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North Liberty may have been considered a small bedroom community not to long ago, but it has quickly grown into one of the fastest growing cities in Iowa. There are now many restaurants, shops and things to do around town. Next time you have a free day, come to North Liberty to check out the food and the fun!


8:00 AM

Time to get caffeinated! Begin your morning at Cafe Muse, a third wave coffee shop in North Liberty. Cafe Muse serves Intelligentsia coffee, many varieties of loose leaf tea and coffee-based cocktails. You can either make your way through the convenient drive-thru or enjoy your coffee in their comfortable, modern space.

Cafe Muse

Cafe Muse
565 Cameron Way #108, North Liberty, IA 52317


9:00 AM

Next you’ll venture to Bluebird Cafe, where you’ll be enjoying a tasty, filling breakfast. Bluebird offers a combination of classic breakfast options, along with some fun, creative options. Maybe you’ll go with pancakes or try something new like their Krakatoa omelet, made with pecan smoked bacon, jalapeño, red onions, garlic, citrus cream cheese and Pepper Jack cheese.

Bluebird Cafe

Bluebird Cafe
650 W Cherry St, Ste 9 North Liberty, Iowa 52317


10:00 AM

Stretch your legs after breakfast and take a quick walk around the Liberty Centre pond. Just a few steps away from Bluebird Cafe, the Liberty Centre pond is a great place for exercise, fishing and enjoying the outdoors.

Liberty Centre Pond
795 W Cherry St, North Liberty, IA 52317


10:30 AM

Next you’ll head to Tiny Feet BOutique & playspace, where your kids can play in a fun, eco-friendly playspace. They’ll have a blast exploring the play-set and playhouse, reading nook, arts and crafts corner and other fun toys. There’s also a small boutique area where you can find eco-friendly pregnancy, baby and toddler products.


Tiny Feet Boutique & Playspace
650 Pacha Pkwy #3, North Liberty, IA 52317


12:00 PM

You’ve probably worked up an appetite after all that playing! Time for lunch at Sushiya, a local sushi restaurant. Choose from a wide variety of sashimi, maki, specialty sushi rolls and other Japanese noodle and rice dishes.


745 Community Dr # A, North Liberty, IA 52317


1:00 PM

Ready to improve that golf game? Head to Quail Creek Golf Course where you can practice on the driving range or play 9 holes of golf. Quail Creek is a championship 9 hole golf course that is great for players of all levels.

Quail Creek Golf Course
700 Club House Rd, North Liberty, IA 52317


4:00 PM

Reward yourself after that golf game with a treat. Whether you’re feeling something cold, something sweet or something salty, there’s something for you. Heyn’s Ice Cream is made in-house with 14% buttermilk fat content, which makes a denser, creamier, ice cream. Molly’s Cupcakes are made from scratch with fresh ingredients. You can also make your own cupcake if you prefer. If sweets aren’t your thing, head to the Popcorn Shoppe for some popcorn.

Heyn's Ice Cream

Heyn’s Ice Cream
25 E Cherry St, North Liberty, IA 52317

Molly’s Cupcakes
620 Pacha Pkwy #4, North Liberty, IA 52317

Popcorn Shoppe
725 Pacha Pkwy #4, North Liberty, IA 52317


4:30 PM

Time for some fun with the kids at Colony Pumpkin Patch! Enjoy all types of fun, fall outdoor activities, including a 10 acre corn maze, barrel train, pumpkin bounce pad, swings, tire mountain, tractor climb, corn box, low zipline, hayrack rides and more.

Colony Pumpkin Patch
2780 Front St NE, North Liberty, IA 52317


6:00 PM

Get ready to enjoy some homegrown American food with a Southern twist at Tin Roost, a new restaurant in North Liberty. With over 36 beers on tap, handcrafted cocktails and a huge food menu, there’s something for everyone.

Tin Roost

Tin Roost
840 W Penn St, North Liberty, IA 52317

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