Le Mars, Iowa, the Ice Cream Capitol of the World since 1913 when the Blue Bunny dairy brand products were founded hosts a variety of ice cream functions and events each year that are a big part of the towns local flavor. There are a few other activities to experience in Le Mars.
Camping, fishing and biking are available through the local parks and campgrounds. There are several cultural opportunities of historical significance like the Plymouth Historical Museum and the many walking tours the city provides.
Visitors here may enjoy a variety of lodging choices as they peruse the local attractions.
Holiday Inn Express and Suites
The average Holiday Inn Express can be found in Le Mars. The whole hotel is nonsmoking. Its amenities include a heated indoor pool and accompanying whirlpool. It is within a few miles of the Blue Bunny Visitors Center but also the Argosy Riverboat Casino.
The hotel features a business center with staffed copy area for business travelers. High speed Internet is available in all rooms. There are also spa facilities to accompany the services of the heath and fitness room. All rooms receive a complimentary breakfast and the award winning Four Brothers Restaurant is close by.
The Heavenly Bliss Bed and Breakfast is named so partly because it was once a church, complete with stained glass windows. The windows are one of its main attractions for recent lodgers. The 2,400 square foot bed and breakfast provides Internet access, complimentary breakfast in the dining room or delivered to your room and an array of board games to guests.
All this, as well as free Blue Bell Ice Cream. Take advantage of the complimentary CD and DVD library provided for media fans. There is a formal dinner served each night in the dining room that is included in the stay. Catch all other meals in the nearby cafes, restaurants and bistros dotting the area.
Willow Creek Campgrounds
Tent or RV camping is available at Willow Creek. The RV sites have electricity but no sewer hookup. However, there is a dispenser for fresh water and a dumping station near by. Willow Creek is located right in the city park and has use of the golf course across the street and the park facilities.
The park has a playground and plenty of space for Frisbee or other sports. There is also a fishing pond with picnic tables. The area is family friendly and under the supervision of area park authorities.