Hotels in Waterloo,


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Waterloo Hotels Where Midwest Meets Modern

Cradled along the shores of the Cedar River, Waterloo is a classic American town with Midwest charm and hospitality. Originally a booming agricultural hotspot, the city is now a unique blend of historic attractions and exciting new activities.   

Head to the Grout Museum District, a campus home to several distinct museums all in one convenient location. The Grout Museum of History & Science is home to exciting exhibits on the history of the American heartland, Midwest industrial evolution and pioneering history. It's also where you'll find the Norris Corson Family Planetarium, which offers starry showings and out-of-this-world projections. The nearby Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum honors five brothers who lost their lives serving in World War II. The museum is a tribute to the sailor's sacrifice and has various exhibits for all ages. 

The Carl A. & Peggy J. Bluedorn Science Imaginarium allows you to explore science with hands-on activities, and the children's museum features exhibits on static electricity, cloud formations and sensory science. Be a farmer for a day at The John Deere Tractor and Engine Museum, where fun and interactive exhibits let you test your strength with plowing and punching a timecard. The Rensselaer Russell House Museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the city's oldest Italianate architecture homes. Take a guided tour that walks you through the history and charm of the Russell family's Victorian origins.  

Top Waterloo Hotels Near Riverfront Views

The Waterloo Center for the Arts is found along the banks of the scenic Cedar River and features a collection of Haitian art, international folk art, American decorative arts and pieces by regional artists. Inside, the Phelps Youth Pavilion is a children's museum filled with creative hands-on experiences, including drawing, painting and immersive exhibits. There's also the RiverLoop Amphitheater which hosts live music, exciting performances and community events, all against the sparkling waterway's backdrop. We have perfectly placed downtown Waterloo hotels where you can stay right next to the action like this and more.  

Hotels in Waterloo to See the Hawkeye State

The Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens offer a serene escape amid nature to relax and enjoy the lush grounds. From the children's garden and lily pond to the education center and rose bushes, there are unique things to see and do around every corner. Waterloo is known for its rich history, and the Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area is the perfect place to learn about Iowa's agricultural culture. Experience agriculture hands-on and learn about the history and rich culture of farming in America by getting up close with livestock and wild animals and discovering amazing innovations in the agriculture industry.  

Experience the Heartland at the Best Waterloo Hotels

The whole family will love a visit to play at Lost Island Waterpark. Roaring waterslides, lazy rivers, splash pads are just the start to this sprawling theme park. Adrenaline seekers can take on the rafts and the rapids while the little ones get to swim with mermaids and explore a lagoon. Hop out of the pool and over to adventures on land at the park's go-kart track and miniature golf course. After a full day of fun in the sun, we're ready to welcome you back to the best hotels in Waterloo, IA where you can kick up your feet and enjoy the night.  

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