Elk Horn's Danish Windmill is America's only genuine working Danish Windmill, which was constructed in Norre Snede, Denmark in 1848, and brought to United States in November 1975 and reconstructed in Elk Hornby community volunteers in 1976.
The Danish Windmill Corporation Members are doing dedicatedly working for preservation of the mill as it is a valuable resource and a tribute to America’s rural, cultural and ethnic heritage. This is a perfect destination for vacationers to enjoy.
Danish windmill offers various attractions for tourists like Danish Immigrant Museum and Bedstemor’s House, Little Mermaid, Danish Bakery and Danish Inn Restaurant. This windmill is open for all the people, who are interested in Danish tradition, customs, values and Danish Windmill.
Timings to visit Danish Windmill are as follows-
Monday to Saturday- 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday- 12 pm to 5 pm
Accommodation facilities at Only Working Danish Windmill-
Americinn- Elk Horn, IA-
4037 Main St,
Elk Horn, IA 51531
It is newest and very finest motel in this Danish Village, which offers 30 spacious rooms. It provides facilities like high speed wireless internet, desk, in room coffeemaker, iron, free continental breakfast and swimming pool.
Americas Best Value Inn-
64968 Boston Road,
Atlantic, IA 50022.
This hotel provides plenty of amenities, which includes free continental breakfast, high speed internet access in room, in room coffeemaker, microwave, mini-fridge, cable TV and writing desk at a very moderate price so that vacationers can enjoy their vacations.
Super 8 Walnut-
2109 Antique City Dr,
The Super 8 is situated between Des Moines and Council Bluffs, Iowa and Omaha, Nebraska, which provides modern amenities like free high speed wireless internet, heated indoor pool and superstart hot Belgium Waffles.
Super 8 Atlantic-
1902East 7th Street,
Atlantic, IA 50022
Super 8 Atlantic, Iowa is also known as Coca-cola capital of Iowa, which provides special amenities like free high speed wireless internet, heated indoor pool, gym centre and superstart breakfast with hot Belgium Waffles. In Jan 1, 2010 Super 8 Atlantic became completely non-smoking.
Settle Inn and Suites Harlan-
5015 Ridgeway Dr,
Harlan, IA 51537
Settle Inn and Suites Harlan offers 45 rooms with an indoor pool, complimentary breakfast, 32 inch plasma television, microwave, refrigerators, and high speed wireless internet.
Things to do at Only Working Danish Windmill-
Bily Clocks Museum-
From over the period of time Bily Clocks Museum has been a favorite attraction of young and old. Tourists come here to see unique clocks that two brothers Frank and Joseph Bily had hand-carved.
National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium-
Here, in this museum there are six large aquariums and many exhibits, which feature giant catfish, turtles, frogs, reptiles, ducks and the history of America’s most famous river Mississippi.
Grotto of the Redemption-
Grotto of the Redemption includes the largest collection of precious stones and gems found anywhere in one location.
Farm Progress Show-
This is a very huge outdoor agricultural trade show that one must see.
Pikes Peak State Park-
Pikes Peak State Park is a perfect destination for a picnic, where visitors can enjoy leisurely outdoor meal and at the same time, enjoy some of the finest views.