See the largest drive-thru holiday lights display in SE Iowa!

See the largest drive-thru holiday lights display in SE Iowa!

Mount Pleasant’s Festival of Lights is the largest drive-thru holiday lights display in southeast Iowa with a 1.6-mile trail that contains over 140 displays. It’s held each year in the Midwest Old Threshers Campground on the south end of Mount Pleasant, Iowa. Where is the Festival of Lights? Google map location: 405 E Threshers Rd,…

When, where, and who to visit at Whoville, Iowa

When, where, and who to visit at Whoville, Iowa

If you love “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, then you’re in for a treat when you visit Whoville, located in Fairfield, Iowa. It’s straight out of the Dr. Seuss classic and is full of adventure, amazement, and lots of photo opportunities. Where is Whoville located? Address: JC Huffman Cabinetry and Design Center, 3100 W. Burlington…

When and where to see the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train in Iowa (2023)

When and where to see the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train in Iowa (2023)

Nov 20th, 2023 starts the 25th year of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train.  During November and December, CPKC (Canadian Pacific-Kansas City Limited) has two different trains that crisscross the United States and Canada making stops in both small towns and metropolitan areas. The three trains will make a journey as far east as Maine, south…

Things to do in Fairfield, Iowa

Things to do in Fairfield, Iowa

Fairfield is not your standard rural Iowa small town. Fairfield has its own unique vibe. Spend a few minutes strolling the town square and you’ll catch the vibe, as Fairfield is environmentally friendly, diverse, and progressive. Fairfield has been coined “Silicorn Valley” for its mixture of startups and entrepreneurial ventures. If you ask who the largest…

Hiking through natural prairie at Folsom Point Preserve

Hiking through natural prairie at Folsom Point Preserve

Folsom Point Preserve is truly a unique location – as it is privately owned, but the public is welcome. Back in 1999, the land was purchased by the Nature Conservancy and today it is one of the largest contiguous prairie remnants in the southern Loess Hills. Address: 50365 Brohard Ave, Council Bluffs, IA 51503 Restrooms:…