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!
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Women Only
Shop 'til you drop! Spend the day or the whole weekend shopping Decorah's one-of-a kind stores.
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Norwegian heritage alive in Iowa.  Join the residents of Decorah and Winneshiek County in celebrating the Norwegian culture at the 49th Annual Nordic Fest celebration, July 23-25, 2015 in Downtown Decorah.

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In Search of Iowa's Hilliest Ride

The myth that Iowa is flat is dispelled in "In Search of Iowa's Hilliest Ride" by The Path Less Pedaled.

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Decorah eagles

Spend the day in Winneshiek County at the Decorah Fish Hatchery while watching our family of five glide overhead. Watch out as we are know for swoping down to catch a live trout for dinner.  Yours truly, D1 and D2

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Kayaking the Upper Iowa

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

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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…

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Downtown Decorah flavor

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

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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…

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