Destination guide

Lively Waterloo will entice you

Enjoy the opera and other features of Waterloo. This city's casino gaming, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Waterloo

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Waterloo a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Phelps Youth Pavilion (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Lost Island Waterpark (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • South Hills Golf Course (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Palmer's Family Fun (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Falls Aquatic Center (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Pheasant Ridge Golf Course (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Waterloo

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Waterloo is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Big Woods Lake Recreation Area (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Taylor Park (21.8 mi / 35 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Waterloo

Fly into Waterloo, IA (ALO-Waterloo Regional), the closest airport, located 4.8 mi (7.8 km) from the city center.