Trinity Heights tells a spiritual story in Sioux City

Whether you visit for spiritual reasons or for the love of nature, Trinity Heights in Sioux City, Iowa, provides a beautiful setting for visitors. The 14-acre garden is built on the grounds of a former college and high school. The setting allows a serene opportunity for personal meditation. The monument to Jesus Christ and the […]

Railroad Museum shares Sioux City’s rail memories

Sioux City was once home to one of the largest railroad repair shops in the Midwest. As part of the Milwaukee Road railroad company, the northwest Iowa city had the company’s second largest repair complex. Milwaukee was the largest for the company. Today, the former repair shop serves as the Sioux City Railroad Museum. Situated […]

Sioux City’s Jolly Time museum offers look into local pop corn history

Popcorn? Or pop corn? Hmmmm…For the folks at Jolly Time in Sioux City, Iowa, they have preferred pop corn since launching the company in 1914. Today, Jolly Time ranks among the top brands nationally. Jolly Time has long been a favorite of people, so the great-granddaughter of founder Cloid Smith thought it would be a […]

Sioux City’s Palmer Candy shares its history and goodies

My dad loved the Twin Bing candy bar. It’s not a traditional candy bar, as it’s more of a mound bar than a flat candy bar. It has a cherry nougat center encased in chocolate and nuts. It doesn’t look appealing, but it tastes so very good. Every Aug. 30th – the anniversary of his […]

Sioux City’s Orpheum Theatre enjoys its resurrection, from vaudeville to the symphony

Built in 1927, Sioux City’s Orpheum Theatre is a beautiful throwback to the days of vaudeville and early movie houses. Omaha’s Fred Astaire performed here. Joseph Cotton entertained crowds. The great actors Kirk Douglas and Katherine Hepburn performed live on the stage. Then, vaudeville went away. In its place, movie theaters took over. In the […]

Exploring Sioux City, part II

The only person to die during the Lewis and Clark expedition died near Sioux City. This fact doesn’t go unnoticed as the city celebrates its early American history – Native and European. The Lewis and Clark expedition in 1804-06 is a part of an interesting history that has unfolded along the banks of the Missouri […]

Exploring Sioux City, Part I

Sioux City’s stockyards rivaled its regional neighbors when it came to processing cattle, hogs and other critters. Meatpacking plants were natural offshoots. Times change. The stockyards and meatpacking plants are in Sioux City’s past. Today, Sioux City offers visitors a look at history, including agribusiness, as well as the Lewis and Clark expedition. But, it offers […]

DisneyLive presents Three Classic Fairy Tales in Sioux City – Promo Code

  Join Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy as they take audiences on a captivating journey and magically bring to life three timeless fairy tale adventures. Discover Snow White as she searches for her one true love; Cinderella getting ready for her magical night at the ball; and Belle, from Beauty and the Beast, as she […]

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