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Perfect Games
Perfect Games things to do on a rainy day in Ames, IA
Bowling in Ames, IA USA

Upscale Family Fun, LaserTag, Arcade, Bowling, Gourmet Pizza 24 lanes of bowling, two-story laser tag arena, huge arcade, specialty pizzas. Full service Kingpin Restaurant, daily specials. Friendly service. Check out our website for daily specials and party packages.


Santa House
Santa House things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Falls, IA
Recreation in Charles City, IA USA

Come visit Santa in his house in Central Park. Children can visit the Chamber’s Santa House in Central Park during Saturdays in December to share their Christmas wishes with Old St. Nick.

Seven Oaks Recreation
Seven Oaks Recreation
Recreation in Boone, IA USA

Ski, Snowboard, Snow Tube, River Floats and more! Seven Oaks Recreation is family-owned and operated and offers year-round family outdoor recreation in central Iowa.

Sinister Sidney - Frights on Filmore St.
Sinister Sidney - Frights on Filmore St.
Theme Park in Sidney, IA USA

Premier Haunt Attraction Sinister Sidney - Frights on Filmore St. is a Haunted Trail Attraction, open Friday and Saturday nights in October. It is an over half mile trail on uneven terrain, so wear comfortable shoes. Entry is $15. There is a 12 and up age restriction.

The Cryptic Room
The Cryptic Room things to do on a rainy day in Council Bluffs, IA
Sport in Council Bluffs, IA USA

Escape Room Omaha We have live-action, team-based escape room games. First, we "lock" you in a room and the clock starts ticking. Your team must work together using clues in the room to solve puzzles and unlock secrets that will help you "break out". You must hurry though...


University Museum, University of Northern Iowa
University Museum, University of Northern Iowa things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Falls, IA
Museum in Cedar Falls, IA USA

A Museum of Nature and Culture The University Museum is one of only five major natural history museums within the State of Iowa, and one of an even smaller number featuring collections with a global perspective.

Villages of Van Buren
Villages of Van Buren things to do on a rainy day in Iowa
Historic Site in Keosauqua, IA USA
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Welcome Center & McCoy Historical Museum Villages of Van Buren County, in southeast Iowa. Off the beaten path, but near to history, nature and the spirit of America's heartland.

Waterloo Center for the Arts
Waterloo Center for the Arts Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Waterloo, IA
Art Museum in Waterloo, IA USA

Something creative for the entire family! Discover the arts.

#IMOMSOHARD at Orpheum Theatre Sioux City
#IMOMSOHARD at Orpheum Theatre Sioux City things to do on a rainy day in Sioux City, IA
Oct 27, 2024 (Sunday) Theater event in Sioux City, IA USA

#IMOMSOHARD October 27, 2024 at Orpheum Theatre Sioux City in Sioux City, IA 7:30PM


& Juliet at Des Moines Civic Center
& Juliet at Des Moines Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Des Moines, IA
May 06, 2025 (Tuesday) Theater event in Des Moines, IA USA

& Juliet May 06, 2025 at Des Moines Civic Center in Des Moines, IA 7:30PM

& Juliet at Des Moines Civic Center
& Juliet at Des Moines Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Des Moines, IA
May 07, 2025 (Wednesday) Theater event in Des Moines, IA USA

& Juliet May 07, 2025 at Des Moines Civic Center in Des Moines, IA 7:30PM

& Juliet at Des Moines Civic Center
& Juliet at Des Moines Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Des Moines, IA
May 08, 2025 (Thursday) Theater event in Des Moines, IA USA

& Juliet May 08, 2025 at Des Moines Civic Center in Des Moines, IA 7:30PM

& Juliet at Des Moines Civic Center
& Juliet at Des Moines Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Des Moines, IA
May 09, 2025 (Friday) Theater event in Des Moines, IA USA

& Juliet May 09, 2025 at Des Moines Civic Center in Des Moines, IA 7:30PM

10 Years at Q Casino Q Showroom
10 Years at Q Casino Q Showroom things to do on a rainy day in Iowa
Aug 30, 2024 (Friday) Concert event in Dubuque, IA USA

10 Years August 30, 2024 at Q Casino Q Showroom in Dubuque, IA 8:00PM

12 Days Silent - Reunion Tour at Bridge View Center
12 Days Silent - Reunion Tour at Bridge View Center things to do on a rainy day in Iowa
Aug 17, 2024 (Saturday) Concert event in Ottumwa, IA USA

12 Days Silent - Reunion Tour August 17, 2024 at Bridge View Center in Ottumwa, IA 7:00PM

2024 Iowa State Football Season Tickets
2024 Iowa State Football Season Tickets things to do on a rainy day in Ames, IA
Labor Day Weekend, Aug 31, 2024 (Saturday) Sports event in Ames, IA USA

2024 Iowa State Football Season Tickets August 31, 2024 at ISU Cyclones - MidAmerican Energy Field at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, IA 12:00AM

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie: Better Off Alone Tour
A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie: Better Off Alone Tour things to do on a rainy day in Iowa
Oct 11, 2024 (Friday) Concert event in Waukee, IA USA

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie: Better Off Alone Tour October 11, 2024 at Vibrant Music Hall in Waukee, IA 8:00PM

American Aquarium at xBk Live
American Aquarium at xBk Live things to do on a rainy day in Des Moines, IA
Oct 09, 2024 (Wednesday) Concert event in Des Moines, IA USA

American Aquarium October 09, 2024 at xBk Live in Des Moines, IA 8:00PM

Amy Grant at Orpheum Theatre Sioux City
Amy Grant at Orpheum Theatre Sioux City things to do on a rainy day in Sioux City, IA
Oct 11, 2024 (Friday) Concert event in Sioux City, IA USA

Amy Grant October 11, 2024 at Orpheum Theatre Sioux City in Sioux City, IA 7:30PM

An Evening With Cowboy Junkies at HOYT SHERMAN PLACE
An Evening With Cowboy Junkies at HOYT SHERMAN PLACE things to do on a rainy day in Des Moines, IA
Oct 03, 2024 (Thursday) Concert event in Des Moines, IA USA

An Evening With Cowboy Junkies October 03, 2024 at HOYT SHERMAN PLACE in Des Moines, IA 7:30PM

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Iowa

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Activities
Indoor Activities
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Ames
Cedar Falls
Cedar Rapids
Coralville
Council Bluffs
Davenport
Des Moines
Sioux City
Waterloo


Best Time to Visit Iowa


The best time to visit Iowa is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the mid 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Iowa


Month Low Avg High
January 10.0 19.2 28.4
February 16.3 25.4 34.5
March 27.2 37.2 47.2
April 38.4 49.8 61.2
May 50.0 61.4 72.7
June 59.9 71.0 82.1
July 64.3 75.0 85.6
August 62.0 72.7 83.4
September 52.6 64.4 76.0
October 40.7 52.3 63.8
November 27.8 37.0 46.2
December 15.5 24.1 32.5

Destinations in and around Iowa to Visit



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