The Amana ColoniesDistance From Cedar Rapids Airport: 15.1mi
Seven German villages that make up one of Iowa’s top visitor attractions, are just 19 miles southwest of Cedar Rapids via U.S. Highway 151. Tour the museums, furniture and clock making shops, wineries, bakeries and woolen mill.
Call for a schedule (800-352-6262) and catch an Old Creamery Theatre production. Stop at the Amana Visitor Center for information on the National Historic Landmark and their festivals. 319-622-7622 or 800-579-2294
All Veterans Memorial ParkDistance From Cedar Rapids Airport: 8.8mi
Located on 12th Street SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The eight segments include treed alcoves with seating. A serene environment was created where visitors can reflect on the past, remembering the pleasant and sometimes unpleasant memories that have defined the history of the Armed Services. It is dedicated to all the men and women who have served in the Armed Services.
Cedar Rapids Kernels Baseball Club
Cedar Rapids Kernels Professional Baseball ClubDistance From Cedar Rapids Airport: 8.5mi
950 Rockford Road SW, Cedar Rapids. Affiliate of the Anaheim Angels. Catch the action during their April-August season. Great all-American fun in a brand new stadium. Fun for the whole family. 319-363-3887
Cedar Rapids Museum of ArtDistance From Cedar Rapids Airport: 9.2mi
410 Third Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, view works by Grant Wood, Marvin Cone, Mauricio Lasansky, and The Riley Collection of Ancient Roman Portrait Busts. Opening January 22: The Magical World of Peter Sis. Award-winning children’s Author/Illustrator. Phone 319-36-7503 for additional exhibitions, hours, admission fees.
Cedar Rapids Symphony OrchestraDistance From Cedar Rapids Airport: 9.0mi
205 Second Avenue SE., Cedar Rapids. Concerts Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2:30 p.m., Mon. 7 p.m. Orchestra performs world-class music through Classical, Pops, Youth, Chamber and Family Concerts in Paramount Theatre. One of the largest music education programs in the nation. Box office: 319-366-8203, 800-369-8863 (TUNE), business office 319-366-8206
Curtis Hill Indian MuseumDistance From Cedar Rapids Airport: 8.9mi
Swisher IA, Guided tours of Iowa’s largest privately owned Indian Museum featuring thousands of artifacts from 49 states artistically displayed. Call for appointment and directions. Donations appreciated. 319-848-4323.
Czech VillageDistance From Cedar Rapids Airport: 9.3mi
Along 16th Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids. Step into an Old World atmosphere along the Cedar River at the Bridge of the Lions. Visit an interesting variety of ethnic, gift and specialty shops, bakery and restaurants. See “National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library” in this section. 319-362-2846.
DyersvilleDistance From Cedar Rapids Airport: 75.2mi
Field of Dreams, released in 1989, is a movie that has inspired millions. The movie was filmed on a farm 3.3 miles NE of Dyersville. After the movie’s premier, and with the field still in place, the first of many visitors started to arrive. People were magically drawn to the field for reasons they could not explain.
Hawkeye DownsDistance From Cedar Rapids Airport: 5.0mi
4400 Sixth Street SW, Cedar Rapids. Home of All Iowa Fair, asphalt half-mile track, go-kart, motorcross, IROAR racing. Trade, antique, arts & crafts shows. Bingo three nights. RV camping park.
The History CenterDistance From Cedar Rapids Airport: 9.2mi
615 First Avenue SE. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m, Thurs. until 7:00 p.m., Sun. Noon-4:00 p.m. Visit History Center’s engaging exhibits, programs and unique museum store. TimeQuest provides a virtual trip through downtown Cedar Rapids in 1900. Call to make group reservations or book room rentals. 319-362-1501
The Old Creamery Theatre CompanyDistance From Cedar Rapids Airport: 14.7mi
39 38th Avenue, Suite 200. Live professional theatre productions every weekend, June-December. Matinees Thursdays and Sundays; evenings Friday and Saturdays. Call for schedule. 319-622-6194 or 800-35AMANA
Paramount TheatreDistance From Cedar Rapids Airport: 9.0mi
123 Third Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids. Call for event information. Built in 1928, the Paramount Theatre offers an intimate ambience that is a perfect venue for speakers, fine art performances, concerts and plays. 319-398-5211
Tree of Five SeasonsDistance From Cedar Rapids Airport: 8.5mi
First Avenue & First Street NE, Cedar Rapids. Year round visit the dramatic three-dimensional 60 foot stainless steel landmark that is located in Riverfront Park and is based on the City’s official logo. Learn about the area’s history at the audio kiosk at the base of the tree which is built on the site where the area’s first settler lived in his cabin in the 1830s.