Mahaska Chamber Unveils 2024 Explore Mahaska County Guide

OSKALOOSA — The Mahaska Chamber & Development Group’s Tourism Committee is pleased to announce the publication of the 2024 Explore Mahaska County guide.

Inside the guide, readers from all over will discover five feature stories centering around the Mahaska Chamber’s “Play, Stay, Enjoy, Live, and Grow” messaging, plus a calendar of annual Chamber and Oskaloosa Main Street community events. Planning a day trip or even a staycation in Mahaska County? The Explore Guide has you covered with a 24-hour itinerary. Feeling adventurous? Take a walk or hike to the “Five Best Views in Mahaska County.”

The Tourism Committee hopes to showcase all the amazing things Mahaska County has to offer. Whether you’re a local resident or traveling through, this year’s guide will lead you to gems near and dear to the Mahaska County community.

“It’s amazing how many things our communities have to offer in arts, family fun, recreation, and so much more,” said Deann De Groot, Mahaska Chamber Executive Director. “Dive into a one-stop information guide for all the wonderful ways to explore Mahaska County with both local quality of life and tourism in mind.”

Follow along with creators of all kinds as the guide navigates arts and culture and recreation in Mahaska County. From original paintings to life-size puppets to woolly mammoths. There’s truly something to be discovered by everyone. Have you heard the buzz about the “What’s Good Project”? See the artwork come to life from the studio to the world by journeying through town and speaking with locals. This guide also includes maps of Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, and the Mahaska Community Recreation Trail. Find Mahaska Chamber member businesses and organizations located in the directory.

“This year’s guide is full of all the reasons I love Mahaska County,” said MaKenzie Burk, Tourism Committee Chair. “I am excited for visitors and community members to see what makes us unique whether it is our conservation, restaurants’, the arts, history, recreation, and so much more! Come for a day or an extended stay in Mahaska County and I know you will love it too!”

The 2024 Explore Mahaska Guide is available for free at the Mahaska Chamber office located at 222 1st Ave E, in Oskaloosa. Questions? Call 641.672.2591. The Tourism Committee will also be distributing guides to businesses throughout the county and visitor centers across the state. Explore Mahaska Guide can also be accessed electronically. Use this link to view,


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