The Best City for a ‘Girls’ Weekend’ Here in Iowa
If you're looking for a quick weekend getaway with the girls, you may want to consider a visit to Grinnell, Iowa!
The website Best Products recently published a list of "50 Epic Girls' Getaway Destinations in Every State Across America," and the pick for Iowa is only about an hour and 15 minutes from Cedar Rapids! Grinnell, Iowa is located in Poweshiek County and is best known for being the home of Grinnell College.
There are lots of different businesses and activities to enjoy in Grinnell, and the Grinnell Chamber of Commerce website has some great recommendations! There are details on local dining, recreation, arts and culture, and more.
According to the Grinnell Chamber of Commerce website, the city has "eleven public parks, a disc golf course, and a recreation trail that runs to Rock Creek State Park." Plus there's the Grinnell Mutual Family Aquatic Center, which has water slides and a lazy river. Another summer suggestion is a visit to the Grinnell Farmers Market on Thursdays and Saturdays. If you're more into art, you can check out the Grinnell College Museum of Art and the Jewel Box Bank.
The Chamber of Commerce actually has a "Girlfriend's Weekend Getaway To Grinnell" itinerary, which includes coffee at Saints Rest, a manicure at Tyty's Nails or Fashion Nail Salon, shopping at Anna Kayte's Clothing Boutique and Suzi's Boutique, a movie at Strand Theatre, dinner at Relish, and more.
Check out some more recommendations for a fun weekend in Grinnell, Iowa HERE!