Guest Privileges at Nearby
Mount Ayr Golf & Country Club
Golf, Meeting, Banquet Facilities
- Mount Ayr's historical Town Square
- Featuring cobblestone brick
streets featuring the early 1900's Courthouse, classic Carnegie Library,
restored Princess Theatre, interesting antique stores, gift shops,
restaurants, and taverns will take you back in time to a slower-paced era.
And, don't forget to visit the 1879 restored Mount Ayr Depot Museum on
North Taylor Street.
Ramsey Farm at Lesanville
An historic 180 acre working farm and 1870's
restored village depicting the life and culture of rural Iowa between the
late 1800s and mid 1950s. Two hour walking and horse drawn wagon or buggy
tours are available to non-lodging visitors from June
1 through September 15 by advance reservation. Call Carol McCreary
- Judge Lewis Recreational Park
- Features a large swimming pool, lighted tennis and baseball diamond, sand
volley ball court, horseshoe courts, bike and hiking trail and picnic area.
Our new swimming pool and shelter house is under construction, hopefully
ready by summer, 2013.
- Poe Hollow Park & Ringgold Trailway
- Two mile trailway begins at the Caboose, just a few blocks north of the
Mount Ayr Inn on Highway 169 and ends at Poe Hollow Park with several
shelter houses, a gazebo, a wooded picnic area and camping grounds.
- Sun Valley Lake and Resort
- Located at nearby Ellston, the Sun
Valley Country Club with nine hole golf course is open to the public for
golf, lunch, dinner and occasional dancing and live entertainment. Call
641-772-4380 for reservations.
- Fife's Grove
- Features a nicely wooded area with
camping available, a pond for fishing, picnic area, playground area and a
- Jamesport, Missouri
- Looking for "homemade items from the
Amish?" Like antiques, woodworking, rag rugs, candy, baked goods?
Jamesport is just an hour's drive from Mount Ayr. Visit their Web site at
Center for Performing Arts
The Graceland Performing Arts Series brings international performances of
dance and music to Decatur County and Mount Ayr is only 23 miles from the
University campus in Lamoni, Iowa. A schedule of performances may be found
under the Calendar of Events or on the University's Web site at: