Welcome to Clayton County, Iowa
Clayton County has it all! Shop at a variety of retail shops, hunt for antiques, learn about local history at a museum, or relax at a winery or brewery. Check out socially distanced events, and get a bite at our restaurants. The great outdoors are calling! Visit us for golfing, fishing, boating, hiking, biking, and so much more. If you aren't traveling currently, dream now, visit later!
To keep everyone safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, we encourage you to follow the recommendations of the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) and the guidance of the State of Iowa. Stay up to date on the latest orders from Governor Kim Reynolds. We encourage keeping a social distance of at least six feet.
To learn more about available resources for families, businesses, and nonprofits, visit our COVID-19 Resources page. Stay safe and healthy.
Plan Your Visit
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New in 2021!
Iowa's Scenic Byway Passport is your ticket to discovering the beauty of Iowa’s miles of scenic byways. You’ll experience small town America, diverse landscapes, historic sites and unique restaurants, shops and attractions.
Each month in 2021, one byway traveler will win a Byway Prize Package which will include gift certificates for hotels, restaurants, attractions and more! Each check-in to a location on the passport earns you one entry into the monthly sweepstakes drawing. It’s free to sign up and the more locations along the byways you visit, the more deals, discounts and prizes you’ll unlock!
Discover events and attractions in the communities of Clayton County!
While the COVID-19 pandemic altered many 2020 activities, event organizers have come up with creative solutions to keep the fun going! With virtual options, twists on old favorite activities, and social distancing measures, there are lots of options to experience and enjoy this fall in Clayton County!
Check our online calendar for any additional events or changes to planned events.
News & Notes
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