Be Within Minutes of Grinnell College and Area Museums
Are you in town for work or a college tour? Choose the Country Inn & Suites to be just three miles from city-center businesses and Grinnell College. Use your downtime to visit Grinnell Historical Museum to learn why this quaint little town is known as the "Jewel of the Prairie" in Iowa. You can also find a number of other things to do like browse the fine art at the Grinnell Arts Center or see a performance at the Newton Community Theatre.
Local Arts and History:
- Grinnell Arts Center (2.6 miles)
Overseen by the Grinnell Area Arts Council, this center for arts and culture hosts community theater and events like Music in the Park, held each summer.
Phone: +1 (641) 236-3203
- Grinnell Historical Museum (4 miles)
Delve into the history of Grinnell through artifacts and exhibits at the Grinnell Historical Museum, housed inside a Victorian-style home. Don't miss the collection of antique tools and kitchenware.
Phone: +1 (641) 236-7827
- Louis Sullivan Bank (2.9 miles)
Built in 1914 and designed to look like a jewel box, this ornate, historic bank is one of just seven in the Midwest.
Phone: +1 (641) 236-6555
- Newton Community Theatre (17.6 miles)
Discover a dramatic production, a classic musical or an off-Broadway hit at this local theater.
Phone: +1 (641) 792-1230
- Faulconer Gallery (3.2 miles)
Part of the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, this gallery features more than 6,000 pieces and frequently hosts educational classes.
Phone: +1 (641) 269-4660
- Grinnell College (3 miles)
Take a tour of the campus, attend a special event like the Titular Head film festival or cheer on the Pioneers football team at this private college, founded in 1846.
Phone: +1 (641) 269-4000
- Peace and Conflict Studies Committee (3.3 miles)
Part of Grinnell College, this institute hosts a variety of special events that support its mission to promote international peacekeeping and conflict resolution, including lectures, panels, art shows and musical performances.
Phone: +1 (641) 269-4637
Health and Wellness:
- Grinnell Mutual Family Aquatic Center (3.5 miles)
Open during the summer months, this water park features a large pool, a lazy river, slides and water features for the whole family to enjoy.
Phone: +1 (641) 236-2621
- Grinnell Regional Medical Center (2.7 miles)
Are you doing business at Grinnell Regional Medical Center or visiting a patient? Our hotel provides a quiet place to recharge between meetings and patient visits.
Phone: +1 (641) 236-7511