Gateway to a Simpler Way of Life

From Itineraries Midwest Spring Issue 2010

This sample itinerary can be customized for anytime of the year!

1:00 – 2:00 pm
Arrive in Independence; nestled in Northeast Iowa, just in time for lunch at the Homestead Restaurant. Built on the banks of Swan Lake, with both a front and a back porch, complete with a screen door! Don’t miss the gift shop – you’re sure to find a precious keepsake to take home.

2 – 5:00 pm
Spend the first part of the afternoon at Heartland Acres Agribition Center; an exhibition of agriculture’s past, present and future in the National Heritage Area of Northeast Iowa. Sitting on over eighty acres of land, this impressive location teaches visitors the importance of agriculture and the overall impact it has on all of us. Equipped with a theatre, various interactive displays and exhibits, including animals, a machine shed and a one room school house. Stop and browse their Gift Shoppe before you leave.

5 – 5:30 pm
Check into the cozy Country Inn & Suites. Featuring group rates, and their enhanced continental breakfast served daily, makes this a perfect place for any group!

5:30 – 9:30 pm
Take a short drive to enjoy a delicious, gourmet 3-course dinner at the new ArtHouse Café located inside the Waterloo Center for the Arts. Then a few steps down the hallway is the Hope Martin Theatre, home of the Waterloo Community Playhouse. They present the best in classics, modern comedies, drama, musicals and mysteries. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show! See ad in magazine for our Triple Crown Offer Details!

For more information or to customize this sample itinerary for your group please contact your tour operator or Heartland Acres Agribition Center, 319-332-0123.

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