ELKADER-- Many visitors and residents stroll by the windows of this office in Elkader and peer at the festive decorations and read about the upcoming events and programs in the area on the digital calendar of events. Many people start their adventures in Clayton County by stopping in to this center. Inside, sunlight streams through the windows and many live plants including a large ficus tree brighten add vitality to the interior. A colorful wall of brochures and maps provides reading material and ideas for outings to have and sites to see in Clayton County and the surrounding area.
Plan your schedule while the always cheerful director excitedly tells you all there is to see and do in our corner of Iowa, or tells you stories of the county's history. When you are ready to start your adventures, take in the view of the dam on the Turkey River from just outside the office door. The building is conveniently located at the top of the historic Keystone Bridge in Elkader and at the start of a scenic river walk and just steps from downtown, perfect for soaking up the sun on a warm spring or summer day. Stock up on brochures and maps from the Clayton County Economic Development and Tourism Center to guide your visit around the area and help you explore Northeast Iowa!
Address: 200 E Bridge Street, Elkader, Iowa 52043
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 5:00 pm or by appointment
Phone: 563-245-2201 or toll-free at (800) 488-7572