Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your Waterloo getaway

Experience the unique character of Waterloo with a stay in a vacation home rental. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Waterloo

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Waterloo a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sempeck's Bowling and Entertainment (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Pacific Springs Golf Club (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Tiburon Golf Course (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Boys Town Visitors Center (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Eagle Run Golf Course (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Miracle Hill Golf & Tennis Center (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Waterloo

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Waterloo is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Zorinsky Lake Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Chalco Hills Recreation Area (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Standing Bear Lake Recreation Area (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Tranquility Park (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Heron Haven (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • OPPD Arboretum (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)

Transportation options to and around Waterloo

Fly into Omaha, NE (MIQ-Millard), the closest airport, located 11.1 mi (17.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Omaha, NE (OMA-Eppley Field), which is 22.1 mi (35.6 km) away.