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CR Fun Facts

Everything you never knew you needed to know about Cedar Rapids!

Did you know these fun facts about Cedar Rapids? 

  • Incorporated in 1849

  • 61% of restaurants are locally owned as of Novmeber 2022. 

  • Nearly 50% of Iowa's cargo passes through the Eastern Iowa Airport, that has 16 non-stop flight destinations availible. 

  • Know as the 'City of Five Seasons,' with the fifth season being the time to enjoy the other four.

  • 9,000 hand-chosen pieces of stained glass comprise the Grant Wood Memorial Window at the Veteran's Memorial Building. 

  • Mount Trashmore is 948 feet in elevation, attracts 14,000 annual visitors, and was built over a landfill consisting of 6 milion tonss of trash! 

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Family Time: Outdoor Style - Winter

Cedar Rapids has long been called the City of Five Seasons, with the fifth season being the time to enjoy the other four. Check out these unique adventure-filled activities the whole family can relish in Winter!

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Date Night

The glamorous ambiance, delectable dishes and craft cocktail menus at these romantic restaurants are guaranteed to impress your special someone!

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