Adventureland (Altoona, Iowa) This family-owned amusement park has you covered, with more than 100 rides, shows and attractions. Adventureland spans 180 acres, making it the biggest family resort in all of Iowa. Don’t miss the Giant Skywheel, the largest open-gondola wheel built in the US since the 1800s. Plus, take a dip in Adventure Bay waterpark.
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4. Eagle Point Park: Located in Clinton, Iowa, this stout castle lookout is the perfect spot for bird watching or picnicking. Just make sure not to be too loud, or you will wake the sleeping dragon that lives nearby.