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  • Steeple Paintball

    99 Main Street
    St. Donatus, IA 52071
    Steeple Paintball is the only paintball field to offer two speed ball coaurses in the tri state area. They offer four fields currently, with a 5th to open in 2009. After you finish paintball you can...
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  • Best Shot Paintball

    P.O. Box 3078
    Dubuque, IA563-588-1077
    The oldest paintball field in the tri-state area, the family owned and operated Best Shot Paintball offers four playing fields and affordable rental equipment.
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  • Crystal Lake Cave

    Crystal Lake Cave Drive
    Dubuque, IA 52003
    Located 3 Miles South of Dubuque on Highway 52
    Opened in 1932, Crystal Lake Cave is the longest "living" show cavern in the state of Iowa. A gift shop is on site.
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  • Czipar's Orchard

    8610 Route 52 South
    Dubuque, IA 52003
    Czipar’s is a family owned apple orchard located just south of Dubuque. Tours are available and the on-site store offers a variety of apples, candy, honey, jellies, apple products, fresh presses...
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  • Fenelon Place Elevator

    512 Fenelon Place
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    Offering a view of the historic Dubuque business district, the Mississippi River and three states, the Fenelon Place elevator is known as the world's shortest, steepest scenic railway at 296 feet in...
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  • Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark

    350 Bell Street
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    This 25,000 square foot indoor waterpark features the Huck Finn II, which has a giant bucket that dumps nearly 800 gallons of water every nine minutes; water cannons, squirt guns, an inside/outside...
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  • Diamond Jo Casino

    400 East 3rd Street
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    Three dining options, 777 slot and video machines, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, 3 and 4 Card Poker, and Let It Ride are all available at the Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque.
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  • Dubuque Greyhound Park & Casino

    1855 Greyhound Park Drive
    Dubuque, IA 52004
    Dubuque Greyhound Park & Casino is a state-of-the-art casino with 16 table games, slot machines, video poker and keno, and a poker room. Wage on live racing May through October.
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Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Mathias Ham House, The

    2241 Lincoln Avenue
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    The former Italian Villa-style home of Mathias Ham, one of Dubuque's earliest entrepreneurs, the John F. Rague- designed Ham House is filled with elegant American and European furnishings. The home...
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  • Ryan House

    1375 Locust Street
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Ryan House is one of Dubuque's premiere historic homes. This grand Victorian home features a solid walnut staircase, four grand marble...
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Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Julien Dubuque Monument

    8991 Bellevue Hts
    Dubuque, IA 52003-9214
    Managed by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, this monument was constructed to honor the founder of Dubuque, Julien Dubuque. Erected over his grave on a high bluff overlooking the Mississippi...
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Museums & Galleries

  • Dubuque Museum of Art

    701 Locust Street
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    Located in Downtown Dubuque's Cultural Corridor
    Established in 1874, the Dubuque Museum of Art is Iowa's oldest cultural institution.
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  • National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, The

    98 East Third Street
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    Port of Dubuque
    An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium is accredited by the American Association of Museums, which is held by only nine percent of American...
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  • Old Jail Museum

    Located at 8th and Central
    A rare example of Egyptian Revivalist architecture, Dubuque County Historical Society’s Old Jail Museum features unique artifacts and a 20-minute sound and light show, which includes the use of...
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  • Young House Museum

    406 North Riverview
    Bellevue, IA 52031
    Located 22 Miles Southeast
    Built of native limestone, this century-old residence overlooking the Mississippi River and Lock and Dam 12 contains 10 rooms and is fully furnished with turn-of the century antiques. Items you will...
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Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

    3800 Aarboretum Drive
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    Located in Marshall Park
    The only arboretum and botanical garden in the United States staffed entirely by volunteers, the 52-acre Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens was established in 1980 and continues to grow with the...
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  • Eagle Point Park

    2601 Shiras Avenue
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    Overlooking the Mississippi River, the 164-acre Eagle Point Park offers tennis courts, a wading pool, viewing towers, playground equipment, horseshoe courts, picnic tables, barbeque grills, and...
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Tours & Cruises

  • Big Muddy Ghost Hunters

    Big Muddy Ghost Hunters offers tours that include "Victorian Cemetery Art," "The Telegraph and the Civil War," "The Haunted Mansion Dinner and Tour," "Spirits of the Civil War Tour," and "Haunted...
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  • Dubuque by Carriage

    Available from May to October, Dubuque by Carriage offers daily tours of six historic districts via horse-drawn carriages from Cable Car Square. Weekend tours are available in November and December,...
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  • Dubuque River Rides

    400 E Third St, Ste 3
    Dubuque, IA 52001-2301
    Located in the Historic Ice Harbor
    An authentic replica of a century-old Mississippi River paddle wheeler with decorative smokestacks, a scalloped canopy over its open-air deck and Victorian red and gold decor throughout the enclosed...
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  • Dubuque's American Lady Yacht Cruises

    1630 East 16th Street
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    Aboard Dubuque's American Lady, you can enjoy the majestic Mississippi River while enjoying breakfast, lunch or dinner, a cocktail party, or sightseeing. U.S. Coast Guard Certified for up to 149...
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  • Iowa Wine Tours

    427 Shinoak Court
    Dubuque, IA 52003
    Experience a fun-filled, flexible and educational wine tour in the Upper Mississippi Valley Wine Region. Discover the beauty of the Mississippi River and learn the history of the Driftless area as...
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  • Wildlife Eco Cruise, The

    350 East Third Street
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    Experience the Mississippi River first-hand while on the Wildlife Eco Cruise. A National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium guide will lead visitors on 90-minute tour on a pontoon-style boat to...
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