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Iowa Tourism and Sightseeing
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Perfect Games
Perfect Games things to do on a rainy day in Ames, IA
Bowling in Ames, IA USA
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Upscale Family Fun, LaserTag, Arcade, Bowling, Gourmet Pizza 24 lanes of bowling, two-story laser tag arena, huge arcade, specialty pizzas. Full service Kingpin Restaurant, daily specials. Friendly service. Check out our website for daily specials and party packages.


Putnam Museum of History & Natural Science
Putnam Museum of History & Natural Science things to do on a rainy day in Davenport, IA
Science Museum in Davenport, IA USA

Explore science and history at the region's biggest museum! From a giant screen six stories tall and seven stories wide, a

RAGBRAI
RAGBRAI
Recreation in Indianola, IA USA

Bikers ride through Indianola

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.

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.

Take a Bite
Take a Bite things to do on a rainy day in Iowa
Food Tour in Amana, IA USA

Foodies Dream Come True A culinary event that features cooking education,hand on instructions, sampling, special menu items and special dinners at our food business.

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.

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.

Warren County Fair
Warren County Fair
Recreation in Indianola, IA USA

A fair to enjoy what Warren County has to offer

Waterloo Bucks Baseball
Waterloo Bucks Baseball
Sport in Waterloo, IA USA

Members of the Northwoods summer baseball league The Northwood league is a wood bat, summer baseball league. The Bucks play their games at Cost Cutters Fieslt at the historic Riverfront Stadium, a 5,000 seat stadium with a natural grass playing surface. Riverfront stadium has been home to baseball since 1946.

4onthefloor at Codfish Hollow Barnstormers
4onthefloor at Codfish Hollow Barnstormers things to do on a rainy day in Iowa
Oct 05, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Maquoketa, IA USA

4onthefloor October 05, 2019 at Codfish Hollow Barnstormers in Maquoketa, IA 8:00PM

9 To 5 at Fisher Theater
9 To 5 at Fisher Theater things to do on a rainy day in Ames, IA
Apr 05, 2020 (Sunday) Theater event in Ames, IA USA

9 To 5 April 05, 2020 at Fisher Theater in Ames, IA 1:00PM

9 To 5 at Fisher Theater
9 To 5 at Fisher Theater things to do on a rainy day in Ames, IA
Apr 03, 2020 (Friday) Theater event in Ames, IA USA

9 To 5 April 03, 2020 at Fisher Theater in Ames, IA 7:30PM

9 To 5 at Fisher Theater
9 To 5 at Fisher Theater things to do on a rainy day in Ames, IA
Apr 10, 2020 (Friday) Theater event in Ames, IA USA

9 To 5 April 10, 2020 at Fisher Theater in Ames, IA 7:30PM

9 To 5 at Fisher Theater
9 To 5 at Fisher Theater things to do on a rainy day in Ames, IA
Apr 04, 2020 (Saturday) Theater event in Ames, IA USA

9 To 5 April 04, 2020 at Fisher Theater in Ames, IA 7:30PM

9 To 5 at Fisher Theater
9 To 5 at Fisher Theater things to do on a rainy day in Ames, IA
Apr 11, 2020 (Saturday) Theater event in Ames, IA USA

9 To 5 April 11, 2020 at Fisher Theater in Ames, IA 7:30PM

9 To 5 at Fisher Theater
9 To 5 at Fisher Theater things to do on a rainy day in Ames, IA
Apr 09, 2020 (Thursday) Theater event in Ames, IA USA

9 To 5 April 09, 2020 at Fisher Theater in Ames, IA 7:30PM

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Iowa

Attractions
Activities
Indoor Activities
Events
Places to stay

Regions

Des Moines
Waterloo

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.
Homewood Suites By Hilton Ankeny
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From $125 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Super 8 By Wyndham Mason City
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From $90 / night.



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.

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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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