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Waterloo Tourism & Sightseeing

Waterloo Tourism and Sightseeing
Enjoy spectacular attractions and entertainment, excellent lodging and dining options, and fantastic shopping and outdoor recreation in Waterloo, Iowa. While you're here, explore 100+ miles of paved recreational trails, learn about the history of the Five Sullivan Brothers at the Grout's Iowa Veterans Museum, discover arts and culture at the Waterloo Center for the Arts, take a tour through John Deere Operations, or experience dining like never before at Galleria De Paco.

Top Waterloo Attractions


The Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum, Waterloo Center for the Arts, John Deere Operations, and Galleria De Paco are just a few of the many things you can expect to see in Waterloo. Other must-see, family-friendly attractions include Lost Island Water Park, Phelps Youth Pavilion, and Bluedorn Science Imaginarium.

Waterloo Center for the Arts
Phelps Youth Pavilion
Lost Island Water Park
Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum
Cedar Valley Arboretum and Botanic Gardens

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Top Things To Do In Waterloo


From arts and culture to sports and recreation, Waterloo has a wide range of activities available year-round. Outdoor enthusiasts will love the 100+ miles of paved recreational trails, while history buffs will appreciate the stories, programs and exhibits featured at our outstanding local museums.

Cedar Valley Trails
Palmers Family Fun
Cedar Valley Derby Divas
Waterloo Bucks Baseball
Riverview Recreation Area

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Top Places to Stay in Waterloo


Stay at the best rated hotels in Waterloo. We only send customers a survey once they have completed their stay at a specific hotel. This ensures that our customer reviews are accurate! The below places to stay in Waterloo, IA are the higest ranked by our customers. Click through to see individual scores and review comments. With over 17,000 reviews of accommodations in Iowa alone, you can't go wrong!

Candlewood Suites Waterloo
Guest Score:
From $95 / night.


Free Internet.
Comfort Inn & Suites
Guest Score:
From $90 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Waterloo, IA
Guest Score:
From $93 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Hampton Inn Waterloo
Guest Score:
From $109 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Holiday Inn Express Waterloo Cedar Falls
Guest Score:
From $104 / night.


Free Internet.

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Best Time to Visit Waterloo


The best time to visit Waterloo is during the summer and fall months. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's to low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Fall temperatures are colder with averages in the low 40's and highs in the low 50's. Fall nights are typically in the low 30's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Waterloo


Month Low Avg High
January 6.3 16.1 25.8
February 13.2 22.6 31.9
March 24.9 35.0 45.0
April 35.8 47.8 59.7
May 48.1 60.2 72.2
June 58.1 69.9 81.7
July 62.2 73.6 85.0
August 59.5 71.2 82.8
September 49.8 62.6 75.3
October 37.8 50.2 62.5
November 25.1 35.1 45.0
December 12.5 21.6 30.7

Waterloo Weather


More Information


For more Waterloo information, visit www.TravelWaterloo.com or contact us at (800) 728-8431. You can view our Visitors Guide online or request a copy by mail. Be sure to stop by the Waterloo Convention & Visitors Bureau office when you are in the area. Our staff is happy to assist you and answer any questions.


Waterloo Visitor Bureau


Waterloo Convention & Visitors Bureau

Waterloo Convention & Visitors Bureau


Free Waterloo Visitor Guide


Visitor Information Packet

Visitor Information Packet


Other Destinations Near Waterloo To Visit


Enjoy a hands-on farm experience at Hansen's Dairy Farm in Hudson, Iowa. See the process of getting milk from the farm to your table, feed a calf, milk a cow, or perhaps pet a wallaby. Top your day off with a horse-drawn wagon ride and home-cooked meal at Heritage Farm. Lastly, spend a relaxing evening at a nearby winery listening to some live music.


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