Pioneer Farm & Museum
Founded in 1844, the Nelson homestead is one of the premier
historic attractions in Mahaska County. The property, maintained by the
Mahaska County Historical Society, Inc., a non-profit, educational institution,
now features historic buildings from all over Mahaska County, providing
visitors a glimpse of what life was like for Iowans in 19th century America.
||Beginning in April, the Speedway comes
alive each Wednesday night with the sound of racing cars. IMCA
Modified, Stock and Hobbies participate as they race for the
||The Book Vault is a
premier, full-service, independent bookstore serving southeastern
Iowa with first-rate customer service, quality book selection,
unique gift items, engaging events, cooking demonstrations, and
welcoming ambiance, all offered in a beautifully renovated historic
downtown building at 105 S. Market St. in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
|| Throughout the year Pella, Iowa's Historical
Village and Scholte Gardens preserve the spirit of Dutch heritage. Exhibits
feature Old World antiques and the Miniature Dutch Village. The Pella
Tulip Time festival is held the first weekend in May.
||Home of the world-famous Knoxville
Nationals and the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame
||A National Historic Landmark tucked in
the rolling hills of eastern Iowa. "Gemütlichkeit"
(German for warmth, cheer and friendliness) overflows in our seven
quaint villages, founded nearly 150 years ago.
of Madison County
||Historic covered bridges, popularized
by Robert James Waller's novel The Bridges of Madison County
and the movie starring Meryl Streep and Clint Eastwood.
Area Chamber and Development Group
||Search for area businesses and
County Calendar of Events
||Find out what's going on in Mahaska
We invite you to take the journey of a lifetime.
Famous for our warm Midwestern hospitality, central Iowa derives its
character from our people. Discover everything from heritage
homesteads to exciting events around every bend of our scenic
roadways. Here you'll always find...Miles of Smiles
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Bed & Breakfast Guild
||A pictorial guide to the finest bed &
breakfast accommodations in Iowa.