Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is known by locals as "the City of Five Seasons." Cedar Rapids guests can experience the city's rich history and unique heritage at the Carl and Mary Koehler History Center. The city is also hosts annual events like the NewBo Fest, the BrewNost beer tasting festival, and the Art Nouveau Exhibition. Cedar Rapids hotels run the gamut from affordable rooms at the Marriott to the quaint Belmont Hill Victorian Bed and Breakfast.
The Farmer's Daughter's Market on Miller Road is one of the biggest draws to Cedar Rapids, offering guests of hotels in Cedar Rapids a great mix of farm-fresh produce, specialty food items, crafts and antiques.
The city is home to several theaters, including the Cedar Rapids Opera Theater on Second Avenue, and The Old Creamery Theater Company and SPT Theater Company.
Visitors can indulge in authentic Czech cuisine at The Blue Toad, enjoy a memorable lunch at the Ox Yoke Inn Restaurant, and cap off the night at the Chrome Horse Saloon.
Guests with accommodations at hotels in Cedar Rapids may enjoy a day of shopping at Lindale Mall and Westdale Mall. The downtown area also features plenty of unique shops, including Brambles, Czech Cottage, and the Silver Spider.
Near many hotels, Cedar Rapids visitors may kick off the Indoor Football League season with Cedar Rapids Titans game at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena or watch the Minor League Cedar Rapids Kernels battle it out at the Veterans Memorial Stadium.