Speak to our concierge for local custom experience itineraries, our things to do around town bulletin, and running/biking route maps. Check out our library of local recommendations. We know our community intimately and want to help you discover all there is to do in Grinnell.



Within 3 Blocks of Hotel Grinnell

  • 17 Restaurants
  • 12 Retail Shops
  • 9-Hole Golf Course
  • 6 Churches
  • 5 Salons & 2 Barber Shops
  • 5 Banks
  • 2 Art Galleries
  • 2 Convenience Stores
  • 2 Grocery Stores
  • 2 Museums
  • Bowling Alley
  • Coffee Shop
  • Community Library
  • Game & Video Rental
  • Grinnell College Sports and Activities (Free Admission to the Public)
  • Movie Theatre
  • Park and Playground Equipment
  • Photocopy/Printing/Fax/Shipping Center
  • Walking Tours

Community At-Large

  • 18-Hole Golf Course
  • Water Park with Zero Depth Pool, Water slides and Lazy River (Seasonal)
  • Roller Skate Center
  • Hunting (Guides Available Upon Request)
  • Medical Center and Urgent Care Clinic
  • Paved Bike Trail and Gravel Biking Routes (Guides Available Upon Request)
  • Regional Airport
  • Rock Creek State Park (Fishing, Boating, Kayaking, Hiking, Beach)

Learn more about the Grinnell community at

Visitor Resources:
Visitor Guide & Maps
Itineraries & Walking Tours
Community Event Calendar