From Vinton, it's about 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southeast to Cedar Rapids - Iowa City and 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the southeast to Iowa City.
A visit to the cities, towns and villages in the area of Vinton will provide you with a different experience of the unique landscapes, architecture and people in this part of the United States of America. Independence, lays 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the south, and Cedar Rapids can be found 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest.
About 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southeast of Vinton is Cedar Rapids, a regional city where you can explore African American Museum of Iowa, Westdale Mall and Ushers Ferry Historic Village. Cedar Rapids Ice Arena, Lindale Mall and Rockwell Collins are also good places to spend a little time.
When the weather is begging you spend the day outdoors, why don't you check out East Central Iowa's farms?.
Have you ever wondered if you'd be brave enough to have a go at hot air ballooning? This area is the perfect spot to have a go. The wider region offer some fun outdoor options for energetic visitors with an affinity for water. Fishing and swimming are just two of the popular pastimes here.
Sadly, vacations can't go on forever, so when it's time return home, head to the nearest major airport in Cedar Rapids, 25 miles (40 kilometers) away.