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East Central Iowa, Iowa

East Central Iowa

Step back in time and across oceans for a taste of Old World tradition. Visit seven authentic German villages to sample wines, beers and delicious fare. Or, shop for master-crafted furniture and clocks. Then fast-forward to the 21st century for a thrilling evening of stock car racing.

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The Historic Englert Theatre

The Englert Theatre opened in downtown Iowa City on September 26, 1912

Iowa City, IA HistoricTheatres

Sutliff Bridge

The massive iron bridge, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was constructed in 1898 at the crossing of Sutliff'

Sutliff, IA Historic Bridges

Grant Wood Gallery

Original artwork by Iowa native Grant Wood, including 23 charcoal sketches and two oil paintings, on display at the 1903 Carnegie Library. Marvin Cone and other artists also represented.

Tipton, IA Galleries

Amana Community Church Museum

The Amana Community Church building in Homestead was built in 1865. Hosts guide the visitor through the church, explaining Amana's religious heritage, practices and beliefs.

Amana, IA Museums

1876 Coralville Schoolhouse Museum

Restored 1876 schoolhouse contains interactive exhibits, hands-on activities for children. Group tour programs with costumed interpreter by appointment.

Coralville, IA Museums

Cedar Rapids Community Concert Association

Five live performances of music, dance and variety.

Cedar Rapids, IA Concerts

Grant Wood Studio and Visitor Center

Tour the original studio where artist Grant Wood lived and worked from 1924 to 1934. Designed and built by Wood, this light-filled carriage house loft was where he painted "American Gothic" and many other famous works. Operated by the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, which houses the world'

Cedar Rapids, IA Visitors Centers

African American Historical Museum and Cultural Center of Iowa

This 17,000 square-foot museum features the permanent exhibit "Doorways: A History of Iowa's African Americans." The exhibit explores Africa'

Cedar Rapids, IA Museums

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Depot

Visit this renovated 1898 brick depot listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Wilton, IA Railroad History

Museum of Natural History

Three major galleries focus on natural science and natural history of Iowa and the Midwest. Newly remodeled Hageboeck Hall features more than 1,000 birds. Mammal Hall displays nearly every order of mammal from aardvark to zebra, including a 48

Iowa City, IA Museums

Plum Grove Historic Home

Home of Iowa's first territorial governor, Robert Lucas, and his wife, Friendly. The seven-room Greek Revival house has been restored with pieces representative of the 1844-1853

Coralville, IA Historic Homes

Coralville Lake Fishing Report

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, IA Fishing Reports

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