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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.

Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Theatre in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Interactive Murder Mystery Show complete with a 4 course mea 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.

"Weird Al"" Yankovic: The Strings Attached Tour
Jul 30, 2019 (Tuesday) Theater event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

"Weird Al"" Yankovic: The Strings Attached Tour July 30, 2019 at McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 8:00PM

Alabama's 50th Anniversary Tour at U.S. Cellular Center
Alabama's 50th Anniversary Tour at U.S. Cellular Center things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
This Weekend, May 31, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Alabama's 50th Anniversary Tour May 31, 2019 at U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:00PM


Amos Lee at Paramount Theatre-Iowa
Amos Lee at Paramount Theatre-Iowa things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Jul 12, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Amos Lee July 12, 2019 at Paramount Theatre-Iowa in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:30PM

Billy Currington at McGrath Amphitheatre
Billy Currington at McGrath Amphitheatre
Jul 25, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Billy Currington July 25, 2019 at McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:30PM

Brothers Osborne at McGrath Amphitheatre
Brothers Osborne at McGrath Amphitheatre
Labor Day Weekend, Aug 31, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Brothers Osborne August 31, 2019 at McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:30PM

Buddy Guy and Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band
Buddy Guy and Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band
Labor Day Weekend, Aug 30, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Buddy Guy and Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band August 30, 2019 at McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:00PM

Cedar Rapids River Kings vs. Arizona Rattlers
Cedar Rapids River Kings vs. Arizona Rattlers things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
This Weekend, Jun 01, 2019 (Saturday) Sports event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Cedar Rapids River Kings vs. Arizona Rattlers June 01, 2019 at U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:05PM

Cedar Rapids River Kings vs. Green Bay Blizzard
Cedar Rapids River Kings vs. Green Bay Blizzard things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Next Weekend, Jun 08, 2019 (Saturday) Sports event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Cedar Rapids River Kings vs. Green Bay Blizzard June 08, 2019 at U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:05PM

Cody Jinks at McGrath Amphitheatre
Cody Jinks at McGrath Amphitheatre
This Weekend, Jun 01, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Cody Jinks June 01, 2019 at McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:00PM

Disturbed: Evolution Tour at U.S. Cellular Center
Disturbed: Evolution Tour at U.S. Cellular Center things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Oct 09, 2019 (Wednesday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Disturbed: Evolution Tour October 09, 2019 at U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:30PM

Get the Led Out at Paramount Theatre-Iowa
Get the Led Out at Paramount Theatre-Iowa things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Sep 20, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Get the Led Out September 20, 2019 at Paramount Theatre-Iowa in Cedar Rapids, IA 8:00PM

Gordon Lightfoot at Paramount Theatre-Iowa
Gordon Lightfoot at Paramount Theatre-Iowa things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Next Month, Jun 16, 2019 (Sunday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Gordon Lightfoot June 16, 2019 at Paramount Theatre-Iowa in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:30PM

Joe Bonamassa at Paramount Theatre-Iowa
Joe Bonamassa at Paramount Theatre-Iowa things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Aug 08, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

Joe Bonamassa August 08, 2019 at Paramount Theatre-Iowa in Cedar Rapids, IA 8:00PM

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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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