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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Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum and Library
Keep your kids' minds active with a fun lesson in history and civics. The Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum and Library displays a variety of artifacts that tell of the life and career of our 31st President. You can tour his birthplace cottage and enjoy a variety of regularly changing exhibits.
FW Kent Park
This 1,082-acre park features native prairie, wetlands and forests, a 27-acre lake and three fishing ponds. Winter or summer, there's tons to entertain and educate at Kent Park. If you're interested in geocaching, it's a treasure trove!
Ox Yoke Inn Restaurant
Homestyle favorites served in family-sized portions will bring everyone to the table. Visit the Ox Yoke Inn Restaurant to fill up after the day's activities. After you've eaten, extend your half-day vacation and take time to visit the great museums and antique shops located in the Amana Colonies.
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