- Our list of the best things to do in Madrid, Iowa, features the top 100 nearby activities — including 40 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Madrid, IA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 2 things to do within the city of Madrid, IA , followed by 98 popular activities in nearby cities, including Des Moines, Ames, West Des Moines, Urbandale, Ankeny, Boone, Altoona and Johnston
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87% 39 votes
2183 320th Street, Madrid, IA 50156 MoreLess Info
Enjoy each and every season with special activities at Snus Hill Vineyard and Winery. Tour the grounds, sample the product, enjoy local live music, and sip on hot apple cider.
64% 22 votes
1875 Peach Avenue, Madrid, IA 50156 MoreLess Info
Botanists and plant lovers flock to the Iowa Arboretum in Madrid. The Arboretum includes riots of colorful blossoms, unusual exotic plants, sculptured gardens, elegant creeping plants and plenty of other delights. This attraction is best visited in dry weather.
25% 8 votes
1320 Dickinson Avenue, Ames, IA 50014 MoreLess Info
Perfect Games is a bowling alley and entertainment complex that features a variety of amenities. In addition to 24 lanes of bowling, the facility has a laser tag arena, a video game arcade, and a full service restaurant.
- 0 votes
1200 Francis Mason Drive, Boone, IA 50036 MoreLess Info
The main focus of McHose Park is an 18-hole disc golf course. The course is mostly flat but has very long overall distance and challenging old growth trees and underbrush hazards.
88% 33 votes
1086 222nd drive, Boone, IA MoreLess Info
Come play in the snow at Seven Oaks Recreation in Boone, Iowa. Skiing, tubing, snowboarding, snow shoeing and a host of other exhilarating winter activities make a visit to Seven Oaks a great vacation idea. This destination also rents skis and snowboards.
95% 241 votes
1407 University Blvd., Ames, IA 50011 MoreLess Info
Managed by the University of Iowa, Reiman Gardens is an extensive series of botanical gardens that includes a gigantic butterfly house. This attraction is open throughout the year and offers holiday exhibits in its warm greenhouses.
100% 1 votes
3400 Ross Road, Ames, IA 50014 MoreLess Info
Emma McCarthy Lee Park offers a playground, tennis and sand volleyball courts, picnic tables with grills, and open fields. Restrooms and electrical outlets are available, along with 2 rentable picnic shelters.
- 0 votes
1450 Oriole Rd, Camp Hantesa, Boone, IA 50036 MoreLess Info
Camp Hantesa is a youth summer camp specializing in encouraging children to find their inner creativity and voice. The camp offers after-school programs, summer camp programs as well as special events.
- 0 votes
602 Story Street, Boone, IA 50036 MoreLess Info
Run by a regional historical society, Boone County Historical Center provides visitors with historical and cultural information about the area. The center has exhibits with artifacts like fossils, Native American tools, taxidermy, and more.
73% 22 votes
709 Carroll St, Boone, IA 50036 MoreLess Info
Visitors learn about history and culture at the Mamie Doud Eisenhower Birthplace. The small home has been staged to reflect the lifestyle of Mamie and the venue is run by knowledgeable guides who know every detail about the items in the house.