Tourist Attractions in Cedar Rapids, IA

The city of Cedar Rapids was settled in back in 1838 and was originally named Columbus. It was later on renamed in 1841 to Cedar Rapids, for the rapids in the nearby Cedar River and the red cedar trees that grew along the banks of the river. Cedar Rapids is home to quite a number of famous figures in the United States including Grant Wood, Dr. Alexander Lippisch, Elijah Wood and Ashton Kutcher. Currently, the city is becoming a growing center for arts and culture in Eastern Iowa. Among its popular tourist destinations include the National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library, Brucemore, Paramount Theater, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Czech Village and the African-American Historical Museum and Cultural Center of Iowa. The historic Roosevelt Hotel is also an icon and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Cedar Rapids also has around 74 parks and recreational facilities and more than 3,360 acres of green space that are yet to be developed.

There are 8 tourist attractions found in Cedar Rapids, IA. This is 2% of all tourist attractions listed in Iowa. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and landmarks. You may find a list of all categories of Cedar Rapids attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Cedar Rapids of that type.

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