6 Reasons Dubuque Is The Most Enchanting Destination

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1. You can live out your biggest dreams.

Field of Dreams

Experience the magic of the Field of Dreams Movie Site, just around the corner from Dubuque in Dyersville. Emerge from the corn like the ghost players and play catch on the most beloved baseball diamond in the world.

2. You can discover unknown places.



Fireball Run Adventurally

Join in on the race to discover America’s most unique communities. Watch teams from across the country compete in Fireball Run as they answer Dubuque trivia during the filming of season 11 on September 25, 2017.

3. You can see untouched wonders..

Crystal Lake Cave

Explore the underground world of Crystal Lake Cave. See the miraculous, untouched, two-million-year-old landscape of stalagmites and stalactites on an other-worldly spelunking adventure.

4. You can walk along side mother nature.

mississippi RIver

Encounter one of nature’s most magnificent creations, the Mississippi River. Take a stroll along the art-filled River Walk, hop aboard the American Lady Yacht for a sunset cruise, or rent a kayak at the Port of Dubuque Marina and paddle it yourself.

5. You can take a once-in-a-lifetime ride.

Fenelon Place Elevator

Climb to new heights on the world’s shortest and steepest funicular railway, the Fenelon Place Elevator. Built in 1882, this quaint cable car ride rewards with breathtaking views of historic downtown and the mighty Mississippi River.

6. You can witness the beginning of beer.

Dubuque Star Brewery

Learn about the rich past of brewing in Dubuque at the historic Star Brewery Complex. Then sample the area’s most modern brews at 7 Hills, Jubeck New World Brewing, Backpocket Brewing Co., River Ridge Brewing and Potosi Brewing Co.


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