Explore a variety of things to do in Cedar Rapids

Located near I-380 and the CID airport, the Country Inn & Suites offers comfortable accommodations within easy reach of top downtown attractions. Learn more about the area with a tour of the National Czech & Slovak Museum or the Brucemore estate before attending a thrilling race at Hawkeye Downs Speedway. If you’re looking for leisurely things to do, take a relaxing hike with the kids at Indian Creek Nature Center or visit the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art to see Grant Wood’s studio. Our free shuttle can take you to destinations within a five-mile radius of the hotel as well as the airport.

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Cedar Rapids Museum of Art

6.08 mi / 9.79 km from the hotel
Established in 1905, this art museum features rotating exhibitions as well as impressive permanent collections by Jun Kaneko, Grant Wood, and Marvin Cone.

Hawkeye Downs Speedway

2.94 mi / 4.74 km from the hotel
Since 1925, this impressive track has been providing quality entertainment for residents and visitors alike. Be sure to check the schedule of stock car races, gun shows, expos, and concerts to see what's happening during your stay.

Indian Creek Nature Center

7.02 mi / 11.29 km from the hotel
Iowa's only private nature center spans 210 acres that contain about five miles of trails. Check out the extensive variety of animal and plant exhibits such as the beehive and the prairie plant displays.

Iowa Masonic Library and Museum

6.36 mi / 10.24 km from the hotel
One of the largest libraries of Masonic works in the world, the Iowa Masonic Library contains more than 250,000 volumes. Historic displays and an intriguing marble edifice make visiting this site an unforgettable experience.

Mother Mosque of America

6.55 mi / 10.54 km from the hotel
The longest standing mosque in North America, the Mother Mosque of America was constructed in 1934 and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

5.23 mi / 8.42 km from the hotel
This intriguing and informative museum connects visitors with Czech and Slovak history through an engaging array of educational exhibits and cultural experiences.

Orchestra Iowa

5.91 mi / 9.5 km from the hotel
Enjoy a live experience of fun follies or an outstanding classical concert at this historic orchestra.


7.25 mi / 11.67 km from the hotel
Learn about the history of Cedar Rapids through a tour of the 19th-century mansion and grounds on this 26-acre estate. Be sure to check Brucemore’s calendar for special events like concerts and theater performances happening throughout the year.