Top things to do in Eldon

Burgers in Eldon

Canteen Lunch in the Alley

Locals have gathered around the horseshoe-shaped counter at this Ottumwa staple since 1936 to gobble down 'canteens' (loose meat hamburgers wrapped in wax paper). There are also peanut butter and banana shakes and a…
Museum in Eldon

American Gothic House Center

This museum does a swell job of interpreting Grant Wood's iconic American Gothic (1930) – the pitchfork painting – which sparked a million parodies. The actual painting is in the Art Institute of Chicago.