Here in Boone we have the Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad with a train ride that takes you high above the Des Moines River. Also with this is the Dinner Train and a Polar express ride. We also have the Boone Speedway here with races every weekend thru the summer. We are 15 miles from Iowa State University with everything that goes on at ISU. Also have the High Trestle Trail Bike path that crosses high above the Des Moines River. Farm progress show every other year is located just outside Boone.