As you embark upon an adventure in Iowa City, you’re looking around at things to do. Maybe you’re even in the city right now, driving around. Whatever the case may be, I’m going to show you some great places to visit. The following are some attractions in Iowa City, IA that you might want to stop by.
Nile Kinnick Stadium is located at 825 Stadium Drive, and it’s a great place to catch a game. If you are thinking about catching a Hawkeyes game and football is in season, then you’re in for a treat. It’s Big Ten football at its best, and even if you’re not a Hawkeyes fan, you and yours are sure to have a great time. You can imagine the atmosphere in the stadium is going to be lovely.
How about a visit to the Terry Trueblood Recreational Area? This area of Iowa City is off of Sand Road SE, and you can get out on the water there. There is also a bike trail and a corridor trail, connecting you to other parts of the city. The Iowa River Corridor trail is said to be 13 miles long according to the reviews. If you want some time out in nature with the family, this recreational area would be a great place to visit.
And you’ve just got to see the world’s largest wooden nickel. Can you believe that there is such an attraction? This landmark site would make for a great story and a wonderful picture opportunity for you and your family. You will find the world’s largest wooden nickel at 3246 Iowa River Corridor Trail. That tells you right there that if you take the trail mentioned earlier, you’re going to run across this landmark.
There are also some great gift and specialty shops in Iowa City. One of them is Prairie Lights, and another is called Active Endeavors. Do you collect vinyl? If you do, you might also want to stop by Record Collector. Then there is Iowa Book, Glassando, Beadology Iowa and Herteen & Stocker Jewelers. One more place of interest is known as Rug Cottage.
Who knows what all you will find at the gift and specialty shops mentioned. And you’re certainly going to have a great time making your way around Iowa City. These attractions and more await you and your family as you set out to enjoy your vacation.