10 New Favorites at the 2017 Covered Bridge Festival
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Performances by Winterset native and “The Bridges of Madison County” actress Sarah Schmitt Zahn. Sarah will be singing original pieces and songs from the Broadway musical of “Bridges”. Saturday at 2:00 pm on the Penrod Stage and Sunday at 4:00 … Read More

Spend Your Summer in Madison County
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It’s summer and that means plenty of ways to spend your time outdoors. We believe that Madison County has some of the most beautiful scenery and friendliest people in the country, so there’s no better place to enjoy that time … Read More

Construction on Cumming Road, May-July
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The Chamber office was notified of the following road work that will affect Cumming Road north of Winterset between May 8th and mid-July. It appears that the road will remain open, but may be down to one lane with pilot … Read More

Celebrate Spring in Madison County
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All around us here in Madison County, life is reemerging with the start of spring! From newborn animals and blossoms on trees, to an uptake in tourists, it’s obvious that winter is a thing of the past. There are many … Read More

Call for Artists: Due April 7
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Last year, the Iowa Department of Transportation announced approval of Madison County’s application to become an Iowa Scenic Byways community following a 2014 call for new byways applications. Because of the Scenic Byways designation, Winterset will be one of fifteen … Read More

Shop Small This Holiday Season: Your Local Gift Guide
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Here it is….the holiday shopping season is officially upon us! Winterset is a wonderful place, and this is an especially appropriate time to be reminded of the power we have to preserve our prosperous, historic, and unique community. How do … Read More

Madison County Featured on Road Trippin’ Show
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Madison County was recently featured in several segments of Road Trippin’, highlighting some of our favorite local attractions. Check it out! Road Trippin’: John Wayne Birthplace & Museum Road Trippin’: Iowa Quilt Museum Road Trippin’: Madison County Historical Complex Road Trippin’: Bridges of … Read More

Covered Bridge Festival: Favorites Old & New
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Ten Old Favorites at the Covered Bridge Festival 1. Madison County Bridge Tours—Provided by the Winterset Rotary Club, departing every 20 minutes. Tickets purchased at the red Rotary booth on S. 1st Street at the Holliwell festival entrance. Tours last … Read More

“Two Hours in Winterset” Recently Enjoyed by The Iowa Gallivant
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Team Goodvin writes about their travels in Iowa, and recently spent two memorable hours in Winterset. Read about it here: “Two Hours in Winterset” by The Iowa Gallivant

Madison County Featured on Travels with Sarah
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Madison County was featured on the popular blog, Travel with Sara, on June 8, 2016. Here’s a link to the full article: “You Have My Permission to Meander Off of I-80 in Southern Iowa to Indulge in Charm and the … Read More

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