Area Attractions

There are so many wonderful things to do in and around Decorah.  It is easy to spend many days here.  Here are some places you may want to visit. builds local community through arts, cultural, and recreational events. Here's where you can learn almost everything that's happening while you're visiting. 

Center for Belonging Folk School, where we host camps, workshops, and concerts for both locals and travelers. 

Seed Savers, famous and wonderful, our own local national park! 

ReRooted Connections, Fern Hollow's next-door neighbor, where you can take classes and walk trails.

Decorah Bike Trails, extensive and getting better all the time

Vesterheim, the Norwegian Heritage museum that people drive days to see. 

Canoeing in the area, one of our most popular outdoor possibilities. 

NorthEast Iowa Fly Fishing Guide Service

ArtHaus, where you can take in arts events or take classes

Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce, your link to lots of businesses in the area. 

Ryumonji Zen Monastery, yes it's true and it's warm, welcoming, and unspeakably beautiful there. 

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Canoeing the Upper Iowa River.

Photo courtesy 

Seed Savers Exchange.