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Iowa Tourism and Sightseeing
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Palmers Family Fun
Palmers Family Fun
Golf in Waterloo, IA USA

Outdoor activities for the whole family. Go-karts, miniature golf, batting cages, jumping pillow, and driving range. Open March through October.


Palms Theatres & IMAX
Palms Theatres & IMAX things to do on a rainy day in Iowa
Imax Theatre in Waukee, IA USA


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

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

A 3 Day Food Fest A culinary event that features cooking education, hands on instructions, sampling, special menu items, and special dinners at our food businesses. It's a "foodies dream come true". See amanacolonies.com for details on cost and reservations.


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.

Waterloo Black Hawks Hockey
Waterloo Black Hawks Hockey things to do on a rainy day in Waterloo, IA
Sport in Waterloo, IA USA

United States Hockey League amateur play. Since 1962, this Waterloo hockey team the Waterloo Black Hawks have developed top junior age amateur players in the nation during a 30 game home schedule.

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.

"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

12th Planet w/ Shlump at Blue Moose Tap House
12th Planet w/ Shlump at Blue Moose Tap House things to do on a rainy day in Coralville, IA
Jan 31, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Iowa City, IA USA

12th Planet w/ Shlump January 31, 2019 at Blue Moose Tap House in Iowa City, IA 9:00PM

3OH!3 at Wooly's
3OH!3 at Wooly's things to do on a rainy day in Des Moines, IA
Next Month, Dec 05, 2018 (Wednesday) Concert event in Des Moines, IA USA

3OH!3 December 05, 2018 at Wooly's in Des Moines, IA 8:00PM

A Charlie Brown Christmas (Touring) at Memorial Auditorium
A Charlie Brown Christmas (Touring) at Memorial Auditorium things to do on a rainy day in Iowa
Next Month, Dec 07, 2018 (Friday) Theater event in Burlington, IA USA

A Charlie Brown Christmas (Touring) December 07, 2018 at Memorial Auditorium in Burlington, IA 7:30PM

A Christmas Story: The Musical (Touring) at Adler Theatre
A Christmas Story: The Musical (Touring) at Adler Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Davenport, IA
Next Month, Dec 18, 2018 (Tuesday) Theater event in Davenport, IA USA

A Christmas Story: The Musical (Touring) December 18, 2018 at Adler Theatre in Davenport, IA 7:30PM

Aaron Lewis at Anthem - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City
Aaron Lewis at Anthem - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City things to do on a rainy day in Sioux City, IA
Next Month, Dec 13, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Sioux City, IA USA

Aaron Lewis December 13, 2018 at Anthem - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City in Sioux City, IA 8:00PM

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Iowa

Attractions
Activities
Indoor Activities
Events
Places to stay

Regions

Des Moines
Waterloo

Best Places to Stay in Iowa


Boulders Inn & Suites Clarinda
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From $104 / night.


Days Inn By Wyndham West Branch Iowa City Area
Guest Score:
From $48 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant, Free Breakfast.
Hampton Inn & Suites Marshalltown
Guest Score:
From $97 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Squiers Manor B&b
Guest Score:
From $99 / night.


Restaurant.
St Mary Bed & Breakfast
Guest Score:
From $125 / night.


Free Internet, 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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