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National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum
National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum things to do on a rainy day in Waterloo, IA
Museum in Waterloo, IA USA

The history of the Olympics oldest sport - wrestling.


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.

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.

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

Northwoods League baseball. Riverfront stadium has been home to baseball since 1946. The Waterloo Bucks call this 5,000 seat stadium home, a natural grass playing surface. Concessions available.

Wickiup Hill Outdoor Learning Center
Wickiup Hill Outdoor Learning Center things to do on a rainy day in Iowa
Recreation in Toddville, IA USA

Experience wetlands, woodlands and prairies on 6 miles of trails. Experience wetlands, woodlands and prairies on 6 miles of trails (groomed for cross-country skiing in winter).

2018 Iowa Speedway Weekend Packages at Iowa Speedway
2018 Iowa Speedway Weekend Packages at Iowa Speedway things to do on a rainy day in Des Moines, IA
Jun 15, 2018 (Friday) Sports event in Newton, IA USA

2018 Iowa Speedway Weekend Packages June 15, 2018 at Iowa Speedway in Newton, IA 7:00PM

42nd Annual World Championship Ice Racing Series
42nd Annual World Championship Ice Racing Series things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Next Month, Jan 27, 2018 (Saturday) Sports event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

42nd Annual World Championship Ice Racing Series January 27, 2018 at Cedar Rapids Ice Arena in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:30PM

Aaron Watson at Anthem - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City
Aaron Watson at Anthem - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City things to do on a rainy day in Sioux City, IA
Next Month, Jan 20, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Sioux City, IA USA

Aaron Watson January 20, 2018 at Anthem - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City in Sioux City, IA 8:00PM

Agua Caliente Clippers at Iowa Wolves
Agua Caliente Clippers at Iowa Wolves things to do on a rainy day in Des Moines, IA
Christmas Weekend, Dec 23, 2017 (Saturday) Sports event in Des Moines, IA USA

Agua Caliente Clippers at Iowa Wolves December 23, 2017 at Wells Fargo Arena - Des Moines in Des Moines, IA 7:00PM

Alienboi Boxing & Calkins Sports:
Alienboi Boxing & Calkins Sports:"" Legacy" at River Center things to do on a rainy day in Davenport, IA
Feb 03, 2018 (Saturday) Sports event in Davenport, IA USA

Alienboi Boxing & Calkins Sports:"" Legacy" February 03, 2018 at River Center in Davenport, IA 8:00PM

An Evening with Foreigner and the Dave Eggar Orchestra
An Evening with Foreigner and the Dave Eggar Orchestra things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Mar 29, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

An Evening with Foreigner and the Dave Eggar Orchestra March 29, 2018 at U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, IA 8:00PM

An Evening With The Eagles at Fisher Theater
An Evening With The Eagles at Fisher Theater things to do on a rainy day in Ames, IA
Mar 21, 2018 (Wednesday) Concert event in Ames, IA USA

An Evening With The Eagles March 21, 2018 at Fisher Theater in Ames, IA 8:00PM

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Iowa

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Regions

Cedar Rapids
Des Moines
Waterloo

Best Places to Stay in Iowa


Baymont Inn & Suites Bellevue
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From $71 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Hampton Inn Orange City
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From $116 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Hilton Garden Inn Cedar Falls Ia
Guest Score:
From $100 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Sioux Center
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From $127 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Super 8 Knoxville
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From $53 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.

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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