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The Little Mermaid of Kimballton

Address: Kimballton, IA
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Kimballton
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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English first
Des Moines, Iowa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Mini duplicate of the Little Mermaid Statue in Copenhagen. Nice enough in small park, if in area worth a stop but not enough to merit visit to the area on its' own.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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171 reviews 171 reviews
72 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Right off the highway - there is the little mermaid - just made the day that much more interesting as we roamed the back roads between I80 and I29 - we went on to Manning to the German Bauernhaus after Kimballton.

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Minneapolis
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404 reviews 404 reviews
134 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

I've been through this town 2x on Ragbrai in 2013 and 2012 and the cute little fountain is a highlight of this small Danish community. There are other attractions in the area, but not sure if the art museum or country store are open when Ragbrai isn't coming through. Good place to stop with the kids and let them run... More 

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Des Moines
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Tiny Kimballton, Iowa is home to the Little Mermaid a replica of the one in Copenhagen. The fountain is clean and is on a nice, little pavilion. Right behind the fountain is a park with playground equipment. If you find yourself in the Kimballton area its worth stopping to have your picture taken in front of. We were on a... More 

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