Things to Do

Storm Lake and the surrounding area is full of great activities and sites to see during your visit to the area. For more information on things to do check out the following attractions or visit Storm Lake United's web page.

Harker House
This 1875 home is listed on the National Historic Register and a great example of how the more influential families lived in the early days of Storm Lake. The home contains 95% of the original family contents of the Harker Family who built the home in 1875.

Tours are available during regular touring hours on the weekends or by special appointment.

Harker House
328 Lake Ave.
712-732-3267
Harker House Website

Heritage Tree Museum
This unique tour of history as told by the descendants of trees that stood by quietly witnessing the history of the world is a great place to spend an afternoon. Enhance your visit by downloading the audio tour and doing some research before your visit.

Heritage Tree Museum
Sunset Park
West Lakeshore Drive
Heritage Tree Museum Website

Buena Vista County Historical Society
Take the time to step back into history at the Buena Vista County Historical Society Museum and Pioneer Village. The museum offers static displays as well as annual special displays for visitors year round. They also maintain a historic Log Home and One Room Schoolhouse for public tours.

Buena Vista County Historical Society
214 W. 5th Street
712-732-4955
Buena Vista County Historical Society Website


Witter Gallery
Witter Gallery is an art gallery displaying rotating art exhibits. The Witter Gallery also offers youth and adult programs.

Witter Gallery
609 Cayuga Street
712-732-3400
Witter Gallery website