Explore the Amana Colonies
The Amana Colonies are not only a great spot for German history, it’s a unique area that offers low cost activities and hundreds of great events for the whole family throughout the year! Located minutes away from Cedar Rapids & Iowa City, you’ll find dozens of interesting shops, restaurants, walking trails, entertainment, and more. Just across the street from the RV Park, you’ll find a renowned family medical clinic, pharmacy, post office, and bank for your convenience. Not traveling with a vehicle? Take a short stroll into town on the scenic walking trail that’s very close to the RV Park.
One thing you can’t miss out on in the Amana Colonies are the famous festivals! During the camping season, come enjoy Maifest, Wurst Festival, and Oktoberfest while you stay at the Amana RV Park & Event Center. Each festival includes delicious german food, great brews, live music, kids activities, contests and so much more. Visit www.festivalsinamana.com for details.
Amana Heritage Museum
While you’re in the Amana Colonies, one of the best places to start exploring is the Amana Heritage Museum. There, you’ll find a great video highlighting the history as well as knowledgeable guides to answer any questions you might have. Other great museums are located throughout the seven villages and offer a look into communal kitchen life, the Amana church and more. Visit www.amanaheritage.org for more info!