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The Great Southwest Weekend: An Iowa Itinerary
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The Great Southwest Weekend: An Iowa Itinerary

CORNING: As the weather starts warming up, take a drive to Adams County for a day or two. Here's a great itinerary to follow to maximize your incredible Southwest Iowa weekend.

FRIDAY:

Amongst the picturesque rolling hills, you’ll discover our county lake, Lake Icaria. Pack a picnic, swim at the beach, or join the summer’s fishing contest at Bobber’s Down Marina. You can also rent your pontoon, kayak or purchase supplies here.

Once the sun sets, take in a movie at the Corning American Theater, voted to have the best popcorn! If it’s a Saturday night, catch the NASCAR racing at

SATURDAY:

Catch the NASCAR racing at Adams County Speedway!

SUNDAY:

Travel a few miles to the French Icarian Village to fly a kite (site is open by appointments) and Prescott’s Kline Museum has different educational opportunities every Sunday from making ice cream to riding in the Carter car. For those rainy weekends, the history buffs can arrange a tour of the historic

For rainy weekends, the history buffs can arrange a tour of the historic Corning Opera House Cultural Center with the horseshoe balcony and raked stage. Or, check out their calendar of live entertainment online. Or for the art enthusiasts, there’s the Corning Center for Fine Arts with over 65 artists in various mediums from pottery, weaving, painting, and more. We are culture, history, nature and friendly people. Come to Adams County, Always Creative!

We are culture, history, and nature-friendly people.

Come to Adams County, Always Creative!

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