Choose Our Hotel near the University of Northern Iowa
The Country Inn & Suites, Cedar Falls is conveniently situated off Hwy 58, just 1.5 miles from the University of Northern Iowa (UNI). If you’re in the area to visit UNI, cheer on the Panthers basketball teams at the McLeod Center or the football team at the UNI-Dome. Before you venture off campus, you might want to plan to see a Broadway play or concert at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Explore the area on wheels by renting a bicycle and cruising along the paved Cedar Valley Trail system. You won’t want to miss strolling historic, downtown Cedar Falls, where you can leisurely browse shops and galleries before enjoying a delicious dinner at a cafe. Visit these nearby attractions:
- Cedar Valley Trails (4 miles)
Designed in a series of easy-to-navigate loops, the Cedar Valley Trails are a fun way to explore the area. Bike rentals are available at various spots near the trail.
Phone: +1 (319) 268-4266
- Falls Aquatic Center (315 feet)
In the summer, you can cool off in the wading pool, speed down waterslides, practice your technique in the lap pool or lounge in the lazy river.
Phone: +1 (319) 266-8468
- Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (0.8 miles)
Get tickets to see local artists, Broadway performances, comedians, plays and traveling shows at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.
Phone: +1 (319) 273-3660
- George Wyth State Park (3 miles)
Escape the metropolitan area without leaving the city at George Wyth State Park. You can picnic, hike, fish, bird watch and more!
Phone: +1 (319) 232-5505
- Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy (10.4 miles)
You can take a walk-through tour of the cow barns or choose the hands-on tour to make butter and to milk a cow. After the tour, stop by the creamery for a dish of homemade ice cream.
Phone: +1 (319) 988-9828
- Hearst Sculpture Garden (0.4 miles)
Spend an afternoon strolling the Hearst Sculpture Garden, which boasts beautiful trees, shrubs and perennials as well as stunning sculptures.
Phone: +1 (319) 273-8641
- Historic Downtown Cedar Falls (1 mile)
From shopping and dining to entertainment and museums, downtown Cedar Falls offers a wealth of fun activities.
Phone: +1 (319) 277-0213
- John Deere Waterloo Operations (10 miles)
See how iconic John Deere tractors are made at the Waterloo factory, and then pick up a memento in the gift shop. Tours must be booked 48 hours in advance.
Phone: +1 (319) 292-7668
- UNI-Dome (0.8 miles)
Located on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa, the UNI-Dome is home to the Panthers football and basketball teams. The arena also hosts live performances throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (319) 273-6334
- University of Northern Iowa (1.5 miles)
A short drive from the hotel, UNI is a public liberal arts college that is consistently named one of the “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review.
Phone: +1 (319) 273-3350
Directions to the Country Inn & Suites
Take Hwy 58 to University Ave (UNI exit). Go west one block to S Main St and then drive one block to the hotel.