4401 S 22nd Avenue E,
Distance from hotel: 0.7 miles
Race on down to the Iowa Speedway for a thrilling exhilarating one-of-a-kind experience! Just thirty miles east of Des Moines the speedway is a state-of-the-art 7/8 mile tri-oval racetrack designed by former NASCAR Champion Rusty Wallace. Seating 25000 fans the raceway hosts several races throughout the year including NASCAR and Indy Racing League races.
3333 Rusty Wallace Drive
Distance from hotel: 2 miles
The YMCA Kid's/Family Gym is especially designedfor families with children under 12 years of age. Children enjoycrawling through the Kid's Castle tunnels sliding down the slide orjumping in the ball pit. Children under two years old develop largemuscle coordination in the area especially designed for the youngerset. The gym is open during regular YMCA hours of operation forchildren with parents to supervise.
1701 S. 8th Ave. E.
Distance from hotel: 3.7 miles
This legendary cheese-maker is honored to open its doors and share its rich history with visitors. Using sweet milk from nearby Iowa farms Maytag has been making their famous cheese since 1941. Take a trip to the cheese shop overlooking the plant and farm and enjoy a video covering the history of the Maytag Farm as well as cheese samples at the end of the tour!
2282 East 8th Street
Distance from hotel: 4 miles
The Jasper CountyHistorical Museum contains many interesting exhibits utilizing over8000 artifacts that have been donated to the society over the years.One of the outstanding attractions near the entrance to the museum is a40 foot long bas-relief sculpture depicting the history of JasperCounty. There is an Iowa Native American diorama theater quiltexhibit and more! There is also extensive agriculture equipment locatedin the barn.
1700 South 15th Avenue West
Distance from hotel: 7.9 miles
Offering award winning Iowa wines to compliment any taste each madefrom cold-climate grapes so you can be sure you are enjoying the bestof the Midwest. Visitors can enjoy the landscape and view our smallherd of domestic elk as they sip a Sugar Grove wine accompanied by ourgourmet cheeses and bread. Our vineyard manager would be happy to giveyou a tour of our vines.
6602 Ginger Ave
Distance from hotel: 13.6 miles
Trainland U.S.A. is an operating toy train museum displaying Lioneltrains and accessories. It is so named because it depicts thedevelopment of the railroad across the United States. This exhibitrepresents three eras of time; frontier steam and diesel.
3135 Hwy 117 North
Distance from hotel: 14.7 miles
This is an event the whole family can get into! Step back in time into a world of knights lords and ladies with the Iowa Renaissance Faire. Enjoy comedy improv shows street performers live music and of course delicious food for unique activities in Iowa.
Distance from hotel: 1.9 miles
The arboretum is about 3 acres of gardens native trees shrub rosesornamental grasses and annual and perennial beds. A Learning Centerwill be built within the year to accommodate seminars and classes.
3000 N. 4th Ave. E
Distance from hotel: 5.2 miles
Westwood Golf Course is a beautiful 18 hole municipal course located inCentral Iowa. Less than 5 minutes from Interstate 80 Westwood Golf isjust a short drive from anywhere. A Driving Range and two PracticeGreens are available for use and our well stocked Pro Shop and SnackBar is always open to serve our golfing customers.
3387 Hwy F48 W
Distance from hotel: 2.8 miles
Newton is home to the new Iowa Speedway. This new 7/8 mile Rusty Wallace Signature Series Track features Hooters Pro Cup Series, USAC Series, ASA Late model Series, ARCA RE/MAX Series, IRL Series, MOTO-ST Series, Grand Am Cup, and Rolex Sports Car Series. Other events include concerts, car shows, driving schools, and trade shows. Also in Newton, find The Jasper Winery that invites you to come celebrate the balance between work and play with a visit to the winery and tasting room. Nestled just beyond the business district of Newton, Jasper Winery offers an inviting atmosphere in which to gather family and friends to enjoy the simple pleasures of life. While in Newton make an evening at the Valley Drive-In Theater. The Valley Drive-In is one of only three left in Iowa and the only in Central Iowa.
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