Waterloo offers families a great, affordable destination with activities and attractions for all ages and tastes. The downtown Cultural District offers families a convenient cultural experience with museums featuring history, art, sports and science. The Waterloo Center for the Arts is home to multiple galleries, the state-of-the-art Phelps Youth Pavilion and the Black Hawk Children's Theatre to entertain and engage young ones in the arts.
The Bluedorn Science Imaginarium and the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum are part of the interactive Grout Museum District, engaging all ages in history and science. If you and your family are sports fans, check out the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Musuem and experience the Waterloo Bucks baseball or the Waterloo Black Hawks hockey teams.
Outdoor activities are excellent for children to stay active throughout the year. With the Lost Island Water Park, over 100 miles of trails and George Wyth State Park, there are endless endeavors for your family to participate in.
Along with restaurants, family-friendly hotels and endless shopping, these attractions will make your family trip to Waterloo one for the memory books! Don't forget to take a lot of pictures and to return for one of our exciting events!