"Eldon, Iowa" Eldon by Rich62

Eldon Travel Guide: 2 reviews and 18 photos

Location, location....

Eldon (seen in the lower left of the map) is just six miles south of highway 34 in southeastern Iowa. It is only a few miles west of Fairfield.

home of the American Gothic house

The house Grant Wood selected for his background in the famous painting still stands, and it is in Eldon. There is an outstanding visitor center there also.

see my "things to do" tips below for more photos and information.

The town of Eldon

Pictured is a less-famous house but typlical of many fine homes in Eldon.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:VERY NICE SMALL TOWN
  • Cons:NO CONS
  • In a nutshell:WE LIKED IT
  • Last visit to Eldon: Jun 2010
  • Intro Written Jul 15, 2010
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