Golf Guide in Delaware County

We are gearing up for Spring in #thisisdelco Delaware County offers FIVE public golf courses offering both 9- and 18-hole courses. Check out all the options below! Lone Pine Country Club in Colesburg, IA Offers a beautiful 9-hole course in Colesburg. The club house has a full-service bar, restaurant and offers outdoor seating! Hart Ridge…

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Family Adventure

Whitewater Park

Family Adventure Full Day Itinerary Full Day Full Day Seasons Spring, Summer, Fall Stops 7 Stops Highlight To Rent Kayaks or Tubes, call Avis Rental at (319) 360-5491 What to Bring Quarters to Feed the Fish Comfortable Shoes & Outdoor Clothing Kayak or Tube Paddling Gear Camera 9 a.m. Fuel the family with a hearty…

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Coffee & Shopping

Coffee & Shopping Full Day Itinerary Full Day Full Day All Seasons All Seasons Stops 11 Stops Highlight Pie Eyed & Flakey open on M-W-F 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. & Sat. 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. 9 a.m. Enjoy coffee and pastries at Roast & Toast in Delhi before driving North to Manchester. 10…

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Travel the Scenic Byway

Fourth of July bean bags in Delaware County

Travel the Scenic Byway Full Day Itinerary Full Day Full Day Full Day Summer, Fall Stops 7 Stops Highlight Tours must for scheduled ahead of time and are offered June 1-Sep 30. What to Bring Camera 9 a.m. Arrive in Manchester for coffee and a breakfast sandwich at Scooters, right across the road from the…

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Tours & Recreation

Backbone beach

Tours & Recreation Full Day Itinerary Full Day Full Day Seasons Spring, Summer, Fall Stops 7 Stops Highlight Kendrick Forest Products tours are offered on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. What to Bring Hiking Gear Sun Screen Fishing Gear Closed Toed Shoes Cooler 8:30 a.m. Grab coffee and a breakfast sandwich from Kwik Star…

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Cold Brews & Photo Ops

Brewery

Cold Brews & Photo Ops 1/2 Day Itinerary 1/2 Day 1/2 Day Seasons Spring, Summer, & Fall Stops 5 Stops What to Bring Camera Comfortable Shoes 11:30 a.m. Start off with a short shopping trip to Bushel & A Peck to pick up your favorite locally sourced picnic lunch items. 12 p.m. Have a picnic…

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Tours & Recreation

Backbone beach

Tours & Recreation 1/2 Day Itinerary 1/2 Day 1/2 Day Seasons May-September Stops 4 Stops Highlight Kendrick Forest Products tours are offered on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. What to Bring Closed Toed Shoes Hiking Gear Fishing Gear 10:45 a.m. Head to the West end of town for an early lunch at Woodsedge Golf…

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History & Nature

History & Nature 1/2 Day Itinerary 1/2 Day 1/2 Day seasons Spring, Summer, Fall Stops 6 Stops Highlight Additional stops depending on how many Amish businesses you’d like to stop at! What to Bring Comfortable Shoes Quarters to Feed the Fish Camera Checks or Cash for Amish Businesses 9 a.m. Arrive in Manchester and have…

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For the Shoppers

For the Shoppers 1/2 Day Itinerary 1/2 Day 1/2 Day seasons All Seasons Stops 5 Stops Highlight Pie Eyed & Flakey open on M-W-F 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. & Sat. 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. What to Bring Camera Cooler for the Edgewood Locker 9 a.m. Arrive in Manchester and grab a cup of…

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Good Eats, Golf & Beer

Good Eats, Golf & Beer Full Day Itinerary Full Day Full Day Full Day Spring, Summer, Fall Stops 4 Stops Stops Pie Eyed & Flakey open on M-W-F 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. & Sat. 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. What to Bring Golf Clubs Change of Clothes if it’s Hot 9 a.m. Start in…

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3 Reasons to Visit Delaware County in the Spring

Overlooking white water

Spring in Delaware County is a sight to see! Farmers markets, outdoor events and activities… The whole county comes alive! Here are 3 reasons to visit Delaware County during one of our favorite times of year. Farmers Market. The Manchester Farmers Market will kick off in May on Saturday mornings along River Street. An outdoor…

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Best Reuben in Delaware County

: Best Reuben in Delaware County 2

A few weeks ago, America’s Best Restaurants made their way to Manchester, Iowa where they visited Riverbend Pub & Grill and they were not disappointed! Located in the heart of downtown Manchester, Riverbend Pub & Grill offers delicious pub fare and a cool atmosphere.  On ABR’s tour of the restaurant they got to see the impressive…

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COOL DOWN IN #THISISDELCO

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream

We’re sharing some fun ways to beat the heat. Whether you’re here to grab a cold one with friends, take the kids for a swim, or just simply passing through. Check out how we’re cooling down this summer in #thisisdelco     Take a Splash at the Manchester Whitewater Park Cool down by surfing or…

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DELAWARE COUNTY IN BLOOM

Delaware County in BLOOM

Let’s kick off Spring with warmer weather, vibrant colors, and exploring your favorite flower and plant shops in Delaware County. No green thumb required. The Hosta Leaf  Located in Colesburg, Iowa, The Hosta Leaf is a family-owned gem located in Northeast Iowa. Owned by Bob & Julie Hackbarth, The Hosta Leaf was first opened in…

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CELEBRATE CINCO DE MAYO IN DELAWARE COUNTY

Cinco de Mayo

Friday’s were meant for Fiestas!  We went on the hunt for margarita’s in Delaware County, so you can celebrate accordingly today… Check it out! Woods Edge Golf Course – $5.00 Margaritas and loaded steak or chicken nachos? Yes, please! Opens at 10am and don’t forget to bring your clubs for a quick 9 today. Captain &…

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Halloween for Adults: Delaware County, IA

Halloween for Adults

Halloween Bash with Bizzle: Riverbend Pub & Grill  October 28th, 2022  9:00pm – 1:00am Manchester, IA Annual Halloween Bash and Costume Party Frannys Halloween Party  October 28th, 2022 Edgewood, IA Live music with Bill Stock  Costume Party with Prizes, great Food and spooky drinks!! Halloween Bowl & Costume Party: Lightening Lanes  October 29th, 2022 8:00pm…

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Trick-Or-Treating Delaware County

Trick or treating in Delaware County

Colesburg Halloween Night October 31st, 2022 4:30pm – 6:30pm  Delaware Halloween Night October 31st, 2022 5:00pm – 7:00pm  Delhi Halloween Night October 31st, 2022 5:00pm – 7:00pm  Dundee Halloween Night October 31st, 2022 5:00pm – 7:00pm  Earlville Halloween Night October 31st, 2022 5:00pm – 6:30pm  Edgewood Halloween Parade: Edgewood Convalescent Home Driveway Halloween Night, October…

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Fall Activities in Delaware County

Fall Activities in Delaware County

Corn Maze Sherman’s Pumpkin Farm & Corn Maze: Features “The Three Little Pigs” corn maze this year.Open Monday through Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm. On Saturdays, they have flashlight corn maze. Be sure to check out their Facebook page for the activities and events planned throughout October.    Hiking  Backbone State Park  Bailey’s Ford Park  Fountain Springs…

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4th of July in Delaware County

Fourth of July in Delaware County

With parades, live music, food, tournaments, and FIREWORKS, Delaware County has it all to celebrate the 4th of July!  Start your 4th of July celebration in Colesburg, and end it on the 4th in Earlville!   July 2nd Colesburg Fun & Fireworks 8:00am: 5K & Fun Run  2:00pm – 7:00pm:  Meal at the Fire Station  Bounce…

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Fun Ways to Cool Down this Summer

Manchester Whitewater Park

It’s summer time which means HOT & SUNNY! After the cold winters we have in Iowa, we take all the heat and sunshine that we can get. But sometimes you just need a break from the heat and need a little opportunity to cool off. We’ve collected a list of some fun ways you can…

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Edgewood + Manchester = A Shopper’s Paradise

Shoppers Paradise in Iowa

Delaware County, Iowa is the hot spot to be when it comes to shopping! From shoes and furniture to clothing, gifts & more, Edgewood & Manchester has it all! Shop local at Iowa’s finest shops and boutiques. It’s time to plan your shopping outing to experience the amazing variety of shopping destinations in Iowa’s “Shopper’s Paradise”!   It’s time…

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Delicious Valentine’s Day Dining in Delaware County, Iowa

Valentine candy

February 14th is on the horizon, and that means treating your sweetie to a scrumptious dinner on the town! Pick from one of these options to plan a wonderful and memorable Valentine’s Day dinner in Delaware County.         Bulicek’s Landing: Enjoy large portions of mouthwatering American cuisine. Choose an entree from their special Valentine’s Day menu while enjoying the live…

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3 Fun New Years Eve Ideas in Delaware County

NYE Date Night

No need to stress about your options to ring in the new year because we’ve got you covered! From a fun night on the town to a cozy date night at a nice restaurant, you’re sure to start the year on a high note.   Special Dinner Date Enjoy a dinner date with your sweetie at Pin Oak…

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4 Reasons to Add Delaware County, Iowa to your Bucket List

Delaware County Bucket List

If you’re searching for a reason to visit Iowa, look no further! Northeast Iowa is fortunate to be filled with thrilling recreation, scrumptious restaurants, abundant shopping, and captivating tours. And Delaware County is right in the heart of it all!     Thrilling Recreation Once you hit our thriving portion of Highway 20, there’s loads…

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Your Must-Do Holiday Activities in 2017

Holiday Flyer

In Delaware County, there’s always something going on. But during the holidays, there’s everything and more going on to put you in the holiday spirit! Check out our list of activities below! Feel free to download to your device, print, and slap this list onto your fridge to to make sure you don’t miss any of the…

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