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Local Favorites

Here’s our short list of our local favorites! Please visit the front desk for a full list of recommendations.

Iowa Grape Vines Winery
A small family-owned winery located across from Banowetz Antiques, Iowa Grape Vines produce everything from dry to sweet wines and their own 100% grape juice. Stop-in and ask for a tasting of their 4 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition winners.

Tycoga Vineyard & Winery
This family-owned winery opened in 2014 and offers over 20 different types of wine from dry to sweet. Tasting room is open Wednesday through Sunday.

Bluff Lake Catfish Farm
Located in a beautiful Iowa River Valley between two lakes and the Maquoketa River, Bluff Lake is rich in family history and boasts the best all-you-can-eat catfish in the area.

61 Drive-In Maquoketa
This seasonal drive-in theater is a blast from the past and a local favorite.

Clinton Engine Museum
Come experience an interactive museum that helps tell the story of a world leader in manufacturing small gasoline engines.

Codfish Hollow Barnstormers
Affectionately termed The Hollow, various live local and national indie brands visit this festive barn. If you’re lucky, Marvin will give you a haystack ride down to the show. All ages welcome.