We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Walnut, IA
Improve this listing

Cobblestone street with shops, restaurants and a hometown...

Cobblestone street with shops, restaurants and a hometown atmosphere.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 19 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 7
  • 6
    Very good
  • 5
  • 0
  • 1
mini vacation

Friendly town and most stores were open, some of them were never open when there (little diappointing)

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
sandy m
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Add Photo Write a Review

19 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Level Contributor
16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 NEW

Friendly town and most stores were open, some of them were never open when there (little diappointing)

Red Wing, Minnesota, United States
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

What a great festival in a friendly little town! Lots of antiques and Red Wing Pottery to be found. Annual event in September.

Omaha, Nebraska
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We recently decided to take a mid week trip to Walnut having heard of all the great antiques. The area is quaint and the "town" is full of antique shops. A lot of them do not open till after 10 am and when we went some were not open at all. Maybe they only open during peak times. There are... More 

Washington, Missouri, United States
Level Contributor
43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Every Father's Day Weekend, Walnut hosts an exceptional antique fair. The whole town participates in an antique extravaganza, benefiting Military Veterans. Every day is special in Walnut if you are looking for antiques, but don't miss the big event next June! Walnut is about an hour east of Council Bluffs, just off I-80.

Petaluma, California
Level Contributor
368 reviews
134 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This was our second visit to the self-proclaimed antique capital of Iowa. Yea, some of the storefronts could be spiffed up, but the grittiest ones are where you find the hidden treasures. Spend an hour or so here, the deals are far better than anything we find in California. Last time through, we picked up a couple 3 gallon crocks... More 

Edgewater, Maryland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I was treated very poorly. Dirty, overpriced by 3x and substandard antiques. I would think twice before the expense and time for this place

Newton, Iowa
Level Contributor
63 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My husband and I have wanted to come here for atleast 2 years now and just never had the time. Well, this time, while planning a "whimsical and quirky" road trip around western Iowa, we added Walnut to the list! Upon entering the town from the north, I was instantly impressed by the nice homes and well-kept lawns on Wednesday... More 

Level Contributor
15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We have been driving for days and we decided to stretch our legs and saw the road signs for the town. At first glance I found this little town quite adorable. I like the fact that there isn't a walmart or other chain stores in this town and I hope that someday others start to appreciate the history of towns... More 

River Falls, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
275 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Spend a day, and you probably won't see everything. You will find plenty of variety and the unusual, but you have to search very hard to find a bargain. It is possible, and the search may be fun.

Platte City, Missouri
Level Contributor
19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We go to Walnut once a year for the Father's Day weekend Antiques Show. If the weather cooperates, it's a great time with lots of quality merchandise, nice people, good food and a pleasant atmosphere. Shops in town have wide range from junk to quality, can be a bit pricey. We always seem to find something, and the show weekend... More 


Travelers who viewed Antique City Drive also viewed


Been to Antique City Drive? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Antique City Drive staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?