- Our list of the best things to do in Elk Horn, Iowa, features the top 4 nearby activities — including 2 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Elk Horn, IA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, Entertainment & Shows, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 2 things to do within the city of Elk Horn, IA , followed by 2 popular activities in nearby cities, including Walnut and Manning
The Museum of Danish America tells a fascinating story about the history of Danish immigration from the 19th century to present day. Visit the genealogy center, learn about Denmark's relationship with the United States, or participate in Danish outreach programs.
Elkhorn's Danish Windmill Museum is dedicated to the influence of Scandanavian windmill design on the American Midwest. The museum features models, parts of real windmills, toys, photographs, collectibles and other fascinating items.
72% 29 votes
Walnut, IA MoreLess Info
Antique lovers are always enthralled by Antique City Drive in Walnut, Iowa. This part of the town is packed with antique shops, furniture repair firms, upholsterers and auction houses. It is also a popular spot for a scenic walk in clement weather.
92% 12 votes
Hwy. 141, Manning, IA 51455 MoreLess Info
Hausbarn is known for its exotic setting and location. German hausbarn was actually located in Germany before it was shipped to US. The Trinity Lutheran Church is now a non-denominational church open to the public.
92% 48 votes
US Highway 25, Greenfield, IA MoreLess Info
Greenfield, Iowa's most unusual feature is Freedom Rock, a massive chunk of granite painted to honor Iowans who have served in the Armed Forces. Its creator, artist Bubba Sorensen, re-paints the rock annually.
A wealth of unusual native plants and animals are found at the Hitchcock Nature Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The Center never closes and is a popular destination for nature lovers, bird watchers, hikers, mountain bikers, cross-country ski enthusiasts and tobogganers.
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.
86% 22 votes
2278 Loess Hills Trail, Missouri Valley, IA 51555 MoreLess Info
The place is known for its vast expanse of lavender plantations. It's a soothing experience to stroll along watching all the exhibitions and also the pink bus tour ride. Lavender-based products are available for purchase.
89% 80 votes
Rainbow Point, north on Eighth Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501 MoreLess Info
Explorers Lewis & Clark passed through Iowa on their western journey, and a portion of that route is preserved at the Lewis & Clark Monument & Scenic Overlook in Council Bluffs, Iowa. It is a phenomenal venue for panoramic nature photography and a must-see attraction for American history buffs.