Newton is the perfect Central Iowa get-a-way. Visit the NASCAR-owned Iowa Speedway; or if your an art and sculpture enthusiast and would like to see over 90 installations of sculpture, bas relief and colorful murals; love to golf or have your 4-legged friend enjoy the outdoors at the nearby dog park; visit the beautiful arboretum and botanical gardens; or want to tour the Maytag Dairy Farms and sample their famous Maytag Blue Cheese…Newton has many attractions making our community the perfect target for your fun-filled weekend vacation.
Bowlful of Blues (Annual Event)
Iowa Sculpture Festival (2nd Weekend in June)
Jasper County Historical Museum
(Open Daily May 1-Sept. 30)
I-80 & Hwy 14 (Exit 164), Newton, Iowa 50208
Contact: Audrey Rex
Capitol II Theatre
Centre for Arts & Artists
501 W. 3rd St. N., PO Box 0005, Newton, Iowa 50208
Contact: Linda Klepinger
Website: under construction
Newton Community Theatre
Lynnville Historical Society
200 East St., Lynnville, IA 50153
Contacts: Garnet at firstname.lastname@example.org or Walt at email@example.com
Hours: 1:00 to 4:00 on every Sunday – starting with Memorial Sunday through the last Sunday of September. Free on Sunday. We will open for appointments for donations of $1.00 per person, in groups. Additional June/July hours-please call the Jasper County Conservation office, 641-792-9780.
Maytag Dairy Farms
305 34th Ave NW, Altoona, IA 50009
Adventureland Amusement Park contains over 100 rides, shows, and attractions including some of the country's most exciting roller coasters and thrill rides that can challenge the most avid amusement park enthusiasts. There are also plenty of rides for less adventurous guests including great water rides as well as a full compliment of children's rides spread throughout the park. But the entertainment doesn't stop with rides - Adventureland presents a full array of shows in the park - from thrilling circus acts to magic to an educational Wild Animal Adventure - there's always something to suit everyone's taste. Simply the most fun you will have all year! Adventureland Park is a smoke free facility.