All Roads Lead to Downtown

posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023

Tea Cellar

Soak in all that summer in Cedar Falls has to offer! Start your adventures in the Cedar Falls Downtown District where it's easy to navigate to tons of local shops, restaurants, events and entertainment options.


The Cedar Falls Downtown District is known for their wonderful locally owned retail shops. Take advantage of free parking as you take your time and stroll along Main and State Streets. Shops range from vintage to modern home décor, child to adult clothing for women and men, and specialty hobbies to delicious sweet treats. Find a complete list here https://www.cedarfallstourism.org/things-to-do/shopping/downtown-cedar-falls/.

Shop with mom and daughter


Patio dining is plentiful throughout downtown Cedar Falls. Enjoy a beautiful summer day or evening right in the heart of the community. Soak up the wonderful weather while you enjoy a fabulous meal.

See a full list on the blog at https://www.cedarfallstourism.org/blog/things-to-eat/20-patio-dining-options.aspx.

Pizza downtown Cedar Falls

Be Entertained

Summer is filled with fun events in downtown including live music, movies, farmers markets, and more! Find summer events at cedarvalley365.com. Along with events, you can throw axes, play classic arcade games, or hit the greens with a golf simulator. History enthusiasts shouldn’t miss the Ice House Museum, Victorian House and Little Red School House. Find tons of activities on the Things To Do page at https://www.cedarfallstourism.org/things-to-do/.

golf simulator

Travel By Bike or By Foot

In Cedar Falls it is easy to leave the car parked! Consider making your way downtown or around the community by walking or biking. The city is known for its extensive trail system and numerous bicycle lanes.

Three women walking downtown

Don’t Just Take It From Us, Be Inspired by Travel Experts!

Olio in Iowa – Nine Fun Things to Do in Cedar Falls Iowa This Summer - https://olioiniowa.com/blog/things-to-do-cedar-falls-iowa/

Minnesota Trails Magazine - Park the Car and Take the Bike in Cedar Falls, Iowa - https://mntrails.com/park-the-car-and-take-the-bike-in-cedar-falls-iowa/

Bicycle in Downtown Cedar Falls

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