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The Little Mermaid of Kimballton

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Address: Kimballton, IA

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Just north of the windmill

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2013
Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were early to get into the museum in Elk Horn so drove the 3 miles to Kimballton. Park is well maintained. The mermaid sits in a fountain surrounded by statues of many of Han Christian Andersen's fairy tales. Looked like a new playground close by, a picnic shelter, and new public bathrooms. I loved this stop!

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Northridge, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The wife and I wandered in here after seeing the sign for The Little Mermaid on our way to Elk Horn. We were disappointed by Elk Horn and drove the couple of miles to here. We went by the post office and other stuff until we got to the park. We saw the Little Mermaid and walked around looking at... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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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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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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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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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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