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cedar falls | waterloo

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accolades d Iowa’s Outstanding Retail Experience (Downtown Cedar Falls) 2016

welcome

The Cedar Falls and Waterloo area, recently recognized as Iowa’s Outstanding Tourism Community, is a great place to visit, live, work, and play. Both cities are certified Blue Zones demonstration sites, which means we’re working toward living healthier, happier, and longer lives. This award-winning guide will acquaint you with an abundance of exciting and unique attractions, events, and dining and shopping opportunities. We’ve also included information about our meeting and sporting facilities as well as a nearby section to inform you about other points of interest just outside the Cedar Valley. In addition to this guide, we invite you to visit our website, visitthecedarvalley.com, or contact either office where our staff and volunteers are eager to make recommendations or answer any questions you may have. Here’s wishing you a pleasant and memorable stay!

d Iowa’s Outstanding Attraction (Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum, Waterloo) 2016 d Iowa’s Outstanding Marketing Collaboration (Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum, Waterloo) 2016 d Iowa's Best Trail Town (Cedar Falls) 2016 By Iowa Bicycle Coalition d Iowa’s Outstanding Tourism Community (Waterloo) 2015 (Cedar Falls) 2014, 2009, 2004 d Iowa’s Outstanding Tourism Promotional Material (Waterloo Convention & Visitors Bureau) 2015 d Iowa’s Outstanding Tourism Website (Waterloo Convention & Visitors Bureau) 2015 d Iowa’s Tourism People’s Choice Award (Ames, Dubuque, Quad Cities, & Waterloo Convention & Visitors Bureaus) 2015 d 50 Safest College Towns in America (Cedar Falls) 2015 Ranked #13 by The SafeWise Report d Best Small Places for Business and Careers (Waterloo) 2015 Ranked #49 by Forbes d All-Star Community Award (Waterloo) 2015 By the Iowa League of Cities d Top 25 Water Parks in the U.S. (Lost Island Waterpark, Waterloo) 2015 Ranked #9 by Trip Advisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards d Best Small Cities in America (Cedar Falls) 2015 Ranked #4 on NerdWallet d 20 Coolest Towns in the U.S. (Cedar Falls) 2015 Ranked #19 on Matador Network d Google eCity (Cedar Falls) 2014 d Hall of Fame Community Tourism Leadership Award (Cedar Falls) 2014

Jim Brown, Cedar Falls Mayor & Quentin Hart, Waterloo Mayor

Cedar Falls and Waterloo, also known as the Cedar Valley, are conveniently located in the northeast quadrant of Iowa. We’re easily accessible by car or air and offer an impressive array of amenities at affordable prices.

d Certified Blue Zones Community (Cedar Falls & Waterloo) 2014 d Iowa’s First Gigabyte City (Cedar Falls) 2013 d Iowa’s Outstanding Tourism Attraction (Cedar Valley Trails) 2012 d Iowa’s Outstanding Tourism Publication (Cedar Falls/Waterloo Visitors Guide) 2012 d Iowa’s Outstanding Cooperative Partnership Award (Cedar Falls & Waterloo Visitors Bureaus) 2011

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contents Enjoy the area's 100+ miles of trails with events like Cedar Valley Gran Fondo. This bicycle endurance event takes place in August and is followed by FondoFest — a full-scale street festival with live music, craft beer, family fun and more. Photo courtesy of Cedar Falls Community Main Street

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Calendar of Events What's New Things to do Sports & Recreation Shopping Itineraries Maps Dining Lodging Event Spaces Getting Around Nearby

PHOTOS COURTESY OF The Courier Photography & Creative Departments, Cedar Falls and Waterloo Visitors Bureaus, Amy Vinchattle Photography, Barn Happy, Basal Pizza, Cedar Falls Community Main Street, Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens, Crossroads Center, Fox Ridge Winery, Galleria De Paco, Grout Museum District, Hampton Inn, Hansen’s Dairy, Hatchlings & Hens, Heartland Acres Agribition Center, Hick’s Place, Hilton Garden Inn, Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo, John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum, Lanehaven Farms, Lost Island Waterpark, Main Street Waterloo, Open Door Hospitality, Randy Darst Designs, SingleSpeed Brewing Co., Tea Cellar, Tim Dodd Photography, University of Northern Iowa, Waterloo Black Hawks, Waterloo Bucks, Waterloo Center for the Arts, and Waterloo Leisure Services.

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Important

information

6510 Hudson Rd Cedar Falls, IA 50613 (319) 268-4266 or (800) 845-1955 fax: (319) 277-9707 cedarfallstourism.org

A partial listing of the services you’ll want to get acquainted with in our community follows. We also invite you to stop by either Visitors Bureau to learn more.

Hours

Monday–Friday 9am–5pm Saturday 9am–4pm Sunday Noon–4pm

Important Phone Numbers Emergency

911

Road Conditions

511

Iowa State Patrol

(319) 277-4761

Black Hawk County Sheriff

(319) 291-2515

Police Department (both cities)

(319) 291-2515

Cedar Falls Fire Department

(319) 273-8622

Waterloo Fire Department

(319) 291-4460

Open 7 days/week and conveniently located near Highways 58 and 20 (exit 224), the Cedar Falls Visitor Center offers free wi-fi, gift shop, coffee and soda, restrooms, trail access and plenty of free parking. Stop in or call for assistance with group tours, meetings, reunions, weddings and other events.

Medical Assistance Allen Memorial Hospital

(319) 235-3941

Emergency

(319) 235-3697

Wheaton Franciscan Hospitals Covenant Medical Center

(319) 272-8000

Sartori Memorial Hospital

(319) 268-3000

500 Jefferson St Waterloo, IA 50701 (319) 233-8350 or (800) 728-8431 fax: (319) 233-2733 travelwaterloo.com

Area Information Services Black Hawk County Courthouse

Hours

(319) 833-3000

Monday–Friday 8am–5pm

Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber (319) 232-1156

Cedar Falls Population 39,780 cedarfalls.com City Hall

(319) 273-8600

Public Library

(319) 273-8643

Cedar Falls Community Main Street

(319) 277-0213

There’s a lot to dig about Waterloo! Stop by our Visitor Center or visit travelwaterloo.com for information on our award-winning attractions, dining hot spots, and the best in shopping and entertainment. We also offer assistance with planning group tours, meetings, reunions and weddings in Waterloo.

Waterloo Population 68,441

Cedar Valley Sports Commission PO Box 4166, Waterloo 50704 (319) 493-5371 cedarvalleysports.org

ci.waterloo.ia.us City Hall

(319) 291-4301

Public Library

(319) 291-4480

Main Street Waterloo

(319) 291-2038

The Cedar Valley Sports Commission works to create, attract, and grow youth and amateur sporting events in the Cedar Valley area. The Commission markets venues and the entire area as a premier destination for these events.

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calendar of events

JAN/FEB

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Iowa boat & rv show January 20-22 UNI-Dome, Cedar Falls (319) 232-0218 iowashows.com

Iowa Games fat bike race

January 21 George Wyth State Park, Waterloo (319) 266-5979 iowagames.org

beers to You

January 29 Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center, Waterloo (319) 273-3672 gbpac.com

cedar valley Winterfest

January 29 South Prairie Lake, Cedar Falls (319) 610-1111 impactoutdoors.org

party town Be a part of the excitement in Party Town – home of the Waterloo Black Hawks hockey team. From September through April, fans of all ages will enjoy fast-paced action on the ice as well as a fun in-game experience at Young Arena. waterlooblackhawks.com

eastern Iowa home Improvement show February 10-12 Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center, Waterloo (319) 232-0218 iowashows.com

hawkeye farm show February 28 - March 2 UNI-Dome, Cedar Falls (507) 437-4577 farmshowsusa.com

wInter wonderland

From sledding to ice fishing, the winter months offer an abundance of outdoor adventures. Try snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, even biking on one of the groomed trails found throughout the Cedar Valley. Did we mention we also have silo ice climbing? cedarvalleytrails.org 5 | Visitors guide 2017 Âť cedarfallstourism.org / travelwaterloo.com


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calendar of events

MAR/APR maple syrup festival

March 4-5 Cedar Heights School, Cedar Falls (319) 277-2187 hartmanreserve.org

eastern Iowa sports show March 10-12 UNI-Dome, Cedar Falls (319) 232-0218 iowashows.com

World's Greatest spring break for Kids March 13-17 Downtown Waterloo (319) 287-9102 worldsgreatestspringbreak.com

unI-dome antiques & collectibles show March 17-19 UNI-Dome, Cedar Falls (712) 362-9964 antiquespectacular.com

fIrst regional robotics competition

March 23-25 UNI-Dome, Cedar Falls (319) 268-4266 firstinspires.org

funky Junk-a-loo

Antique collectors and junkin’ enthusiasts won’t want to miss the opportunity to find that perfect antique, collectible or repurposed item at two great events happening this spring in the Cedar Valley. While you’re here, be sure to stop at one of our many antique and specialty shops too. antiquespectacular.com | mainstreetwaterloo.org

hello sprInG! Spring is in bloom and so are the thousands of tulips at the Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens. Relax, unwind and enjoy an oasis of natural beauty as you explore the amazing gardens on this 35-acre site. cedarvalleyarboretum.org

March 25-26 Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center, Waterloo (319) 291-2038 mainstreetwaterloo.org

cedar valley baconfest

March 25 McElroy Auditorium, Waterloo (319) 277-1918 cedarvalleybaconfest.com

usa Kids & cadets national folkstyle Wrestling tournament March 31-April 2 UNI-Dome, Cedar Falls (319) 268-4266 teamusa.org

Check out our online calendar for a full and updated listing of events.

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MAY/JUNE fiesta de mayo

May 5 RiverLoop Expo Plaza, Waterloo (319) 291-4490 waterloocenterforthearts.org

4th street cruise May 27 Downtown Waterloo (319) 234-2200 1057kokz.com

my Waterloo days June 7-11 Downtown Waterloo (319) 291-2038 mywaterloodays.org

college hill arts festival June 16-17 College Hill, Cedar Falls (319) 268-4266 collegehillartsfestival.com

sturgis falls celebration & cedar basin Jazz festival June 23-25 Downtown Cedar Falls (319) 268-4266 sturgisfalls.org | cedarbasinjazz.org

'movIes under the moon'

buy fresh, buy local

Summer is here and so are the farmers’ markets. From May to October, shop fresh produce, plants, baked goods, hand-crafted items and more at one of the many farmers’ markets throughout the Cedar Valley. visitthecedarvalley.com

Bring your family and watch a movie on the big screen...under the moon. Held at Overman Park in Cedar Falls, this summer event showcases an array of free family-friendly films, plus live music and snacks. Don’t forget to pack your blanket or lawn chair too. cedarfallsdowntown.com

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summer festIvals

Kick off the summer festival season with can’t-miss events like My Waterloo Days, the Sturgis Falls Celebration, and Cedar Basin Jazz Festival. Enjoy parades, delicious food, live music, and plenty of activities for the whole family. mywaterloodays.org | sturgisfalls.org | cedarbasinjazz.org

Check out our online calendar for a full and updated listing of events.

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fun In the sun

Escape to an island of fun and sun when you visit Iowa’s largest waterpark - Lost Island. Open June through August, this tropical paradise is one of Trip Advisor’s “Top 15 Water Parks” in the country and features exciting rides and thrills for all ages. thelostisland.com

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JUL/AUG Accel Triathlon

Cedar Falls Bible Conference

July 8 George Wyth State Park, Waterloo (319) 596-1101 acceltriathlon.com

Riverview Gospel Sing

July 29-August 6 Riverview Conference Center, Cedar Falls (319) 268-0787 riverviewconferencecenter.com

July 12-15 Riverview Conference Center, Cedar Falls (319) 268-0787 riverviewconferencecenter.com

Iowa Irish Fest

BBQ'Loo & Blues Too

Stem & Stein

Iowa State Trap Shoot

Old Time Power Show

Waterloo Open

Cedar Valley Gran Fondo | Fondo Fest

July 14-15 Lincoln Park, Waterloo (319) 291-2038 mainstreetwaterloo.org July 18-23 Cedar Falls Gun Club, Cedar Falls (319) 987-2141 cedarfallsgunclub.com

July 20-23 Irv Warren Memorial Golf Course, Waterloo waterlooopen.com

Iowa Shrine Bowl

July 29 UNI-Dome, Cedar Falls (319) 493-5371 iowashrinebowl.org

August 4-6 Downtown Waterloo (319) 234-9029 iowairishfest.com August 12 RiverLoop Expo Plaza, Waterloo (319) 291-4490 waterloocenterforthearts.org August 18-19 Antique Acres, Cedar Falls (319) 987-2380 antiqueacres.org

August 19 Downtown Cedar Falls (319) 277-0213 cedarfallsdowntown.com

Cedar Valley Pridefest August 26 Downtown Waterloo cedarvalleypride.com

revel on! Everybody’s Irish at Iowa Irish Fest - August 4-6 in downtown Waterloo! Iowa’s largest Celtic festival boasts of four stages of music and entertainment, cultural activities, Highland Games, authentic Irish food and so much more. iowairishfest.com

Golfing galore

Home to Iowa’s oldest and largest golf tournament, the Waterloo Open draws over 150 professionals and 200 amateurs to the area every year. The Cedar Valley is also home to six fantastic public golf courses perfect for a round or two of golf with friends. waterlooopen.com | cedarfalls.com waterlooleisureservices.org

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take me out to the ball Game

Summer wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the ballpark...Riverfront Stadium that is. Cheer on the Waterloo Bucks as they take on their opponents in the Northwoods League and enjoy fun in-game promotions and daily specials all summer long. waterloobucks.com

waterskI stunts & shows

Enjoy exciting water ski shows with the Waterhawks, every week throughout the summer at Eagle Lake. Watch as they entertain the audience with their thrilling stunts and high-flying jumps on the water. waterhawks.org

summer concerts

Warm summer nights set the stage for outdoor concerts in the Cedar Valley. Experience an eclectic mix of music almost every day of the week at venues like the RiverLoop Amphitheatre overlooking the scenic Cedar River. visitthecedarvalley.com

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SEPT/OCT artapalooza on main September 9 Downtown Cedar Falls (319) 277-0213 cedarfallsdowntown.com

park to park half marathon

September 9 George Wyth State Park, Waterloo trekmanracing.com

fall harvest festival

September 10 Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens, Waterloo (319) 226-4966 cedarvalleyarboretum.org

fall fun

Experience all that is fall right here in the Cedar Valley. Stop by Heartland Farms for an assortment of pumpkins, farm animals, a giant jumping pillow, bounce houses and more. Don’t miss their famous Punkinator too. And, be sure to check out one of the Cedar Valley’s many haunted attractions for some spooktacular fun. heartlandfarmswaterloo.com

national cattle congress fair

September 14-17 National Cattle Congress Grounds, Waterloo (319) 234-7515 nationalcattlecongress.com

arts & culture at Its fInest

Check out one of our popular art festivals like ARTapalooza on Main, or catch a Broadway show or symphony concert at the awardwinning Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Both Cedar Falls and Waterloo offer outstanding community theatres as well, presenting a variety of musicals and shows for audiences of all ages. visitthecedarvalley.com

Go panthers!

Home to the University of Northern Iowa, there’s no shortage of sports when it comes to cheering on the Panthers. From football to volleyball, to basketball and wrestling, fans are in for a fantastic sports experience at some of the best sports facilities in the Midwest. unipanthers.com

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'tIs the season

NOV/DEC

Iowa high school football playoffs First three weeks of November UNI-Dome, Cedar Falls (319) 268-4266 iahsaa.org

holiday arts festival

November 11-12 Waterloo Center for the Arts, Waterloo (319) 291-4490 waterloocenterforthearts.org

festival of trees

Don’t miss Santa’s grand entrance as he arrives to help launch the Holiday Hoopla seasonal celebration in downtown Cedar Falls. This month-long festival begins the Friday after Thanksgiving and features activities for all ages, including Santa’s Workshop, live nativity and trolley rides, a holiday movie and so much more. cedarfallsdowntown.com

Mid-November Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, Cedar Falls (319) 268-3161 wheatoniowa.org/festival-of-trees

holiday hoopla

November 24 - December 16 Downtown Cedar Falls (319) 277-0213 cedarfallsdowntown.com

shop untIl you drop

festIve events

Each year, the Friends of Sartori Memorial Hospital transform Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center into a winter wonderland for the Festival of Trees. Come view a gallery of beautifully decorated trees, wreaths, place settings and nativity scenes. Other festive events round out this week-long celebration to kick off the holiday season. wheatoniowa.org/festival-of-trees

Looking for the perfect gift this holiday season? The Cedar Valley is home to a variety of boutiques and specialty shops that are sure to make your holiday shopping a breeze. Stroll the sidewalks and enjoy the sparkling holiday lights while you shop our downtown districts. visitthecedarvalley.com

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what's new

what's new ATTRACTIONS escape cedar valley

The area’s newest attraction is not just a game, but an interactive experience. Compete in a variety of challenges with friends, family or coworkers and “escape” before time runs out. Escape Cedar Valley is exciting, challenging and will leave you feeling rewarded. escapecedarvalley.com

DINING/NIGHTLIFE basal pizza

Basal Pizza is the area’s newest pizzeria and features Neapolitan pizza baked in a beautiful wood-fired oven...in just 90 seconds we might add. Aside from their flavorful pizzas, salads and sandwiches, they have a fantastic beer and wine selection too. basalpizza.com

bryan’s on 4th

A downtown Waterloo staple recently received a name change and fresh new look when it became Bryan’s on 4th. Guests will experience outstanding food and an atmosphere that’s second to none from the moment they enter. Chef Bryan adds his Bryan's on 4th own personal flair to the menu, which includes top-notch Iowa steaks and chops. Plus, don’t forget to visit the Limestone Lounge downstairs for live music throughout the week. bryanson4th.com

cherry creek Grill

If you’re looking for a great place to grab dinner and drinks with friends or that special someone, make sure Cherry Creek Grill is on your list. In addition to sandwiches, soups, and their signature Bada Bing Ribeye, they have a gorgeous outdoor patio.

SHOPPING fashion to five

Visit Fashion to Five for the latest in men’s contemporary clothing, shoes and accessories. They carry an array of brands and their personalized stylists will help you pick the perfect outfit and style that suits you. fashiontofive.com

hatchlings & hens

Shop, dream and create at Hatchlings & Hens handmade goods store. Offering unique baby and children’s items, nursery decor, and accessories for moms - all items are made right here in Iowa. Or, reserve a spot in their craft studio to make a one-of-a-kind piece of your very own. hatchlingsandhens.com

root

Based in Waverly, Iowa, this popular makeup store recently opened a second location in the Cedar Valley. Root specializes in natural and organic mineral makeup that’s safe for all skin types, plus Vegan and Gluten Free too. But you’ll find more than just makeup, they sell products for your hair, home and more. rootpretty.com

steege’s meat market

Buy specialty meats, cheeses and a variety of other great products at Steege’s Meat Market. From sauces to seasonings, they’re your one stop shop when it comes to cooking and grilling meat. They also offer catering services as well.

tea cellar

Share a cup or pot of tea with friends at the new Tea Cellar in downtown Cedar Falls. This cozy cafe sells loose leaf tea, tea accessories, and baked yummies as well. Not sure what to order? Just ask one of their knowledgeable tea baristas. teacellaronmain.com

lark brewing

Sample beers and appetizers from the newest brewery on the block - Lark Brewing. After four years in the making, this brewery opened its doors in October 2016 and has been busy crafting beers, sodas and cocktails ever since. larkbrewing.com

noble oak

Located in the heart of downtown Cedar Falls and surrounded by shopping and nightlife, Noble Oak offers delicious smokehouse barbecue, steaks and seafood. Enjoy craft beers, cocktails or wine underneath the massive oak tree in this newly renovated restaurant. nobleoakcf.com

Hatchlings & Hens

primo

Guests at the Cedar Valley’s newest fine dining restaurant are in for a real treat when they visit. Primo features homemade Italian dishes, premium steaks and some amazing signature drinks. The elegant black and white decor combined with the casual, yet upscale atmosphere makes Primo the perfect option for a night out.

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Tea Cellar


what's new

SPORTS/RECREATION cedar valley courtKings

2016 was an exciting year, in more ways than one, for the Cedar Valley CourtKings - the area’s new minor league basketball team. Not only did they celebrate their inaugural season, but they were also crowned Midwest Basketball League Champions! cvcourtkings.com

Waterloo dekhockey

The Cedar Valley is now home to a brand new, fast-paced and family-friendly sport called Waterloo Dekhockey. This 3-on-3 ball hockey league is part of the National Dekhockey Association and the first of its kind in Iowa. The off-ice hockey is played on foot in a rink with a sport court surface, which allows for all ages and skill levels to participate. waterloodekhockey.com

Waterloo Dekhockey

Cedar Valley CourtKings

SWEET TREATS chocolaterie stam

Shop or sample some of the finest chocolates around at Chocolaterie Stam. Creating fine European chocolates since 1913, they also sell Italian gelati and coffees. One of their chocolate concierges will be happy to assist you with your selections while you enjoy the ambience inside or on their outdoor patio. stamchocolate.com

simply Yummy! baking company

Satisfy your sweet tooth with beautifully decorated, delectable desserts from Simply Yummy! Baking Company. This full-service bakery creates custom cakes, cheesecakes, pies, cookies and more for every occasion. Grab one to go or order one of these made-from-scratch goodies today. theislewaterloo.com

Chocolaterie Stam

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hick's Place Lost Island Waterpark

John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum

Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo

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things to do things to do

Agricultural Attractions

National Cattle Congress

7610 Waverly Rd, Cedar Falls (319) 987-2380 antiqueacres.org

National Cattle Congress offers venues and activities for all ages and types of events. NCC offers agricultural events, monster trucks, concerts, ballroom dancing, and other types of entertainment.

Antique Acres

Best known for its yearly Old Time Power Show in August, Antique Acres preserves agricultural history and heritage. It’s also home to Iowa’s Merci (40 & 8) Box Car.

Cedar Valley Arboretum and Botanic Gardens 1927 E Orange Rd, Waterloo (319) 226-4966 cedarvalleyarboretum.org

Hours: Apr 15-Oct Mon-Sat 9am-7pm, Sun 11am-7pm; Nov-Apr 14 Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm Recreational, cultural and educational opportu­nities abound at this 35-acre site. The gardens showcase a variety of plants and trees native to this area.

John Deere Engine Works

3801 W Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo (319) 292-5347 (reservations) johndeereattractions.com

Tours: Mon-Fri 9:30am and 1pm Unfinished engine blocks, heads and crank­shafts are precisionmachined and assembled into John Deere diesel engines as well as power centers for other manufacturers. Tour lasts 1.5 hours. Participants must be 13 years of age. No video cameras or cell phones allowed. No opentoed shoes or sandals allowed. No exceptions.

John Deere Tractor Cab Assembly Operations 3500 E Donald St, Waterloo (319) 292-7668 johndeereattractions.com

Tours: Mon-Fri at 8am, 10am, and 1pm Builds 6R, 7R, 8R/8RT, and 9R/9RT Series Tractors. Watch as tractors are assembled, painted and made ready for the field. Reservations recommended as tours fill up. Same restriction as Engine Works.

257 Ansborough Ave, Waterloo (319) 234-7515 nationalcattlecongress.com

Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area Main Office: 604 Lafayette St, Ste. 202, Waterloo (319) 234-4567 silosandsmokestacks.org

From dairy farms and museums to vineyards and tractor assembly plants, the story of American agriculture is brought to life at more than 100 sites and attractions in this 37-county region of Northeast Iowa. Silos is an affiliated area of the National Park Service.

Tallgrass Prairie Center 2412 W 27th St, Cedar Falls (319) 273-2238 tallgrassprairiecenter.org

Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm Prairie plantings and landscaping offer an excellent visual display of Iowa’s prairie heritage with a panorama of changing color of native flowers from May – September.

UNI Botanical Center McCollum Science Hall, UNI Campus, Cedar Falls (319) 273-2247 uni.edu

Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Guided tours available for groups by calling office The center consists of several greenhouses and outdoor gardens that beautifully showcase collections of water lilies, banana plants, lemon trees, cacti, and native plant life.

Amusements

Adrenaline X Laser Tag

4051 University Ave, Waterloo (319) 939-7279 adrenalinexparty.com Indoor and mobile laser tag.

Escape Cedar Valley

115 E 4th St, Ste. 101, Cedar Falls (319) 290-7498 escapecedarvalley.com

Be part of the action and experience a thrilling, interactive and immersive experience that will have you working together to complete your mission.

Hick’s Place

6658 Pashby Rd, Cedar Falls (319) 504-2883 hicksplace.biz

Hick’s Place offers a variety of unique outdoor adventure experiences designed to bring families and other groups together to enjoy the wonder of Mother Nature.

KT’s Inflatable Park

3175 W Airline Hwy, Waterloo (319) 266-8068 Indoor inflatable park.

Tilt Family Entertainment Center

2060 Crossroads Blvd, Waterloo (319) 287-5135 shopcrossroadscenter.com Hours: Mon 9am-9pm, Tues–Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 10am-6pm Arcade games and black light miniature golf.

Bowling

Cadillac Lanes

650 La Porte Rd, Waterloo (319) 234-6888 cadillaclanes.net

Maple Lanes Bowling Center 2608 University Ave, Waterloo (319) 234-1414 maplelaneswaterloo.com

Casino/ GamblinG

KW Paintball

Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo

Five playing fields and paintball equipment available.

Offering exciting gaming action, comfortable hotel accommodations, delicious food, and a hotspot for cocktails. The casino features 950 slots including more than 75 video poker machines, 27 table games, live poker tables, three restaurants, a bakery, resort pool, and meeting and event space.

1734 W Airline Hwy, Waterloo (319) 230-2213 kwpaintball.com

Lost Island Adventure Park 2225 E Shaulis Rd, Waterloo (319) 233-8414 thelostisland.com

Located at Lost Island Waterpark, Manaleo’s Speedway is one of the lon­gest go-kart tracks in the Midwest. Two challenging 18-hole, tropical-themed miniature golf courses offer hours of fun. Plus, ride one of Iowa’s largest and longest zipline.

Palmers Family Fun

1666 W Airline Hwy, Waterloo (319) 232-9384 palmersfamilyfun.com

Hours vary by season Go-karts, miniature golf, batting cages, and driving range.

Thorp Family Fun

2720 Lackland Dr, Waterloo (319) 883-8806 thorpfamilyfun.com

Hours: Mon-Thurs 9am-7pm, Fri-Sat 9am-8pm, Sun 10am-6pm Indoor inflatable park and outdoor rentals available.

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777 Isle of Capri Blvd, Waterloo (319) 833-4753 theislewaterloo.com

Movie Theatres

College Square Theatre

6301 University Ave, Cedar Falls (319) 433-1166 marcustheatres.com

Crossroads Theatre

2450 Crossroads Blvd, Waterloo (319) 433-1166 marcustheatres.com

Museums

Behrens-Rapp Filling Station and Visitor Information 1st and Clay Sts, Cedar Falls (319) 266-5149 cfhistory.org

Hours: May-Oct 8am-8pm This authen­tic 1925 filling station serves as an information center for visitors.


things to do things to do Bluedorn Science Imaginarium

National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum

Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum

Hours: Tues-Sat 9am-5pm A playground for the imagination, this inter­active science center provides fun, hands-on exhibits that demonstrate how science affects everyday life. Visitors may also enjoy a sci­ence demonstration.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm; Weekends by appointment The museum features Olympic, collegiate and professional wrestling history and honors Waterloo native Dan Gable, 1972 Olympic Gold Medalist.

Hours: Feb-Dec Victorian Home: Sat 10am-4pm; Sun 1-4pm Carriage House Museum: Tues-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 1-4pm This 1862 Italianate-style home is filled with furnishings, photographs, and everyday objects from the 1880s-1900s. The attached Carriage House features the William J. Lenoir Model Railroad, archives, and changing exhib­its.

322 Washington St, Waterloo (319) 234-6357 groutmuseumdistrict.org

Grout Museum of History & Science 503 South St, Waterloo (319) 234-6357 groutmusuemdistrict.org

Hours: Tues-Sat 9am-5pm The Grout Museum of History & Science’s history collection focuses on the period from 1833, when Iowa was opened for settlement, to the present.

Ice House Museum

1st and Clay Sts, Cedar Falls (319) 266-5149 cfhistory.org

Hours: May-Mid-Oct Wed 1-4pm; Sat 10am-4pm; Sun 1-4pm Built in 1921, this circular building once stored ice cut from the Cedar River. The museum now features interactive displays that tell the ice harvesting story and show how the Cedar River shaped business, culture, and daily life in Cedar Falls. Admission: $5; children 12 and under are free.

John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum 500 Westfield Ave, Waterloo (319) 292-6126 johndeereattractions.com

Hours: Tues-Sat 10am-6pm The John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum highlights the history and contribution of John Deere Waterloo Works in the rich history of both John Deere and the Cedar Valley through its nearly 100-year history in Waterloo.

Little Red Schoohouse Museum

1st and Clay Sts, Cedar Falls (319) 266-5149 cfhistory.org

Hours: May-Sept Sat & Sun 1-4pm; Also open Wed 1-4pm June-Aug From the slate blackboard to the potbellied stove, this 1909 schoolhouse recalls a time when siblings and neighboring children gath­ered to learn.

303 Jefferson St, Waterloo (319) 233-0745 wrestlingmuseum.org

Phelps Youth Pavilion

225 Commercial St, Waterloo (319) 291-4490 waterloocenterforthearts.org

Hours: Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm, The Youth Pavilion is an interactive children’s museum featuring over 40 hands-on exhibits related to art and culture. Exhibits feature experiences that take kids around the world.

308 W 3rd St, Cedar Falls (319) 266-5149 cfhistory.org

Viking Pump Museum 406 State St, Cedar Falls (319) 266-1741 vikingpump.com

Rensselaer Russell House Museum

Hours: Open by appointment The Viking Pump Museum celebrates more than a century of business that began with the first rotary pump developed by Jens Nielsen in 1904. Exhibits also focus on new technology and solutiondriven engineering.

Hours: Open by appointment only Completed in 1861, this lovely brick structure is one of the oldest homes in Black Hawk County. Visitors will step into an authentic Victorian interior that includes some original family belongings.

Black Hawk Children's Theatre

520 W 3rd St, Waterloo (319) 234-6357 groutmuseumdistrict.org

Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum 503 South St, Waterloo (319) 234-6357 groutmuseumdistrict.org

Hours: Tues-Sat 9am-5pm The Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum hon­ors all Iowans who served the nation from the Civil War to the present. The collection, preser­vation and interpretation of their stories and artifacts are the core mission of the museum.

UNI Museum

Rod Library, UNI, Cedar Falls (319) 273-2838 museum/library.uni.edu

Hours: Mon-Thurs 7am-Midnight; Fri 7am-7pm; Sat 10am-5pm; Sun Noon-Midnight This museum collection includes public records that document one-room schools in Iowa and items relating to Biology, Geology, History and World Cultures and Anthropology.

Performing Arts

225 Commercial St, Waterloo (319) 235-0367 (business office) (319) 291-4494 (box office) wcpbhct.org

Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-6pm BHCT presents four productions each year based on classical literature, bringing popular children’s books to life on stage. The organization also offers classes, camps, and the Junior Players Theatre Troupe.

Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center University of Northern Iowa 8201 Dakota St, Cedar Falls (319) 273-4TIX (4849) (877) 549-SHOW (7469) gbpac.com

This on-campus center features three performance halls, seating up to 1,680 in the Great Hall. Over 150 performances take place each year, including student productions, the wcfsymphony, and national and international touring performers and shows.

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Hawkeye Community College 1501 E Orange Rd, Waterloo (319) 296-4464 hawkeyecollege.edu

Hawkeye Community College presents its annual Artists Series, ‘Hawkeye Celebrates the Arts’, which fea­tures music and theatre performanc­es.

Lampost Theatre & Coffee Co. 204 W Seerley Blvd, Cedar Falls (319) 277-8034 lampost.com

Hours: Open Mon-Sat Performing nationally since 1980, Lampost Theatre Co. creates a unique and delight­ful theatrical experience. Comedy, music, variety, and major productions are performed throughout the year.

Oster Regent Theatre 103 Main St, Cedar Falls (319) APPLAUD (277-5283) osterregent.com

This 500-seat theatre, originally built in 1910, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It houses a resident theatre company that produces five plays annually and hosts a variety of other performances.

RiverLoop Amphitheatre and Arts Mall 225 Commercial St, Waterloo (319) 291-4490 waterloocenterforthearts.org

Located on the Cedar River, the RiverLoop Amphitheatre is utilized for performances, celebrations and festivals. The Amphitheatre features seating for up to 1,200.

Theatre UNI

University of Northern Iowa 23rd & Hudson Rd, Cedar Falls (319) 273-6381 uni.edu

Plays, musicals, theater for youth, and staged readings are presented by UNI drama stu­dents and visiting artists.

UNI School of Music

University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls (319) 273-2028 uni.edu

More than 200 annual musical performances, including band, orchestra, choral, chamber, and solo concerts are per­formed by students, faculty and visiting artists.


Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony

Located in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center 8201 Dakota St, Cedar Falls (319) 273-3373 For tickets: (319) 273-4TIX (4849) (877) 549-SHOW (7469) wcfsymphony.org wcfsymphony features a series of orchestral performances every year that go beyond traditional symphony concert performances, offering both traditional orchestral favorites as well as innovative programming.

Waterloo Community Playhouse

225 Commercial St, Waterloo (319) 235-0367 (business office) (319) 291-4494 (box office) wcpbhct.org

Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-6pm WCP is one of the state’s oldest community organizations, with 100 years in its history of offering live theatre. WCP presents six professional-quality performances each year, including the summer musical and holiday shows.

Spas

Capri College

2323 Crossroads Blvd, Waterloo (319) 234-2600 capricollege.edu

d’vine Medical Spa

2515 Cyclone Dr, Waterloo (319) 233-2000 dvinemedicalspa.com

Jiva

223 Main St, Cedar Falls (319) 268-0772 jivasalonspa.com

Trails

Cedar Valley Trails

6510 Hudson Rd, Cedar Falls (319) 268-4266 (800) 845-1955 cedarvalleytrails.org

The Cedar Valley’s recreational trail system offers over 106 miles of hard-surfaced trails configured in a series of loops. It features a variety of experiences from peaceful wooded areas along lakes and streams to attractions located in our vibrant, historic downtown districts. The system also includes a portion that is groomed for cross country skiing during the winter months, single track trails for mountain biking and water trails for paddling.

Hartman Reserve Nature Center 657 Reserve Dr, Cedar Falls (319) 277-2187 hartmanreserve.org

Hours: Interpretive Center is currently closed for reconstruction This 300-acre wooded reserve features lakes, valleys, prairies, and meadows teeming with wildlife. Six miles of trails provide ideal areas for running, hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country ski­ing.

304 W Seerley Blvd, Cedar Falls (319) 273-8641 thehearst.org

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Public Art in the Cedar Valley

Trio Salonspa

3850 Hammond Ave, Waterloo (319) 234-2691 trio-salonspa.com

OPEN TUESDAY-SATURDAY, 9-5

Visual Arts

200 State St, Cedar Falls (319) 266-7517 kateandcompanycf.com 6322 University Ave, Cedar Falls (319) 277-2150

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Hearst Center for the Arts and Sculpture Garden

Hours: Tues & Thurs 10am-9pm; Wed & Fri 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun 1-4pm From its permanent collection, started by farmer poet James Hearst, to its regional, national, and international exhibitions and classes, the Hearst Center offers a fresh, unique perspective on the arts.

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Free Galleries Phelps Youth Pavilion Classes & Programs Gift Store Laughing Tree Café RiverLoop Amphitheatre & Expo Plaza Mark’s Splash Park

creative activities

UNI Gallery of Art

The following places offer a variety of creative classes and workshops. Please visit their website or Facebook page for a complete list of activities and registration information. For additional creative classes and workshops, check out the Hearst Center for the Arts (thehearst.org) and Waterloo Center for the Arts (waterloocenterforthearts.org).

Hours: During academic year – Mon-Thurs 10am-7pm; Fri Noon-5pm, Sat by appointment Rotating exhibitions provide visitors with an opportunity to view a wide range of artwork by contemporary artists as well as selec­tions from the UNI Permanent Art Collection.

Cedar Valley Art & Wine

307 Main St, Cedar Falls (319) 939-4356 cedarvalleyartandwine.com

Fig & Frolic

225 Commercial Street | Downtown Waterloo Tue - Sat 10am - 5pm | Sun 1 - 5pm 319.291.4490 SUPPORTED IN PART BY A CITY OF WATERLOO HOTEL-MOTEL TAX GRANT

114 E 5th St, Cedar Falls (319) 231-5140 figandfrolic.com

Hatchlings & Hens

602 State St, Cedar Falls (319) 610-3223 hatchlingsandhens.com

Kamerick Art Building, Hudson Rd and W 27th St, Cedar Falls (319) 273-3095 uni.edu

Waterloo Center for the Arts

225 Commercial St, Waterloo (319) 291-4490 waterloocenterforthearts.org

Hours: Tues-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 1-5pm WCA features art galleries that showcase traveling exhibits, an impressive collection of Midwest, American Decorative, Folk, and the largest public collection of Haitian art in the world. WCA is also home to the Phelps Youth Pavilion and Laughing Tree Café.

Lost Island Waterpark

2225 E Shaulis Rd, Waterloo (319) 233-8414 thelostisland.com

Hours: June-Aug (dates depend on school calendar) 10:30am-6:30pm Relax and enjoy the island magic of a tropi­cal paradise. Lost Island is Iowa’s largest waterpark! The park features 14 major slides, lazy river, wave pool, 3 children’s play areas, gift shop, and great food. Most areas wheelchair accessible.

Mark’s Park

225 Commercial St, Waterloo (319) 291-4490 waterloocenterforthearts.org Hours: Open seasonally Sun-Sat 9am-9pm Mark’s Park offers a familyfriendly splash pad park and playground area located by the RiverLoop Amphitheatre.

Zoo

Sunrise Children’s Zoo

National Cattle Congress Grounds, 257 Ansborough Ave, Waterloo (319) 234-4110

The Sheep Baatique

602 State St, Ste. E2, Cedar Falls (319) 243-0435 sheepbaatique.com

Hours: June-Sept Tues-Thurs 11am-7pm; Fri-Sat 11am-6pm; Sun Noon-4pm This zoo features a variety of farm animals. The following

Three Oaks Knits

2827 University Ave, Waterloo (319) 883-8000 threeoaksknits.com

places

Three Pines Farm

9611 Wagner Rd, Cedar Falls (319) 404-2942 threepinesfarm.org

34 acres of beauty to explore

Waterpark & SpLash PaD

Mark's Park

1927 E. Orange Rd., Waterloo, IA 50701

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Exhibits Workshops Hands-on Learning cfhistory.org 319-266-5149

Cedar Falls Community Theatre celebrates over 100 years producing a wide variety of plays, concerts, and comedy in the historic landmark of the Oster Regent Theatre. Evening and matinee performances. 103 Main Street • 319-277-5283 (319-APP-LAUD) www.osterregent.org

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Waterloo Bucks

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Facilities

Birdsall Memorial Park 3205 W 12th St, Cedar Falls (319) 273-8636 cedarfalls.com

Birdsall Park features five diamonds, bleach­ers, concession stand, and ample parking.

Black Hawk Tennis Club

1005 Black Hawk Rd, Waterloo (319) 232-7512 blackhawktennis.com

This club has 6 indoor and 6 outdoor tennis courts and features seating for 350 people. It is close to Byrnes Park Tennis Center offering an ideal two-site tennis complex for larger events.

Byrnes Park Tennis Center 1101 Campbell Ave, Waterloo (319) 291-4491 waterlooleisureservices.org

This is one of the premier tennis complexes in all of the Midwest, with 16 courts, lights, scoreboards, court signage and tournament facilities.

Cedar Falls Recreation Center

The Falls Aquatic Center

McLeod Center

Fitness and recreation facility with gymnasiums, track, racquetball courts, steam rooms, sauna, locker rooms, child care, game room for kids, exercise room with free weights and machines. Day passes are available for visitors.

The Falls features leisure pool areas as well as competitive swimming and diving facilities. Zero-depth entry, slides, 8-lane lap pool, and water features enhance the 25,000 square feet of pools.

This facility seats approximately 6,500 and is connected to the UNIDome. It is home to UNI Panthers Men’s and Women’s Basketball and Volleyball as well as several other special events.

110 E 13th St, Cedar Falls (319) 273-8636 cedarfalls.com

Cedar Valley Soccer Complex 3238 Dewitt Rd, Waterloo cedarvalleysoccerclub.org

This complex boasts 11 full-size fields, 2 of which are lighted, and 4 practice fields.

Cedar Valley SportsPlex 300 Jefferson St, Waterloo (319) 291-0165 cvsportsplex.org

This fitness and recreation facility offers a pool, indoor field house, gymnasium, running track, golf simulator and weight/fitness room. Day passes available.

3025 S Main St, Cedar Falls (319) 266-8468 cedarfalls.com

2501 Hudson Rd, Cedar Falls (877) 216-DOME | (319) 273-4tix unipanthers.com

Full Count Sports Academy

National Cattle Congress

Pro-turf indoor baseball and softball training facility.

The NCC facilities are home to all types of agricultural and livestock shows, concerts, tractor pulls, motocross, and tradeshows throughout the year.

3561 University Ave, Waterloo (319) 232-6548 fullcountsportsacademy.com

Hoing-Rice Softball Complex 1061 Josephine St, Waterloo (319) 233-4557 waterloosoftball.com

This complex is made up of six lighted, competitive softball/ baseball diamonds and is home to the Waterloo Softball Association.

257 Ansborough Ave, Waterloo (319) 234-7515 nationalcattlecongress.com

Riverfront Sports Park at Cedar River Exchange Park Park Rd & Burton Ave, Waterloo waterlooleisureservices.org

This complex features six youth baseball/softball diamonds and two T-ball diamonds. The complex offers permanent restrooms, concessions, picnic shelters, and considerable parking.

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South Hills 1830 East Shaulis Road Waterloo, IA 50701 (319) 291-4268


things do sports to & recreation Riverfront Stadium

850 Park Rd, Waterloo (319) 232-0500 waterloobucks.com waterlooleisureservices.org

This 5,000 seat stadium has been home to baseball since 1946 and is now home to the Waterloo Bucks.

UNI-Dome

2401 Hudson Rd, Cedar Falls (877) 216-DOME | (319) 273-4tix unipanthers.com

This 16,400 seat, 78,000 sq. ft. multi-purpose venue hosts several athletic events, including UNI Panthers football, indoor track and field programs, Iowa High School Football Playoffs, and numerous other events, concerts and trade shows.

UNI Wellness/Recreation Center 2301 Hudson Rd, Cedar Falls (319) 273-6275 UNI Outdoors (319) 273-7163 unipanthers.com

This 244,000 sq. ft. facility includes 10 basketball or volleyball courts, 2 swimming pools, climbing wall, weight equipment, and classroom space.

Waterloo Dekhockey

460 Jefferson St, Waterloo (319) 215-7072 waterloodekhockey.com

Dekhockey is a form of off-ice, non-contact hockey played on foot, using a ball, in a rink with a sport court surface. The rink is located in the RiverLoop Expo Plaza.

Young Arena

125 Commercial St, Waterloo (319) 291-4300 waterlooleisureservices.org

This arena, home to the Waterloo Black Hawks hockey team, seats 3,000 spectators for events on its Olympic-sized sheet of ice. Other events include wrestling tournaments, concerts and figure skating shows.

Golf

Cedar Valley Golf Center

1850 W Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo (319) 236-1010 cedarvalleygolfcenter.com

Gates Park - 18 Hole

820 E Donald St, Waterloo (319) 291-4485 waterlooleisureservices.org

Irv Warren Memorial 18 Hole

1000 Fletcher Ave, Waterloo (319) 234-9271 golfirvwarren.com

Pheasant Ridge Municipal 18 Hole 3205 W 12th St, Cedar Falls (319) 266-8266 pheasantridgegolfcourse.com

South Hills – 18 Hole

1830 E Shaulis Rd, Waterloo (319) 291-4268 golfsouthhills.com

Walters Ridge – 9 Hole

3205 W 12th St, Cedar Falls (319) 266-8266 pheasantridgegolfcourse.com

Horseback Riding

Boy Scouts Camp Ingawanis 2482 Grand Ave, Waverly (319) 234-2867 winnebagobsa.org

Spring and Fall, weekends only, reservations required. Pay at time of reservation.

Hunting, Shooting & Archery

Izaak Walton

5519 E Washburn Rd, Washburn waterlooizaakwalton.org

A number of different target presentations on one or two lighted regulations fields are available. Check the website for hours of operation and presentations and shooting game options.

Ice Skating

Gateway Park

Lincoln & Main Sts, Cedar Falls (319) 273-8624 Outdoor skating rink, weather permitting.

Young Arena

125 Commercial St, Waterloo (319) 291-4335 waterlooleisureservices.org

Public indoor skating and skate rentals.

Motorsports

Cedar Falls Motorsports Park 7227 Waverly Rd, Cedar Falls (319) 987-2537 (track) (319) 899-1905 (office) racecfmp.com

This historic quarter-mile drag strip features NHRA drag racing every Friday and Saturday night. CFMP is host to a large variety of events for all levels of racing or watching. Open April through October.

Black Hawk County Parks & Wildlife Areas

National Cattle Congress

The Black Hawk County Conservation Board oversees many areas, all within a 35-mile radius of central Cedar Falls/Waterloo, covering roughly 3,600 acres of public hunting. The variety of terrain offers ideal grounds of hunting white tailed deer, turkey, waterfowl, and game birds. There are shotgun and bow hunting areas, archery and shooting ranges, and trap shooting within some areas of the parks.

The NCC offers outdoor motocross May through September and indoor go carts, as well.

(319) 433-7275 blackhawkcountyparks.com

Cedar Falls Gun Club

6138 Cedar Wapsi Rd, Cedar Falls (319) 987-2141 cedarfallsgunclub.com Hours: Open to public Thurs & Sat

Home of the Iowa State Trap Shoot, the club offers six trap fields, one practice trap, voice calls, pat traps, four lighted fields, and two skeet fields. Ammunition available on site, but no firearm rentals.

257 Ansborough Ave, Waterloo (319) 234-7515 nationalcattlecongress.com

Riverview Recreation Area 2521 Kenyon Ave, Waterloo (319) 291-4370 waterlooleisureservices.org trailblazersoffroadclub.com

Riverview Recreation Area is one of few sanctioned OHV (Off Highway Vehicle) parks in Iowa, and one of even fewer located in an urban setting. This 18-acre park features 2 MX tracks, a flat track, and many miles of ATV trails for public use.

Snowmobile Trails (515) 281-5918 iowadnr.gov

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources maintains many miles of snowmobile trails in and around the Cedar Valley area.

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Spectator sporTS

Cedar Valley CourtKings cvcourtkings.com

The Cedar Valley CourtKings is a minor league professional basketball franchise, which is part of the new 11-team Midwest Basketball League. They play their home games at the Cedar Valley SportsPlex in downtown Waterloo.

Cedar Valley Roller Derby cvrollerderby.com

The Push-Up Brawlers are an allfemale flat track roller derby team.

UNI Panthers

University of Northern Iowa UNI-Dome and McLeod Center Hudson Rd, Cedar Falls (319) 273-2470 unipanthers.com

The University of Northern Iowa offers 15 sports (men’s and women’s combined) including basketball, wrestling, volleyball, football, and softball. Schedules and additional information about Panthers sports is available online.

Waterloo Black Hawks Hockey Young Arena, 125 Commercial St, Waterloo (319) 232-3444 (319) 291-7680 (ticket office) waterlooblackhawks.com

The Waterloo Black Hawks are a member of the United States Hockey League, bringing the best high school players to prepare them for NCAA or professional careers. The Black Hawks play a 30-game home schedule at Young Arena, beginning in September.

Waterloo Bucks Baseball Riverfront Stadium 850 Park Rd, Waterloo (319) 232-5633 waterloobucks.com

The Bucks are members of the Northwoods League, a college wood bat, summer baseball league. The Bucks play their games at historic Riverfront Stadium. The season runs from late May through mid-August.

Sport Rental Equipment

Bike Tech

217 Washington St, Cedar Falls (319) 266-5979 biketechcf.com Bicycles and bicycle repair.


Stay and Play in your own backyard.

Crawdaddy Outdoors

207 E Bremer Ave, Waverly (319) 352-9129 crawdaddyoutdoors.com

Canoes, kayaks, boating and camping equipment, backpacks, snowshoes, and cross-country skis and poles.

Europa Cycle and Ski 4302 University Ave, Cedar Falls (319) 277-0734 europacycle.com

Cross-country skis and snowshoes.

UNI Wellness & Recreation Services Rental 2301 Hudson Rd, Cedar Falls (319) 273-7163 unipanthers.com

Canoes and trailers, kayaks, cross-country skis, roller blades, snowshoes, tents, and camping equipment.

Waterloo Bicycle Works

316 W 3rd St, Ste. 2, Waterloo (319) 504-5771 Bicycle rental and repair.

Water Sports

Waterhawks Ski Shows

100 Waterhawk Rd, Evansdale waterhawks.org

Thrilling team water skiing shows take place every week throughout the summer on the beautiful waters of Eagle Lake.

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“It’s like the farm equipment hall of fame.” Hank

76 years old Gladbrook, Iowa LIKES: Classic engines, classic books, classic rock LOVES: The John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum

No matter who you are, you’ll love these attractions. Immerse yourself in the world of John Deere at the Tractor & Engine Museum in Waterloo. There you’ll discover the rich history of farming, an immersive timeline of farm machines, and engaging displays that will fascinate John Deere fans of all ages. Then be sure to check out the state-of-the-art John Deere Pavilion in Moline and the John Deere Historic Site in Grand Detour, where it all began. You’re going to love them all.

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Cross-country skiing

camping

boat ramp

hockey / ice skating

picnic areas

tennis

restrooms

trails/hiking access

playground

shelter

swimming

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Seerley & Grove Sts Fenced concrete area with grind rail, half pyramid with ledge, quarter pipes grind box, and fly box with ledge.

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3025 S Main St Water slides, three-meter platform, diving board, lazy river, zero-depth entry area, lap pool area, basketball, and volleyball.

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Gateway Park

Lincoln & Main Sts Trailhead, two shelters, ice skating, roller blading, and kayaking.

Island Park

Center St Beach, volleyball and riverfront.

Lookout Park

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Orchard Hill Park

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Overman Park

W 2nd between Clay & Franklin Sts Band shell and home to municipal band concerts, Movies Under the Moon, and many community gatherings.

Paw Park

S Main St & Hwy 58 Overpass Leashless dog exercise area.

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Pfeiffer Spring Park

Grand Blvd & Birch St Trailhead, basketball, Krieg’s Crossing trail bridge, ball diamonds, and concession stand.

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trails/hiking access B – Biking H – Hiking N – Nature P – Paddling

swimming P – Pool S – Supervised W – Waterslide


things do sports to & recreation Prairie Lakes Park

Viking & Hudson Rds Visitor Center, floating fishing platform, trailhead, sledding, birdwatching, and prairie animal silhouettes.

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Sturgis Park

W 1st St Between Main & Franklin Sts Ice House Museum, Rapp Station Visitor Information Center, Little Red Schoolhouse Museum, gazebo, river promenade, sculpture and band shell.

Tondro Pray Bike Park

E Main & N Logan Sts Soft trails for BMX and MTB bicycle enthusiasts.

Tourist Park

Center & Franklin Sts Disc golf course and riverfront.

Ulrich Park

3300 Skyview Dr Riverfront.

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Veteran’s Memorial Park

Waterloo Rd & 14th St Veterans Memorial, Freedom Rock, flower gardens, and memorial bricks.

Washington Park

E End 9th St Disc golf, trails, and playground.

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Waterloo City Parks

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Byrnes Park

Campbell & Fletcher Aves Basketball, handball, horseshoe pits, sand volleyball, golf course, 16 tennis courts, and swimming pool.

Cedar River/Exchange Park

Park Rd & Burton Ave Disc golf, sand volleyball, riverside skate park, football field, stunt bikes, ball diamonds, concession stand, Riverfront Stadium, and Waterloo Boathouse.

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Industrial Park

Located near the intersection of Highways 20 and 58 in Cedar Falls, this fast-growing retail area offers a number of restaurants, specialty shops, hotels, big box retailers and trails. cedarfalls.com

Crossroads Area

Located near the intersection of Highways 218 and 20 in Waterloo, Crossroads shopping area features major retail stores as well as local businesses, restaurants, and entertainment venues, all of which surround the Crossroads Mall. shopcrossroadscenter.com

College Square Area

Located along the newly constructed University Avenue, the College Square Mall and surrounding retail area offers a wide variety of shops, boutiques, restaurants and other services. collegesquare.com

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College Hill is full of life and home to several new businesses as well as many that have called this area home for quite some time. Located near the UNI campus, this unique neighborhood offers a variety of retail shops, services, eateries, and nightlife. collegehillpartnership.org

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Located at the corner of Kimball and Ridgeway Avenues in Waterloo, Kimball Ridge provides area residents a variety of stores, pharmacies, restaurants and other service providers.

Antiques and Repurpose Shops

The Cedar Valley offers many options when it comes to browsing for that perfect antique, vintage or repurposed item. You can spend the day exploring unique shops in both downtown districts as well as surrounding areas. Barn Happy

11310 University Ave, Cedar Falls (319) 266-0888

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1022 Alabar Ave, Waterloo (319) 234-1266

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114 W 5th St, Cedar Falls (319) 231-5140

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115 W 16th St, Cedar Falls (319) 266-5152

Miss Wonderful

216 Main St, Cedar Falls (319) 529-7293

Pink Peony Studio 200 State St, Ste. 102, Cedar Falls (319) 260-2001

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127 E 23rd St, Cedar Falls (319) 214-0262

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215 Franklin St, Cedar Falls (319) 215-2088

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3605 N Union Rd, Cedar Falls (319) 266-3315

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Agricultural Adventures

Experience life on the farm. Big green tractors and engines. Beautiful barns and sprawling gardens. Enjoy an agricultural adventure in the Cedar Valley.

Day 2 See even more big green machines at John Deere Engine Works and John Deere Tractor Cab Assembly Operations. Both facilities offer free, trolley tours with guides taking you through each stage of the manufacturing process. Watch as tractors are assembled, painted and made ready for the fields. And, be sure to visit the Deere Crossing gift shop for apparel, gifts and more. johndeereattractions.com

Begin your day and fuel up with breakfast at Morg’s Diner. A Waterloo staple since 1960, this locally-owned diner offers handmade hash browns and some of the biggest pancakes in Iowa. But, make sure you arrive early because this place is a favorite among the locals and often fills up fast.

Enjoy a farm-to-table dining experience at the Farmer’s Pick Buffet. They partner with local farmers and regional growers to bring you the freshest and most flavorful foods. You’ll find over 80 delicious items to choose from, including their amazing Simply Yummy desserts. theislewaterloo.com

Discover the John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum, where you’ll learn about the history of tractor and engine design and manufacturing at John Deere, specifically in the Cedar Falls-Waterloo area. In addition to the interactive exhibits and galleries, you’ll find an impressive array of John Deere tractors and memorabilia on display. johndeereattractions.com

Relax, unwind and escape to an oasis of natural beauty at the Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens. From mosaicultures to stunning daylily displays, you’ll find thousands of flowers and plants to explore at this 35-acre site. Visit their Welcome Center or take a walk through one of their many gardens. cedarvalleyarboretum.org

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Next, explore the historic Ice House Museum. Built in 1921, this unique round building once stored ice cut from the Cedar River. Learn about the ice harvesting story and how the Cedar River shaped business, culture and daily life in Cedar Falls. cfhistory.org Grab a bite to eat and experience a slice of Iowa at Barn Happy, a family-owned restaurant located in a great old dairy barn built in 1925. Open March through December, Barn Happy offers made-from-scratch soups, sandwiches and pastries. Make sure you save room for one of their delicious homemade baked goodies...you won’t be disappointed. Stay awhile and explore an array of antiques, Iowa gifts and specialty foods. barnhappy.net End the day with a visit to Hansen’s Dairy, a seventh generation family farm in nearby Hudson. Tour the dairy farm, meet the kangaroos, and see exactly where Hansen’s milk and other products come from. Or, stop by one of their local stores for some of their yummy, old-fashioned ice cream treats. hansendairy.com

Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens Cap the day off with dinner and drinks at one of the area’s newest restaurants — Basal Pizza. This isn’t your ordinary pizzeria though. Basal Pizza features wood-fired pizza, salads and sandwiches, local craft beers and more in a fun and fresh environment. basalpizza.com

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Family Fun

Take a road trip with the family. Thrilling rides and waterslides. Outdoor adventures and sports. Discover fun for the whole family in the Cedar Valley.

Wrap up your day of fun with a trip to Rudy’s Tacos. A local favorite, this eclectic and retro Mexican restaurant offers a unique dining experience. From Mucho Nachos to homemade guacamole, Rudy’s serves up the freshest and finest ingredients. And, you can’t miss the more than 100 marionettes on display. rudystacos.com

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Explore the great outdoors at Hartman Reserve Nature Center in Cedar Falls. This 340-acre wooded isle features forest, wetland and prairie habitats, and a variety of opportunities to connect with nature. Visit their Interpretive Center which houses displays and exhibits or step outside onto one of the many connecting paths and trails. hartmanreserve.org

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Phelps Youth Pavilion

Start your day with a visit to downtown Waterloo’s two children’s museums. The Bluedorn Science Imaginarium is a three-floor interactive science center with over 80 hands-on exhibits that demonstrate how science affects everyday life. The Imaginarium is also home to numerous animals like a Burmese python named Athena, bearded dragon, turtle and more. Just a few blocks away is the Phelps Youth Pavilion, a museum filled with creative, hands-on experiences and over 40 interactive exhibits. Learning about art and culture has never been so much fun! groutmuseumdistrict.org | waterloocenterforthearts.org

Next, head downtown and hit the Cedar Valley Trails with the family. From biking to cross-country skiing, the trails offer a variety of experiences for the entire family all year long. In addition to over 106 miles of hard-surfaced trails, the Cedar Valley is also home to an extensive network of water trails. cedarvalleytrails.org Stop for lunch, just off the trail system at Doughy Joey’s Peetza-Joynt. Known for their signature soups and salads, baked subs, pasta dishes, and New York and Chicago-style pizzas, Doughy Joey’s is family-owned and operated, and the perfect place to grab dinner with the family. Plus, there is plenty of patio seating available as well. doughyjoeysiowa.com

Enjoy lunch with the kiddos at Newton’s Paradise Café. This café is located in the heart of downtown Waterloo and was once home to a jewelry store. Their menu features fresh, locally-sourced food and a variety of kid-friendly options, including breakfast all day long. Or, grab a seat on their outdoor patio. newtonscafe.com Experience exciting rides and thrills at Iowa’s largest waterpark – Lost Island. Open June through August, this tropical paradise is one of Trip Advisor’s “Top 15 Water Parks” in the country and features a lazy river, waterslides and wave pool. Rides like Wailua Kupua, one of only a handful of hydromagnetic water coasts in the world, are a must. Outside the park, families can play a round of mini-golf, experience a high-flying ride on the Flying Gecko zipline, or take a spin around one of the longest go-kart tracks in the Midwest. thelostisland.com

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Chocolaterie Stam Chocolaterie Stam sells a variety of fanciful creations, including gourmet bonbons, Italian gelati and coffees. Step inside this cozy shop and experience their melt in your mouth chocolates. Or, visit locally-grown Scratch Cupcakery for one of their delectable and delicious cupcakes. Offering over 20 different flavors of cupcakes daily, Scratch is sure to make you smile. But, if ice cream is more your flavor, check out 4 Queens Dairy Cream for some of the best frozen treats in the Cedar Valley. stamchocolate.com | scratchcupcakery.com | 4queensdairycream.com Last, but certainly not least, complete your family getaway to the Cedar Valley with food, fun and a fantastic sports experience. From football to volleyball, to basketball and wrestling, join “TC” and his gang as they cheer on the University of Northern Iowa Panthers. Spend an evening at the ballpark watching the Waterloo Bucks baseball team, or head to Young Arena for some excitement on the ice with the Waterloo Black Hawks hockey team. unipanthers.com | waterloobucks.com | waterlooblackhawks.com

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Get Creative

Indulge in your creative side. Unique shops and boutiques. Artistic classes and performances. Get creative in the Cedar Valley.

Day 1 Start your day off with a cup of coffee from Cup of Joe. This one-of-a-kind espresso bar comes with a 1950s flair, fair-trade and organic coffee, local pastries and more. It’s a hot spot for locals and has been a cornerstone in downtown Cedar Falls for over 20 years. cupofjoe-cedarfalls.com Shop like a local in Downtown Cedar Falls. With more than 30 unique shops and boutiques, it’s a shopper’s delight! From vintage finds to home décor, to eclectic antiques and handcrafted jewelry, there’s truly something for everyone. Or, maybe you’d rather create something yourself. Stop into the Cedar Valley Art and Wine Shop or Hatchlings & Hens and take home your own masterpiece, or pop out to Three Pines Farm and learn a traditional craft. If you’re looking for lunch options, look no further. Downtown Cedar Falls is home to a wide range of delicious cafés and eateries. cedarfallsdowntown.com | cedarvalleyartandwine.com hatchlingsandhens.com | threepinesfarm.org

Waterloo Center for the Arts Engage in an array of unique and artful experiences at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. Featuring 11 art galleries, the Waterloo Center for the Arts showcases an impressive collection of Midwest, American Decorative, Folk, and the largest public collection of Haitian art in the world. Plus, they also offer a variety of classes and workshops, gift store and café. Enjoy homemade soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts indoors or outdoors on their patio overlooking the scenic Cedar River. waterloocenterforthearts.org Next, head over to Calico Hen House for a truly unique shopping experience. This shop offers a wide variety of antiques, collectibles, upcycled items and more from over 45 different vendors. Or, craft something yourself during one of their DIY art classes.

Travel just a few blocks to the Hearst Center for the Arts, which was once home to farmer-poet James Hearst. It’s now home to two art galleries, classes and workshops, a gift shop and sculpture garden. thehearst.org Dine in style at Montage, a popular downtown destination featuring award-winning wines and an amazing rooftop patio. Montage serves traditional Iowa favorites like steak and pasta, while offering gourmet delights with a collection of exotic flavors. And, be sure to save room for one of their decadent desserts like the chocolate souffle paired with homemade vanilla ice cream. montage-cf.com

Galleria de Paco Experience a spectacular dinner served under a magnificent replica of the Sistine Chapel ceiling at Galleria de Paco. Renowned artist, Paco Rosic, recreated Michelangelo’s masterpiece using 5,200 cans of Krylon spray paint. Before dinner, visit their lower level “The Catacomb Lounge” for one of their signature drinks. pacorosic.com

wcfsymphony Catch a Broadway show or symphony concert at the beautiful Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, located on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Over 150 performances take place each year, including student productions, wcfsymphony, and national and international touring performers and shows. gbpac.com | wcfsymphony.org

Just blocks away is Hope Martin Theatre, home of the Waterloo Community Playhouse / Black Hawk Children’s Theatre. From musicals to holiday shows, this 100-year-old community theatre presents a variety of offerings for audiences of all ages. Sit back, relax and enjoy one of their outstanding performances. wcpbhct.org

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7009 Nordic Dr, Cedar Falls (319) 277-0220 kaplanuniversity.edu

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1990 Heath St, Waterloo (319) 226-2000 allencollege.edu

1227 W 27th St, Cedar Falls (319) 273-2311 uni.edu

HAWKEYE COMMUNITY COLLEGE 1501 E Orange Rd, Waterloo (319) 296-2320 hawkeyecollege.edu

KAPLAN UNIVERSITY

Hawkeye Community College has seven area locations that house over 52 credit and continuing education programs, with the main campus being on the southern edge of Waterloo. The diverse curriculum offers specialized training geared toward business and industry. With over 6,200 students enrolled, HCC is one of the state’s leaders in higher education. Campus map located above.

The University of Northern Iowa provides a high-quality and diverse educational experience, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. The university offers a full calendar of fine-and performing arts events, many of which take place in the acoustically outstanding Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. The GBPAC also hosts numerous national touring acts as part of its artist series. Panther athletics sponsors 15 varsity intercollegiate sports, 6 men’s programs, and 9 women’s programs. Campus map located on page 41.

UPPER IOWA UNIVERSITY 3563 University Ave, Waterloo (319) 232-6980 waterloo.uiu.edu

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H Hospitals IOWA & REGION MILEAGE Amana Colonies Burlington Cedar Rapids Council Bluffs Des Moines Dubuque Iowa City Mason City Quad Cities

71 154 55 232 105 91 85 80 135

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ACCOMMODATIONS A B C D E B F B G H I F J K B B

3 4

AmericInn Lodge & Suites

5818 Nordic Dr, Cedar Falls (319) 277-6166

Baymont Inn & Suites

5

Best Western Plus

6

1945 La Porte Rd, Waterloo (319) 234-7411 1614 Technology Pkwy, Cedar Falls (319) 277-2400

BlackHawk Hotel (see inset map) 115 Main St, Cedar Falls (319) 277-1161

BlackHawk Motor Lodge (see inset map) 122 Washington St, Cedar Falls (319) 277-1161

Candlewood Suites

2056 La Porte Rd, Waterloo (319) 235-7000

Clarion Inn University Plaza

5826 University Ave, Cedar Falls (319) 277-2230

Comfort Inn & Suites

2011 La Porte Rd, Waterloo (319) 234-5452

Comfort Suites

7402 Nordic Dr, Cedar Falls (319) 273-9999

Country Inn & Suites – Cedar Falls 2910 S Main St, (319) 268-1800

7 8 9

5924 University Ave, (319) 266-1222

11

13

Hampton Inn

310 W Conger, Waterloo

Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center

W 4th & Commercial Sts, Waterloo (see inset map)

Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center 8201 Dakota St, Cedar Falls

Hartman Reserve Nature Center 657 Reserve Dr, Cedar Falls

Hearst Center for the Arts

304 W Seerley Blvd, Cedar Falls

Ice House Museum

1st & Clay Sts, Cedar Falls (see inset map)

Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo 777 Isle of Capri Blvd, Waterloo

777 Isle of Capri Blvd, Waterloo (319) 833-4753

N JLL Extended Stay Inn

4410 University Ave, Cedar Falls (319) 277-1550 2141 La Porte Rd, Waterloo (319) 233-9191 2343 Logan Ave, Waterloo (319) 236-3238

21

6 24

Product Engineering Center

6725 Cedar Heights Dr, Cedar Falls

Tractor & Engine Museum

500 Westfield Ave, Waterloo (see inset map)

303 Jefferson St, Waterloo (see inset map)

Oster Regent Theatre

Super 8 – Cedar Falls

14

S T

Phelps Youth Pavilion

225 Commercial St, Waterloo (see inset map)

Super 8 – Waterloo

27 520 W 3rd St, Waterloo (see inset map)

Bed & Breakfast

28

RiverLoop Amphitheatre, Arts Mall & Mark's Park

225 Commercial St, Waterloo (see inset map)

3030 Grand Blvd, Cedar Falls (319) 277-6724

Wellington Bed & Breakfast

800 W 4th St, Waterloo (319) 433-1205

ATTRACTIONS 1

103 Main St, Cedar Falls (see inset map)

Rensselaer Russell House Museum

Carriage House Bed & Breakfast

29

RiverLoop Expo Plaza

460 Jefferson St, Waterloo (see inset map)

Behrens-Rapp Visitor Information 1st & Clay Sts, Cedar Falls (see inset map)

SPORTS + RECREATION

River at Ce

Park R

River 65 850 P 66

River

2521 K

67 Robin

3626 W

68

Sout

1830 E

Tibbi 69 Cedar

UNI-D 57 2401 H

UNI W 57 2301 H 70

Vete

Water

37 Big Woods Lake & Recreation Area

Walt 61 3205 W

38 Birdsall Park

71

1501 E Lake St, Cedar Falls

3205 W 12th St, Cedar Falls

39

Black Hawk Park

2410 W Lone Tree Rd, Cedar Falls

Black Hawk Tennis Club 40 1005 Black Hawk Rd, Waterloo 41

Byrnes Park & Aquatic Center

Campbell & Fletcher Aves, Waterloo

73

Acco

6138 Cedar Wapsi Rd, Cedar Falls

Cedar Falls Recreation Center

45 110 E 13th St, Cedar Falls 46

Central Park

Seerely & Grove Sts, Cedar Falls 2258 Movilla St, Waterloo

52

Q

The Falls Aquatic Center 3025 S Main St, Cedar Falls

George Wyth State Park 3659 Wyth Rd, Waterloo

Qual

226 W

Ram

205 W

Poin

300 Jefferson St, Waterloo (see inset map) 3238 Dewitt Rd, Waterloo

48

P

Cedar Valley SportsPlex

47 Cedar Valley Soccer Complex

Eagle

D

650 La Porte Rd, Waterloo

6200 W Bennington Rd, Cedar Falls

Wate

Youn 74 125 C

Cadillac Lanes

Cedar Falls Motorsports Park

East E

Wate 72 1350 K

Byrnes Park Tennis Club 41 1101 Campbell Ave, Waterloo 42

Wash

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322 W

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503 So

53 Hoing-Rice Softball Complex

Hope 14 225 C

Irv Warren Memorial Golf Course 54 1000 Fletcher Ave, Waterloo

John 16 300 W

1061 Josephine St, Waterloo

55

Lookout Park

Park & Mandalay Drs, Cedar Falls

Maple Lanes Bowling Center 56 2608 University Ave, Waterloo 57

McLeod Center

2501 Hudson Rd, Cedar Falls

58 Orchard Hill Park

McClain & Primrose Drs, Cedar Falls

500 W

24 Natio Dan

303 Je

14 Phelp

225 C

27 Rens

Rotary Reserve 31 5932 N Union Rd, Cedar Falls

60 Paw Park

28 River & Ma

Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum 10 503 South St, Waterloo (see inset map)

61 Pheasant Ridge Municipal Golf Course

29 River

UNI Gallery of Art

32 W 27th St & Hudson Rd, Cedar Falls

Pat Bowlsby Dog Park

21 John

59

32 23rd St & Hudson Rd, Cedar Falls

7610 Waverly Rd, Cedar Falls

225 Commercial St, Waterloo (see inset map)

64

Riverview Conference Center 30 439 N Division St, Cedar Falls

Theatre UNI

Antique Acres

14 Waterloo Center for the Arts

Gates Park Aquatic Center & Golf Course 51 820 E Donald St, Waterloo

Park Place Event Centre 26 1521 Technology Pkwy, Cedar Falls

1825 La Porte Rd, (319) 233-1800

406 State St, Cedar Falls (see inset map)

National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum

Suburban Extended Stay

K

36

Viking Pump Museum

50

257 Ansborough Ave, Waterloo

R

7515 Nordic Dr, (319) 266-6988

Vietnam Veterans Memorial 35 Water & E 4th Sts, Waterloo (see inset map)

National Cattle Congress

2225 E Shaulis Rd, Waterloo

Q

G

34 308 W 3rd St, Cedar Falls (see inset map)

49 Danes Baseball Complex

25

300 Viking Rd, Cedar Falls (319) 268-2222

Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum

Lost Island Water Park

Ramada Hotel (see inset map)

205 W 4th St, Waterloo (319) 233-7560

655 Cedar St, Waterloo (see inset map)

44

1st & Clay Sts, Cedar Falls (see inset map)

23

Veterans Memorial Hall

Foundry Operations

3800 W Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo

22 Little Red Schoolhouse Museum

Quality Inn & Suites (see inset map) 226 W 5th St, Waterloo (319) 235-0301

33

Engine Works

3500 E Donald St, Waterloo

3052 Marnie Ave, Waterloo (319) 232-7467

M Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo

1227 W 27th St, Cedar Falls

43 Cedar Falls Gun Club

20 Tractor Cab Assembly Operations

2127 LaPorte Rd, Waterloo (319) 274-7000

Rod Library, UNI Campus, Cedar Falls

32 University of Northern Iowa

622 Commercial St, Waterloo (see inset map)

19

7213 Nordic Dr, Cedar Falls (319) 266-6611

University Museum

Galleria de Paco

18 2000 Westfield Ave, Waterloo

2034 La Porte Rd, Waterloo (319) 233-2044

O

Electric Park Ballroom

17

2134 La Porte Rd, Waterloo (319) 233-2500

Motel 6

2060 Crossroads Blvd, Waterloo

300 W Commercial St, Waterloo (see inset map)

Fairfield Inn & Suites

Motel 6

Crossroads Center

16 Drivetrain Operations

1809 La Porte Rd, (319) 235-4461

B

6301 University Ave, Cedar Falls

JOHN DEERE

Days Inn & Suites – Waterloo

Howard Johnson

College Square Mall

1501 E Orange Rd, Waterloo

450 Evansdale Dr, (319) 235-1111

L

1927 E Orange Rd, Waterloo

12 Hawkeye Community College

M

Days Inn – Evansdale

B

Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens

32

Grout Museum of History & Science 10 503 South St, Waterloo (see inset map)

15

Days Inn – Cedar Falls

Holiday Inn Express

322 Washington St, Waterloo (see inset map)

14 225 Commercial St, Waterloo (see inset map)

4025 Hammond Ave, (319) 233-2336

G

Bluedorn Science Imaginarium

Hope Martin Theatre

Country Inn & Suites – Waterloo

Hilton Garden Inn

P

2

Ansborough Ave & Hwy 63, Waterloo S Main St & Hwy 58 Overpass, Cedar Falls 3205 W 12th St, Cedar Falls

62

Pfieffer Spring Park

Grand Blvd & Birch St, Cedar Falls

Prairie Lakes Park

63 Viking & Hudson Rds, Cedar Falls

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520 W

225 C

460 Je

10 Sulliv

503 So

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64

Riverfront Sports Park at Cedar River Exchange Park Park Rd & Burton Ave, Waterloo

Riverfront Stadium 65 850 Park Rd, Waterloo

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66

3626 W 12th St, Cedar Falls

1830 E Shaulis Rd, Waterloo

Veteran's Memorial Park & Freedom Rock Waterloo Rd & 14th St, Cedar Falls

P3

Washington Park

East End 9th St, Cedar Falls

P4 P5

Waterhawks Ski Shows

E

Quality Inn & Suites 226 W 5th St 205 W 4th St

Golf Course

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olf Course

9 10

E 4th & Mulberry Sts

Newton's Park

E 4th & Sycamore Sts

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Park 655 Cedar St

Sullivan Park

E 4th & Adams Sts W Park Ave & South St

500 Jefferson St Waterloo, IA 50701 (319) 233-8350 or (800) 728-8431 fax: (319) 233-2733 travelwaterloo.com

BlackHawk Hotel 115 Main St

BlackHawk Motor Lodge 122 Washington St

1st & Clay Sts

Cedar Falls Tourism and Visitors Bureau

220 Clay St

Cedar Falls Community Center G2 528 Main St

Bluedorn Science Imaginarium 322 Washington St

G3

Cedar Falls Post Office 221 W 6th St

Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center

Cedar Falls Public Library G2 524 Main St

Galleria de Paco

15

Grout Museum of History & Science

22

W 4th & Commercial Sts 622 Commercial St 503 South St

Hope Martin Theatre 14 225 Commercial St John Deere Drivetrain Operations 16 300 W Commercial St 21 John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum 24 National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum

36

Viking Pump Museum

P3

28 RiverLoop Amphitheatre, Arts Mall & Mark's Park

P4 P5

29 RiverLoop Expo Plaza 460 Jefferson St

10 Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum

103 Main St

308 W 3rd St 406 State St

Parks

27 Rensselaer Russell House Museum

225 Commercial St

1st & Clay Sts

Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum

P2

520 W 3rd St

Little Red Schoolhouse Museum

34

14 Phelps Youth Pavilion 225 Commercial St

1st & Clay Sts

Oster Regent Theatre

P1

303 Jefferson St

6510 Hudson Rd Cedar Falls, IA 50613 (319) 268-4266 or (800) 845-1955 fax: (319) 277-9707 cedarfallstourism.org

Ice House Museum

25

500 Westfield Ave

503 South St

Waterloo Convention & Visitors Bureau

Washington Park

G1 Cedar Falls City Hall

Cedar Valley SportsPlex 46 300 Jefferson St 7

Lincoln Park

Behrens-Rapp Visitor Information

Black Hawk County Courthouse G1 316 E 5th St 2

For additional information, please contact:

Points of Interest

Ramada Hotel

Points of Interest

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125 Commercial St

Accommodations D

Accommodations Q

Young Arena

DOWNTOWN CEDAR FALLS

DOWNTOWN WATERLOO

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300 Sycamore St

Eagle Lake, Hwy 20 & I-380, Exit 68, Evansdale

Young Arena 74 125 Commercial St, Waterloo (see inset map)

P

Waterloo Post Office

Parks P1 P2

Waterloo Memorial Stadium 72 1350 Katoski Ave, Waterloo

k

715 Mulberry St

415 Commercial St

Walter’s Ridge Golf Course 61 3205 W 12th St, Cedar Falls

73

Waterloo City Hall 500 Jefferson St

74

UNI Wellness & Recreation Center 57 2301 Hudson Rd, Cedar Falls

71

225 Commercial St

G4 Waterloo Public Library

UNI-Dome 57 2401 Hudson Rd, Cedar Falls

70

Water & E 4th Sts

Waterloo Convention & Visitors Bureau G3

South Hills Golf Course

Tibbitts Baseball Complex 69 Cedar Bend & W Donald St, Waterloo

r

Waterloo Center for the Arts

67 Robinson Dresser Sports Complex

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n Area

14

2521 Kenyon Ave, Waterloo

68

ION

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

G2

Riverview Recreation Area

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35

P6

Gateway Park

Lincoln & Main Sts Bridge

Island Park

Center St (West Side)

Overman Park

W 2nd St between Clay & Franklin Sts

Peter Melendy Park 1st & Main Sts

Sturgis Park

W 1st St between Main & Franklin Sts

Tourist Park

Center & Franklin Sts (East Side)

33 Veterans Memorial Hall 655 Cedar St

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G n I dIn Whiskey Road Basal Pizza

College Hill District

SingleSpeed Brewing

Scratch Cupcakery

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thingsdining to do

meals served B – Breakfast L – Lunch D – Dinner

The value of each dollar sign is $10 and is based on average price of a dinner entree $ – 10 $$ – 20 $$$ – 30

Meals Served

Live Outdoor Music/ Seating Nightlife

Contact Information

Price

Days/Hours

Asian Fusion

(319) 266-6377

$

L D

Tues-Thurs 11am – 9pm Fri-Sat 11am – 10pm Sun 11am – 8pm; Closed Mon

Cafe Dué

(319) 242-8106

$$

B L D

Mon-Fri 11am – 10 pm Sat 9am – 10pm; Sun 9am – 3pm

$

L D

Mon-Sat 10:15am – 10pm Sun 11am – 10pm (Kimball) Mon-Fri 10:15am – 10:15pm Sat-Sun 11am – 10:15pm (Logan)

(319) 266-2150

$

L D

Closed Sun Mon-Sat 11am – 2:30pm, 5 – 8:30pm

(319) 232-3928

$

L D

Sun-Thurs 11am – 9pm; Fri-Sat 11am – 10pm

(319) 232-6669

$

L D

Mon-Thurs 11am – 9pm Fri-Sat 11am – 10pm

(319) 234-8100

$

B L D

Mon 9am – 2pm, 6-7pm Tues-Sat 8am – 9pm; Sun 8am – 8pm

(319) 266-4368

$

L D

Sun-Thurs 11am – 9pm Fri-Sat 11am – 10pm

(319) 266-5811

$

L D

Sun-Mon, Wed-Thurs 11am – 10pm Tues, Fri-Sat 11am – 2am

(319) 277-3227

$

L D

Open daily 11am – 11pm

(319) 266-5529

$

L D

Open daily 11am – 10pm

(319) 833-7299

$

L D

Closed Mon Tues-Sun 10:30am – 10:30pm

(319) 266-4000

$$

L D

Mon 4 – 10pm Tues-Fri 11am – 2:30pm, 4 – 10pm Sat-Sun 11am – 10pm

(319) 232-5203

$

L D

Closed Sun Mon-Sat 11am – 3pm

(319) 433-0999

$$

L D

Sun 11am – 9:30pm; Mon 4 – 9:30pm Tues-Thurs 11am – 2pm, 4 – 9:30pm Fri 11am – 2pm, 4 – 10pm; Sat 11am – 10pm

(319) 234-4333

$

L D

Open daily 11am – 10pm

(319) 233-4131

$

L D

Open daily 11am – 2am; Kitchen 11am – 10pm Fri-Sat appetizers & pizza until Midnight

ASIAN/EUROPEAN 5725 University Ave, Cedar Falls

421 Main St, Cedar Falls

East China

(319) 226-3333 (319) 226-3338

2108 Kimball Ave, Waterloo 2315 Logan Ave, Waterloo

Ginger Thai Cuisine

111 W 2nd St, Cedar Falls

Golden China

106 Brookeridge Dr, Waterloo

Hometown Szechuan

1415 E San Marnan Dr, Waterloo

Honey Garden Family Dining 826 La Porte Rd, Waterloo

Hong Kong

6306 University Ave, Cedar Falls

IPPA Asian Grill

925 22nd St, Cedar Falls

Mirch Marsala Grill

911 W 23rd St, Cedar Falls

New Century Buffet

2915 McClain Dr, Cedar Falls

Red Apple Chinese Restaurant 305 W 4th St, Waterloo

Sakura Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar 5719 University Ave, Cedar Falls

The Thai Bowl

624 Sycamore St, Waterloo

Tokyo Bay Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar 1931 Sears St, Waterloo

BAR & GRILL Beck’s Taproom Grill 3295 University Ave, Waterloo

Briqhouse Bar & Grill 307 W 5th St, Waterloo

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thingsdining to do Live Outdoor Music/ Seating Nightlife

Contact Information

Price

Meals Served

(319) 234-0862

$

D

Open daily 3pm – 2am

(319) 274-9589

$$

L D

Open daily 10:30am – 10pm

(319) 883-8025

$

L D

Sun-Fri 11am – 2am; Sat 10am – 2am

(319) 233-7560

$

B D

Breakfast: Daily 6:30 – 10am Dinner: Mon-Thurs 5 – 9pm; Fri-Sat 5 – 10pm

(319) 266-6611

$$

B D

Breakfast: Mon-Fri 6 – 10am; Sat-Sun 7 – 11am Dinner: Sun-Sat 5 – 10pm

(319) 277-5423

$

L D

Tues 3 – 10pm; Wed-Thurs 3pm – 2am Fri 11am – 2am; Sat 3pm – 2am Closed Sun-Mon

(319) 266-7535 (319) 234-7523

$

B L D

Same hours at both locations Sun-Thurs 6am-10pm Fri-Sat 6am-11pm

(319) 233-0701

$

L D

Closed Sun Mon-Thurs 11am – Midnight Fri-Sat 11am – 2am

(319) 234-1414

$

L D

Open daily 9am – 10pm

(319) 233-3352

$

L D

Closed Sun-Mon Tues-Fri open at 3pm; Sat open at 11am

(319) 277-3962

$

L D

Closed Sun Mon-Sat 11am – 2am

(319) 260-2026

$

D

Closed Sun Mon-Sat 4pm – 2am

(319) 234-3680

$

L D

Open daily 9am – 11pm

(319) 833-4753

$

L D

Mon-Thurs 7 – 10:30am, 11:30am – 1am Fri 7 – 10:30am, 11:30am – 2am, Sat-Sun 1:30am – 2am

(319) 277-1508

$

L D

Mon-Sat 11am – 2am Sun 11am – 10pm

(319) 277-3671

$

L D

Mon-Sat 11am-2am; Sun 11am-Midnight Sun during football season 10:30am-Midnight

(319) 833-2241

$$

D

Closed Mon-Tues Wed-Sun open at 5pm

(319) 266-9394

$$

L D

Open daily 11am – 2am

(319) 277-8111

$

L D

Bar open daily 11am – 2am Kitchen: Sun-Thurs 11am – 10pm Fri-Sat 11am – 11pm

(319) 235-8865

$

L D

Bar opens daily 10am Kitchen open daily 11am – 10 pm Fri-Sat late night menu 10pm – Midnight

(319) 236-9112

$

L D

Closed Sun Mon-Sat 7am – 11pm

Days/Hours

BAR & GRILL continued Casey’s 218 Pub

4014 University Ave, Waterloo

Cherry Creek Grill

1850 W Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo

Damons Sports Bar & Grill 2122 Kimball Ave, Waterloo

Factory City Gastropub - Ramada Hotel 205 W 4th St, Waterloo

Garden Grille & Bar - Hilton Garden Inn 7213 Nordic Dr, Cedar Falls

The Hydrant Firehouse Grill 2002 College St, Cedar Falls

Hy-Vee Market Cafe/Grille 6301 University Ave, Cedar Falls 1422 Flammang Dr, Waterloo

Jameson’s Public House 310 E 4th St, Waterloo

KingPin Bar & Grill

2608 University Ave, Waterloo

Legends

118 Commercial St, Waterloo

The Library

2222 College St, Cedar Falls

Little Bigs

2210 College St, Cedar Falls

LJ’S Neighborhood Bar & Grill 3550 Kimball Ave, Waterloo

The Lone Wolf - Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo 777 Isle of Capri Blvd, Waterloo

Mary Lou’s Bar and Grill 2719 Center St, Cedar Falls

Mulligan’s Brick Oven Grill & Pub 205 E 18th St, Cedar Falls

Otis & Henry’s Bar & Grill Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo 777 Isle of Capri Blvd, Waterloo

Pepper’s Grill & Sports Pub 620 E 18th St, Cedar Falls

Pump Haus

311 Main St, Cedar Falls

Screaming Eagle American Bar & Grill 228 E 4th St, Waterloo

Southtown Bar & Grill 2026 Bopp St, Waterloo

Cedar Falls only

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thingsdining to do

Meals Served

Live Outdoor Music/ Seating Nightlife

Contact Information

Price

Days/Hours

(319) 287-5747

$

L D

Mon-Sat 4pm – 2am

(319) 232-0344

$

L D

Closed Sun; Mon-Tues, Fri 10am – 11pm Wed-Thurs 10am – 10pm; Sat 7am – 11pm

(319) 266-3507

$

L D

Bar open daily 10am – 2am Kitchen: Sun-Thurs 11am – 10pm Fri-Sat 11am – 11pm

(319) 277-4273

$

L D

Open daily 10am – 2am Kitchen: Sun-Thurs 11am – 10pm Fri-Sat 11am – Midnight with limited menu 10pm – Midnight

(319) 234-4641

$

L D

Mon-Wed 9am – 10pm Thurs-Sun 7am – 10pm

(319) 234-8717

$

L D

Mon-Wed 11am – 9pm Thurs-Sat 11am – 10pm

(319) 266-3050

$

L D

Bar open daily 11am – 2pm Kitchen: Sun-Thurs 11am – 10pm Fri-Sat 11am – 11pm

BAR & GRILL continued Spicoli's Grill and the Reverb Rock Garden 3555 University Ave, Waterloo

Steamboat Gardens 1740 Falls Ave, Waterloo

Toad’s Bar & Grill

204 Main St, Cedar Falls

The Wild Hare American Bar & Grill 2512 White Tail Dr, Cedar Falls

Wishbone Inc

201 W 18th St, Waterloo

Z’s Restaurant & Lounge 3937 Airline Hwy, Waterloo

Zsavooz Sports Lounge & Grill 206 Brandilynn Blvd, Cedar Falls

MEET UP WITH In THE

Steaks, Pastas, Salads, Sandwiches, Burgers, Wraps, Pizza, Pre-Game Warmups and mouthwatering Desserts. Catch your favorite sporting event on one of our 17 TVs and an 80-inch TV. Wi-Fi available. Enjoy LJ’s outdoor beer garden in the warmer months.

622 Commercial St. Waterloo, IA 50701 319-833-7226 www.pacorosic.com Dinner: Tuesday-Saturday 4:30 p.m. Closed at owner’s discretion

M-Sat. open 11am | Sunday-Serving Breakfast 9am-12, Lunch 11-close 319-234-3680 | 3550 Kimball Ave., Waterloo

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Contact Information

Price

Meals Served

Live Outdoor Music/ Seating Nightlife

Days/Hours

BUFFET Farmers Pick Buffet - Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo

(319) 833-4753

$$

(319) 232-6868

$$

L D

Sun-Thurs 11am – 9pm Fri-Sat 11am – 10pm

(319) 266-2555

$

L D

Mon-Thurs 11am – 9pm Fri-Sat 11am – 10pm Sun 10:30am – 9pm

(319) 266-0888

$

B L

Wed-Sat 9am – 3pm (March – Dec)

(319) 232-2034

$

B L

Closed Sun Mon-Fri 6am – 4pm; Sat 7am – 3pm

(319) 233-5018

$

B L

Closed Sun Mon-Sat 7am – 3pm

(319) 277-1596

$

B L

Mon-Thurs 6am – 10pm; Fri 6am – 11pm Sat 7am – 11pm; Sun 8am – 9pm

(319) 610-7525

$

B L

Closed Sat-Mon Tues-Fri 10am – 3pm or by appt.

(319) 234-1170

$

Teas

Closed Sun Mon-Sat 10am – 8pm

(319) 415-2547 (319) 242-7279

$

B L D

7am – 9pm (Cedar Falls) Mon-Fri 6am – 7pm Sat-Sun 7am – 7pm (Waterloo)

(319) 260-2030

$

Tea & Confections

Mon-Wed & Fri-Sat 10am – 5pm Thurs 10am – 7pm

(319) 277-1655 (319) 233-9160

$

L D (CF)

Mon-Sat 8am – 7pm (Cedar Falls) Mon-Fri 8am – 3pm (Waterloo)

(319) 266-9995

$

B L D

Closed Sun Mon-Sat 11am – 9pm

(319) 277-7071

$

L D

Mon-Sat 10am – 8pm Sun 11am – 8pm

(319) 235-7670

$

L D

Closed Sun Mon-Sat 10am – 10pm

(319) 236-2300

$

L D

Closed Sun Mon-Fri 10am – 7pm; Sat 10am – 3pm

(319) 266-2117

$

B L

Open daily 6am – 1pm

(319) 232-0635

$$

L D

Mon-Thurs 11am – 9pm Fri-Sat 11am – 10pm Sun 10:30am – 7pm

777 Isle of Capri Blvd, Waterloo

Hibachi Sushi Buffet

1535 Flammang Dr, Waterloo

Pizza Ranch

4302 University Ave, Cedar Falls

Breakfast Sat-Sun 7 – 10:30am Brunch Sun 11am – 2pm Lunch Mon-Sat 11am – 2pm Dinner Sun-Thurs 4 – 8pm; Fri-Sat 4 – 9:30pm

B L D

COFFEE & TEA Barn Happy

11310 University Ave, Cedar Falls

Cabin Coffee Company 2040 Kimball Ave, Waterloo

Cottonwood Canyon 218 E 4th St, Waterloo

Cup of Joe

102 Main St, Cedar Falls

Laughing Tree Café Waterloo Center for the Arts 225 Commercial St, Waterloo

Laughing Tree Tea

3025 Kimball Ave, Waterloo

Sidecar Coffee Shop

2215 College St, Cedar Falls 1850 W Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo

Tea Cellar

208 Main St, Cedar Falls

DELI Boardwalk Deli

111 Main St, Cedar Falls 206 E 4th St, Waterloo

Soho Sushi Bar & Deli 119 Main St, Cedar Falls

Sub City

2218 College St, Cedar Falls

Sub City West

3045 Kimball Ave, Waterloo

Sub City 2

118 E 4th St, Waterloo

DINER Gravy’s Diner

4129 University Ave, Cedar Falls

Highway 63 Diner

3030 Marnie Rd, Waterloo

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thingsdining to do

Contact Information Contact Information Price Price

Live

Meals Meals Outdoor Music/ Served Served Seating Nightlife

Days/Hours Days/Hours

DINER continued J’s Homestyle Cooking 1724 W 31st St, Cedar Falls

Maid-Rite

116 E 4th St, Cedar Falls 2808 University Ave, Waterloo

Morg’s Diner

520 Mulberry St, Waterloo

Newton’s Paradise Café 128 E 4th St, Waterloo

Townhouse Tenderloins

4116 University Ave, Cedar Falls 618 Brandilynn Blvd, Cedar Falls

Waffle Stop

904 Rainbow Dr, Cedar Falls

(319) 266-3199

$

B L D

Mon-Wed 5:30am – 3pm Thurs-Sun 5:30am – 8:30pm

(319) 277-9748 (319) 833-2010

$

B L D

Mon-Sat 6am – 4pm; Closed Sun (Cedar Falls) Sun 11am – 3pm; Mon-Sat 11am – 8pm (Waterloo)

(319) 234-2416

$

B L

Mon-Fri 6am – 2pm; Sat-Sun 6am – 1pm

(319) 234-0280

$

B L D

Mon-Sat 6am – 9pm Sun 9am – 4pm

(319) 277-1948 (319) 277-7688

$

L D

Both locations closed Sun Mon-Sat 11am – 2pm, 4 – 8pm (University) Mon 11am – 2:30pm; Tues-Thurs 11am – 8pm Fri-Sat 11am – 9pm (Brandilynn)

(319) 277-1729

$

B L

Sat-Wed 5:30am – 1pm Thurs-Fri 5:30am – 8pm

(319) 274-8888

$$

L D

Open daily 11am – 11pm

(319) 266-2616

$$

D

Mon-Sat 4 – 10pm; Sun 4 – 9pm

(319) 833-7226

$$$

D

(319) 268-7222

$$$

D

Mon-Sat 4:30 – 10pm

(319) 242-8106

$$$

D Sun brunch

Dinner hours: Mon-Thurs 5 – 9pm; Fri-Sat 5 – 10pm; Sun brunch 9am – 3pm Bar hours: Mon-Thurs 3 – 9pm Fri-Sat 3pm – Midnight

(319) 232-3014

$$

D

Sun-Thurs 4 – 9pm Fri-Sat 4 – 10pm

(319) 266-3647 (319) 232-1600

$

Desserts

Same hours at both locations Closed Nov-Feb; Open daily 11am – 10pm

(319) 243-5715

$

Desserts

Open daily 1 – 10pm

(319) 234-3309

$

Local ice cream, milk, cheese

Memorial Day to Labor Day: Mon-Sat 8am – 10pm; Sun 10am – 10pm Labor Day to Memorial Day: Mon-Sat 8am – 9pm; Sun 10am – 9pm

(319) 266-3044

$

Local ice cream, milk, cheese

Mon-Sat 8am – 9pm Sun 10am – 9pm

(319) 277-7110

$

Desserts

Mon 2 – 10pm; Tues-Sun 11am – 10pm

FINE DINING Bryan's on 4th & Limestone Lounge 320 E 4th St, Waterloo

The Cedar Falls Brown Bottle 1111 Center St, Cedar Falls

Galleria de Paco and Catacomb Lounge 622 Commercial St, Waterloo

Montage

222 Main St, Cedar Falls

Primo

419 Main St, Cedar Falls

The Waterloo Brown Bottle 209 W 5th St, Waterloo

Closed Sun-Mon Tues-Sat 4:30 – 10pm

ICE CREAM 4 Queens Dairy Cream

1310 W 1st St, Cedar Falls 207 E Tower Park Dr, Waterloo

Brick House Frozen Yogurt 5315 University Ave, Cedar Falls

Hansen’s Dairy

3015 Kimball Ave, Waterloo

Hansen’s Dairy Outlet 127 E 18th St, Cedar Falls Yogurt Pro

5725 University Ave, Cedar Falls

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thingsdining to do

Meals Served

Live Outdoor Music/ Seating Nightlife

Contact Information

Price

Days/Hours

(319) 266-7771

$

L D

Mon-Thurs 11am – 10pm Fri-Sat 11am – 10:30pm; Sun 11am – 9pm

(319) 287-8005

$$

L D

Mon-Thurs 11am – 9:30pm Fri-Sat 11am – 10:30pm; Sun 11am – 9pm

(319) 287-8110

$$

L D

Open daily 11am – 10pm

(319) 883-3321

$

L D

Sun 11am – 8:30pm; Mon-Wed 11am – 11pm Thurs-Sat 11am – 2pm

(319) 236-9990

$

L D

Open daily 9am – 9pm

(319) 232-4228

$

L D

Open daily 9am – 9pm

(319) 233-6100

$

L D

Sun-Thurs 11am – 10pm Fri-Sat 11am – 11pm

(319) 277-9676

$

L D

Mon 9am – 10pm Tues-Sun 10am – 10pm

(319) 277-8226

$

L D

Mon-Sat 11am – 10pm Sun 11am – 8pm

(319) 234-5686

$

L D

Mon-Sat 11am – 9pm Closed Sun and holidays

(319) 232-6273

$

L D

Mon-Sat 11am – 10pm Sun 11am – 9pm

MEXICAN Amigos Mexican Restaurant & Bar 5809 University Ave, Cedar Falls

Chapala 900 La Porte Rd, Waterloo

El Patron

301 E 4th St, Waterloo

El Tenampa Bar and Grill 926 La Porte Rd, Waterloo

La Michocana Authentic Mexican 1221 Franklin St, Waterloo

La Placita

322 W 4th St, Waterloo

Las Margaritas

2822 University Ave, Waterloo

Los Cabos

112 Main St, Cedar Falls

Pablo’s Mexican Grill 310 Main St, Cedar Falls

Rudy’s Tacos

2401 Falls Ave, Waterloo

Three Amigos Family Restaurant 2820 Falls Ave, Waterloo

We invite you

to come enjoy the areas finest Chicago or New York Style Peetza, where the Peetza is made from scratch start to finish baked in a stone deck oven. Also offering; Calzones, Sandwiches, Salads, Micro Brews, and Martini’s, it’s a must stop in the Cedar Valley.

2401 Falls Avenue Waterloo, IA 50701

Monday-Saturday 11AM to 9PM

126 Brandilynn Blvd, Cedar Falls (319) 277-2800

DOUGHYJOEYS.COM

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thingsdining to do

Contact Information

Price

Meals Served

Live Outdoor Music/ Seating Nightlife

Days/Hours

PIZZA/ITALIAN Basal Pizza

225 W 4th St, Waterloo

Chad's Pizza

909 W 23rd Street, Cedar Falls

Doughy Joey’s Peetza Joynt

(319) 229-4765

$$

(319) 242-2263

$

L D

Sun-Thurs 11am – 10pm Fri-Sat 11am – 2am

$$

L D

Mon–Thurs 11am – 10pm Fri–Sat 11am – 11pm; Sun 11am – 9pm

$$

L (not Sat) D

Closed Mon Sun, Tues-Fri 11am – 9:30pm Sat 3 – 9:30pm

$

L D

Sun-Thurs 11am – 10:30pm Fri-Sat 11am – 11pm (Cedar Falls) Open daily 11am – 10pm (Waterloo)

(319) 277-8669

$

L D

Mon-Tues 11am – 9pm Wed-Thurs 11am – 10pm Fri-Sat 11am – Midnight Pizza by slice: 10pm – 2am; Sun 4 – 9pm

(319) 236-2965

$

L D

Closed Sun-Mon; Tues-Thurs 11am – 7pm Fri 11am – 9pm; Sat 11am – 8pm

(319) 242-7305

$

Chocolate & Gelato

Closed Sun Mon-Sat 9:30am – 6pm

(319) 234-5686

$

Beers

Tapped on Thurs 5pm

(319) 277-1497

$

Popcorn

Mon-Wed, Fri-Sat 10am – 5:30pm Thurs 10am – 7pm; Sun Noon – 4pm

(877) 632-6654

$

Cookies

Open Daily 11am – 3am

(319) 238-5275

$

Beer, Cocktails, Food

Mon-Thurs 4 – 10pm; Fri 4 – 11pm Sat Noon – 11pm; Sun Noon – 8pm

(319) 234-1170

$

Popcorn

Mon-Sat 10am – 8pm

(319) 277-7855

$

Desserts

(319) 833-2141

$

Desserts

Open daily 7am – 10pm

(319) 266-3581

$

Beer & Tapas

Mon-Thurs 4pm – Midnight; Fri 4pm – 2am Sat Noon – 2am; Sun Noon – 10pm

(319) 277-1671

$

Meat, Cheese, Ice Cream

Tues-Fri 10am – 7pm Sat 10am – 3pm

(319) 277-2800

126 Brandilynn Blvd, Cedar Falls

Mama Nick’s Circle Pizzeria

(319) 233-3323

1934 Washington St, Waterloo

The Other Place

(319) 277-9720 (319) 268-1655 (319) 287-9400

2214 College St, Cedar Falls 4214 University Ave, Cedar Falls 360 E Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo

Tony’s La Pizzeria

407 Main St, Cedar Falls

Closed Sun-Mon Tues-Thurs 11am - 2pm, 5 - 9pm Fri 11am - 2pm, 5 - 11pm Sat Noon - 3pm, 5 - 11pm

L D

University

SEAFOOD Cedar Valley Fish Market 218 Division St, Waterloo

SPECIALITIES Chocolaterie Stam

122 Main St, Cedar Falls

Guerrilla Brewing Company 2401 Falls Ave, Waterloo

Here's What's Poppin 220 Main St, Cedar Falls

Insomnia Cookies

2202 College St, Cedar Falls

Lark Brewing

3295 University Ave (lower level), Waterloo

Popcorn Heaven

3025 Kimball Ave, Waterloo

Scratch Cupcakery

315 Main St, Cedar Falls 1517 Flammang Dr, Waterloo

Simply Yummy! Baking Company Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo 777 Isle of Capri Blvd, Waterloo

SingleSpeed Brewing Company 128 Main St, Cedar Falls

Steege's Meat Market & Catering 109 Main St, Cedar Falls

Cedar Falls only

Same hours at both locations Mon-Sat 9am – 7pm; Sun Noon – 5pm

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thingsdining to do Live Outdoor Music/ Seating Nightlife

Contact Information

Price

Meals Served

(319) 277-2230

$$

D

Closed Sun Mon-Thurs 5 – 9pm; Fri-Sat 5 – 10pm

(319) 233-9111

$$

D

Closed Sun-Mon, Tues-Thurs 4:30 – 9pm Fri-Sat 4:30 – 10pm

(319) 266-5285

$$

L D

Sun-Thurs 11am – 10pm Fri-Sat 11am – 11pm

(319) 277-1244

$$

L D

Sun 11am – 9pm; Mon-Thurs 11am – 10pm Fri-Sat Kitchen: 11am-11pm, Bar until 2am

Days/Hours

STEAK & BBQ Against the Grain - Clarion Inn 5826 University Ave, Cedar Falls

D & K Hickory House, INC. 315 Park Rd, Waterloo

Noble Oak

314 Main St, Cedar Falls

Whiskey Road

406 Main St, Cedar Falls

Hansen's Dairy

Here's What's Poppin

ASPIRE Therapeutic Riding Program

provides benefits to individuals with disabilities through animal-assisted activities and outreach programs, primarily through partnership with horses. ASPIRE offers Therapeutic Riding Lessons, Horsemanship Programs, Miniature Horse Visits, Day Camp, Miniature Horse Camp, Programs with residential treatment facilities, Veterans Program, Field Trips and hosts several special events. Volunteers are the heart of our program and ASPIRE welcomes volunteers from age 14 and up. Please visit us at: www.aspiretrp.org Email: info@aspiretrp.org Phone: 319-296-964 Find us on

West 5th & Commercial St. Waterloo, Iowa Located in the Grand Lobby of the Historical Russell Lamson Building: the Brown Bottle in Waterloo has been Family owned & operated for three generations. The unique Italian menu provides family recipes prepared fresh daily, in an elegant casual atmosphere. We offer a full service bar, and extensive wine lists. From a quiet booth for two, or group seating of fifty or more, the Brown Bottle will provide you with an exceptional dining experience.

rill Waffle Stop G

Call for Reservation

319-232-3014

Open daily 5:30 aM Dining Nightly 7 days a week at 4 p.m.

904 Rainbow DRive, CeDaR Falls

find us on

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319-277-1729


FIRST PLACE

FIRST PLACE

FOR DINNER

PLACE TO GO ON FIRST DATE

HONORABLE MENTION

HONORABLE MENTION

LOCALLY OWNED RESTAURANT

BUSINESS LUNCH

HONORABLE MENTION BEST RIBS


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Expanding in 2017 to further our mission: to assertively

create fulfilling lifestyles

• Prairie Wind independent living opens in June with 75 apartments. • The Jorgensen Plaza for Well-Being will be completed by year’s end.

• active lifestyles villas and townhomes • independent living • assisted living • memory support • The Cottages for dementia care • skilled nursing • rehab to home • atHome with Western Home • Winding Creek Meadows Assisted Living in Jesup (319) 277-2141 www.WesternHomeCommunities.org

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319-277-2400 1614 Technology Parkway Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613

· Indoor Pool · Hot Complimentary Breakfast · Lounge Available to Guests · Whirlpool Suites · Guest Laundry · Fitness Center · Business Center · Meeting Room & Board Room

Hotel of the Year

2016

Waterloo | Cedar Falls 319-233-2500 · Brand New Contemporary Gen4 Design · Meeting Room · Signature Smart Room Design · Nature Inspired Rooms & Suites · Award winning Marriot Rewards frequent travel program

2134 La Porte Road, Waterloo, Iowa (By Crossroads Mall)

Reservation numbers: 800-Marriott 319-233-2500

319-277-6166 5818 Nordic Drive Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613

www.fairfieldinn.com

· Indoor Pool · Hot Complimentary Breakfast · Lounge Available to Guests · Whirlpool Suites · Guest Laundry · Fitness Center · Business Center · Meeting Room

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G n I G d lo Whiskey Road

FairďŹ eld Inn & Suites

Days Inn & Suites

Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo

Hampton Inn Hilton Garden Inn

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thingslodging to do

ROOMS

FITNESS CENTER

IN-HOUSE DINING

BUSINESS CENTER

SMOKE FREE

FREE WI-FI

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

SHUTTLE

POOL

HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

MEETING ROOMS

PET FRIENDLY

Hotel AMERICINN LODGE & SUITES

5818 Nordic Dr, Cedar Falls (319) 277-6166 | (800) 634-3444 americinn.com Of all amenities you’ll enjoy, quiet rooms may well rank at the top of your list. Other features include a lounge for your entertainment and free breakfast.

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BAYMONT INN & SUITES

1945 La Porte Rd, Waterloo (319) 234-7411 | (800) 228-5150 baymontinns.com The Baymont’s whirlpool will help you de-stress after a long day of work or fun. The warm, bright sleeping rooms will keep you comfortable.

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best western plus

1614 Technology Pkwy, Cedar Falls (319) 277-2400 | (800) 228-1000 wingatehotels.com Hot breakfast, Wi-Fi, business center, 100% non-smoking, refrigerator and microwave in guest rooms. Great customer service. Near UNI campus and Cedar Falls Industrial Park.

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the BLACKHAWK HOTEL

115 Main St, Cedar Falls (319) 277-1161 | (800) 488-4295 blackhawk-hotel.com Boutique hotel listed on the National Register and conveniently located in downtown Cedar Falls offering renovated rooms from standard to luxury multiroom suites with antique furnishings.

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The BlackHawk Hotel MobileDigs

122 Washington St, Cedar Falls (319) 277-1161 | (800) 488-4295 blackhawk-hotel.com Adjacent to the historic BlackHawk Hotel this property offers a “Mod” setting with mid-century style furnishings including sleek platform beds with retrolook carpet and bedding.

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CANDLEWOOD SUITES

2056 La Porte Rd, Waterloo (319) 235-7000 | (888) 226-3539 candlewoodsuites.com The full kitchen amenities here will allow you to feel right at home if you are staying in. Heading out? The hotel is near shopping, eateries and attractions.

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CLARION INN UNIVERSITY PLAZA

5826 University Ave, Cedar Falls (319) 277-2230 | (800) 424-6423 clarioncedarfalls.com Located across from College Square Mall and close to the UNI Campus and historic downtown, this full-service hotel with new banquet space is great for conferences.

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COMFORT INN & SUITES

2011 La Porte Rd, Waterloo (319) 234-5452 | (800) 228-2800 comfortinn.com Whether staying for one night or an extended stay, they have all the amenities and comforts of home as well as attractions and restaurants nearby.

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thingslodging to do

Hotel

COMFORT SUITES

7402 Nordic Dr, Cedar Falls (319) 273-9999 | (800) 424-6423 comfortsuites.com At Comfort Suites you can relax and enjoy our oversized, all suite rooms as well as our family friendly zero-depth entrance pool and free HOT breakfast buffet.

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COUNTRY INN & SUITES CEDAR FALLS

2910 S Main St, Cedar Falls (319) 268-1800 | (800) 456-4000 countryinns.com As the closest hotel to UNI facilities, Country Inn & Suites is the perfect home away from home with charming décor, convenient amenities, and great service.

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COUNTRY INN & SUITES WATERLOO

4025 Hammond Ave, Waterloo (319) 233-2336 | (800) 456-4000 countryinns.com With its charming décor, convenient amenities, delicious breakfast and great service, the Country Inn & Suites is a perfect stop for vacation or business trips.

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DAYS INN

5924 University Ave, Cedar Falls (319) 266-1222 | (800) 329-7466 daysinn.com Located across from College Square Mall shopping and dining.

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“luxury accommodations for the discriminating traveler” **Listed in National Register of Historic Places** ** Best Of the Best” 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 The Courier Readers Awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, 2013, 2014, #1 Hotel on TripAdvisor (Cedar Falls) 2013, 2014 *** Top 100 Unique and Wonderful Places to Visit” – 2006 Des Moines Register***

• Complimentary breakfast • Free high speed internet • Large vehicle parking • Group and crew rates 5924 University Ave. Cedar Falls, IA 50613 319-266-1222 Fax: 319-266-3011

THE BLACKHAWK HOTEL is a totally-renovated historic, smoke-free, boutique-hotel which has been personally designed and furnished to offer the business or recreational traveler a truly memorable lodging experience with all the modern conveniences and personalized service you deserve. Minutes from UNI Campus. HISTORIC DOWnTOWn CEDAR FALLS offers a variety of fine & casual dining, entertainment, shopping and recreation options.

"The Stuffed Olive" martini lounge "SOHO" sushi Bar & deli 800.488.4295 (toll-free) • 319.277.1161 www.theblackhawkhotel.com • e-mail: theblackhawkhotel@gmail.com

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thingslodging to do

Hotel

DAYS INN

450 Evansdale Dr, Evansdale (319) 235-1111 | (800) 329-7466 daysinn.com

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DAYS INN & SUITES

1809 La Porte Rd, Waterloo (319) 235-4461 | (800) 329-7466 daysinn.com Come see our fantastic rooms. Free hot breakfast, Wi-Fi, pool, fitness center, refrigerator and microwave in every room. Located on La Porte Rd and San Marnan Dr.

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FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES

2134 La Porte Rd, Waterloo (319) 233-2500 marriott.com You'll find all you need for easy, comfortable travel - smartly designed guest rooms and lobby, free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, and start your day with our free, hot breakfast.

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HAMPTON INN

2034 La Porte Rd, Waterloo (319) 233-2044 | (800) 426-7866 hamptoninn.com Feel the Hamptonality! Great for business and leisure travelers. Beautifully appointed guest rooms, complimentary breakfast. Indoor pool and hot tub. Meeting/event space up to 30. Close to Crossroads Mall for shopping and dining options.

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HILTON GARDEN INN CEDAR FALLS

7213 Nordic Dr, Cedar Falls (319) 266-6611 hiltongardeninncedarfalls.com Excellent location for business and leisure travelers, close to UNI and downtown. Beautifully appointed guest rooms, 6,000+ sq. ft. of meeting/event space including outdoor fire pits. Restaurant, indoor saltwater swimming pool and hot tub.

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HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS

2127 La Porte Rd, Waterloo (319) 274-7000 | (800) 465-4329 holidayinnexpress.com 100% smoke-free. Hot breakfast served every day. Indoor pool and hot tub. Free Wi-Fi and hardwired internet. Close to Crossroads Mall, Isle Casino, and Lost Island Waterpark.

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HOWARD JOHNSON

3052 Marnie Ave, Waterloo (319) 232-7467 | (800) 446-4656 hojo.com The central location makes the Howard Johnson an easy commute to Waterloo or Cedar Falls. Relax in the heated pool year-round and enjoy free, continental breakfast..

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ISLE CASINO HOTEL WATERLOO

777 Isle of Capri Blvd, Waterloo (319) 833-4753 | (800) 475-3946 theislewaterloo.com Home to hot gaming action with video poker, slots, table games, and a poker room. Offering giveaways, live music, and three restaurants: Otis & Henry’s Bar and Grill, Farmer’s Pick Buffet, and the Lone Wolf.

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JLL EXTENDED STAY

4410 University Ave, Cedar Falls (319) 277-1550 | (800) 728-9819 extendedstayamerica.com Amenities include complimentary newspaper, high speed wireless internet and HBO TV, on-site washer/dryer, and parking for larger vehicles and equipment.

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1809 La Porte Road Waterloo, IA 319-235-4461 800-329-7466 daysinnsuites waterloocedarfalls.com

450 Evansdale Drive Evansdale, IA 319-235-1111 800-329-7466 daysinnevansdale waterloo.com

• Hot Complimentary Breakfast • Indoor Pool • Spacious King singles, Queen Doubles and Whirlpool Suites • High Speed Wireless Internet • Guest Laundry available • Business Center • Pet Friendly

2011 La Porte Rd. Waterloo, IA 319-234-5452 877-424-6423 comfortinnsuiteswaterloocedarfalls.com

• • • • • • • •

Hot Complimentary Breakfast Indoor Pool Spacious King singles and Queen doubles High Speed Internet Business Center Pet Friendly Fitness Center Choice Privilege Rewards

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thingslodging to do

Hotel

MOTEL 6

2141 La Porte Rd, Waterloo (319) 233-9191 motel6.com Pet-friendly hotel, free Wi-Fi, indoor pool, close to shopping and movie theater. Weekly rates and extended stay rates offered.

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MOTEL 6

2343 Logan Ave, Waterloo (319) 236-3238 motel6.com Motel 6 provides easy access to the Waterloo Municipal Airport and local businesses. There is plenty of space for large vehicles and the indoor pool is an oasis.

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QUALITY INN & SUITES

226 W 5th St, Waterloo (319) 235-0301 qualityinn.com The downtown location is close to convention center, restaurants, shopping and attractions. Rooms feature refrigerators and microwaves; whirlpool suites and business rooms. All rooms with free Wi-Fi. Free “Hot” continental breakfast.

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RAMADA HOTEL & CONVENTION CENTER

205 W 4th St, Waterloo (319) 233-7560 | (800) 272-6232 ramadawaterloo.com Located downtown, the Ramada offers full-service amenities. Nearby attractions include museums, sporting events, outstanding restaurant options and nightlife.

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SUBURBAN EXTENDED STAY

300 Viking Rd, Cedar Falls (319) 268-2222 | (877) 424-6423 choicehotels.com In Cedar Falls Industrial Park and near the UNI campus, this new extended stay hotel features full kitchenettes and is perfect for business travelers.

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SUPER 8

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3030 Grand Blvd, Cedar Falls (319) 277-6724 cedarfallsbnb.com Not your typical B+B. Located near Cedar Valley Trails and Hartman Reserve. Our two Victorian Suites offer you fireplaces, whirlpools, and full breakfast served to your suite.

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800 W 4th St, Waterloo (319) 433-1205 Historic home in the Heart of the Cedar Valley. Spacious suites with period sitting rooms, free Wi-Fi, and a full breakfast served in suite.

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things to do event spaces Both the Waterloo and Cedar Falls Visitors Bureaus have knowledgeable, profession­al staff on hand to help plan your reunion, suggest special places and services for your wedding, or customize itineraries for group tours. Contact us at: (319) 233-8350 or info@travelwaterloo.com or (319) 268-4266 or visit@cedarfallstourism.org.

University of Northern Iowa

Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo

UNI’s campus offers a wide range of options for meetings and conferences for up to 20,000 people. Spaces include the UNIDome, McLeod Center, Wellness and Human Performance Center, Maucker Union Expansion, and Latham Hall.

The Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo offers flex­ible meeting and event space for any type of occasion. The Isle offers 5,000 square feet of space, which can be divided into 4 meeting rooms for an event with up to 400 guests.

Large Exhibition Spaces

125 Commercial St, Waterloo (319) 291-4335 waterlooleisureservices.org

8201 Dakota St, Cedar Falls (319) 273-5141 uni.edu

777 Isle of Capri Blvd, Waterloo (319) 833-4753 (800) 475-3946 theislewaterloo.com

Cedar Falls Woman's Club 304 Clay St, Cedar Falls (319) 266-1431 cedarfallswomansclub.com

The Cedar Falls Woman's Club can offer space for up to 125.

Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens 1927 E Orange Rd, Waterloo (319) 226-4966 cedarvalleyarboretum.org

Young Arena

Riverview Conference Center

The Arboretum’s many gardens provide a beautiful backdrop for outdoor events with up to 250 people.

National Cattle Congress

Conference Centers & Hotels

Riverview is a 26-acre, year-round Christian Conference Center minutes from downtown Cedar Falls. Meeting facilities allow for seating of up to 1,300 people.

Grout Museum District

300 Jefferson St, Waterloo (319) 291-0165 cvsportsplex.org

Young Arena is a multi-purpose facility with 3,000 fixed seats surrounding an Olympic-sized ice surface, and an additional 2,000 seats available for dry floor events.

Cedar Valley SportsPlex

This 140,000 square foot fitness and recreation facility includes a pool, field house, gymnasium, and multi-purpose rooms.

257 Ansborough Ave, Waterloo (319) 234-7515 nationalcattlecongress.com

This complex includes spaces that seat up to 8,000 people and offers 60,000 square feet of exhibit space, and more than 5,000 square feet of dance floor.

RiverLoop Amphitheatre & Arts Mall 225 Commercial St, Waterloo (319) 291-4490 waterloocenterforthearts.org

The amphitheatre features a covered performance area with seating for approximately 600 people, all overlooking the scenic Cedar River and downtown Waterloo skyline.

RiverLoop Expo Plaza

460 Jefferson St, Waterloo (319) 291-4490 waterloocenterforthearts.org

This outdoor space is adjacent to the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center and is fully lighted and wired for events of all types.

Clarion Inn University Plaza 5826 University Ave, Cedar Falls (319) 277-2230 | (877) 424-6423 clarioncedarfalls.com

The Clarion Inn offers 8,200 square feet of banquet and meeting space for up to 300 guests.

Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center & Ramada Hotel 205 W 4th St, Waterloo (319) 233-7560 (800) 272-6232 ramadawaterloo.com

This 40,000 square foot center features meeting and exhibition space, and hosts events for up to 2,000 people. The Center is also connected via skywalk to the Ramada Hotel.

Hilton Garden Inn Cedar Falls 7213 Nordic Dr, Cedar Falls (319) 266-6611 hiltongardeninncedarfalls.com

The Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center has meeting facilities with over 6,000 square feet of flexible pre-function and conference space, state-of-the-art audio visual equipment, and top of the line services.

439 N Division St, Cedar Falls (319) 268-0787 riverviewconferencecenter.com

Meeting & Banquet Spaces

Airline Community Room 1346 W Airline Hwy, Waterloo (319) 433-7275 blackhawkcountyparks.com

The Airline Community Room offers more than 3,000 square feet of multi-purpose space that can accommodate up to 200 people.

The Atrium at Prairie Lakes Park

503 South St, Waterloo (319) 234-6357 groutmuseumdistrict.org

The Grout Museum has a variety of meeting spaces available, from classrooms to reception space and a theatre. The spaces in the District can accommodate groups of up to 275.

Hawkeye Community College 1501 E Orange Rd, Waterloo (319) 296-4248 hawkeyecollege.edu

Hawkeye’s Tama Hall is a multipurpose facility, offering 7 meeting rooms, an auditorium for 400 peo­ ple, and a reception area.

1025 Technology Parkway, Cedar Falls (319) 984-7404 prairielakespark.com

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Island Park Beach House

The Atrium is a 2,000 square feet multi-functional space perfect for corporate meetings and private events for up to 175 guests.

11310 University Ave, Cedar Falls (319) 266-0888 barnhappy.net The Crib is available MarchDecember and has room for 75.

Brown Derby Club

618 Sycamore St, Waterloo (319) 240-0308 brownderbyballroom.com

This historic, 7,000 square foot ballroom in downtown Waterloo features a street-level lobby entrance and grand ballroom complete with original design elements like crown molding, wooden dance floor and lighted dome ceiling.

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6301 University Ave, Cedar Falls hy-vee.com (319) 266-7535 ext. 163

Tasting Room is available for up to 36 people with AV access. Club Room is available for up to 90 people. On-site catering available.

218 Center St, Cedar Falls (319) 273-8636 cedarfalls.com

Available from May 1-October 15, this facility offers space for up to 180 along the banks of the Cedar River in Island Park.

Rotary Reserve

5932 N Union Dr, Cedar Falls (319) 433-7275

Rotary Reserve is a 3,600 square foot, 300 person capacity lodge in a beautiful wooded setting.


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Sky Event Centre

501 Sycamore St, Waterloo (319) 235-1521 nelson501.com

The Sky Event Centre features two rooms with a spectacular view of downtown Waterloo. The large room will hold 268 guests, while the second room holds 91.

The Supervisor's Club 3265 Dewitt Rd, Waterloo (319) 233-4202 supervisorsclub.webs.com

The Supervisor’s Club is available for ban­quet and event rentals and seats up to 400 people.

Waterloo Boat House

707 Park Rd, Waterloo (319) 291-4370 waterloocenterforthearts.org

The Waterloo Boat House features a multi-purpose room and outdoor patio over­looking the Cedar River. The 15,000 square foot Boat House can accommodate up to 126 guests.

Waterloo Center for the Arts 225 Commercial St, Waterloo (319) 291-4490 waterloocenterforthearts.org

Waterloo Boat House

The Waterloo Center for the Arts offers a scenic riverside setting for meetings and events with up to 250 people.

Waterloo Elks Club

407 E Park Ave, Waterloo (319) 234-7568 waterlooelks.com

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A variety of additional smaller meeting spaces and unique event facilities exist in the Cedar Valley area. Please see the Sports and Recreation section for sport­ing event facilities for outdoor shelters and areas. We invite you to contact either Visitors Bureau office for recommendations and planning assistance

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Air Service

Livingston Aviation

2814 Betsworth Dr, Waterloo (319) 234-1783 | (888) 657-4438 livingstonaviation.com Charter service.

Waterloo Regional Airport 2790 Livingston Ln, Waterloo (319) 291-4483 flyalo.com

The Cedar Valley’s regional airport pro­vides daily jet service to Chicago O’Hare on American Airlines.

Bike Rental

Bike Tech

217 Washington St, Cedar Falls (319) 266-5979 biketechcf.com

Waterloo Bicycle Works

316 W 3rd St, Ste. 2, Waterloo (319) 504-5771

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car

416 Sycamore St, Waterloo (319) 234-2833 burlingtontrailways.com

4728 University Ave, Cedar Falls (319) 266-8600 1326 La Porte Rd, Waterloo (319) 235-1400 | (800) 736-8222 enterprise.com

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Burlington Trailways

2424 Falls Ave, Waterloo (319) 291-6967

Metropolitan Transit Authority (MET)

Depot: 416 Sycamore St, Waterloo Office: 1515 Black Hawk St, Waterloo (319) 234-5714 mettransit.org

Car Rental

Avis Rent-A-Car

Waterloo Regional Airport (319) 233-0569 avis.com

Dan Deery Motor Company 7404 University Ave, Cedar Falls (319) 277-4500 dandeerymotors.com

4807 University Ave, Cedar Falls (319) 277-3552 Waterloo Regional Airport (319) 287-5189 hertz.com

Taxi Service

A City Cab

(319) 234-2587

CJ’s Courtesy Cab (319) 464-2229

Dolly's Taxi

(319) 242-2011 dollystaxi.com

First Call Taxi (319) 233-8294

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Red's Limo

(319) 235-7023 waterloolimos.com

Limousine Service

Dolly’s Taxi

(319) 242-2011 dollystaxi.com

Red's Limo Service (319) 235-7023 waterloolimos.com

Horse Drawn Carriage/Sleigh Rides

Country Gentleman's Horse & Carriage Service Inc. 3221 Osage Rd, Waterloo (319) 234-2946 Trolley and sleigh rides.


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pedestrians 1 Approach: At the pedestrian crosswalk, look left. 2 cross: Cross to the raised splitter island. Look right. Finish crossing to the opposite sidewalk. Cyclists Generally, cyclists should walk their bicycles across the pedestrian crosswalk using the same rules as pedestrians. Experienced cyclists may navigate roundabouts like motorists. Do not hug the curb. Bicyclists using the roundabout should follow the same rules as motorists. Ride in the middle of the lane to prevent vehicles from passing. Yield to pedestrians in crosswalks.

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Agricultural Attractions

FFA Historical and Ag Museum 408 Main St, La Porte City (319) 342-3619 lpcmuseum.com

Hours: May-Nov Tues and Thurs 10am-4pm; Sat 10am-2pm Museum celebrates history, art and culture. Changing exhibits and a visual history of the area’s agricultural heritage.

Hansen's Dairy

8617 Lincoln Rd, Hudson (319) 939-2187 hansendairy.com

Hours: Tours are available Mon-Sat from Apr-Nov by appointment only Hansen’s Farm Fresh Dairy is a family owned and operated farm of 150 milking Holsteins on 400 acres. Visitors can view the entire process of getting the milk from the cow to the table. Walk through and hands on tours available.

Hawkeye Buffalo Ranch

3034 Pembroke Ave, Fredericksburg (563) 237-5318 hawkeyebuffalo.com Hours: Open daily, year-round Hand-feed a buffalo on a wagon ride while viewing wildlife and native plants and flowers. Working ranch; locally grown steaks, burgers and jerky for purchase.

Heartland Acres Agribition Center

2600 Swan Lake Blvd, Independence (319) 332-0123 heartlandacresusa.com Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-4pm; Memorial Day to Labor Day: Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun Noon-4pm Interactive salute to agriculture features seasonal livestock, renewable energy, farm machinery, classic cars, and other items displayed in enclosed buildings.

National Farm Toy Museum 1110 16th Ave Ct SE, Dyersville (563) 875-2727 nationalfarmtoymuseum.com

Hours: Open daily 8am-6pm; closed major holidays Retrace and retread tractor history at this Dyersville museum. Funloving farm enthusiasts may peruse the museum’s frenzy of mini farm implements. Gift shop.

Amish Communities

Historic Park Inn Hotel

403 N Main St, Hazelton (319) 636-2854

Hours: Docent-led tours available; reservations must be made in advance The last Frank Lloyd Wrightdesigned hotel in the world. Completely renovated and restored with brick and terra-cotta façade and art-glass windows.

Hazelton

Visit stores, farms and shops for bulk foods, baked goods, quilts, clocks, handmade furniture, and harness supplies. Hay and straw auctions and weekly summer produce auctions.

Barn Quilts

Black Hawk County

6510 Hudson Rd, Cedar Falls (319) 268-4266 cedarfallstourism.org

7 W State St, Mason City (641) 423-0689 wrightonthepark.org

Stockman House & Architectural Interpretive Center 530 1st St NE, Mason City (641) 423-1923 stockmanhouse.org

PO Box 403, Allison (319) 267-2858 butlercountyiowa.com

Hours: May-Oct call for available tour times; Nov-Apr tours by appointment only Frank Lloyd Wright’s only Prairie School home in Iowa completed in 1908 for George and Eleanor Stockman. Fully restored and furnished with Arts and Crafts furniture and reproductions of period Wright furniture.

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Other Nearby Points of Interest

Take a step-on or self-guided tour to learn about the barn quilts of local families in Black Hawk County with more than 25 sites.

Butler County

Self-guided driving tour showcases more than 50 traditional quilt patterns painted on barns and farm buildings throughout the county.

705 F Ave, Grundy Center (319) 825-3606 grundycountyia.com

Highlights the agricultural heritage of Grundy County and the folk art of quilting. Self-guided driving tour features large patchwork quilt blocks painted on more than 60 buildings.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Cedar Rock State Park

2611 Quasqueton Diagonal Blvd, Independence (319) 934-3572 friendsofcedarrock.org

Hours: Memorial Day-Oct Thurs-Sun 11am-4pm Frank Lloyd Wright-designed and signed home built in 1950. Site includes Usonian-style home, river pavilion, council fire and entrance gate, all designed by Wright.

Basilica of St. Xavier 104 3rd St SW, Dyersville (563) 875-7325 xavierbasilica.com

Known as the Pope’s Church, this example of medieval Gothic architecture was designated a basilica in 1956. Home to 5,000 parishioners, it has 212-foot twin spires and 64 stained-glass windows.

Charles City Whitewater at Riverfront Park 700 Riverside Dr, Charles City (641) 257-6300 ccwhitewater.com

Whitewater course for kayaks, tubes, rafts and boaters. Park features natural amphitheater for concerts, natural play areas for children, and nine-hole disc golf course.

Field of Dreams Movie Site 28995 Lansing Rd, Dyersville (563) 875-8404 fodmoviesite.com

Hours: Apr-Nov Go the distance and visit this family century farm with a baseball diamond carved into its heart. Original site of movie filming.

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Illinois Central Depot Museum

1111 5th Ave NE (Route 150), Independence (319) 334-3439 indeecommerce.com

Hours: May 15-Oct 15 Tues-Sun Noon4pm & holidays 1892 Illinois Central Depot located in Independence. Visit our museum, baggage building and caboose. Tours available. Free admission.

Little Brown Church in the Vale 2730 Cheyenne Ave, Nashua (641) 435-2027 littlebrownchurch.org

Hours: Open daily from dawn to dusk The Weatherwax Quartet made the Little Brown Church famous world-wide singing the song, "The Church in the Wildwood." It is still a favorite wedding destination. Sunday services are held weekly at 10:30am. Celebrating their 160th year in 2016. Tours available.

Manchester Whitewater 218 W Main St, Manchester (563) 927-4141 manchester-ia.org

Kayakers, stand up paddlers, and canoeists are able to surf, playboat, and run 6 rapids right in downtown Manchester at Iowa's largest whitewater course.

Matchstick Marvels

319 2nd St, Gladbrook (641) 473-2410 matchstickmarvels.com

Hours: Apr-Nov open daily 1-5pm and by appointment; Dec-Mar open by appointment only; closed major holidays Local craftsman Patrick Acton used three million wooden matchsticks to create 16 detailed models of sculptures, complex machines, and world-renowned architecture.

Old Bradford Pioneer Village

Two miles E of Nashua on Hwy 346, Nashua (641) 435-2567 chickasawtourism.com

Hours: May-Oct Mon-Sat 9am-5pm; Sun Noon-5pm; large groups by appointment Twelve buildings from the area. View Dr. Pitts’ office (composer of “Little Brown Church in the Vale”), restored log cabins, depot, caboose, rural school and more.


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100 1st St W, Independence (319) 334-4616 buchanancountyhistory.com

Hours: May-Sept Tues-Sun Noon-4pm 1867 grist mill located on the Wapsipinicon River in downtown Independence. Museum and milling displays. Guided tours available by advance reservation.

Wineries & Breweries

For a complete listing of Iowa wineries and breweries, visit iowawineandbeer.com.

Bluestem Winery

305 Third St, Parkersburg (319) 346-1046 bluestemwine.com

Hours: Sat 10am-3pm and by appointment. Call for current hours. Taste and purchase BlueStem label wines and browse the complete inventory of wine making and beer-brewing supplies and equipment.

Broad Street Brewing Co.

Fox Ridge Winery

113 Broad St, Reinbeck (319) 350-0749 broadstreetbrewing.com

Hours: Mon-Fri 4-9pm; Sat 2-9pm; Sun 2-6pm Unique, traditional beers handmade in a vintage English brew house. Experience an English country pub in Iowa.

Engelbrecht Family Winery

3291 N Ave, Tama (641) 484-8048 johnernestvineyard.com

Hours: Apr-Dec Wed-Sun 11am-5pm; Jan-Mar open by appointment only Family-owned vineyard and winery. Sip wine on the deck and enjoy the view of the surrounding vineyard and countryside.

Hours: Tues-Sun 10am-6pm Nestled in the hills of central Iowa above the beautiful Iowa River Valley, along the historic Lincoln Highway. Features grape and fruit wines, with tours of the winery and vineyard available.

Franklin Street Brewing Company

2866 270th St, Fredericksburg (563) 237-5969 thefarmhousebb.com

Hours: Apr-Dec Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 1-5pm. Call for current hours. Free wine tasting daily of the six red, six white, and four fruit wines. All grape wines are produced from their own 11-acre vineyard. Tours in advance, adjacent to the Farmhouse B & B.

116 S Franklin St, Manchester (319) 213-4488 franklinstreetbrewing.com

Hours: Fri 3:30pm-Midnight; Sat NoonMidnight; Sun 1-6pm Enjoy a pint in Iowa’s oldest building to house a craft brewery. Experience a variety of handcrafted ales at this neighborhood brewery and taphouse.

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