• Adrenaline X Laser Tag

    4051 University Ave
    Waterloo, IA 50701

    Indoor and mobile laser tag.

  • Antique Acres

    7610 Waverly Rd
    Cedar Falls, IA 50613

    Best known for its yearly Old Time Power Show in August, Antique Acres preserves agricultural history and heritage with events and static displays. In addition, Antique Acres is home to Iowa’s Merci (40 & 8) Box Car.

    Modern 70 site campground and picnic are also available.

  • Cadillac Lanes

    650 La Porte Road
    Waterloo, IA 50702
  • Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens

    1927 E Orange Rd
    Waterloo, IA 50702

    Recreational, cultural and educational opportunities abound at this 35-acre site. The gardens showcase a variety of plants and trees native to this area. The Arboretum also has event and meeting space available.


    April 15-Oct 31

    Mon-Sat 9am-7pm

    Sun 11am-7pm

    Nov 1-April 14

    Mon-Fri  8:30am-4:30pm 

    Adults $3
    Kids $1
    Kids 5 & under & Arboretum members free

    Dig Deeper...Watch the Travel Waterloo episodes below to learn more about the Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens.

    Travel Waterloo Episode: Dig an Oasis of Natural Beauty
    Travel Waterloo Episode: Dig Fall, Fruit & Family Fun at the Cedar Valley Arboretum in Waterloo

  • Cedar Valley Trails

    6510 Hudson Rd
    Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    319-268-4266 (Primary)
    800-845-1955 (Toll-Free)

    The Cedar Valley’s recreational trail system has been recognized as Iowa’s Tourism Attraction of the Year for its over 106 miles of hard-surfaced trails. The system is configured in a series of loops, offering a variety of experiences from peaceful wooded areas along lakes and streams to attractions located in our vibrant, historic downtown districts. A portion of the trails are groomed for cross-country skiing during the winter months. The system also includes single track trails for mountain biking and water trails for paddling.

    Dig Deeper...Watch the Travel Waterloo episodes below to learn more about the Cedar Valley Trails.

    Travel Waterloo Episode: Dig Summer Fun
    Travel Waterloo Episode: Dig Outdoor Recreation
    Travel Waterloo Episode: Dig Winter Fun

  • College Square Theatre

    6301 University Ave
    Cedar Falls, IA 50613
  • Crossroads Theatre

    2450 Crossroads Blvd
    Waterloo, IA 50702
  • Hartman Reserve Nature Center

    657 Reserve Dr
    Cedar Falls, IA 50613

    This 300-acre wooded reserve features lakes, valleys, prairies, and meadows teeming with wildlife. Six miles of trails provide ideal areas for running, hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing.

    Dig Deeper... Watch the Travel Waterloo episode below to learn more about the Hartman Reserve Nature Center.

    Travel Waterloo Episode: Dig Winter Fun

  • Hick's Place

    6658 Pashby Rd
    Cedar Falls, IA 50613

    Hick’s Place offers a variety of unique outdoor adventure experiences designed to bring families and other groups together to enjoy the wonder of Mother Nature.

  • Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo

    777 Isle of Capri Blvd
    Waterloo, IA 50702
    319-833-4753 (Primary)
    877-475-3946 (Toll-Free)

    The Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo offers exciting gaming action, comfortable hotel accommodations, delicious food, and a hotspot for cocktails. A complete gaming and entertainment destination, the casino features 950 slots including more than 75 video poker machines, 27 table games including live poker tables, three restaurants, resort pool, and meeting and event space.

    Dig Deeper...Watch the Travel Waterloo episode below to learn more about the Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo.

    Travel Waterloo Episode: Dig the Ultimate Guest Experience