Attend a Convention or Roll the Dice in Waterloo
Situated off Highway 20 near the ALO airport, the Country Inn & Suites offers the ideal home base for your Waterloo, Iowa adventures. Attend a seminar at nearby Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center, and then explore the quaint shops in downtown Cedar Falls. Guests who want to stay active can find hiking and other outdoor things to do in George Wyth State Park, and kids love splashing around at the Lost Island Waterpark. For high-stakes fun, try your luck at the nearby Isle Casino, and then celebrate your big win with a shopping spree at Crossroads Mall, just a mile from the hotel.
Shopping and Entertainment:
- Crossroads Mall (0.8 miles)
Peruse popular stores like Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works at Crossroads Mall. After hunting down bargains, refuel with a slice from Geno’s Pizza or catch the latest movie at Crossroads 12 Theatre.
Phone: +1 (319) 234-1788
- Isle Casino (2.7 miles)
Find fun in spades at this popular gaming center that features more than 950 slots machines and 25 table games, including blackjack and roulette. Celebrate your earnings with mouthwatering specials at Otis & Henry’s Steakhouse, located on site.
Phone: +1 (319) 327-5013
History and Culture:
- Phelps Youth Pavilion (3.2 miles)
From FunStage to Grant’s Farm, the hands-on exhibits at Phelps Youth Pavilion engage children and adults alike. Visit on the third Thursday of the month for special $1 admission.
Phone: +1 (319) 291-4490
- Grout Museum District (5 miles)
Visit the five informative museums that make up the Grout Museum District. You can find exciting displays ranging from cutting-edge science exhibits at the Grout Museum of History and Science to robot building at the Carl A. & Peggy J. Bluedorn Science Imaginarium.
Phone: +1 (319) 234-6357
- Hearst Center for the Arts (11 miles)
Participate in a creative workshop or admire works from local and national artists displayed at this popular museum. During your visit, take time to walk through the center’s stunning sculpture garden for some open-air inspiration.
Phone: +1 (319) 273-8641
Event and Exhibition Venues:
- Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center (2.9 miles)
Get your tickets for some of the area’s biggest performances at Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center, which hosts trade shows, conventions, concerts and seminars throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (319) 233-7560
- National Cattle Congress (4.9 miles)
Home to livestock shows, rodeos, concerts and the annual NCC Fair, this venue offers year-round entertainment for the whole family.
Phone: +1 (319) 234-7515
Sports and Activities:
- Lost Island Waterpark (2.1 miles)
Bring the kids for heart-pounding adventures at the Lost Island Waterpark, which offers 24 acres of water fun, plus a zip line, mini golf and go-karts. Don’t forget to take your picture with Maizie the Mermaid!
Phone: +1 (319) 233-8414
- Young Arena (4.2 miles)
Home to the USHL Waterloo Black Hawks, this nearby ice arena offers lunchtime free skate and drop-in hockey games. Don’t want to hit the ice? Get in some exercise with a walk around the upper concourse, which offers views of the action below.
Phone: +1 (319) 291-4300
- George Wyth State Park (9.8 miles)
Pack a picnic and hike the trails that loop through this picturesque state park. Spend the day lounging beside the lake, or venture out for some boating and swimming.
Phone: +1 (319) 232-5505