Why is Cedar Rapids, Iowa known as the “City of Five Seasons”? It’s simple -- there’s so much to do here and a lack of crowding and congestion, so you’ll enjoy an abundance of free time and ways to use it. We’re known for our family-friendly climate, with plenty of public and private school options, popular youth sports programs, and a wealth of healthy outdoor recreation, from walking and biking, to hunting and fishing, and more. Local residents enjoy a full calendar of activities like fairs, festivals, and farmer’s markets.
Looking for a more vibrant, big-city feel? Look no further than NewBo, the New Bohemia neighborhood and nearby Czech Village. This lively area are home to our newest restaurants, brewpubs, retailers, and housing that’s designed for today’s creative class. Another up-and-coming district is Kingston Village, which is drawing new residents to its friendly mix of housing, dining, shopping, and open spaces.
Housing choices in Cedar Rapids cover the entire spectrum, from stylish rentals and condominiums, to quiet, tree-lined neighborhoods, to executive housing, and rural settings. Best of all, the cost of housing and other elements of life is delightfully affordable, so you’ll be able to get more value for every dollar you earn.