You are invited to experience quiet elegance in a beautiful, clean, remodeled Victorian Mansion. The Calmar Guesthouse was built in the year 1890 by a prominent lawyer and poet John B. Kaye. The house plans include his office in which the ceiling, walls and floor are all of beautiful wood. The living room features a stained glass window depicting the Iowa state flower, the wild rose. Tourists flock to North East Iowa to enjoy the wonderful area. When staying at Calmar Guesthouse you will be near Bily Clocks Museum, Norwegian American Museum, World’s Smallest Church, 6 Golf courses, water falls, caves, bike trails, acres of corn, grazing pastures, trout fishing, canoeing, ethnic eating places.