Visitors have been coming to these scenic seven villages for over 100 years to experience their unique German culture. Come enjoy their cuisine, sip their wine or beer, enjoy their quality handcrafted products, visit a variety of quaint shops or visit all the fun festivals.
Known as the Pope’s Church, this example of medieval Gothic architecture was designated a basilica in 1956. Home to 5,000 parishioners, it has 212-foot twin spires and 64 stained glass windows.
Take a step-on or self-guided tour to learn about the barn quilts of local families in Black Hawk County with more than 25 sites.
Self-guided driving tour showcases more than 50 traditional quilt patterns painted on barns and farm buildings throughout the county.
Frank Lloyd Wright-designed and signed home built in 1950. Site includes Usonian-style home, river pavilion, council fire and entrance gate, all designed by Wright.
Whitewater course for kayaks, tubes, rafts and boaters. Park features natural amphitheater for concerts, natural play areas for children, and nine-hole disc golf course.
Free wine tasting daily of the six red, six white, and four fruit wines. All grape wines are produced from their own 11-acre vineyard. Tours in advance, adjacent to the Farmhouse B & B.
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Museum celebrates history, art and culture. Changing exhibits and a visual history of the area’s agricultural heritage.
Tues & Thurs 10am-4pm
Go the distance and visit this family century farm with a baseball diamond carved into its heart. Original site of movie filming.
Build your own special memories at Fireside Winery with a glass of wine, while enjoying the warmth of the fire pit and scenic beauty of the setting sun.
Open until 10pm during seasonal events.