Four Hours of Fun: Orange City, Le Mars & Sioux City

A vacation doesn’t have to take up days and days of your time! Explore a corner of the state in just one morning or afternoon. You'll be able to get the kids off the couch and away from the video games for a half-day of learning and activity - get the whole family moving and create memories along your (short) journey.

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Windmill Park
Orange City

Start your adventure in Orange City. This community has a rich Dutch heritage that is exemplified in its Windmill Park. In one leisurely walk, you can see half a dozen examples of windmills used throughout Holland for drainage, grinding corn and sawing timber.


Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor & Museum
Le Mars

Ready for a snack? Please everyone's sweet tooth in Le Mars at this family-friendly parlor and museum. It will satisfy ice cream lovers of all ages and educate your family on the history of ice cream. The interactive kiosks and exhibits are sure to keep your kids entertained.


Long Lines Family Rec Center Climbing Wall
Sioux City

Take the short drive from Le Mars to this 53-foot climbing wall in Sioux City. The wall and free-standing boulders are a great way to burn off the sugar and extra energy from the ice cream!


Sioux City Art Center
Sioux City

Check out the center's hands-on gallery for children and 900-piece permanent art collection. Don't miss this chance to see Grant Wood's Corn Room Mural. Did we mention the museum has free admission?

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