Welcome to Adair County, Iowa

Iowa’s Garden County

More than 700 farms covering 311,678 acres, and some of the best gardens in Southwest Iowa create the backdrop for art, culture, history and recreation in Adair County. Challenge your mind. Enrich your spirit. Soothe your soul. Feed your body. It’s all here – along with friendly folks.

Dine on fresh, local foods at Adair County eateries. Buy produce at Farmers and Garden Markets. Tour farms and explore native woodlands and prairies.

You can golf and swim, hunt, fish and camp, hike or go for a morning run, have a picnic in the park, and watch the sun set over the lake. Or you can shop, take in a museum or gallery, or relax at a spa.

For evening entertainment there are stage shows, live music, movies, bowling, a walk around a quiet community or a drive through the country.

Then spend the night in one of our fine hotels or bed & breakfasts.

You’ll leave enriched, refreshed, fulfilled.


Adair County tourism sites and businesses are Covid conscious. Your health and safety are our priority.

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Adair County borders Interstate 80 in Southwest Iowa between Des Moines and Omaha. The Greenfield Airport is available for those who wish to fly in.