The bluff country of Northeast Iowa is remarkable in so many different ways. Heralded for undeniable scenic beauty, Winneshiek County and Decorah also offer a plethora of things to do, see and experience. Whatever the season, whatever the reason; your stay is sure to be unforgettable.

Rooted in Agriculture
Explore Iowa's rich agricultural history, innovation modern farming techniques, and local sustainable food systems, all in Winneshiek County!
Women Only
Shop 'til you drop! Spend the day or the whole weekend shopping Decorah's one-of-a kind stores.
Bringing the best to life.

"How can a documentary film festival be fun? The Oneota Film Festival is a load of fun: visiting new places, meeting new people with different ideas and experiences, and discussing a broad variety of ideas with filmmakers and fellow a…

Kayaking the Upper Iowa

"Kayaking the Upper Iowa River is one of the things I love about Winneshiek County." Meg Storkamp

A Decorah tradition

My favorite food is pizza and my favorite place to eat pizza in Decorah is Mabes. Mabes has been around forover 60 years.. When I lived out of town and would come home to visit I would ask to go to Mabes because I missed it. Th…

Downtown Decorah flavor

"One of the reasons I love Arthaus is that this dynamic little shop is energizing downtown Decorah." Carolyn Corbin