Dubuque – Your Rejuvenation Destination

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Spring forward, spring ahead, have a spring in your step… while everyone is happy to have warmer weather, all this springing about can become exhausting!

But there’s no better place than Dubuque to refresh from your stint of spring fever. Recently deemed the second most relaxed small city in the U.S. by Movato Real Estate, determined by various criteria including the number of massage businesses, yoga studios, and parks per capita, Dubuque is your rejuvenation destination.

Check out these top five Dubuque area destinations to spa-ahh into spring:

Potosa Spa

Potosa Spa is located on the lower level of the historic Hotel Julien Dubuque. Potosa’s signature services incorporate the history, culture, and indigenous ingredients of Dubuque and draw upon the Native American Medicine Wheel with its four directions and four elements—Earth, Wind, Fire and Water. Special day packages are also available.

Body & Soul

Body & Soul has two Deluxe Day Spa locations designed to provide an inviting refuge from everyday life and accommodate all your wellness needs—including side-by-side couple services. Luxuriate in a variety of healing therapies and spa treatments to reconnect your inner wholeness, leave your senses soothed, and your spirit calmed. Body & Soul also offers wellness programs, counseling services, yoga therapy, and Power Plate® sessions.

Inspirit Institute

The Inspirit Institute is an educational facility as well as a beauty and wellness spa. Inspirit offers a wide selection of both traditional and more unique spa services including cupping therapy, Reiki sessions with certified practitioners, tarot card readings, BARS sessions, life coaching, raindrop therapy, and Feng Shui consultations. Inspirit also recently opened a full-service, high-end salon to complement its spa center. Call 563.583.7700 to learn about current massage specials

Tonic Salon & Day Spa

Located in a renovated church, Tonic Salon & Day Spa offers a unique space where both men and women can feel comfortable and unwind. The Tonic team believes in inspiring and educating people to integrate wellness and beauty into their lives with services that  include body treatments; hair, nail, and skin care; Aveda products; and mineral makeup. Their signature SPA ESCAPE package is a true day-spa experience with lunch and 5 hours of multiple therapeutic and beauty treatments that will leave you in a state of bliss.

Stonedrift Spa

Located just a half-hour from Dubuque at the Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa (rated among Midwest Living’s “45 Midwest Resorts We Love”) and surrounded by miles of scenic countryside, Stonedrift Spa provides a haven from the outside world. The 6,000-square-foot spa has 10 treatment rooms for guests to enjoy signature spa treatments, the most popular of which include couple’s massages, facials, reflexology, and energy therapies.


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