- Local places
Riverboat Twilight River Cruises
Whether you just want to spend a relaxing day on the Mississippi River or you’re looking for a two-day overnight cruise, you’re sure to experience a fun and scenic adventure.
National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium
With a wide variety of entertaining and thought-provoking exhibits, you’ll never want to leave this museum and aquarium! From shows to activities that highlight life on the Mississippi River, there is no shortage of things to do and see.
Diamond Jo Casino
If you’re in a betting mood, the Diamond Jo Casino has all of the most popular games. Don’t forget to check out the great variety of dining options available, too!
Spirit of Dubuque River Rides
Ever wonder what it was like to ride the Mississippi River on a steamboat? Now you can experience the fun firsthand! The Spirit of Dubuque River Rides offers an amazing replica, smokestacks and all. Enjoy a relaxing journey with delicious meals served along the way.
The Grand River Center
Every kind of event imaginable can take place at the Grand River Center. From conferences to weddings to fundraising banquets, this elegant venue has the capacity to accommodate any occasion.
Dubuque By Carriage
Discover the treasures of Dubuque’s intriguing history from a horse drawn carriage. You’ll get an informative tour of the city’s wonderful landmarks in the most memorable way!
Stone Cliff Winery
Looking for a place to wine and dine? The Stone Cliff Winery is a terrific option. Family owned and operated, this winery has a tasting room, music, delicious lunches and even a mystery dinner theater.
Lacoma Golf Club
Just minutes from downtown Dubuque, the Lacoma Golf Club is the ideal location to play this popular sport. You’ll enjoy the beautiful setting in the wooded hills of the Mississippi River valley as you play a round or two.
During the winter months, Sundown Mountain is the dream for every skier and snowboarder. With 21 runs, two terrain parks and four lifts, you’ll have endless adventures on the slopes.
Chestnut Mountain Resort
If you enjoy being on the mountain year-round, then look no further. Chestnut Mountain Resort has fun to offer each season. Overlooking the Mississippi River, you’ll find every type of mountain activity available to entertain you and your family.
Mines of Spain Recreation Area
Whether you want to canoe, picnic or walk on some scenic trails, the Mines of Spain has a wide variety of activities to offer in a gorgeous setting.
Mystique Ice Center
If you like fun on the ice, then you’re in luck! The Mystique Ice Center has a wide array of on-ice activities to entertain you and your family. Strap on your skates for a great time!
Fenelon Place Elevator
Interested in a beautiful view of Dubuque? Then make sure to take a Fenelon Place Elevator ride. Considered the world’s shortest, steepest scenic railway, you’ll be elevated 189 feet to see Dubuque’s historic business district, the Mississippi River and three other states.
Port of Dubuque Marina
You can enjoy many of the city’s most popular places from the Port of Dubuque Marina. From the museum to the casino to numerous destinations in between, you’ll experience a variety of amazing attractions along the Mississippi Riverwalk.
Historic House Tour & Progressive Dinner
Have a delicious taste of history! This tour will take you back to Dubuque’s elegant background, where you can visit some of the city’s beloved landmarks and enjoy a gourmet dinner.
Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark
350 Bell Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
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