Waterloo (Iowa)Northeast Iowa.
By carWaterloo is at the north end of Interstate 380. From the east or west U.S. Route 20 goes through the southern end of Waterloo. U.S. Routes 63 and 218 are the fastest routes from the north.
Waterloo Regional AirportAmerican Eagle provides non-stop air service to and from Chicago from the airport.
By busThere is one bus arrival and departure to Chicago and Des Moines every day, provided by Burlington Trailways. There is a service to and from Mason City and Minneapolis-St. Paul provided by Jefferson Lines.
Union bus depotaddress: 416 Sycamore St
Waterloo Center for the Artslarge collection of Haitian art
phone: +1 319 988-9834address: 8461 Lincoln Rd., Hudson, IA 50643This Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Site shows kids how milk gets from the cow to their grocery store. All tours end with ice cream made onsite by the farm's creamery. The hands-on extended tour offers the opportunity to milk a cow, pet goats and kangaroos, make butter, and try out other farm activities. Reservations required. Payment by cash or check only.
phone: +1 319 292-7668address: 3500 E Donald StTours are offered at five John Deere factories in Iowa, and this one features the big tractors. Reservations for this popular 90-minute tour must be made at least 48 hours in advance, and it's worth booking your tour as soon as you know that you'll be in the Waterloo area. Teenagers and adults only. Closed-toed shoes are required.
Rudy's Tacosphone: +1 319-234-5686address: 2401 Falls AvenueServes standard Mexican food, especially tacos. Also has ice cream. Go inside the Falls Mall and walk to the end of the hallway. Drinks are also available from the Lava Lounge, in the same building.
Lava Loungephone: +1 319-234-5686address: 2401 Falls AvenueIn the same building as Rudy's Tacos; as you're walking down the hallway from the entrance you'll see it on the left. Nice little low-key bar featuring some craft beers. You can play the music on the jukebox for free.