Northeast Iowa Activities

Northeast Iowa provides an endless amount of things to do for everyone. The above photo is of one of the famous “Decorah Eagles” you can view their nest in Decorah. Below is a variety of options of activities to consider when planning your trip to the driftless area. Feel free to contact us for more suggestions on things to do during your stay.



Northeast Iowa provides some of the best fishing throughout the entire state. If you are looking to have a personal guide for your fishing trip to show you the best places to fish or even teach you how to fish contact NEI Fly Fishing. They are even able to customize a trip for you from any of our properties. Check out their website in order to find out more information & contact them to set up your own personal trip!

Breweries & Wineries

Northeast Iowa boast multiple micro-breweries and wineries including the world famous brewery, Toppling Goliath.

Toppling Goliath - Decorah Pulpit Rock Brewery - Decorah Pivo Brewery - Calmar RockFilter Distillery - Spring Grove, MN Winneshiek Wildberry Winery - Decorah Empty Nest Winery - Waukon Madigan Winery - Lansing



Water Activities

The River’s Edge Retreat is located right on the Mississippi River and offers a boat dock for rent during your stay. Don’t have a boat, no worries the dock or river bank provides some great fishing opportunities.

Both the Eagle’s Nest & Lodge cabins are located close to the Upper Iowa River providing great kayaking, canoeing or tubing and fishing. The cabins are also located directly across from the South Bear Creek which offers great trout fishing.