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Available Fall 2022 and published by Reedy Press

Cedar Rapids is the second-largest city in the state of Iowa and has long been known as the City of Five Seasons . . . a place where you can experience spring, summer, fall, and winter and take the time—the fifth season—to enjoy them all. Consider 100 Things to Do in Cedar Rapids Before You Die as your guide to soaking up all this Midwestern gem of a city has to offer any time of year.


Hike to the top of Mount Trashmore to take in the best view in the city. Shop and eat your way through the NewBo City Market and the surrounding neighborhood. Immerse yourself in Czech and Slovak culture in the Czech Village. Dive into the local arts and culture scene, walking in the footsteps of famed artist Grant Wood who called Cedar Rapids home. Enjoy an outdoor concert on the banks of the Cedar River. Each item you explore on this Cedar Rapids to-do list offers a unique perspective on the city.


Local writer Katie Mills Giorgio is your host for making the most of your time in Cedar Rapids, whether you are looking for tasty eats, rich creative experiences, or an opportunity to get in touch with nature. This book is filled with insider tips and more than 100 ideas to enjoy all that Cedar Rapids and the surrounding area has to offer.

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