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Iowa Tourism and Sightseeing
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Riverview Recreation Area
Riverview Recreation Area
Recreation in Waterloo, IA USA

Off Highway Vehicle Park Waterloo is one of only a few cities to have an Off Highway Vehicle Park, complete with two MX tracks, a flat track, and many miles of ATV trailes through 180 acres.


Romance Weekend
Romance Weekend things to do on a rainy day in Iowa
Food Tour in Amana, IA USA

Get away weekend in the Amana Colonies Special lodging packages, sampling, dining and more.

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
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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. The attraction takes 20min - 1hr to go through. Parking is provided and entry is $10.


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.

Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum
Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Falls, IA
Museum in Cedar Falls, IA USA

Step back over 150 years to the Victorian era in Cedar Falls This Italianate style home was built by Azel D. Barnum in 1863, and it’s teeming with furnishings, photographs, and everyday objects from the 1880s-1900s.

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.


Virtual Detective Games
Virtual Detective Games things to do on a rainy day in Iowa
Theatre in All Locations, IA USA

Live action online entertainment! Virtual Detective offers several new forms of entertainment and live action games all from the comfort of your home online including CyberSleuth, Follow Me, and Partners in Crime...

Air Supply at Five Flags Center
Air Supply at Five Flags Center things to do on a rainy day in Iowa
Oct 09, 2020 (Friday) Concert event in Dubuque, IA USA

Air Supply October 09, 2020 at Five Flags Center in Dubuque, IA 7:30PM

Air Supply at HOYT SHERMAN PLACE
Air Supply at HOYT SHERMAN PLACE things to do on a rainy day in Des Moines, IA
Columbus Day, Oct 12, 2020 (Monday) Concert event in Des Moines, IA USA

Air Supply October 12, 2020 at HOYT SHERMAN PLACE in Des Moines, IA 7:30PM

Alan Jackson at Wells Fargo Arena
Alan Jackson at Wells Fargo Arena things to do on a rainy day in Des Moines, IA
Sep 11, 2020 (Friday) Concert event in Des Moines, IA USA

Alan Jackson September 11, 2020 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, IA 7:00PM

Alice Cooper: Ol' Black Eyes Is Back at Adler Theatre
Alice Cooper: Ol' Black Eyes Is Back at Adler Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Davenport, IA
Nov 14, 2020 (Saturday) Concert event in Davenport, IA USA

Alice Cooper: Ol' Black Eyes Is Back November 14, 2020 at Adler Theatre in Davenport, IA 8:00PM

Beatles Vs. Stones at Five Flags Center
Beatles Vs. Stones at Five Flags Center things to do on a rainy day in Iowa
Sep 25, 2020 (Friday) Concert event in Dubuque, IA USA

Beatles Vs. Stones September 25, 2020 at Five Flags Center in Dubuque, IA 7:30PM

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical things to do on a rainy day in Sioux City, IA
May 16, 2021 (Sunday) Theater event in Sioux City, IA USA

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical May 16, 2021 at Orpheum Theatre Sioux City in Sioux City, IA 6:00PM

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring)
Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) things to do on a rainy day in Davenport, IA
May 11, 2021 (Tuesday) Theater event in Davenport, IA USA

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) May 11, 2021 at Adler Theatre in Davenport, IA 7:30PM

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

Bike and Hike Weekend
Bike and Hike Weekend
This Weekend, Jul 11, 2020 (Saturday) to Jul 12, 2020 (Sunday) Sports event in Amana, IA USA

Family fun Enjoy the great outdoors in the Colonies with a variety of trails for all levels. Walking and biking. It’s a July weekend to get out and enjoy the summer. Bring your bike and ride “Tour de Brew” or take a hike through our timberland on the nature trail.

Brantley Gilbert at Q Casino Back Waters Stage
Brantley Gilbert at Q Casino Back Waters Stage things to do on a rainy day in Iowa
Sep 12, 2020 (Saturday) Concert event in Dubuque, IA USA

Brantley Gilbert September 12, 2020 at Q Casino Back Waters Stage in Dubuque, IA 7:00PM

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Iowa

Attractions
Activities
Indoor Activities
Events
Places to stay

Regions

Cedar Falls
Des Moines

Best Places to Stay in Iowa


Hampton Inn Orange City
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From $120 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown
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From $121 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Coralville
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From $140 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Sheldon
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From $113 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Homewood Suites By Hilton Ankeny
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From $125 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.

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.

Spring Visit Iowa in the summerSummer Visit Iowa in the fallFall Winter


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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