- The list below includes 53 free or cheap things to do in or near Iowa City, Iowa, including 40 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Music Venue, Natural History Museums and Bowling.
- From University of Iowa to Hickory Hill Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Iowa City and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cedar Rapids, Coralville, Amana and West Branch.
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Canton Street near Foster Road, Iowa City, IA 52245 MoreLess Info
Thornberry Off-Leash Dog Park is large, well-maintained, and fenced in so dogs can run around and play freely while their owners relax. There is also an area for agility training, a special area for small breeds, and a pond.
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Iowa Avenue from Clinton Street to Gilbert Street, Iowa City, IA MoreLess Info
The Iowa Avenue Literary Walk is perfect for those who deem themselves literature buffs. Celebrate 49 writers as you tour the sidewalk stamped with bronze placards and learn about their lives from the knowledgeable tour guide.
A nonprofit organization, Iowa City's FilmScene brings a variety of culturally enriching films to the area, including classics, independent films, foreign films, and art house films. The group also hosts a variety of special events.
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309 S. Madison Street, Iowa City, IA 52242 MoreLess Info
The University of Iowa Campus Recreation & Wellness Center was built in 2010 and offers 20,000 square feet of fitness activities. Features of the center include a 52-foot climbing wall, short jogging track, 50-meter competitive pool, and a cafe.