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While In Manning

More to Explore

Looking for more to do while you’re in Manning? Check out the community events calendar, day trip ideas and more on Manning’s Stay & Play page.

Day Trips

Think you’ve seen all there is to see in Manning? Take a trip. Nestled in Iowa’s rolling hills and situated between four county seats, a trip to any number of area attractions and recreational venues from Manning is a quick one! Discover more than 15 communities within just a 30 minute drive or less.


Whether you’re in the mood for a larger-than-life hand breaded pork tenderloin, a sizzling steak, an award-winning pizza, or a great basket of fries–we have you covered.  Thirsty for a great cup of coffee, an ice cold beer, or something a little harder?  We have you covered there too! Dining options in and around Manning.

Other Local Attractions

There are many other attractions in Manning that you must see while in town.  The Carroll County Freedom Rock, IOWA sign, and Arts and Antiquities Tour are just a few of the must-see attractions. The Arts & Antiquities Tour is a self-guided tour of nineteen sites that offer small glimpses into arts, culture, and antiques in Manning. Drive, walk, or bike to the different stops. Route lengths range from half a mile to nearly six miles.

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Whether you have questions about rentals, tours, history, or general information about the park, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.