What will you do this weekend?
Discover fall in Dubuque! Take a relaxing stroll along the riverwalk, part of the 26 mile Heritage Trail that connects the river to Dyersville’s Field of Dreams, or jump aboard an authentic paddlewheeler and experience the Mississippi River hands-on. Traverse the many trails and waterways that span across the landscape. Soak in the expansive views that adorn the historic bluffs. Make friends with curious critters at the Smithsonian affiliated National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium. Take in the vibrant heritage of the river. Go to a show, visit the museums or spend some time in any of our boutique stores or local restaurants. No matter your particular taste, Dubuque has it!

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4 Reasons to stop by the Dubuque, Iowa Welcome Center

There are a lot of different reasons to visit. Whether you are traveling to Dubuque, a resident of the area, or just looking for unique items and information, the Dubuque, Iowa ...
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Turn Back the Clock: Self-Guided Historical Tour

Turn back the clock to 1788 when Julien Dubuque was granted rights by the Mesquakie tribe to mine for lead.  As Iowa's oldest city, Dubuque has lots to offer.  We have listed ...
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Romantic Weekend Getaway

It’s been a rough week. Your children have been challenging. Your job has been jarring. Responding to requests for your time has been time-consuming. It’s time to get away for ...
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Dubuque Hosts NHL Top Prospects Game

The exciting and fast-paced sport of hockey has always kept fans on the edge of their seats.  Just when you thought the intensity couldn't get any higher, Dubuque has ...
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Top Dubuque Items to look out for this Fall!

Fall is in full gear. Leaves are changing, immediately catching the eye, your breath becomes visible in the brisk air and shorts and a T-shirt gives way to jeans and ...
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Titanic Museum

The Titanic is coming to the Mississippi River

Dubuque, Iowa has been home to many large vessels - but none quite as colassol as the infamous Titanic. On April 10, 1912 this engineering marvel set sail on its maiden voyage ...
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Experience fall in Dubuque…
Peak fall color occurs in Northeast Iowa, on the average, on the weekend closest to October 10th. You can discover the autumnal hues by taking a scenic boat cruise, viewing the Iowa, Wisconsin & Illinois borders atop a bluff or driving the Great River Road. Continue to check our website to get more accurate anticipated arrival dates for fall foliage!
Romantic Weekend Getaway

Romantic Weekend Getaway

It’s been a rough week. Your children have been challenging. Your job has been jarring. Responding to requests for your time has been time-consuming. It’s time to get away for ...
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Czipar's Apple Orchard

Top Dubuque Items to look out for this Fall!

Fall is in full gear. Leaves are changing, immediately catching the eye, your breath becomes visible in the brisk air and shorts and a T-shirt gives way to jeans and ...
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What’s Your Coffee Personality?

Going out for coffee can be anything from relaxing, fun, inspiring, memorable, productive, to all of the above. Check out downtown Dubuque for many great coffee shops that have their ...
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Discover the Vibrant Colors of Northeast Iowa

Fall foliage viewing is a time-honored tradition here in the Midwest, and Dubuque has a front row seat!  Enjoy a scenic drive down the Great River Road, a hike through a ...
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Weather Year Round
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28°↑ 11°↓
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33°↑ 15°↓
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MAR

 
45°↑ 26°↓
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APR

 
60°↑ 39°↓
cloudy
MAY

 
71°↑ 50°↓
sunny
JUN

 
81°↑ 61°↓
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JUL

 
85°↑ 65°↓
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AUG

 
82°↑ 63°↓
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SEP

 
74°↑ 54°↓
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OCT

 
62°↑ 42°↓
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NOV

 
46°↑ 30°↓
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DEC

 
32°↑ 17°↓

Getting Started

Iowa Welcome Center

The Iowa Welcome Center is located at the heart of the downtown area. With Dubuque and Iowa souvenirs abound, friendly faces, and lots of information - the staff at the ...
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Visitors Guide

The 2014 Dubuque Vistor's Guide is a valuable resource filled with full-color photography and insightful information that depicts a wide variety of Dubuque area experiences and local business information. Free ...
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Maps

Located in the Tri-State Area, where the Mighty Mississippi creates a natural border between the states of Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois, Dubuque is within a day's drive of the Midwest's ...
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Frequently Asked Questions

Your questions may have already been answered! Here we've provided a list of the most commonly asked questions regarding local attractions, how to get around Dubuque and more. Still have a ...
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