Honey Creek is located in the Pottawattamie County in state of Iowa
and is the second largest county by area in Iowa. With no less than 34 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places
the county is an historic treasure. The accommodations, vacation rentals and condo rentals blend seamlessly with these remarkable structures.
Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge
, created in 1996, is located along the banks of the Missouri
River. The refuge is home to dozens of mammal species, including White-tailed deer, beavers, opossum, raccoon, bobcat, fox and coyote. Bald eagle, heron, duck, Belted Kingfisher and hawks are known to inhabit the refuge. Restoration projects also improved sport fishing opportunities by providing better breeding habitat. The refuge is along one of the primary bird migration routes in North America; the population of migratory birds increases substantially spring and fall months.
Several miles of nature trails provide access through portions of the refuge and a concrete pedestrian bridge crosses over the chute to an island.
Several accommodation, vacation rental and condo rental options are located around the refuge and offer a true home from home.
Council Bluffs, known until 1852 as Kanesville, is the historic starting point of the Mormon Trail and eventual northernmost anchor town of the other emigrant trails.
The city’s neighborhoods include the Downtown Council Bluffs, with the 100 Block of West Broadway listed as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places, the Oakland-Fairview neighborhood developed during the 1890s and features a wealth of 19th century architecture, including the Judge Finley Burke
mansion at 510 Oakland built in 1893 out of Minnesota
granite. The neighborhood is also home to the Lincoln
Monument. The Huntington Avenue neighborhood consists of early 20th century Craftsman homes that wind along the top of the Loess Hills passed the 1925 studio of radio station KOIL, now apartments. Many accommodations, vacation rentals and other kinds of lodging can be found in the various areas of Council Bluffs.
Winter sport enthusiasts will find located in the Loess Hills of western Iowa, the Mount Crescent Ski Area.
The resort offer skiers a variety of slopes to both intrigue new skiers and challenge experienced ones. Runs reaching up to 2,000 feet offer a 300-foot vertical drop. Uphill capacity is 3,600 skiers per hour with our double and quad chairlifts. Enjoy a winter getaway and stay in any of the accommodation and vacation rental choices in and around the resort.