Less than 5 minutes drive from our hotel is the Knoxville Raceway, also known as the 'Sprint Car Capital of the World'. Races at the are held on Saturday nights though some special events may start as early as Wednesday and build up to Saturday. Regular events include 360 cubic inch and 410 cubic inch sprint car racing. The Knoxville Nationals, one of the paramount sprint car events in the US, are held every year in August. For more details, please see the Knoxville Raceway website.
The city of Pella, IA is barely 15 miles from our hotel and is home of the annual Tulip Time Festival. It is a celebration of Pella's Dutch heritage and features tulip gardens, performances, crafters, music, food, Dutch costumes, and daily parades. The festival is held for three days (Thursday, Friday & Saturday) during the first weekend in May.
Lake Red Rock
Less than 10 miles from our hotel is Lake Red Rock - the place-to-be for those that enjoy fishing. The beautiful view and the serenity of the lake will take your breath away. For more details, please check out the Red Rock Area website.