Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Waterloo

Come and experience Waterloo and its live music, festivals and theater scene. This welcoming city allures visitors with its university setting and sporting events. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Waterloo

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Waterloo has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waterloo Central Railway Station (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Grand River Rocks (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Rockway Golf Course (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Max's Golf Centre (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Bingemans (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Conestogo River Horseback Adventures (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Waterloo

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Waterloo is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waterloo Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Victoria Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Laurel Creek Conservation Area (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • RIM Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Riverside Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Scott Park (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Waterloo

The nearest airport is in Kitchener, ON (YKF-Region of Waterloo Intl.), located 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Hamilton, ON (YHM-John C. Munro Hamilton Intl.), which is 36.6 mi (58.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Waterloo?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 58 holiday lettings near Waterloo. From 15 Condos/Apartments to 39 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Waterloo is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Waterloo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Waterloo. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Laurel Creek Conservation Area: 72 holiday lettings
  • Knox Presbyterian Church: 64 holiday lettings
  • Clay and Glass: 64 holiday lettings
  • City of Waterloo Museum: 72 holiday lettings
  • Conestoga Mall: 72 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Waterloo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Waterloo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 15 Condos/Apartments in Waterloo. Our other popular types of Waterloo holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 39 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Bed & breakfasts: 4 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Waterloo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Waterloo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.