Explore Eastern Iowa’s Most Popular Attractions
Sample eastern Iowa’s cultural venues, down-home hospitality and natural beauty before returning to the Country Inn & Suites, Coralville, located minutes away from downtown Iowa City. Our location puts you near the University of Iowa, Iowa City Hospital and Coral Ridge Mall. A day trip to the charming, historic Amana Colonies or an apple-picking adventure at Wilson’s Orchard can end with a show at The Englert Theatre or Iowa City Community Theatre. Looking to hit the links while you’re in town? You can choose from a variety of nearby courses that includes Brown Deer, Finkbine or Quail Creek.
- Coral Ridge Mall (0.4 miles)
Stock up on your favorite brands as you browse more than 100 shops, including Target, Charlotte Russe and Younkers. Tired of walking? Strap on a pair of ice skates and go skating at the mall’s indoor rink.
Phone: +1 (319) 625-5500
- Iowa City Downtown District (6.6 miles)
Downtown Iowa City is a hub for boutique shops, quaint bookstores and local restaurants. Be sure to stop at Blue Moose Tap House for a concert and a cold brew.
Phone: +1 (319) 354-0863
- Tanger Outlets (23.9 miles)
The Tanger Outlets in Williamsburg is home to more than 50 shops, where you can find brand-name accessories, jewelry, clothes and kitchen items.
Phone: +1 (319) 668-2885
- The Iowa Children's Museum (1.2 miles)
Your kids will love putting on their own concert, testing a high-flying rocket and dressing up in animal costumes at this hands-on learning center.
Phone: +1 (319) 625-6255
- The Englert Theatre (6.5 miles)
Settle back in one of this performing arts center’s 725 seats to enjoy a concert, dance performance, lecture or play.
Phone: +1 (319) 688-2653
- Wilson's Orchard (10.4 miles)
This idyllic pick-your-own apple farm also has freshly baked apple turnovers and apple cider doughnuts that are worth the trip.
Phone: +1 (319) 354-5651
- Iowa City Community Theatre (10.9 miles)
Get your tickets to watch comedic performances, dramas and mysteries at this nonprofit community theater.
Phone: +1 (319) 338-0443
History and Culture:
- Old Capitol Museum (6.3 miles)
One of the most iconic landmarks in Iowa, this building has served as the state's first capitol, a university and an office complex, and it now acts as a museum that chronicles the rich heritage of the Hawkeye State.
Phone: +1 (319) 335-0548
- Amana Colonies (18.4 miles)
Made of seven villages, Amana Colonies is an Iowa treasure trove of local craft shops, festivals, and artisan food and wine. For a unique experience, take a stroll down the three-mile trail that connects the villages.
Phone: +1 (319) 622-7622
- UI Research Park (0.3 miles)
UI Research Park has become one of the top research facilities in the nation, making advances in DNA research, pharmaceuticals and software development.
Phone: +1 (319) 384-2741
- University of Iowa (6.5 miles)
Wear your black and gold for a Hawkeyes game during a visit to UI, which is also home to concert venues, the UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital, and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.
Phone: +1 (319) 335-3500