go the distance

Go The Distance

A tourist destination, yet so much more. A place where all who visit have the opportunity to set the stage for their own individual experience. There are as many different reasons people come here as there are people.

game program

Game Program

Learn about the making of the film and backgrounds of the stars who helped make it famous. Read about the book that inspired the movie script and the true story behind Doc Graham, one of the movie's most beloved characters played by the late Burt Lancaster.

play ball

Play Ball

Take a few pitches and learn about Shoeless Joe, the first ghost to appear on the Field of Dreams in the film. Send a picturesque postcard to a friend!


is this Heaven?

No, it’s Iowa.

A place of fertile soil, traditional values and simple pleasure. And in Dyersville, Iowa, at the century-old Lansing family farm with its quaint, and oh so recognizable house, baseball still ranks as a favorite pastime for all ages. What better place to carve a baseball diamond from a corn field and to make a movie about pursuing one’s dream, no matter how much effort it takes?

Field of Dreams, released in 1989, is a movie that has inspired millions and became an Academy Award nominee for “Best Picture of the Year.” Welcome to this home, this farm, this baseball field, this little piece of heaven on earth. Welcome to this place where reality mixes with fantasy and dreams can come true.