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Iowa Tourism and Sightseeing
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Marshall Center School, University of Northern Iowa
Marshall Center School, University of Northern Iowa
Historic Site in Cedar Falls, IA USA

Authentically restored one-room schoolhouse. The Marshall Center School is an active reminder of Iowa's historically prominent role in quality education, the role of the University of Northern Iowa in training teachers, and the shaping of 19th Century America through its rural schools.


National Balloon Museum And U. S. Ballooning Hall of Fame
National Balloon Museum And U. S. Ballooning Hall of Fame things to do on a rainy day in Des Moines, IA
Hall of Fame Museum in Indianola, IA USA

National Balloon Museum And U. S. Ballooning Hall of Fame The National Balloon Museum dedicates itself to providing the public with a comprehensive understanding of ballooning and its history through its exhibitions and collections.

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
User Rating:  User Rating 5.0
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.

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).

311 at Battery Park - Sioux City
311 at Battery Park - Sioux City things to do on a rainy day in Sioux City, IA
Labor Day Weekend, Sep 01, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Sioux City, IA USA

311 September 01, 2018 at Battery Park - Sioux City in Sioux City, IA 6:30PM

3OH!3 at Wooly's
3OH!3 at Wooly's things to do on a rainy day in Des Moines, IA
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 Perfect Circle at U.S. Cellular Center
A Perfect Circle at U.S. Cellular Center things to do on a rainy day in Cedar Rapids, IA
Nov 13, 2018 (Tuesday) Concert event in Cedar Rapids, IA USA

A Perfect Circle November 13, 2018 at U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, IA 7:30PM

Aaron Lewis: Songs and Stories Tour at HOYT SHERMAN PLACE
Aaron Lewis: Songs and Stories Tour at HOYT SHERMAN PLACE things to do on a rainy day in Des Moines, IA
Nov 28, 2018 (Wednesday) Concert event in Des Moines, IA USA

Aaron Lewis: Songs and Stories Tour November 28, 2018 at HOYT SHERMAN PLACE in Des Moines, IA 8:00PM

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Iowa

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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
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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
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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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