glass-walled wooden structure with two streams flowing through, and views of the surrounding grasslands and Platte Valley.
100% 6 votes
Katy Trail State Park, Boonville, MO MoreLess Info
Passing through Katy Trail State Park and extending nearly 3,700 miles, Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail commemorates the expedition of Lewis and Clark. The trail provides wildlife such as deer and can be used for hiking.
Located in Ashland, Nebraska, the Eugene T. Mahoney State Park is a camping ground par excellence. The park offers several levels of amenities; some campsites have electrical connections and fire pits, while others are simply plots of land. All campers must reserve a campsite online or via telephone.
90% 181 votes
16406 292nd St, Ashland, NE 68003 MoreLess Info
At the Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari, visitors can drive through herds of elk, white tail deer, and bison. Visitors can also visit the eagle aviary, and the petting zoo.