Ethnic Towns

  • Troll-hunting in Mount Horeb

    A little town near Madison wins friends with a mix of old and new attractions.

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  • Truly Amana

    The busiest of Iowa's seven Amana Colonies is both a living historic monument and a shopping destination.

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  • Where the Germans are

    In southern Minnesota, New Ulm hangs on to a colorful heritage.

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  • A pocket of Norway

    In northeast Iowa, Decorah still is Norwegian after all these years.

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  • Swiss at heart

    In Wisconsin's Little Switzerland, New Glarus hangs onto a colorful heritage.

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  • Tulip Time in Pella

    In central Iowa, the Dutch celebrate colorful origins.

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  • Kalona, naturally

    In southeast Iowa, the Amish find common ground with those who value a grassroots lifestyle.

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  • Syttende Mai in Stoughton

    In May, everyone turns Norwegian in this southern Wisconsin town.

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  • In the land of Norwegians

    Old World traditions come with a wink in the bluff-country burg of Spring Grove.

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  • Celebrating Syttende Mai

    On their special day in May, Norwegians wave the red, white and blue.

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  • Bazaar on the prairie

    To see the world, just head for multicultural Winnipeg on the Canadian prairie.

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