Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of Waukon

The riverfront and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Waukon. This welcoming city has many special qualities. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Waukon

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Waukon has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Seed Savers Exchange Heritage Farm (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Froelich Foundation Museum (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
  • Driftless Area Wetlands Centre (21.3 mi / 34.2 km)
  • Pikes Peak State Park (24.7 mi / 39.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Waukon

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Waukon is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Yellow River State Forest (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Clear Creek Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Ice Cave Hill Park (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Dunnings Spring Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Effigy Mounds National Monument (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
  • Driftless Area Wetlands Centre (21.3 mi / 34.2 km)

Where to stay around Waukon, IA?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 46 vacation rentals near Waukon. From 17 Houses to 13 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Waukon for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Waukon?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Waukon. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Yellow River State Forest: 48 vacation rentals
  • Effigy Mounds National Monument: 40 vacation rentals
  • Pikes Peak State Park: 28 vacation rentals
  • Wyalusing State Park: 27 vacation rentals
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Park and Museum: 41 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Waukon listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Waukon?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 17 Houses in Waukon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Waukon include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 13 rentals available
  • Cabins: 14 rentals available
  • Cottages: 14 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Waukon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 40 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Waukon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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