Ida Grove is a short drive for numerous historical and fun destinations. See how much fun you can have by traveling….

About 30 miles:

Odebolt, Iowa: Odebolt Historical Museum, Second St.,; and Prairie Pedlar, 1609 270th St.

Lake View, Iowa: Black Hawk Lake

Wall Lake, Iowa: Andy Williams Birthplace, 102 E. First St.

Denison, Iowa: Denison Aquatic Fun Center, 710 N. 16th,; Donna Reed Center of the Performing Arts, Broadway & Main,; W.A. McHenry House, 1428 First Ave

Cherokee, Iowa: Sanford Museum & Planetarium, 117 E. Willow St.

Washta, Iowa: Grand Meadow Heritage Center & Museum, 630th St. & D Ave.

Sac City, Iowa: Chautauqua Building, Chautauqua Park, Park Ave.,; Sad City Museum, 13th St. & Main St.; Sac County Barn Quilts, rural Sac County,; World’s Largest Popcorn Ball, 13th & Main,

About 45 miles:

Alta, Iowa: Buena Vista County Raceway, Hwy 7 N.,

Storm Lake, Iowa: Buena Vista County Historical Museum, 214 W. Fifth St.,; Buena Vista County Wind Farm, west of Storm Lake along Hwy. M27,; Harker House, 328 Lake Ave.; Living Heritage Tree Museum, Sunset Park on West Lakeshore Dr.,; Prairie Log House and Country School, Sunrise Park Rd.,; Witter Gallery, 609 Canyon St.,

Dow City, Iowa: Dow House Historical Site, S. Prince St.

Onawa, Iowa: Casino Omaha, 17214 210th St.; Kiwanis Museum Complex, 203 N. 12th St.; Lewis & Clark Keelboat Display, Hwy. 175 W., Lewis & Clark State Park; Monona County Arboretum, 318 E. Iowa Ave.; Monona County Historical Museum, 47 12th St.; Monona County Veterans Memorial Museum, 203 12th St.

Sloan, Iowa: WinnaVegas, three miles west of I-29, Exit 127,

Dunlap, Iowa: McLean Museum & Dougal House, 800 block of Iowa Ave.

Carroll, Iowa: Carroll County Historical Museum, 123 E. Sixth; Swan Lake Farmstead Museum, 22676 Swan Lake Dr.

Manning, Iowa: Hausbarn/Heritage Park, 12196 311th St.,

About 60 miles:

Sioux City, Iowa: Sergeant Floyd River Museum & Welcome Center, 1000 Larsen Park Dr., Exit 149 on I-29,; Argosy Casino Sioux City, 100 Larsen Park Rd.,; Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, 4500 Sioux River Rd.,; Lewis & Clark: An American Adventure, Southern Hills Mall, Hwy 20 E. to Lakeport Rd.,; Milwaukee Railroad Shops Historic District, 3400 Sioux River Rd, Hwy. 12; Orpheum Theatre, 528 Pierce St.,; Sergeant Floyd Monument, 2601 S. Lewis Blvd.,; Sioux City Art Center, 225 Nebraska St.,; Sioux City Bandits Indoor Football, 401 Gordon Dr.,; Sioux City Explorers Baseball Club, 3400 Line Dr.,; Sioux City Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, 500 Larsen Park Rd.,; Sioux City Musketeers Hockey Club, 401 Gordon Dr.,; Sioux City Public Museum, 2901 Jackson St.,; Trinity Heights, 33rd and Floyd Blvd.,; Lamb Productions Theatre,; Sioux City Community Theater,

LeMars, Iowa: Ice Cream Capital of the World Visitor Center, Jct. of Hwys. 75 and 3,; Plymouth County Historical Museum, 335 First Ave. SW,

Harlan, Iowa: Shelby County Historical Museum, 1805 Morse Ave,; Shelby County Speedway, Shelby County Fairgrounds,

Elk Horn, Iowa: Danish Windmill, 40038 Main St.,; Bedstemor’s Hus (Grandmother’s House), 2015 College St.,; The Danish Immigrant Museum, 2212 Washington St.,; Little Mermaid/Danish Attractions, Hwys. 44 and 173

Orange City, Iowa: Dutch Windmill Visitors Center/Chamber of Commerce, 509 Eighth St. SE, Hwy. 10,; The Old Factory, 110 Fourth St. SW,; The Old Mill – Vogel Windmill, 1020 Albany Pl. SE

Spencer, Iowa: Arts on Grand, 408 N. Grand Ave.,; Parker Historical Museum of Clay County, 300 E. Third St.,

Walnut, Iowa: Antique City Welcome Center, 607 Highland St.,; Monroe #8 One-Room Country Schoolhouse, 601 Highland St.; Walnut Creek Historical Museum, 304 Antique City Dr.

Missouri Valley, Iowa: Harrison County Historical Village & Welcome Center, 2931 Monroe Ave.,; DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge, 1434 316th Lane,; Western Skies Scenic Byway (West End), Follow the signs from Missouri Valley through Woodbine, Harlan, Elk Horn, Guthrie Center, Panora and Stuart.

About 90 miles:

Okoboji, Iowa: Okoboji Spirit Center, 243 W. Broadway Ave., Arnolds Park,; Abbie Gardner State Historic Site, 34 Monument Dr., Arnolds Park; Arnolds Park Amusement Park, Hwy 17 and Lake St.,; Clark Museum of Area History/Clark’s Antique Acres, 2151 213th Ave., Milford; The Higgins Museum, 1507 Sanborn Ave.; Iowa Rock ‘N’ Roll Music Museum, 91 Lake St.,; Lakes Art Center, 2201 Hwy. 71,; Okoboji Queen II Excursions, 243 W. Broadway;; The Ranch Amusement Park, Hwy. 71 N; Spirit of the Lake Excursions, Spirit Lake and Orleans to Lake Park; Treasure Village, 2023 Hwy. 86, Milford,; Okoboji Summer Theater/Boji Bantam Theater; Treasure Village Theatre

Council Bluffs, Iowa: Western Historic Trails Center, 3434 Richard Downing Ave., I-80/I-29, Exit 1B,; Ameristar Casino Hotel, 2200 River Rd.,; Horseshoe Casino, I-80/I-29, Exit 1B; Harrah’s Council Bluffs Casino and Hotel, One Harrah’s Blvd.,; Historic General Dodge House, 605 Third St.,; Kanesville Tabernacle, 222 E. Broadway; Lewis & Clark Monument & Scenic Overlookk, N. Eighth St., Monument Dr.,; Mid-America Center, One Arena Way,; RailsWest Railroad Museum and HO Model Railroad, 1512 S. Main St.,; Squirrel Cage Jail, 226 Pearl St.,; Union Pacific Railroad Museum, 200 Pearl St.,

West Bend, Iowa: Grotto of the Redemption, 300 N. Broadway,