About WaterlooSettled on both sides of the Cedar River, Waterloo is home to the extensive John Deere tractor works. The convention center is named in honor of the five Sullivan brothers, Waterloo natives who died when their ship was sunk during the World War II battle for Guadalcanal. An outdoor entertainment plaza along the riverfront features a children's park, including a splash pad and playground, and amphitheater; phone (319) 291-4490.
Visitor Centers Waterloo Convention and Visitors Bureau 500 Jefferson St. Waterloo, IA 50701. Phone:(319)233-8350 or (800)728-8431
Things to Do Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens
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