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Sites you should see

Welcome to Forest City, Iowa

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Entertainment

Treetown (May 21-24)-Here are four of the singers you should see: Sam Hunt, Jake Owen, Miranda Lambert, and Tim McGraw. General admission is $175.00 (taxes and fees included during checkout). It may be costly but it is worth it. Location: 119 S Clark St, Forest City, IA. Puckerbrush Days (July 16-19)-The history behind the unique name of the celebration is an unusual one. Early on, the town was surrounded by a dense bush called Puckerbrush. The bush had a berry on it and when eaten, it would make you pucker. Location: 145 South Clark Street, Forest City, Iowa. Operation LZ (August 27-30)- The tour includes: “The Wall”, War vehicles, and if you find a family member that was killed in war you can rub their name. Hours of operation: 7 A.M. - 3 P.M. Things to do: Huey Helicopter Ride - $65 (it may

Seem costly but it is worth it!!!) Location: Forest City, IA. Airport, Winnebago Rally Grounds and Heritage Park.

Outdoor Recreation

Thorpe Park- Location: 34496 110th Ave, Forest City, IA. Things to do: fishing, canoeing, hunting, hiking, nature observation, camping, and biking. It’s open until winter, it’s completely free, and fun for the whole family. Forest City Family Aquatic Center- Location: 525 John K. Hanson Drive, Forest City, IA. Summer Office Hours: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. “Open Swim” Monday through Saturday: 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Sunday: 1:00 pm – 6:30 pm. Sunday Family Hour: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Cost: Daily: $4.00 General Admission (payable at the Pool), $3.50 Seniors (Ages 55 and up), Ages 2 & under are FREE. SWIM DIAPER REQUIREMENT!!!! Swim diaper or tight fitting plastic pants are required for all non-toilet trained children. Thomas Bearse Park- Location: Entrance is off East J Street (north side), next to the Winnebago River, across from the entrance to Eastwoods Park. Small parking area, picnic tables, gazebo, and sign commemorating Thomas Bearse as the first settler of Winnebago County. It's completely free and fun for the whole family.

Historical sights

Mansion Museum- Location: 336 N Clark St, Forest City, IA.While at the Mansion, be sure to stop by the south wing and visit the new Leibrand-Whiteis Historical Center. Here you can explore the one-of-a-kind collection unique local stories, photos, and genealogical information acquired through several decades of research by two local historians, who generously donated their expansive collections to the Winnebago Historical Society. It’s fun for the whole family. Winnebago Industries Visitors Center & Museum- Location: 1045 South 4th Street, Forest City, IA. The largest motorhome manufacturing facility in the world, Winnebago Industries, Inc., is headquartered right here in Forest City, in what we refer to as the most productive 60 acres in North Iowa. It’s fun and educational at the same time. Heritage Park of North Iowa- Location: 1811 Sage Court, Forest City, IA. Heritage Park of North Iowa is a 91-acre site located on the South edge of Forest City, Iowa. Our goal is to preserve our heritage, to educate and to entertain, and to help our region’s economy through tourism.It’s fun and educational at the same time.

Dining

Mexican food: Taco Jerry's, Ay Jalisco.
Fast Food: Hardee's, A&W, Subway.
Chinese: Sum Hing.
Bar and Grill: Shooterz, Leland Bar & Grill.
Random restaurants: Sally's, Cabin Coffee, Godfather's Pizza, Casey's.
Italian: Riverview Restaurant.
Ice Cream Shops: Scoopy Doo's.

Shopping

Forest City Foods, Dollar General, Bomgaars, Bill's, Hanson's Fine Jewelry, Shopko.