Things To Do In Newton


Dream Drive Exotics: Autocross Driving Experience in an Exotic Car from Dream Drive Exotics (Up to 50% Off)

Autocross Driving Experience in an Exotic Car from Dream Drive Exotics (Up to 50% Off)

Dream Drive Exotics

Iowa Speedway

Climb into the driver’s seat of a Ferrari, Lamborghini, or Mercedes-Benz sports car and wind your way around a course, testing your skills

$199 $99

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TSMP Exotics: Ultimate Test Drive: 3-, 5-, or 7-Lap Driving Experience at TSMP Exotics: Ultimate Test Drive (Up to 64% Off)

3-, 5-, or 7-Lap Driving Experience at TSMP Exotics: Ultimate Test Drive (Up to 64% Off)

TSMP Exotics: Ultimate Test Drive

Newton

Get behind the wheel of a Ferrari, Lamborghini, or other exotic car and zip around the course with an instructor’s help

$275 $99

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The Formula Experience: 3-Lap Ride-Along or 5- or 10-Lap Formula Car Driving Experience at The Formula Experience (Up to 51% Off)

3-Lap Ride-Along or 5- or 10-Lap Formula Car Driving Experience at The Formula Experience (Up to 51% Off)

The Formula Experience

Iowa Speedway

Burn rubber in on a track ride-along with a professional driver, or take the wheel of a F2000-Style Formula car or SCCA Race Miata

$99 $49

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The Muscle Car Experience: Road-Course-Racing, or Autocross-Racing Experience at The Muscle Car Experience (Up to 50% Off)

Road-Course-Racing, or Autocross-Racing Experience at The Muscle Car Experience (Up to 50% Off)

The Muscle Car Experience

Iowa Speedway

Experience life in the fast lane in the passenger seat or behind the wheel of a Corvette or Camaro, hugging turns on renowned speedways

$50 $39

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The American Muscle Experience: Three-, Five-, or Eight-Lap Muscle Car Road-Racing Experience at The American Muscle Experience (Up to 50% Off)

Three-, Five-, or Eight-Lap Muscle Car Road-Racing Experience at The American Muscle Experience (Up to 50% Off)

The American Muscle Experience

Newton

Learn racing basics during an introduction course, then get behind the wheel of an American muscle car alongside an in-car instructor

$299 $149

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Stunt School USA: Stunt Class with 7, 15, or 25 Minutes Behind the Wheel at Stunt School USA (Half Off)

Stunt Class with 7, 15, or 25 Minutes Behind the Wheel at Stunt School USA (Half Off)

Stunt School USA

Iowa Speedway

During classes, students learn the basics of stunt driving and drifting, then put them to work behind the wheel

$199 $99

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Iowa Renaissance Festival: Single-Day Tickets for Two to the Iowa Renaissance Festival with Optional Mug and Turkey Leg (Up to 65% Off).

Single-Day Tickets for Two to the Iowa Renaissance Festival with Optional Mug and Turkey Leg (Up to 65% Off).

Iowa Renaissance Festival

Amana

Travel to the medieval times at the Iowa Renaissance Festival, featuring a cast of kooky characters, jousting, comedy, and kingly eats

$12 $5

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Des Moines Funny Bone: Standup Comedy for Two or Four at Des Moines Funny Bone Through June 25 (Up to 69% Off)

Standup Comedy for Two or Four at Des Moines Funny Bone Through June 25 (Up to 69% Off)

Des Moines Funny Bone

West Des Moines

Upcoming acts include comics seen on Last Comic Standing, HBO, Conan and Comedy Central

$40 $15

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Cedar Pointe Golf Course: Golf Outing with Cart for Two or Four at Cedar Pointe Golf Course (Up to 62% Off)

Golf Outing with Cart for Two or Four at Cedar Pointe Golf Course (Up to 62% Off)

Cedar Pointe Golf Course

Boone

Scenic par 72 course begins with open, forgiving front 9, easing golfers into back 9 that features water hazards on nearly every hole

$144 $55

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MB2 Raceway : Junior or Adult Go-Kart Races, VIP Track Pass with Race Discounts, or Birthday Party Package at MB2 Raceway (Up to 50% Off)

Junior or Adult Go-Kart Races, VIP Track Pass with Race Discounts, or Birthday Party Package at MB2 Raceway (Up to 50% Off)

MB2 Raceway

Des Moines

High-performance electric European go-karts speed around quarter-mile indoor track at speeds of up to 45 mph

$100 $50

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Iowa Chocolate Festival: Iowa Chocolate Festival Admission for Two or a Family of Four on May 21 or 22 (Up to 38% Off)

Iowa Chocolate Festival Admission for Two or a Family of Four on May 21 or 22 (Up to 38% Off)

Iowa Chocolate Festival

Paul R. Knapp Animal Learning Center

Local chocolate shops come together for a weekend of sweets, treats, contests, and games

$16 $10

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Glowgolf: Three Rounds of Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf for Two, Four, or Six at Glowgolf (Up to 50% Off)

Three Rounds of Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf for Two, Four, or Six at Glowgolf (Up to 50% Off)

Glowgolf

Des Moines

Luminescent golf balls, lit-up putters, neon obstacles, and incandescent walls illume players negotiating tricky glow-themed landscapes

$18 $10

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Bartender & Barista: $5 for an Online Bartending Training Course with Certification from Bartender & Barista ($199 Value)

$5 for an Online Bartending Training Course with Certification from Bartender & Barista ($199 Value)

Bartender & Barista

 

Become a mixology whiz and a coffee-brewing expert with this 12-module certification course, which trains students for professional careers

$199 $5

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Peace Tree Brewing Company: Beer Tasting for Two or Four or Growler Gift Set at Peace Tree Brewing Company (Up to 40% Off)

Beer Tasting for Two or Four or Growler Gift Set at Peace Tree Brewing Company (Up to 40% Off)

Peace Tree Brewing Company

Knoxville

An Iowa brewery pours an impressive lineup of regular and special-release beers, all made in house using fresh, quality ingredients

$48 $32

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Legal Concealed Carry, LLC: Iowa Concealed Carry License Online Training Course for One or Two from Legal Concealed Carry, LLC (Up to 88% Off)

Iowa Concealed Carry License Online Training Course for One or Two from Legal Concealed Carry, LLC (Up to 88% Off)

Legal Concealed Carry, LLC

 

Iowa residents are tested on the content of this online class; upon passing the test they can apply for a concealed-carry permit

$150 $20

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Centre of Excellence Online (US Account): $5 for Soap-Making Course from Centre of Excellence Online ($325.32 Value)

$5 for Soap-Making Course from Centre of Excellence Online ($325.32 Value)

Centre of Excellence Online (US Account)

 

Online course teaches students the art of making soap, as well as how to set up a business to sell the soap; receive diploma certificate

$325.32 $5

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Kil'n Time Studio: Pottery Wheel Throwing Class for Two or Four at Kil'n Time Studio (50% Off)

Pottery Wheel Throwing Class for Two or Four at Kil'n Time Studio (50% Off)

Kil'n Time Studio

Waukee

Instructors teach students to throw clay on a pottery wheel during two-hour sessions with two pounds of clay

$60 $30

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Online Wedding-Planner Course: $5 for an Online Wedding Planner Course from EventTrix ($199 Value)

$5 for an Online Wedding Planner Course from EventTrix ($199 Value)

Online Wedding-Planner Course

 

Learn how to become a wedding planner with a course that teaches how to choose a venue, work with caterers, select music, and keep a budget

$199 $5

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Oskaloosa Golf Course: Round of Golf with Cart Rental for Two or Four at Oskaloosa Golf Course (Up to 50% Off)

Round of Golf with Cart Rental for Two or Four at Oskaloosa Golf Course (Up to 50% Off)

Oskaloosa Golf Course

Oskaloosa

Round of golf on verdant, 18-hole, par 72 course built in 1920

$70 $35

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La Vida Loca Winery: Wine-Tasting Package for Two or Four at La Vida Loca Winery (Up to 48% Off)

Wine-Tasting Package for Two or Four at La Vida Loca Winery (Up to 48% Off)

La Vida Loca Winery

Lincoln

Sample sweet, semisweet, or dry wine at family-owned winery, then take home a bottle and wineglasses

$32 $18

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Drake University : Summer Volleyball Camps at Drake University (Up to 43% Off). Three Options Available.

Summer Volleyball Camps at Drake University (Up to 43% Off). Three Options Available.

Drake University

Knapp Center

Experienced coaches lead camps that develop fundamental skills; high school camps incorporate advanced elements

$210 $119

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The Carry Academy: $25 for an Online Concealed-Carry Permit Course ($49.99 Value)

$25 for an Online Concealed-Carry Permit Course ($49.99 Value)

The Carry Academy

 

Class with a firearms-safety training video led by NRA-certified instructor; after completion, pupils can apply for concealed-carry permits

$49.99 $25

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Penoach Vineyard & Winery: $18 for a Wine Tasting for Four with Souvenir Glasses at Penoach Vineyard & Winery ($37 Value)

$18 for a Wine Tasting for Four with Souvenir Glasses at Penoach Vineyard & Winery ($37 Value)

Penoach Vineyard & Winery

Adel

Wine tasters uncork a bottle of one of Penoach’s wines, such as Farmhouse White or Windmill Red, sipped from a souvenir glass

$37 $18

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Gladiator Assault Challenge: $59 for Entry to Gladiator Obstacle-Course Race at Seven Oaks Recreation on May 14 or 15 ($120 Value)

$59 for Entry to Gladiator Obstacle-Course Race at Seven Oaks Recreation on May 14 or 15 ($120 Value)

Gladiator Assault Challenge

Seven Oaks Recreation

Waist-high waters, rope swings, cargo nets, and mud pits challenge racers across a 7-mile course that culminates in an after-party

$120 $59

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Perry Golf & Country Club: Weekday or Weekend Golf with Cart for Two or Four at Perry Golf & Country Club (Up to 69% Off)

Weekday or Weekend Golf with Cart for Two or Four at Perry Golf & Country Club (Up to 69% Off)

Perry Golf & Country Club

Union

Golf club open for nearly a century boasts 9-hole layout spread across 40 acres of scenic land

$80 $29

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Timbavati Wildlife Park: Admission for Two or Four to Timbavati Wildlife Park (Up to 31% Off)

Admission for Two or Four to Timbavati Wildlife Park (Up to 31% Off)

Timbavati Wildlife Park

Wisconsin Dells

Wildlife park features more than 70 different species, a petting zoo, a train that brings visitors into natural habitats, rides, and more

$39.90 $29

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Annelise Winery: Wine Tasting Package for Two or Four at Annelise Winery (Up to 46% Off)

Wine Tasting Package for Two or Four at Annelise Winery (Up to 46% Off)

Annelise Winery

Lincoln

Guests at a scenic family winery can sample premium selections before taking a bottle and souvenir glass home with them

$34 $20

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Online Dessert-Making Courses: Online Cupcake-Decorating Course with Optional Chocolatier Diploma from SMART Majority (99% Off)

Online Cupcake-Decorating Course with Optional Chocolatier Diploma from SMART Majority (99% Off)

Online Dessert-Making Courses

 

12 online modules demonstrate how to design striking and creative cupcake toppings and chocolatey treats

$373 $5

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Skate West: Admission and Skate Rental for Two or Four or Month of Unlimited Skating for One at Skate West (Up to 82% Off)

Admission and Skate Rental for Two or Four or Month of Unlimited Skating for One at Skate West (Up to 82% Off)

Skate West

West Des Moines

The family-owned roller rink has been welcoming skaters since 1972 and features a DJ and on-site arcade

$212 $39

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Bowlerama Lanes: Summer Bowling Pass for One or Four People at Bowlerama Lanes (99% Off)

Summer Bowling Pass for One or Four People at Bowlerama Lanes (99% Off)

Bowlerama Lanes

South Park

Gather with friends at this lively bowling alley, which offers open bowling time seven days per week

$2,457 $35

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Felton Training Group: $29.99 for an Online Multi-State Concealed-Carry Permit Course from Felton Training Group ($60 Value)

$29.99 for an Online Multi-State Concealed-Carry Permit Course from Felton Training Group ($60 Value)

Felton Training Group

 

Online course completed at your convenience. Upon completion you receive a certificate you may use to apply for a permit valid in 29 states

$60 $29.99

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Grape Escape Winery: Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Take-Home Wineglasses and Bottle of Wine at Grape Escape Winery (Up to 50% Off)

Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Take-Home Wineglasses and Bottle of Wine at Grape Escape Winery (Up to 50% Off)

Grape Escape Winery

Pleasantville

Guests savor sips of wine concocted from 100% Iowa grown grapes, then take home logo-emblazoned glasses and a bottle to share

$36 $18

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Paint Nite: $25 for Two-Hour Social Painting Event from Paint Nite ($45 Value)

$25 for Two-Hour Social Painting Event from Paint Nite ($45 Value)

Paint Nite

Des Moines

Paint Nite invites guests to break away from a typical night out with the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation.

$45 $25

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Wizard World Comic Con: Wizard World Comic Con on May 13 or 15

Wizard World Comic Con on May 13 or 15

Wizard World Comic Con

Iowa Events Center

Stars of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Once Upon a Time convene during an annual celebration of all things comic book and science fiction

$41.97 $20.98

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Rockstar Academy: One Year of Online Piano Lessons from Rockstar Academy (97% Off)

One Year of Online Piano Lessons from Rockstar Academy (97% Off)

Rockstar Academy

 

An experienced teacher helps beginner and intermediate students and musicians learn how to improve their piano or keyboard playing

$316 $10

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Jester Park Equestrian Center: Riding Lesson, Campout, or Trail Ride at Jester Park Equestrian Center (Up to 50% Off). Five Options Available.

Riding Lesson, Campout, or Trail Ride at Jester Park Equestrian Center (Up to 50% Off). Five Options Available.

Jester Park Equestrian Center

Saylorville Reservoir

Instructors teach students riding and horsemanship techniques, or take pairs on a trail ride through the countryside or overnight campout

$70 $35

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A&s Archery: Six Hours of Archery from A&S Archery (43% Off)

Six Hours of Archery from A&S Archery (43% Off)

A&s Archery

Grimes

From the merchant: Six hours of range time in our indoor archery range

$60 $34

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Warrior Run Golf Course: Five- or Ten-Session Punch Card for Large or Medium Bucket of Balls at Warrior Run Golf Course (Up to 51% Off)

Five- or Ten-Session Punch Card for Large or Medium Bucket of Balls at Warrior Run Golf Course (Up to 51% Off)

Warrior Run Golf Course

Norwalk

Our new range features top quality range balls where we have areas to improve long game, short game and putting

$50 $25

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Dynamic E-Course: $29 for a Learn-to-Draw Online Course from Dynamic E-Course ($1,170 Value)

$29 for a Learn-to-Draw Online Course from Dynamic E-Course ($1,170 Value)

Dynamic E-Course

 

Get comfortable drawing human figures, buildings, cars, faces, and other models by the end of the course while earning a certificate

$1,170 $29

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Project Appleseed: Admission for a Child or Adult to a Project Appleseed Event (Up to 33% Off)

Admission for a Child or Adult to a Project Appleseed Event (Up to 33% Off)

Project Appleseed

 

Participants will learn gun safety and shooting marksmanship from a certified rifle training program. Appropriate for all skill levels.

$20 $14

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e-Careers: $25 for an Online Sewing Course from e-Careers ($504 Value)

$25 for an Online Sewing Course from e-Careers ($504 Value)

e-Careers

 

Learn how to mend and customize clothes and create textile products for profit with this easy-to-use online course

$504 $25

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Bartender & Barista: Online Bartending, Catering, and Other Food Service Training Courses from Bartender & Barista (Up to 96% Off)

Online Bartending, Catering, and Other Food Service Training Courses from Bartender & Barista (Up to 96% Off)

Bartender & Barista

 

Begin training for a career in catering, bartending, food service, or hotel management in a program designed for aspiring professionals

$199 $9

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Whatta' Dish: $15 for Five Studio-Fee Sessions at Whatta' Dish ($30 Value)

$15 for Five Studio-Fee Sessions at Whatta' Dish ($30 Value)

Whatta' Dish

West Des Moines

Studio-fee sessions allow guests to embellish a wide variety of bisque pieces

$30 $15

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Kil'n Time Studio: BYOB Glass Fusion Class for Two or Four at Kil'n Time Studio (Up to 53% Off)

BYOB Glass Fusion Class for Two or Four at Kil'n Time Studio (Up to 53% Off)

Kil'n Time Studio

Waukee

Instructors teach students how to work with glass during fun, BYOB classes

$80 $39

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Terrace Hills Golf Course : 18-Hole Green Fees for Two or Four at Terrace Hills Golf Course (Up to 32% Off)

18-Hole Green Fees for Two or Four at Terrace Hills Golf Course (Up to 32% Off)

Terrace Hills Golf Course

Altoona

Golfers avoid water that lurks on eight holes and trees that line fairways as they complete and 18-hole, par 71 excursion

$37 $26

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Bartender & Barista: Online Cocktail-Training Course with Option for Wine-Appreciation Course from EventTrix (Up to $389 Off)

Online Cocktail-Training Course with Option for Wine-Appreciation Course from EventTrix (Up to $389 Off)

Bartender & Barista

 

Cocktail course teaches mixing, pouring, and how to pair drinks; wine course focuses on varietals, tasting, and how to choose wine

$199 $5

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Rockstar Academy: One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Rockstar Academy (96% Off).

One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Rockstar Academy (96% Off).

Rockstar Academy

 

Guitar lessons for the beginner, intermediate, and advanced student from an experienced teacher

$237 $10

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Blue Mountain Training Solutions: Online Garden and Landscape Certification Course from Blue Mountain Training Solutions (91% Off)

Online Garden and Landscape Certification Course from Blue Mountain Training Solutions (91% Off)

Blue Mountain Training Solutions

 

This online curriculum covers all the topics necessary for certification in garden design

$330 $29

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Two Saints Winery: Wine Tasting Package for Two or Four at Two Saints Winery (Up to 48% Off)

Wine Tasting Package for Two or Four at Two Saints Winery (Up to 48% Off)

Two Saints Winery

St. Charles

Taste housemade Iowan varietals chosen from an extensive list; includes souvenir glasses and a bottle of wine

$29 $16

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  • Triumph Martial Arts Pella
    Matt White cinches his uniform with a fourth-degree black belt in tae kwon do, heads down to one of Triumph Martial Arts' three locations, and dishes up a fist-full of knowledge earned over 25 years of mat-slapping training. Recognized by the American Tae Kwon Do Association as the Regional Instructor of the Year in 2008 and 2011, Mr. White takes pride in combative victory and from passing those skills on. In keeping with the Association's instructional format, Mr. White and his battery of four instructors teach the martial art and philosophy of tae kwon do to kids and adults. Tiny Tigers sessions reach out to students as young as 4 years old, teaching them important values such as helping around the house, excelling at schoolwork, and how to survive a wildebeest stampede. Students as old as 55 have started with no experience, going on to successfully earn their black belts.
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    2617 1st Avenue East
    Newton, IA US
  • Scoreboard Bar & Grill
    Spice up your week with a trip to Scoreboard Bar and Grill in Newton, and enjoy grub at the top of its game. Pair your entree with a glass of wine or draft beer — this restaurant has a fully-stocked bar to complement your meal. Don't miss out on the great happy hour deals at Scoreboard Bar and Grill. Gather up your group of friends and head to Scoreboard Bar and Grill, a local restaurant that has room for large groups. Scoreboard Bar and Grill offers a free wifi hot spot — perfect for surfing the web or getting a little work done. Not a popular place for dress-up dining, most Scoreboard Bar and Grill patrons come in casual attire. If time is of the essence, this restaurant's take-out option may be a better fit. Through their catering service, Scoreboard Bar and Grill can also set out a delicious spread for your next party. At Scoreboard Bar and Grill, diners can easily find street parking or parking in a nearby lot.
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    122 North 2nd Avenue West
    Newton, IA US
  • Cardinal Hills Golf & Swim
    Heralded by the Iowa Golf Association as the best nine-hole course in the state, the course at Cardinal Hills Golf & Swim guides players over more than 60 feet of elevation changes in hot pursuit of small, quick greens. The course first opened in 1916 and bears reminders of its almost century-old history with ancient trees that frame many of the holes and elderly squirrels that still refer to theirs as the "Greatest Generation." A large creek meanders along the western edge of the grounds, flowing through the fairway of the third hole and forcing players to carry their tee shot over it on the par 3 second hole. Course at a Glance: 9-hole, par 35 course Total length of 3,167 yards from the back tees Course rating of 35.2 from the back tees Course slope of 129 from the back tees
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    601 W. 12th St South
    Newton, IA US
  • Rabbit's Tavern
    The tastiest pub grub is no further away than Rabbit's Tavern in the heart of Grinnell. The drink list at this restaurant has everything you need to complete your meal (and your night out). Score happy hour deals and steals at Rabbit's Tavern. Take your meal to the next level on the patio at Rabbit's Tavern. A relatively loud restaurant, this is not the place for a quiet night out. The restaurant can get tied up on the weekends, so allow yourself time to wait for a table. At Rabbit's Tavern, you can find ample parking that is readily available any time of day. For food that tastes like a million bucks, Rabbit's Tavern s got you covered for a fraction of the price. When you want to relax and grab a quick bite to eat, come munch on some pub fare at Rabbit's Tavern.
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    721 4th Avenue
    Grinnell, IA US
  • O'Kelly's Steak & Pub
    Enjoy a T-bone steak or filet mignon at O'Kelly's Steak and Pub, a Baxter steakhouse. Large groups will appreciate O'Kelly's Steak and Pub for its ability to seat them quickly. Drivers can find a space for their wheels on the street when dining at the restaurant's N Main St business. It's not the cheapest, it's not the most expensive, but it is the most delicious. Come to O'Kelly's Steak and Pub for a great bite. If you are on the hunt for a tender and juicy steak, make your way over to O'Kelly's Steak and Pub and browse the latest offerings.
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    106 North Main Street
    Baxter, IA US
  • Anytime Fitness
    Anytime Fitness is a busy, popular fitness chain that works to remove common obstacles to working out. At any one of the 21 locations this Groupon is valid for, clients have 24/7 access to the gym’s cardio and strength-training equipment, and some locations offer group fitness classes, such as Zumba and small group training. Certified personal trainers are available to help those looking to take their workouts to the next level, and members can finish their exercise routines with a stop off at the onsite tanning booth to add a summery glow to muscles.
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    1718 1st Ave. E
    Newton, IA US

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