The City of Marion, IA
Marion is a popular city in the state of Iowa with a total of 33,452 residents living there. Marion is ranked as the fourteenth most populated city in Iowa and the 960th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Linn County. The largest nearby city to Marion is Cedar Rapids, approximately 5 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Marion, including Papa John's Pizza, Dairy Queen, Caliber 65, The Pizza Ranch and Hardee's Restaurants. For a larger selection of Marion restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Marion Golf Courses, Museums and/or Arenas, including the Twin Pines Golf Course, Hunters Ridge Golf Course, Squaw Creek Golf Course, U.S. Cellular Center and Brucemore. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Marion please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Marion:
- Cedar Rapids Eastern Iowa Airport (CID)
Marion, Iowa Climate and WeatherIn the month of July, Marion experiences an average high temperature of 85 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in July are usually about 64 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.47 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Marion with daytime temperatures averaging 81 degrees in the summer, and 32 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Marion to receive an average of 1.24 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.33 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 110 degrees in the summer and as low as -28 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Marion should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 62 degrees, and nighttime lows of 41.
Marion, Iowa Attractions
1Airport National Public Golf Complex - Cedar Rapids,
The Airport National Public Golf Complex is an 18 hole public golf course in Linn County Iowa. Built in 1994, this Cedar Rapids course designed by Ted Locke is open apr 1 to nov 15. Tee times are accepted up to 4 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 319-848-4500. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 3001 Wright Brothers Blvd E, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
2Amana Colonies Golf Course - Amana,
The Amana Colonies Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Iowa County Iowa. Built in 1989, this Amana course designed by William J. Spear is open mar 15 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 30 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 800-383-3636. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 451 27th Ave, Amana, IA 52203
3Brown Deer Golf Club - Coralville,
The Brown Deer Golf Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Johnson County Iowa. Built in 1992, this Coralville course designed by William J. Spear is open mar 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 319-337-8508. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 1900 Country Club Dr, Coralville, IA 52241
4Brucemore - Cedar Rapids,
Brucemore, a park-like, 26-acre estate in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is the site of a Queen Anne-style mansion, formal gardens, a children’s garden, night garden, pond, orchard, and woodland. Built between 1884 and 1886 by Caroline Sinclair, widow of pioneer industrialist T.M. Sinclair, Brucemore has been home to three prominent families who used the estate as a center for culture and the arts. Brucemore, whose name alludes to the Scottish moors of the second owner's ancestral home, is Iowa's only National Trust Historic Site and is preserved by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in co-stewardship with Brucemore, Inc.
5Carver-Hawkeye Arena - University of Iowa - , City,
Carver–Hawkeye Arena is a 15,500-seat multi-purpose indoor arena that is situated in Iowa City, Iowa. Opened in 1983, it is the home court for The University of Iowa Hawkeyes men's and women's basketball teams, as well as the university's wrestling, gymnastics, and volleyball teams. It was named for the late industrialist Roy J. Carver of Muscatine, Iowa, a prominent statewide booster, who donated $9.2 million to The University of Iowa before his death in 1981.
6Cedar Rapids Museum of Art - Cedar Rapids,
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art is a museum in downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa in the US. The museum is privately owned and was established in 1905 The museum acquired the old Cedar Rapids Public Library building after the library moved into a new location in 1980. In 1989 the current home of the museum was built adjoining the old library.
7Cedar Rock State Park - Quasqueton,
The Lowell Walter Residence, which is also referred to as Cedar Rock, is a Frank Lloyd Wright designed Usonian home that was constructed in Quasqueton, Iowa in 1950. Following Walter's death in 1981, the home was donated to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and was opened to the public for tours.
8Ellis Park Golf Course - Cedar Rapids,
The Ellis Park Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Linn County Iowa. Built in 1927, this Cedar Rapids course designed by William Langford is open mar 1 to nov 22. Tee times are accepted up to 10 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 319-286-5589. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1401 Zika Ave NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
9Fairview Golf Course - , City,
The Fairview Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Johnson County Iowa. Built in 1950, this Iowa City course is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 14 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 319-351-9454. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 4670 American Legion Rd, Iowa City, IA 52240
10Finkbine Golf Course - , City,
The Finkbine Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Johnson County Iowa. Built in 1953, this Iowa City course designed by Robert B. Harris is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 319-335-9556. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: W Melrose Ave, Iowa City, IA 52242
Marion, Iowa Hotels
2Best Western Plus Longbranch Hotel & Convention Center
90 Twixt Town Rd Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Marion, Iowa Restaurants
This is a list of Marion Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
Published January 19, 2011
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