- Our list of the best things to do in Winterset, Iowa, features the top 42 nearby activities — including 19 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Winterset, IA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Amusement, Museums & Galleries, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 2 things to do within the city of Winterset, IA , followed by 40 popular activities in nearby cities, including West Des Moines, Urbandale, Des Moines, Indianola and Greenfield
Forever memorialized in the novel, 'The Bridges of Madison County,' Roseman Bridge is one of several beautiful covered bridges in Winterset, Iowa. It is a popular photography location, especially in the full autumnal splendor of September, October and early November,
The tiny Birthplace of John Wayne is located in Winterset, Iowa. The cottage where the actor was born is now a museum in his honor. This is an excellent attraction for Wayne fans and anyone with an interest in classic American westerns.
Opened in 1997, West Grand Golf is a driving range and mini golf center that provides a number of amenities for the use of its golf enthusiast guests. The center also offers private lessons taught by a PGA Professional instructor.
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7852 Jesup Street, Indianola, IA 50125 MoreLess Info
Winning awards for its creative wines, La Vida Loca Winery is a local favorite with much to offer. With Dinner on the Deck events held throughout the summer, guests have the opportunity to try a variety of different wine pairings.
6925 Mills Civic Pkwy, Unit 110, Jordan Creek Town Center, West Des Moines, IA 50266 MoreLess Info
Located indoors, Glow Golf provides visitors with a 54-hole miniature golf course with glow-in-the-dark obstacles. In addition to miniature golf, the center has a laser maze where kids can navigate through laser beams.
92% 12 votes
101 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50266 MoreLess Info
Part of the Cinemark theater chain, the Century 20 Jordan Creek is a movie theater multiplex that shows primarily first run Hollywood movies with fully digital video and sound. The theater offers a variety of concession options.
62% 39 votes
560 S Prairie View Drive, West Des Moines, IA 50266 MoreLess Info
The Funny Bone is one of a small chain of comedy clubs, with this location featuring regular performances from nationally touring stand-up professionals. The club also offers dinners and a full bar service to audience members during performances.