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Nile Kinnick Stadium

Address: 825 Stadium Drive, Iowa City, IA
Phone Number: (319) 335-3500
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Ranked #1 of 5 Activities in Iowa City
Type: Sports Complexes, Sports
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Iowa City, Iowa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Nile Kinnick Stadium for the University of Iowa is named in honor of the former Hawkeye halfback and 1939 Heisman Trophy winner. It is the only stadium in America currently named for a Heisman Trophy winner. It is a great place to visit for the history as well as the tradition of great football and fans. (Nile won the 1939... More 

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Iowa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Attended the Iowa/Nebraska football game. Getting in to and out of the stadium was very smooth. Figure out your parking strategy before you go. Traffic is very heavy leaving the stadium, so be prepared to wait. Cell service is nearly non-existent as well.

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San Jose, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Beautiful stadium. You are close to the action with the small sidelines. Food service not so hot - literally - food was lukewarm - but we didn't go for the food. Would have been nice to have the snow and ice cleared off our seat beforehand so we didn't have to chip it off with our keys but hey, it... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Unfortunately the home team took it on the chin, but the stadium got us in and got us out as efficiently as any large event that I have attended. Study the parking map before you go. The softball field is about a 15 minute walk along a concrete bike path and allows easy access to the mall after the game.... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you are a college football fan or not, Kinnick stadium is a fun place to go for a game. Great seating through-out the stadium. The walk to the stadium from the hotel is a couple miles. If you are early to the game, catch the Marching Hawkeyes practice in the rec center before they march to the field.

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Denver, Colorado
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107 reviews 107 reviews
27 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We were there for the Iowa v Iowa State game as a family divided. This is a great, old, cool traditional stadium. Know that if you have seats way up, you will be walking up that many stairs and it is high up. There also was not a great selection of food and they don't serve beer (which I know... More 

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Los Altos, California, United States
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171 reviews 171 reviews
31 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

It's great to see a University of Iowa football game here. It does get very crowded so come early. Bring layers of clothes as it can go from cold to hot to windy to rainy all during one football game.

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Rosemount, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Great time at the Airliner downtown on Friday night, after 2 hours the noise gets to be a bit much, great cupcakes at Molly's Cup Cakes 2 doors down from Airliner

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Dubuque, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I have been to Kinnick a number of times, and it is always a fun time watching the Hawkeyes. The latest was a a few days ago during the Iowa-Iowa State football game. There really isn't a bad view from anywhere on the field. The stadium is easily accessible in Iowa City. The best visit was in 2009 during the... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Hawkeye football + Iowa = God's country. Most beautiful place on earth! Most amazing, considerate, dedicated fans in all of the B1G

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