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  • Adrenaline X Laser Tag

    4051 University Ave
    Waterloo, IA 50701
    319-939-7279

    Indoor and mobile laser tag.

  • Antique Acres

    7610 Waverly Rd
    Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    319-987-2380

    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
    319-234-6888
  • Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens

    1927 E Orange Rd
    Waterloo, IA 50701
    319-226-4966

    40 acres of beauty to explore, featuring an award-winning Children's Garden, 4-acre Butterfly Meadow, Rose Garden, stunning daylily and hosta collections, unique Mosaiicultures, and a 1-acre Master Gardener's Orchard.

    Hours:

    May 1-Oct 31
    Mon-Sat 9am-7pm
    Sun 11am-7pm

    Nov 1-April 30
    Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm 

    Admission:
    Adults $5
    Kids (ages 5-18) $2
    Kids (ages 4 & under) & 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
    319-433-1166
  • Crossroads Theatre

    2450 Crossroads Blvd
    Waterloo, IA 50702
    319-433-1166
  • Escape Cedar Valley

    115 E 4th St
    Ste 101
    Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    319-290-7498

    Be part of the action and experience a thrilling, interactive and immersive experience that will have you working together to complete your mission.

  • Hartman Reserve Nature Center

    657 Reserve Dr
    Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    319-277-2187

    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
    319-504-2883

    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.