Tama County, Iowa

Tama County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Tama-Toledo Ace Hardware


Your local hardware store for Toro, DeWalt, housewares, rentals, screen & window repairs.  Lots of variety.  We cut keys as well.

419 State Street
Tama, IA  52339
Mon-Sat 8am-6pm; Sun 11am-4pm

Brick-A-Brack Building


Featuring the Blacksmith Boutique.  Unique garden art and “market style” shopping.

302 Main Street
506 Wilson Street
Dysart, IA  52224
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Retro Rooster



Funky, junky, vintage inspired gifts and decor.  If we don’t have it . . . you don’t need it!

548 – 2nd Street
Traer, IA  50675
Tues-Fri 11am-5pm; Sat 9am-2pm; Sun 10am-3pm

NuCara Pharmacy


Passionately committed full service pharmacy offering convenient and friendly service.  Cards, gifts, and more.

500 – 2nd Street
Traer, IA  50675
Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sat 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Appraisal & Real Estate Services


Covers all your real estate needs throughout Tama County and surrounding counties.  Over 60 years combined experience.

504 – 2nd Street
Traer, IA  50675
Mon-Fri 8am-5pm or by appointment

5th Annual Back Roads Vintage Market


This Saturday, June 3, 2017, Dysart, Iowa will be hosting its 5th Annual Back Roads Vintage Market along Main Street and Clark Street from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Over 70 vendors will be selling vintage, antique, and quirky items.  There will be music, food, and demonstrations.  Come to Dysart for a fun day of finding one-of-a-kind treasures.  Go to their Facebook page at “Back Roads Vintage Market” for vendor spotlights.

Gladbrook Fitness & Wellness Center


Over 20 pieces of equipment to work out with.

509 Washington Street
Gladbrook, IA  50635
Open 24/7 – access controlled with key card

Dysart H.A.T.* Team


Bring your group for a day and experience Dysart’s treasures!  Great eateries, unique shops, interesting sites, friendly folks.

P.O. Box 250
Dysart, IA  52224
319-476-7345; 319-476-3174
*Hospitality and Tour

Fiber Heart


A small yarn shop with a lot of heart.  Home grown, Iowa, alpaca yarn, Cascade & Plymouth yarns.  Large variety of many more.  Handmade, unique gifts.

335 Main Street
Dysart, IA  52224
Open Wed & Fri 10am-3pm; Thurs 1-9pm; Sat 11am-2pm

FREE Customer Service and Hospitality Training



Tama County Tourism is excited to offer local businesses and organizations a FREE opportunity to: add value to your business through superior customer service, help employees learn to be ambassadors for your community, and cater to the desires of the modern consumer.  Iowa State University Extension specialists will present a two-hour interactive workshop which shares targeted strategies for community tourism leaders, businesses, and attractions.


The workshop is geared toward

  • Front-line employees who interact with visitors
  • Community tourism leaders
  • Tourism volunteers
  • Managers of retail shops, restaurants, attractions, hotels, gas stations, and convenience stores


It will be held at the Traer Public Library, 531 – 2nd Street, Traer, on Monday April 24, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  A meal will be provided, and door prizes will be awarded, thanks to the support of numerous businesses in Tama County.  To register for the free workshop, contact Ellen Young at 319-231-7654, traeriowa@traer.net, or 411 – 2nd Street, Traer, IA 50675, by April 20.


The Hospitality and Training Workshop is sponsored by the Central Iowa Tourism Region, the Iowa Tourism Office/Iowa Economic Development Authority, Tama County Tourism, Dysart Development Corporation, and Farmers Savings Bank & Trust-Traer.