There’s A Quirky Windmill Park Hiding Right Here In Iowa And You’ll Want To Plan Your Visit

When it comes to towns that are proud of their heritage, it’s hard to beat the two Dutch towns that are both right in the heart of Iowa. Pella is well known, but the nearby Orange City is somewhat of a hidden gem. If you’re looking for a unique day trip destination in the Hawkeye state, visit Orange City, and stop by Windmill Square for a quirky picnic spot.

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Just one visit to Orange City and Windmill Square and you’ll understand why the New Yorker named it one of the best small towns in America. You’ll find this beautiful park at 206 Central Ave. N.W. Orange City, IA 51041. It’s open year round, and is beautiful any time of year.

It’s easy to see why It’s Impossible To Drive Through This Delightful Iowa Town Without Stopping, and I hope you get to enjoy Orange City as your next day trip destination!