- Our list of the best things to do in Iowa City, Iowa, features the top 80 nearby activities — including 34 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Iowa City, 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 25 things to do within the city of Iowa City, IA , followed by 55 popular activities in nearby cities, including Cedar Rapids, Amana, Coralville, West Branch, Riverside, Kalona, Solon and Marion
The play's the thing at The Englert Theater, a versatile community performance venue and art space. The Theater's programming appeals to children, teens and adults. This venue specializes in local and regional talent.
A subject of academic and casual interest, the Devonian Fossil Gorge is packed with fossils from the Devonian period. During that period, the Gorge was submerged beneath deep water, and a stroll through the area reveals fossils of deep sea creatures scientists would otherwise have been unable to study.
Home to the Iowa Hawkeyes, Kinnick Stadium offers visitors the opportunity to watch competitive college football games with students of the University of Iowa. On average, the amount of people that visit can exceed 60,000 per game.
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.
Iowa City Bike Library is conceptually a library where visitors check out donated bicycles instead of books. Renters pay a deposit, get a bike for 6 months and get the deposit back if it is returned in good condition.
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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.