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Neighborhood Attractions

If the vibrant attractions and activities of the Marshalltown community are not enough, several further entertaining sites can be discovered within 30 miles or less of town.

An upscale, public course, the Harvester Golf Club invites players of all skill levels to experience the best of Central Iowa golf. Established in 2000, the renowned Keith Foster-designed course is enveloped by a serene backdrop characterized by wooded areas, two ponds and an 80-acre lake. The Harvester Golf Club is ranked as Iowa’s No. 1 golf course (public or private) by both Golf Digest and Golfweek and is also ranked nationally inside the top 100 public courses by each publication.

Supplementing the 18-hole course is an award-winning golf shop, a beautiful clubhouse with ample space for group gatherings and the View Bar & Grill. Individual lessons are part of the package, as are entertaining group clinics and specialty schools.

Iowa Speedway

The year 2006 marked the inaugural season at Iowa Speedway, a Rusty Wallace Signature Series Track. The modern Iowa Speedway stands as the first driver designed speedway, featuring a seven-eighth mile Tri-Oval course eclipsed by the 25,000-seat grandstand. The Speedway’s calendar is teeming with the most exciting racing events around, with Indy Car, NASCAR and everything in between gracing the pavement of this superior motor sports facility.

While Iowa Speedway is a state-of-the-art haven for professional racers, it is not just a great place to watch. The facility offers an one-eighth mile drag racing schedule, along with the G.A.S.S. Driving School for those interested in participating in professional instruction or a Ride-Along, to feel the high-speed action.

John Ernest Vineyard

Sample delicious Iowa wines while enjoying great entertainment at the family-owned and -operated John Ernest Vineyard & Winery. The Kopsa family offers years of experience in producing a wide variety of grapes, including: Edelweiss, LaCrosse, Marechal Foch, Fontenac, St. Croix, St. Pepin, LaCrescent and Concord. Savor their dry, semisweet and sweet wines in their tasting room, and end the visit with a trip to the winery’s charming gift shop. In addition, Annual Wine and Dine events, a summer Hog Roast and Luau and further happenings line the events calendar at JEV.

Try your luck at the Midwest’s largest full-service casino, Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel. The casino showcases more than 1,650 of the newest, most exciting slot machines, a selection of Vegas-style table games, live bingo, Keno and horse and dog wagering in the Racebook. Meskwaki welcomes more than just those looking for gaming action, as it has also incorporated five excellent restaurants, the modern Winding Stream Spa and two outstanding entertainment venues that play host to a number of big-name entertainers; the more than 1,000-seat Meskwaki Veterans Convention Center and the 4,500-seat Outdoor Arena.

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