- 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
95% 429 votes
1400 Inspiration Place SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 MoreLess Info
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.
Originally built for the film of the same name, the Field of Dreams is now a landmark in Dyersville, Iowa. The white clapboard house that sits next to the baseball diamond also features heavily in the 1989 film, which was nominated for an Academy Award.
95% 284 votes
210 Parkside Drive, West Branch, IA 52358 MoreLess Info
The West Branch, Iowa Herbert Hoover Presidential Library & Museum preserves the legacy of former United States President Herbert Hoover. It is popular with history buffs and includes a huge gift shop.
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102 Chamber Drive, Anamosa, IA MoreLess Info
Located in Anamosa, Iowa, the National Motorcycle Museum has one of the world's largest collections of motorbikes. In addition to street-legal bikes, the museum houses trials bikes, off-road motorized bikes and many other types of two-wheeled specialty craft.
94% 129 votes
110 Parkside Drive, West Branch, IA 52358 MoreLess Info
Former United States President Herbert Hoover lived in West Branch, Iowa until he was nine years old. The Herbert Hoover National Historic Site preserves the two-room home in which he was born. This beautiful site is best explored in warm, dry weather.
Cooling off is fun at the Lost Island Water Park in Waterloo, Iowa. The massive park contains covered water slides, a 'lazy river' inner tube ride, a large wave pool, a water volleyball court and other attractions for patrons of all ages.
98% 59 votes
2611 Quasqueton Diagonal Blvd., Independence, IA 50644 MoreLess Info
The central feature of Cedar Rock State Park (Lowell Walter Residence) is the home, which was designed by famed American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Tours are available every day and are essential for architecture buffs.
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.