Waterloo is a thriving medium-sized city and the county seat of Black Hawk County, Iowa. Overall, Waterloo is a city with a very vibrant downtown district, fine restaurants, appealing stores, and a magnificent riverside amphitheater. Except for the plenty of cultural and nightlife opportunities, Waterloo is also well famous for its Lost Island Water Park; the largest in the State of Iowa. The other main Waterloo attractions include the John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum, the Isle Casino, and the Cedar Valley Trails (ideal for kayaking, bicycling, and walking). Regarding budget accommodation, you can easily find excellent discount hotels for under a $100 per room per night.