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Macbride Nature Recreation Area offers a host of activities, one of which is the Raptor Center, which currently displays 17 unreleasable birds of prey historically found in Iowa. Take a self-guided tours or opt for a guided tour for a small fee. Staff share a great deal of knowledge about raptor populations and habitats to visitors.


Terry Trueblood Recreation Area offers multi-use trails, picnic areas, and rentable equipment for water activities on Sand Lake. Go kayaking, try your hand at standup paddle boarding, or take out a paddle boat for the afternoon. Located just a few minutes drive from downtown, you can enjoy getting away 
without traveling far at all.

 
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The Devonian Fossil Gorge is a completely unique geological site that explorers of all ages can enjoy. Stop inside the site’s welcome center to learn about the history of the gorge, and see the fossils and coral firsthand. Camping sites, disc golf, and shelters are also nearby.

 

Behind the Marriott Hotel & Conference Center lies the Iowa River Landing Wetlands Park – a two-acre pond surrounded by five acres of wetlands. It features three distinct types of wetlands in addition to a cascading waterfall and viewing tower.

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INSANELY CURIOUS

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Delectable Eats

With options ranging from comfort food and traditional staples to unexpected combinations coupled with the freshness of local ingredients, your taste buds are sure to be quite pleased.

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FIND THINGS TO DO

If you haven’t been here lately, you’ll want to experience the eclectic, collegiate spirit of Iowa City and the University of Iowa combined with the shopping and recreational attractions there is adventure around every corner.

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FASHION AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

Shopping in Iowa City’s curious communities includes options from local sellers as well as large retailers. Find the perfect gift for someone special or a unique piece for your collection!

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EVENTS CALENDAR

Iowa City and its curious communities are full of events year-round. You’ll find events ranging from author readings and workshops to musical performances and athletic competitions.

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Your one stop shop for Iowa City, Coralville, and North Liberty area themed merchandise.

Order online at shopthinkiowacity.com. Ship to you or pick up at our visitors center.

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Iowa City/Coralville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

900 1st Ave. Hayden Fry Way Coralville, IA 52241

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