Angie Weikert

Angie Weikert

Wapello, Iowa, United States

August 21, 2018

We used to go to this place every October with my in-laws back in the early 80's when it was basically just starting tours, only had the house & Streets of Yesterday back then. Was cool to see it progress over the years. In-laws have passed on, haven't been back in years, but someday would like to go back and see how it has grown. Used to love seeing the house & my boys loved the place. If you like cool, weird & bizarre, this is a great place to go, but LOTS of walking! Take small bills or change for the calliopes & machines, food I think is pricey, its difficult to take good photos sometimes (it is dark), but in the fall, views are amazing from infinity room & decks, and the drive there is picturesque. Never stayed at the hotel, it was a (long) day trip for us.

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March 12, 2018

Grist Mill is a great place to stop, but also check out the Muscatine Pearl Button Museum, located at the History & Industry Center in downtown Muscatine...Terry Eagle gives a fantastic tour about the "Gold Rush of the Midwest" the pearl Button industry in the midwest!

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February 13, 2018
Rated 5.0

We visited in July 2017. Very nice visitor's center, and pretty views from their boardwalk. We saw quite a few shorebirds, and the park attendant was very helpful. It is a short drive back to the building, but definitely worth the drive if you like wildlife. Pick up a Blue Goose Passport, makes it an adventure seeking out Wildlife refuges!

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February 13, 2018
Rated 4.0

it was beautiful the day we were there, July 2017, & we got many great shots of the lighthouse. I have been to many, but never saw one in the middle of the highway before! Worth a stop, and the visitors center across the street had some useful information and great artwork displayed. Would definitely recommend, and there's a nice park across the street from the center.

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January 25, 2018
Rated 5.0

Beautiful drive, especially if you have a motorcycle! We did it in a car unfortunately, still beautiful, looks like pages from a log home magazine! Take it slow & enjoy the view!

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January 25, 2018
Rated 5.0

Nice smooth ride over Death's Door to Washington Island.

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