There’s so much to do #AtTheIRL

The Iowa River Landing has activities and fun for everyone. Good food. Terrific shopping. Plenty of recreation for the family. Whether you’re spending the day or looking for a weekend getaway, you can truly unwind and indulge the minute you arrive.


Choose from twelve unique dining options, all within walking distance of nearby hotels and the Xtream Arena. If you’re in the mood for worldly dining you’ll want to check out La Vecina Restaurante or Konomi Grill. There’s 30hop, Backpocket Brewing and Tribute Eatery & Bar if you’re wanting to try out some of the best locally brewed craft beer in the area. Need something that will please the whole family? Lunch or dinner at Marquee Pizzeria, Edgewater Grill & River Bar, Fuzzy’s Taco Shop and dessert at Scratch Cupcakery are sure to have everyone smiling.


Whether you want to make a day of it, or just spend some time browsing & window shopping – The IRL has both local and retail shopping options like Anthropologie, Von Maur, Evereve, J. Jill, Ethan Allen, Trader Joe’s, lululemon and boutique options like True Style Boutique and The Funky Zebras Boutique. If you’re making plans to settle down with that special someone, you’ll want to be sure to check out Brides by Jessa and Diamond Leaf Jewelers. All shops are within walking distance, so you won’t have to carry your shopping bags around with you the entire day.

Family Fun

Catch a game or live show at the Xtream Arena. Step away from the screens and get in touch with nature at The Iowa River Landing Wetland Park. Take in the sights and learn more about talented Iowa artists by following the Sculpture Walk. Check out more than eighty automobiles that date from 1899 to 1995 at the Antique Car Museum of Iowa. Explore the diverse heritage of Johnson County, and the state of Iowa, portrayed by over 13,000 artifacts from the Meskwaki tribe to early American settlers to more modern time at the Johnson County Historical Society Museum.

Staying Overnight?

The IRL offers a selection of hotels that will cater to any and all accommodations. Homewood Suites, Coralville Marriott Hotel, Drury Inn & Suites and Staybridge Suites are all located right in The Iowa River Landing!