ZUBER'S HOMESTEAD HOTEL
Things to do in the Amana Colonies
There’s always something to do in the Amana Colonies! Whether you’re here for a festival or just to relax, learn more about the area and plan your visit. Before you book your stay, check out our specials & deals on hotel rates!
The Amana Colonies Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACCVB) provides a wealth of information to help you during your stay, including:
Zuber’s Homestead Hotel is conveniently located near many attractions…
Antique shopping, fine dining, live theatre, historical interests, museums, wineries, meat whops, Millstream Brewing Company, furniture factories, broom and basket shops, picnic areas, artist galleries and tours, clothing boutiques, gift shops, bakeries, and chocolate shops.
For our guests who enjoy nature and recreation…
Bike trails, bird watching, cross-country skiing at golf course, golfing, hiking the Amana Nature Trail or Bike Trail, hunting, swimming at community indoor pool, tennis courts, community playground, watching the lotus lilies in full bloom in late July or early August.
Zuber’s Homestead Hotel is located 25 minutes from Coralville/Iowa City and Cedar Rapids on Junction Highway 6 and US 151. Enjoy all the sports and cultural events of the University of Iowa, Coe College, Mount Mercy and Kirkwood Community College.
Don’t miss your chance to visit the Amana Colonies during these upcoming special events!
The Festivals in Amana site provides details and schedules for all the major festivals.
What to do? What to see?
Need some personal help planning your trip to the Amana Colonies?
Whether it is your first time to the Amana Colonies or you’re a regular, we are happy to give you some personal assistance with planning your visit here or updating you on things that have changed since last you were here.
Winterfest and Wine Walk – January 23
Romance Weekend – TBD
Take-A-Bite weekend (Tea and Tales at Zuber’s) – April 16th – 18th
Easter – May 4th
Maifest Sunday Wine Walk – May 1st – 2nd
Mother’s Day – May 8th
Memorial Day/Renaissance Fest – May 29th – 31st
Becksterfest – June 4th – 6th
Wurst Festival – June 19th
Colonies in Bloom – June 26th
Kinderfest – July 10th
Bike and Hike Weekend – July 17th/18th
Colonies in Bloom – July 24th/25th
BRIC (Bike Ride of Iowa County) – August 7th
Model A Day – August 21
Woodfest – TBD
Catiri’s Fresh Paint – September 3 – 5th
Apfelfest – September 18
A Taste of the Colonies – September 25 – 26th
Oktoberfest – October 1 – 3rd
Iowa Renaissance Festival – October 9 & 10th
Art and Antiques in Amana – October 16 & 17
Pumpkinfest – October 23 & 24
Girls Getaway Weekend – November 5 – 7
Tannenbaum Forest – November 26 – Dec. 19th (mainly open weekends)
Prelude to Christmas – December 3 – 5th
Rooms fill up fast for festival times so book now!