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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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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.


Cedar Rapids Roughriders Hockey
Cedar Rapids Roughriders Hockey Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Sport in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders are a local junior hockey team playing out of the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena (aka The Stable). áThey are part of the United States Hockey League and are a stepping stone for players aged 16-20 on their way to college and/or the NHL.

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.

National Czech & Slovak Museum
National Czech & Slovak Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Museum in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

A beautifully expanded museum and library that is the nation's foremost institution for the collection, interpretation, and preservation of Czech and Slovak history and culture. It features interactive exhibitions, heritage programs, events and a museum store.

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!

Indian Creek Nature Center
Indian Creek Nature Center
Recreation in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

áExhibits, indoor honeybee hive, maple sugar house, public programs, events and giftshop. Weekdays 9am-4pm, Sat. 11am-4pm, or by appointment. Trails open any daylight hour. Enjoyá4 miles of trails through prairies, woodlands and wetlands. Exhibits, indoor honeybee hive, maple sugar house, public programs, events and giftshop.


An Evening With 2CELLOS at McGrath Amphitheatre
An Evening With 2CELLOS at McGrath Amphitheatre
Jul 27, 2017 (Thursday) Theater event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

An Evening With 2CELLOS July 27, 2017 at McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:00PM

Boston: Hyper Space Tour at U.S. Cellular Center
Boston: Hyper Space Tour at U.S. Cellular Center things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Today, May 24, 2017 (Wednesday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Boston: Hyper Space Tour May 24, 2017 at U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:00PM

BRIT FLOYD - Immersion World Tour 2017
BRIT FLOYD - Immersion World Tour 2017 things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Jul 13, 2017 (Thursday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

BRIT FLOYD - Immersion World Tour 2017 July 13, 2017 at U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, IA 8:00PM

Cedar Rapids Titans vs. Nebraska Danger
Cedar Rapids Titans vs. Nebraska Danger things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Next Weekend, Jun 03, 2017 (Saturday) Sports event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Cedar Rapids Titans vs. Nebraska Danger June 03, 2017 at U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:05PM

Diana Ross: In The Name of Love Tour at McGrath Amphitheatre
Diana Ross: In The Name of Love Tour at McGrath Amphitheatre
Jul 09, 2017 (Sunday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Diana Ross: In The Name of Love Tour July 09, 2017 at McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:30PM

George Clinton with Parliament Funkadelic
George Clinton with Parliament Funkadelic
Memorial Day Weekend, May 27, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

George Clinton with Parliament Funkadelic May 27, 2017 at McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:30PM

In This Moment: HALF GOD/HALF DEVIL TOUR
In This Moment: HALF GOD/HALF DEVIL TOUR
Jul 12, 2017 (Wednesday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

In This Moment: HALF GOD/HALF DEVIL TOUR July 12, 2017 at McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 6:00PM

Jim Gaffigan: Noble Ape Tour at U.S. Cellular Center
Jim Gaffigan: Noble Ape Tour at U.S. Cellular Center things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Jul 22, 2017 (Saturday) Theater event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Jim Gaffigan: Noble Ape Tour July 22, 2017 at U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, IA 8:00PM

Joe Bonamassa at Paramount Theatre-Iowa
Joe Bonamassa at Paramount Theatre-Iowa things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Aug 26, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Joe Bonamassa August 26, 2017 at Paramount Theatre-Iowa in Cedar Rapids, IA 8:00PM

Lifehouse & Switchfoot: Looking for Summer Tour
Lifehouse & Switchfoot: Looking for Summer Tour
Jul 25, 2017 (Tuesday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Lifehouse & Switchfoot: Looking for Summer Tour July 25, 2017 at McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:00PM

Orchestra Iowa at Paramount Theatre-Iowa
Orchestra Iowa at Paramount Theatre-Iowa things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Next Weekend, Jun 03, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Orchestra Iowa June 03, 2017 at Paramount Theatre-Iowa in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:30PM

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Best Places to Stay in Cedar Rapids


Baymont Inn & Suites Cedar Rapids
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From $45 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
La Quinta Inn & Suites Cedar Rapids
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From $99 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Marriott Cedar Rapids
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From $94 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Residence Inn Cedar Rapids
Guest Score:
From $94 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
The Hotel At Kirkwood Center
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From $137 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.

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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