Hiawatha Area and Community Information


Hiawatha real estate Hiawatha is a small city in Iowa. It is approximately six miles north of Cedar Rapids.  includes houses and condos. Hiawatha is included in the Cedar Rapids Community School District system.People who have purchased homes for sale in Hiawatha will find it convenient to take college classes. Kirkwood Community College and Mount Mercy University are in Cedar Rapids. Hiawatha home buyers who are taking vacations or business trips can fly to Chicago, Denver and Dallas from The Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids. They can take domestic and international flights from these cities.

Owners of Hiawatha properties will find there is plenty to do in the area. Families with children may be interested in Hiawatha homes for sale near one of the city's parks. All three city parks have playgrounds and walking trails. Guthridge Park has tennis courts, basketball courts and softball diamonds. Hiawatha residents can also enjoy the outdoors on the Cedar Valley Nature Trail. One of its trailheads is in Hiawatha and has picnic tables available. People can see wildflowers and prairie grass along the trail. There are four miles of trails at the Indian Creek Nature Center in Cedar Rapids. Visitors can see forests, wetlands and prairies from these trails. The nature center has places for cross-country skiing during the winter and fishing during the summer.

Attractions and Activities

Hiawatha homesThe Hiawatha area offers a variety of indoor activities. People can see musicals, comedies and dramas at Theatre Cedar Rapids. The Orchestra Iowa performs at the Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids. Residents of  can attend operas at the Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre. Readers will enjoy visiting the Hiawatha Public Library. There are several movie theaters in Cedar Rapids.

There are museums and historic sites near Hiawatha real estate. The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art and the Carl & Mary Koehler History Center are in Cedar Rapids. Exhibits at the history center focus on the history of the area from prehistoric times through the present day. The historic buildings at Ushers Ferry Historic Village give visitors a glimpse of life in Iowa in the early 20th century. A tour of the 19th century mansion at the Brucemore estate will also give visitors a look at the area's history.