Things to Do in Cedar Rapids, IA

Our list of the best things to do in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, features the top 87 nearby activities — including 37 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!

Cedar Rapids, IA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, and Sports & Fitness.

The results below include the top 28 things to do within the city of Cedar Rapids, IA , followed by 59 popular activities in nearby cities, including Iowa City, Amana, Coralville, Marion, Anamosa and Solon

Cedar Rapids, IA

Highlights
  • History Museums - 4 Activities
  • Bowling - 3 Activities
  • Sports Stadiums (Professional) - 2 Activities
  • Theaters - 2 Activities

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National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
1
0.9 Miles

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

1400 Inspiration Place SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
History Museums
The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library is a relatively new attraction aimed at learning about the Czech and Slovak culture. Exhibits include a replica of a steamer ship, plus paintings and sculptures.

Rating

95% 429 Votes Submit a Review
Brucemore
2
1.8 Miles

Brucemore

2160 Linden Dr SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Historic Sites
Tour the Brucemore historical site for a look inside a 19th-century mansion. Tourists and school groups visit the grounds to learn more about history of the community, as well as to attend the occasional concert.

Rating

95% 396 Votes Submit a Review
Paramount theater
3
0.1 Miles

Paramount theater

123 3rd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Theaters
Presenting a selection of ballets, musical concerts and stage plays throughout the year, Paramount Theatre is a cultural treasure of Cedar Rapids. The beautiful and historic 1,690 seat theater prides itself on its broad range of entertaining, educational and quality events.

Rating

98% 60 Votes Submit a Review
Cedar Rapids Kernels
4
0.0 Miles

Cedar Rapids Kernels

Perfect Game Field, Cedar Rapids, IA
Soccer Field
The Cedar Rapids Kernels are a Minor League Baseball team affiliated with the Minnesota Twins organization. Fans of the team commonly attend games at the nearby Veterans Memorial Stadium, which features seating for 5,300 spectators.

Rating

99% 74 Votes Submit a Review
Indian Creek Nature Center
5
4.4 Miles

Indian Creek Nature Center

6665 Otis Road SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Nature & Wildlife Areas
The non-profit Indian Creek Nature Center is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and is dedicated to educating all visitors about local ecosystems and environmental responsibility. The Center spans over 200 acres and includes four miles of hiking trails.

Rating

89% 63 Votes Submit a Review
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
6
0.1 Miles

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art

410 3rd Ave. S.E., Cedar Rapids, IA
Art Museum
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art includes thousands of pieces of artwork, many from the early 20th century. As well as featuring art, the museum also holds art classes and hosts special events throughout the year.

Rating

90% 202 Votes Submit a Review
NewBo City Market
7
0.6 Miles

NewBo City Market

1100 3rd Street SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Farmers Markets
Cedar Rapids' NewBo City Market is a large farmers' market that features rotating vendor booths and permanent shop installations. Visitors to the NewBo City Market come for fresh produce, warm baked goods, fresh meat, delectable gourmet treats and more.

Rating

83% 66 Votes Submit a Review
Lion Bridge Brewing Co.
8
0.9 Miles

Lion Bridge Brewing Co.

59 16th Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Breweries
With several beers crafted on-site, the Lion Bridge Brewing Co. features a tap room for sampling the brewery's current selections. A small kitchen offers appetizers, snacks and sandwiches for pairing with the brewery's creations.

Rating

79% 48 Votes Submit a Review
Masonic Library & Museum
9
0.4 Miles

Masonic Library & Museum

813 First Avenue S. E., Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Libraries
Featuring over 150,000 volumes, the Masonic Library and Museum houses both Masonic and non-Masonic collections and the Charles H. Swab Memorial collection. It includes Egyptian and military artifacts, among others, including a Civil War flag and collection of books.

Rating

100% 10 Votes Submit a Review
CSPS
10
0.6 Miles

CSPS

1103 Third Street SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Theaters
Located in a large 100 year old building, the CSPS is an art center full of local art and history. The venue hosts many concerts from bands around the world and is a local favorite.

Rating

94% 16 Votes Submit a Review

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