Southern Iowa: An Outdoors Destination

The lake at Lelah Bradley Park in Centerville, Iowa

Southern Iowa: An Outdoors Destination

Fall is here. And there is no better time to enjoy all that Southern Iowa has to offer. Appanoose County is a truly an outdoor playground. With over 12,000 acres of public hunting ground, bountiful fishing, boating, camping, multiple hiking trails, and two golf courses, Appanoose County has something for everyone.

Here in Centerville, we like to get out to Lelah Bradley Park. As the photo shows, it is a great place to mountain bike, hike, or just enjoy the changing leaves of autumn.

The Shoppes at Bradley Hall is a great place to warm-up after a brisk morning outdoors. In the cold months, we always offer free cups of coffee and samples of our cider to help take the chill off. You can sit on our front porch before heading into the main part of the mansion for your shopping adventure. We have lots of great gifts for #lakelovers and decor for your lakeside retreat.

Or, head back outside to stroll the grounds and check out the deals on our yard decor and fall mums. Our carriage house is stocked with primitives and stone figurines from our vendors.

With gifts for hunters, fishers, and those who prefer to view the outdoors from the comfort of their back porch, a trip to Bradley Hall is a great way to bring the outdoors inside with home decor and scents sure to delight year-round.