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Cedar Rapids Tourism and Sightseeing
Experience Cedar Rapids' many arts, culture and entertainment options. The area offers a rich cultural heritage and 35 local landmarks on the National Register of Historic Places. Home to the largest Grant Wood collection in the world, take time to tour the home/studio where he painted "American Gothic". The Cedar Rapids area also has fun, family-friendly sporting options. The area boasts hundreds of city parks, three beautiful state parks and four county parks within just 20 minutes of Cedar Rapids city limits. Festivals celebrating music, heritage, freedom, the environment, neighborhoods, sweet corn and even mushrooms are prevalent throughout the year. Cedar Rapids' ever growing dining choices include a wide variety of ethnic options, award-winning barbeque, classic and trendy gourmet, and local favorites.   Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. Visitor Information. View Map.


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Science Center
Science Center Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Science Museum in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

The Elementary Gallery entertains all ages with a Weather Station, Optical Illusion room, various magnetics, levers, and electricity displays, the Plasma Ball, Music Pipes, and Pulleys. There's something for everyone to explore and learn!


Cedar Rapids Kernels Baseball
Cedar Rapids Kernels Baseball Top Attraction!
Sport in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

The Cedar Rapids Kernels offer an exciting and wholesome family environment. The Cedar Rapids Kernels are the Class A Affiliate of the Minnesota Twins and play in the Midwest League. We play 70 home games during our April-August season on Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Brucemore
Brucemore Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Historic Site in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

A National Trust Historic Site The 1886 Queen Anne-style mansion is the center of a 26-acre historic. áTours and special exhibits explore the history of Cedar Rapids. áActivities include mansion tours,exibits, music concerts outdoor theatre, garden walks and holiday events.

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Museum in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art houses more than 7,200 works of art spanning many eras-from Roman antiquity to the present. áThe collection is particularly strong in American art, especially from the first half of the 20th century.

Newbo City Market
Newbo City Market Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Shopping in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

NewBo City Market is a year-round public market in the heart of Cedar Rapids' New Bohemia neighborhood. NewBo City Market is a year-round public market in the heart of Cedar Rapids' New Bohemia neighborhood, a place for shopping, dining, meeting friends, and enjoying fun activities.


U.s. Cellular Center
U.s. Cellular Center Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Sport in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

This facility hosts some of the area's greatest entertainment opportunities including concerts, family shows, sporting events, and more. This premiere Eastern Iowa 6,900 seat facility hosts some of the area's greatest entertainment opportunities including concerts, family shows, sporting events, antique/arts/crafts shows, and conventions.

Bert Kreischer at Paramount Theatre
Bert Kreischer at Paramount Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Next Month, Aug 01, 2020 (Saturday) Theater event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Bert Kreischer August 01, 2020 at Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids, IA

Celtic Woman at Paramount Theatre
Celtic Woman at Paramount Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Jun 02, 2021 (Wednesday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Celtic Woman June 02, 2021 at Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:00PM

Gary Allan at McGrath Amphitheatre
Gary Allan at McGrath Amphitheatre
Sep 11, 2020 (Friday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Gary Allan September 11, 2020 at McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 8:00PM


Happy Together Tour at Paramount Theatre
Happy Together Tour at Paramount Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Next Month, Aug 07, 2020 (Friday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Happy Together Tour August 07, 2020 at Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:30PM

Happy Together Tour at Paramount Theatre
Happy Together Tour at Paramount Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Next Month, Aug 07, 2020 (Friday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Happy Together Tour August 07, 2020 at Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:30PM

Josh Turner at McGrath Amphitheatre
Josh Turner at McGrath Amphitheatre
Next Month, Aug 22, 2020 (Saturday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Josh Turner August 22, 2020 at McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 8:00PM

Squeeze: The Squeeze Songbook Tour at Paramount Theatre
Squeeze: The Squeeze Songbook Tour at Paramount Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Next Week, Jul 21, 2020 (Tuesday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Squeeze: The Squeeze Songbook Tour July 21, 2020 at Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:30PM

The Pork Tornadoes at McGrath Amphitheatre
The Pork Tornadoes at McGrath Amphitheatre
Sep 25, 2020 (Friday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

The Pork Tornadoes September 25, 2020 at McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:00PM

The Roundup: A Flock Of Seagulls And Men Without Hats
The Roundup: A Flock Of Seagulls And Men Without Hats
Jun 26, 2021 (Saturday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

The Roundup: A Flock Of Seagulls And Men Without Hats June 26, 2021 at McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 2:00PM

The Roundup: Orleans And Pure Prairie League
The Roundup: Orleans And Pure Prairie League
Jun 25, 2021 (Friday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

The Roundup: Orleans And Pure Prairie League June 25, 2021 at McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 4:00PM

Vampire Weekend: Father Of The Bride Tour
Vampire Weekend: Father Of The Bride Tour
Sep 26, 2020 (Saturday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Vampire Weekend: Father Of The Bride Tour September 26, 2020 at McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:00PM

Americinn By Wyndham Anamosa
Americinn By Wyndham Anamosa
Hotel in Anamosa, IA USA
Currently as low as $103.41/night!

Non-smoking AmericInn Anamoda earns praise for its indoor pool and hot tub flat-panel TVs free Wi-Fi and a free breakfast buffet featuring hot and cold dishes. Indoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Americinn By Wyndham Cedar Rapids/Cid Airport
Americinn By Wyndham Cedar Rapids/Cid Airport
Hotel in Cedar Rapids, IA USA
Currently as low as $84.60/night!

The pet-friendly Americinn Cedar Rapids offers freebies such as breakfast and Wi-Fi access at a location near the Eastern Iowa Airport and I-380. The three-story Americinn Cedar Rapids houses 61 rooms each with a coffeemaker. Indoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Baymont By Wyndham Cedar Rapids
Baymont By Wyndham Cedar Rapids
Hotel in Cedar Rapids, IA USA
Currently as low as $52.60/night!

The free breakfast and convenient location of the pet-friendly Super 8 Cedar Rapids West are big attractions for guests on a budget. The hotel features 61 rooms on three floors. Rooms at are furnished with mini-fridges ideal for leftovers and late-night snacks.

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Best Places to Stay in Cedar Rapids


Americinn By Wyndham Anamosa
Guest Score:
From $103 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Comfort Inn & Suites Cedar Rapids Cid Eastern Iowa Airport
Guest Score:
From $84 / night.


Residence Inn Cedar Rapids South
Guest Score:
From $129 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.
The Hotel At Kirkwood Center
Guest Score:
From $149 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Tru By Hilton Cedar Rapids Westdale
Guest Score:
From $73 / night.



Best Time to Visit Cedar Rapids


The best time to visit Cedar Rapids, IA is in the summer and spring. 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 low 60's. Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 50's and highs in the mid 60's. Spring nights are cold with lows in the mid 40's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Cedar Rapids


Month Low Avg High
January 11.5 19.9 28.3
February 17.6 26.3 34.9
March 28.1 37.8 47.4
April 38.9 50.4 61.8
May 50.4 61.8 73.1
June 60.0 70.9 81.8
July 64.3 74.8 85.3
August 62.3 72.7 83.1
September 53.7 64.7 75.7
October 42.5 53.3 64.1
November 29.6 38.0 46.4
December 17.3 25.0 32.6



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