Type of Attractions

Your locally owned Hardware Store since 1928.  Ace is the place to get your hardware help.

As your local Ace Hardware, we are one of 5,000+ Ace stores locally owned and operated across the globe. But we are not just about numbers. We are about helping neighbors because each one of our stores is a part of your community. We are all committed to being "the Helpful Place" by offering our customers personal service, quality products, and convenient shopping experience from the local experts who know you best. As the helpful hardware folks in your neighborhood, we promise that helping you is the most important thing we have to do today.


Locally owned Kitchen Specialty Store,  We try to offer the products you need to complete your recipe from start to finish.  

Stop in and see the changing inventory to keep up with the seasons.

Arts + Entertainment, Shopping
Arts + Entertainment, Shopping
Agora Arts feature contemporary art and fine craft by over 250 American and Canadian artists. We offer the highest quality collection of handcrafted work in the upper midwest, including gorgeous jewelry by over 50 different artists such as Holly Yashi, Saundra Messinger, and Alexis Bittar. Pottery, sculpture, wood items, glass, metalwork, and prints fill the gallery. We carry many books by local authors including Bob Wolf, David Faldet, and Bob Hunt. Started in 1992 by Decorah native and Luther grad Gail Bolson-Magnuson, Agora has a reputation for consistently introducing new and exciting handcrafted work to the gallery. Many of the most recognized artists in the industry trust Agora Arts to promote and sell their work. Other featured artists include furniture by Sticks, Form & Reform, and Dust; pottery by Joe Christensen, Nate & Hallie Evans and Natural Elements; and jewelry by Watchcraft, Adajio, Sergio Lub, Liza Schtromberg and Mashka. Agora Arts are the hometown gallery of StoryPeople and carry the largest collection of StoryPeople prints, sculptures, and books in the country. Agora Arts are located in beautiful downtown Decorah within the historic Hotel Winneshiek and are open 7 days a week.

Before Department stores, Before the mall, there was the men's store, where you got advice from someone who knew your correct size and fit.

We've passionately continued this tradition of service for over 50 years-from helpings you choose your first suit, to finding the perfect pair of jeans you'll wear years to come, Amundson's is your men's store.

When you dress well you feel good at Amundson's Clothing, the area's premier men's clothing store. From casual everyday to formal attire, Amundson's can help with their exceptional customer service and a wide array of quality brands. Men's accessories, special orders, and alterations are also available. 563-382-5761

Arts + Entertainment, Shopping
Arts + Entertainment, Shopping
Blue Heron Knittery offers knitting, crocheting, and other fiber arts supplies, including yarn, needles, patterns, stitch markers, books, magazines, etc.

We offer classes at all levels and have drop-in-and-knit sessions where you can get help from each other. If you don't see a product or class that you're looking for, give us a call and come by the shop. You'll find us at 300 West Water St, Decorah, IA 52101. We also display and sell local artwork.

While offering quality boots and leather goods that are unique and trendy, well-made, and functional, we demonstrate the Midwestern values of loyalty and hard work. 

We provide elite customer service while encouraging our customers to live by our motto: "Only Look Down To Admire Your Boots."

Broker Leather is located centrally downtown in the scenic, small farming community of Decorah, Iowa. We look forward to you joining our Herd and we can't wait to graze with you.

Broker Leather was named after our horse, Broker. 
Broker is our 1,000+ pound babysitter of a horse.  Obviously, he's one-of-a-kind.  Exactly like this boutique.  He was a fluke purchase I made off Facebook.  He is the most patient horse I've come across in my life; his only bad habit is he won't stand for being tied.  I couldn't turn him down once I saw "Broker's Paycheck" on his registration papers since my husband's and daughter's names both contain "PAY".

Arts + Entertainment, Shopping
Arts + Entertainment, Shopping
Cardboard Robot is a retail maker store. We cultivate ideas and products that channel the inner builder, tinkerer, and artist in everyone.

We carry art supplies, bulk paper, STEM learning kits, electronics and coding products, and robots.

We carry products and materials that you can use to make things. Our shop is a clubhouse of ideas, tools, and knowledge. Come and see!

Want to go all Bob Ross on a hunk of canvas?
Looking for gifts for the weirdos in your life?
Enjoy the smell of a hot glue gun?
We can help with that.

From a new bike to a custom build, you can tell we love bikes! We take pride in our quality products and individualized service.

Travis has been part of the Decorah Bicycles family since he was 16, eventually taking over the business.

Travis is a self-proclaimed mechanical perfectionist and he takes his work very seriously. He has over 20 years of turning wrenches under his belt and can handle just about anything that ends up on the work stand.

For Travis, owning the business does not mean he has a job where he's sitting in an office pushing pens and studying numbers; no way. You'll find him behind the work stand and out on the floor working with our customers and rider friends all the time. Customer relationships are important to Travis, so when you call, or you stop in, you'll be able to talk to the "head guy" just as you would anyone else at the shop.

Shopping, Wellness
Shopping, Wellness

Drew and Maria purchased the Decorah Hatchery from Steve and Peg Matter in the summer of 2012. The Hatchery was already a destination and an iconic part of Decorahâ?™s historic downtown.

They are thrilled at the opportunity to continue bringing world-famous brands for an active outdoor lifestyle to all those who visit.

Whether youâ?™re hiking the trails, paddling the rivers, traveling to far-flung destinations, or enjoying the driftless region, the Hatchery has high-quality clothing and gear to make your outdoor adventures more enjoyable. The Hatchery features brands such as Patagonia, Smartwool, Prana, Chaco, Darn Tough, and many more premium brands for your active outdoor lifestyle.

The shop staff would be happy to provide ideas and directions for local outdoor activities to help you enjoy the area.

Depot Outlet is a non-profit organization owned by Winneshiek County area Christian churches. We operate a recycled clothing, book, and home goods store at 510 Montgomery Street, in Decorah, Iowa. All of our profits go back to Winneshiek County nonprofit organizations.

Our Mission
  • To encourage and assist generous area residents in recycling their discarded clothing and small household goods
  • To recycle and resell donated clothing and small household goods at low prices to area consumers
  • To provide area residents with opportunities to volunteer their services in our recycling effort
  • To provide area residents with opportunities to train and work in our recycling effort
  • To contribute funds from our recycling effort to community and church organizations throughout Winneshiek County
Shopping, Wellness
Shopping, Wellness
Donlon Pharmacy was founded over 80 years ago, in the space, we now use for the Toy Jungle. We have deep roots in the Decorah community and our commitment to our neighbors shows in how we provide pharmacy care.
All of our staff work closely with patients to ensure not only safe and effective medications, but to resolve therapy problems, insurance issues, affordability, and anything else we can help with. Our pharmacists, Mark and Matthew, will take time to discuss and help with any medical need we can, from allergies and colds treated with over-the-counter items, to whatever prescription meds are ordered. We’re here to keep our neighbors well and we’ll always be here when they need us.
Despite the long history of the pharmacy, we’re committed to maximizing the benefits of technology – we have the newest and best pharmacy software, cutting edge robotics, phone, and security systems. But the most crucial technology we rely on is our staff. Number one requirement to work here is a highly developed sense of compassion – our pharmacists and staff will get to know you and your family and we’ll do our best to take care of you whenever you need it.
Our Toy Jungle is the largest & best toy store in NE Iowa, featuring high-quality toys from HABA, K’NEX, Snap Circuits, Melissa & Doug, Usborne, Faber Castell, Thinking Putty, and many others, for children up to around age 14-ish. We offer a great mix of modern, innovative toys and traditional ones, and some classics that can be hard to find.
We also have a large Gift area with a constantly changing selection of items, like RAYGUN shirts, lawn & garden décor, candles, greeting cards, and “fun” socks. We also carry Norwegian items, like mugs, troll figurines, books, and other fun items to share with family. We carry the newest trends, but we still keep the old basics, like shaving brushes and shaving soap, for those who can’t get them anywhere else.
Print photos instantly at our top-of-the-line photo kiosk, with more features than other kiosks, including matte/gloss options, on-screen scrap-booking, print from home, and more.
Arts + Entertainment, Shopping
Arts + Entertainment, Shopping

Dragonfly Books is a family-owned general interest bookstore located on Water Street in downtown Decorah, Iowa.

We are your one-stop shopping place for books of all kinds.  Whether you enjoy mysteries, history, fiction, or looking for cookbooks and children's books, you will find it at Dragonfly Books.   

We also special order books for our customers, with very quick turn-around time and no shipping charges for in-store pickup. We look forward to serving your reading needs!

Check our website for current information about our Author Events.

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