Explore the rural beauty of the tri-state area.

 

The Lansing House is located in the driftless region of Northeast Iowa, part of the Mississippi River’s unique topography that has appropriately earned the nickname of “Little Switzerland,” among others.

The majestic bluffs and cool stream valleys offer boating, canoeing, fishing, hunting, hiking and other outdoor activities. Lansing and nearby quaint river towns provide shopping and sightseeing venues. Walk out the doors and you will find plenty to do while visiting northeast Iowa. Your stay includes a detailed guidebook. Here are a few resources to help you begin planning!


 

Plan your stay.

Lansing, Iowa
http://visitlansingiowa.com/index.html

Video of Lansing
http://visitlansingiowa.com/lansingtv.html

Main Street Lansing
http://www.mainstreetlansing.com/

Allamakee County Tourism
http://www.allamakeecounty.com/

National Scenic Byways in Iowa
http://www.iowadot.gov/iowasbyways/index.aspx

Iowa Department of Natural Resources
http://www.iowadnr.gov/

Mississippi Explorer
http://www.mississippiexplorer.com/ports/port-lansing.html

Blackhawk Bridge
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Hawk_Bridge

Yellow River State Forest
http://www.iowadnr.gov/Destinations/StateForests/YellowRiverStateForest.aspx

Effigy Mounds National Monument
http://www.nps.gov/efmo/index.htm

Pike’s Peak State Park
http://www.stateparks.com/pikes_peak.html

Mississippi River bike trails
http://visitiowa.org/business/mrt-mississippi-river-trail.html
 
Area Fishing
http://www.iowadnr.gov/fish/fishing/trout/troutstr.html

The Iowa Driftless Chapter of Trout Unlimited
https://sites.google.com/site/iadriftless/
 
Wineries, Breweries and Related Tours
http://visitiowa.org/wineries-and-breweries.html

Lady Luck Casino
http://marquette.isleofcapricasinos.com

McGregor & Marquette – quaint river towns a short drive to the south of Lansing
http://www.mcgreg-marq.org/

Decorah, Iowa
http://www.decorahia.org/decorah.asp

Luther College
https://www.luther.edu/
 
Vesterheim Museum
http://vesterheim.org/index.php