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
  • 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
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Dragon's Lair 6545 4th St SW., Cedar Rapids, IA MoreLess Info
Teams gather together for a family-friendly laser tag adventure
0.9 Miles
95% 429 votes
History Museums 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.
1.8 Miles
95% 396 votes
Historic Sites 2160 Linden Dr SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 MoreLess Info
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.
47.5 Miles
92% 497 votes
Sports Facilities/Fields 28995 Lansing Road, Dyersville, IA 52040 MoreLess Info
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.
26.8 Miles
95% 284 votes
History Museums 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.
22.3 Miles
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.
27.0 Miles
94% 129 votes
Historic Sites 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.
22.7 Miles
89% 254 votes
Colleges & Universities Iowa City, IA MoreLess Info
The University of Iowa is a part of the Big 10, located in Iowa City. More than 30,000 students attend school at the public university, majoring in more than 100 different areas of study.
45.8 Miles
99% 1187 votes
Water Parks 2225 East Shaulis Road, Waterloo, IA 50701 MoreLess Info
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.
30.5 Miles
98% 59 votes
Architectural Buildings 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.
0.1 Miles
98% 60 votes
Theaters 123 3rd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 MoreLess Info
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.
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