At Waspy’s, we want to see your artistic creativity! Children are invited to enter our Easter Coloring Contest! While you’re at Waspy’s in either Audubon or Templeton, pick up coloring pages for the kids. The coloring pages will be located by the cash register. However, as much as we love families, we ask that during these current times you don’t bring your children into public areas. Keep them safe at home. To help keep everyone healthy and safe, you can... View Article
Waspy’s owners Doris and Lawrence “Waspy” Handlos were the recipients of the first Live Large Award, presented by the Audubon Chamber of Commerce. The chamber’s annual dinner in February celebrated the community’s accomplishments during the previous year. Award Echos New Chamber Slogan The Live Large award corresponds with the newly developed “Live Large” slogan and logo for the Audubon Chamber of Commerce. The logo features Albert, The World’s Largest Bull. The statue is an Audubon landmark. “As the logo has... View Article
Blue Grass Inn & Suites’ indoor pool is open to the public. You don’t have to be a hotel guest to use the pool. The hotel offers swimming passes and public hours. The two-story glass-enclosed pool area at Audubon’s Blue Grass Inn & Suites is the ideal place to swim and relax on a cold winter day. The pool is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.... View Article
Waspy’s Truck Stop will help the Audubon Chamber of Commerce and business community “Celebrate Audubon” at the chamber’s annual banquet on Saturday, Feb. 1. Waspy’s, along with Audubon State Bank and Pat Kaiser’s Christiansen Motors are sponsoring two football helmets to be auctioned off at the banquet. Celebrating Iowa’s great football tradition, the two helmets represent Iowa State University and the University of Iowa. The Hawkeye helmet is autographed by Noah Fant, a former Iowa player who now plays tight... View Article
At Waspy’s, we’re proud to be a part of Iowa. We have gas stations and truck stops in both Audubon and Templeton. On a daily basis, we serve Iowa residents and visitors alike. The Hawkeye State was the 29th state to join the union, so please enjoy this list of 29 fun facts about Iowa. Iowa Facts 1 – Iowa joined the union in 1846 during the presidency of James Polk. Prior to becoming a state, the region was part... View Article
Life on the road can take its toll. Hours in a vehicle coupled with fast food meals can leave travelers feeling blah. Recharge and reset by making the most of your hotel’s exercise facilities. Nearly all hotels offer an exercise room or gym. Standard equipment often includes a treadmill, elliptical and bike, all three of which you will find in the exercise room at Blue Grass Inn & Suites, in Audubon, Iowa. High-intensity interval training is a ‘HIIT’ Cardio equipment... View Article
Audubon, Iowa, is a beef lover’s paradise. The western Iowa town is home to both Albert, the World’s Largest Bull, and The Feed Mill Restaurant. In a town with a population of just over 2,100, you can both see a 45-ton concrete bull and then dine on ribeye or prime sirloin steak or build-your-own ½ pound Feed Mill hamburger. Albert is Larger than Life Albert the Bull has been a feature of Audubon since 1964. The steelwork for his frame... View Article
The Waspy’s Audubon, IA location is featured on Only in Your State. Read the article below!
The Feed Mill Restaurant’s Grand Opening is Tuesday, September 4, 2018. It will be open daily from 8 am to 9 pm.