Experience exciting outdoor things to do in Northwood, Iowa

Situated just off I-35 and connected to Diamond Jo Casino, the Country Inn & Suites, Northwood offers a convenient location for visitors to northern Iowa. If slots, table games, and live entertainment aren't on your agenda, pack a picnic and head to the lakes at Kuennen's Quarry. Use our free Wi-Fi to share your photos of the Buddy Holly Crash Site memorial, a short hike from I-35. If you’re a fan of history, the Stockman House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is a 30-minute drive and open for tours year round. For more things to do while you’re in Northwood, visit Top of Iowa, a popular welcome center with information on all there is to see and do in the area.

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Diamond Jo Casino

0.05 mi / 0.08 km from the hotel
You could strike it lucky at Diamond Jo Casino in Northwood. Enjoy craps, slots, blackjack, poker, and more.

Kuennen's Quarry

7.72 mi / 12.42 km from the hotel
Go for a swim or fish in the beautiful lakes that are part of this old limestone quarry. It once provided the rocks used to build I-90 and now boasts a park area complete with picnic shelters.

Northbridge Mall

16.22 mi / 26.1 km from the hotel
Unleash your inner shopper while you spend the afternoon browsing through the stores at this mall located in Albert Lea, MN.

Northwood Country Club

5.86 mi / 9.42 km from the hotel
Play a short game of golf before relaxing on the deck, which overlooks the ninth and final hole on this beautiful course.

Ochee Yahola County Park

4.96 mi / 7.99 km from the hotel
This wooded park offers plenty of space for hiking, picnicking, horseback riding, and bowhunting.

Top of Iowa

0.14 mi / 0.23 km from the hotel
Your 24-hour resource for all things Iowa, this welcome center offers brochures about area activities and attractions, plus a gift shop where you can purchase souvenirs made right here in the state.