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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.

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.

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.


Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
This Weekend, Apr 01, 2017 (Saturday) Theater event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Interactive Murder Mystery Show complete with 4 course meal! The Dinner Detective is the largest, award-winning, interactive comedic murder mystery dinner show in the United States. We are now running public and private shows in cities across the country every week. Our immensely popular shows are set in the present day.

Americinn Anamosa
Americinn Anamosa
Hotel in Anamosa, IA USA
Currently as low as $77.89/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, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Americinn Cedar Rapids
Americinn Cedar Rapids
Hotel in Cedar Rapids, IA USA
Currently as low as $92.81/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,Outdoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Baymont Inn & Suites Cedar Rapids
Baymont Inn & Suites Cedar Rapids
Hotel in Cedar Rapids, IA USA
Currently as low as $45.42/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. Free Breakfast, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Western Plus Longbranch Hotel & Convention Center
Best Western Plus Longbranch Hotel & Convention Center
Hotel in Cedar Rapids, IA USA
Currently as low as $101.99/night!

This hotel offers a complimentary breakfast as well as free Wi-Fi and comfy accommodations at a location adjacent to the Lindale Mall making it one of the most popular hotels among our guests in Cedar Rapids. Swimming Pool, Indoor Pool, Restaurant, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Cedar Rapids Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Cedar Rapids Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Visitor Bureau in Cedar Rapids, IA USA


Clarion Hotel & Convention Center Near Hawkeye Downs
Clarion Hotel & Convention Center Near Hawkeye Downs
Hotel in Cedar Rapids, IA USA
Currently as low as $49.49/night!

With a comfy accommodations and free Wi-Fi the pet-friendly Clarion Hotel & Convention Center Near Hawkeye Downs is a solid choice for Priceline guests headed to the Cedar Rapids area. The hotel features 157 rooms on six floors. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Restaurant, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Comfort Inn & Suites Cedar Rapids
Comfort Inn & Suites Cedar Rapids
Hotel in Cedar Rapids, IA USA
Currently as low as $79.99/night!

Free breakfast and Wi-Fi mingle with a heated pool and easy I-380 access at the non-smoking Comfort Inn & Suites Cedar Rapids. Indoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Cedar Rapids Airport
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Cedar Rapids Airport
Hotel in Cedar Rapids, IA USA
Currently as low as $71.40/night!

Amenities like free Wi-Fi airport shuttle service and an indoor pool ensure comfort and convenience when guests visit pet-friendly non-smoking Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Cedar Rapids Airport. Free Internet, Swimming Pool, Indoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Cedar Rapids North Ia
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Cedar Rapids North Ia
Hotel in Cedar Rapids, IA USA
Currently as low as $84.00/night!

Spacious accommodations with microwaves and mini-fridges and an indoor pool await Priceline guests at the non-smoking Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Cedar Rapids North IA. Free Internet, Swimming Pool, Indoor Pool, Restaurant, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Days Inn And Suites Cedar Rapids
Days Inn And Suites Cedar Rapids
Hotel in Cedar Rapids, IA USA
Currently as low as $56.49/night!

Enjoy the indoor pool fitness center and free Wi-Fi in every room at the Days Inn and Suites Cedar Rapids. Each of 92 rooms at Days Inn is equipped with a microwave and refrigerator. You'll also have free Wi-Fi access anywhere in the hotel. Swimming Pool, Indoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Non Smoking Rooms.

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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
Guest Score:
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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