Fort Dodge features a wide variety of experiences for children of all ages. The littles will love the Back 40 playground at the Community Orchard and the Children’s Forest at Kennedy Park.
So no matter the age of your grandchildren, you’ll find plenty to keep them engaged and happily busy.
A few of the structures you’ll find in the town are a one-room schoolhouse, general store, pharmacy, and a log home from the 1850s.
The Dragoon Etching Trail is a scavenger hunt that even the grandchildren still coloring outside the lines can enjoy.
The museum’s Marc Chagall painting, Fantastic Horse Cart, is a brightly colored painting with people floating, giving it a dream-like quality.
The Grain Silo Mural project is a mural installed on a 110-foot tall, abandoned grain silo, making it the largest in Iowa.
Children will love the larger-than-life wood carvings in the Children’s Forest at Kennedy Park.
Studio Fusion is a kid-friendly and mom-approved business where kids as young as six can do glass art. They provide step-by-step instructions to make glass pictures perfect for the kiddos learning their shapes.