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Want to know what to do in Dubuque? Explore historical sites. Indulge in nature’s bounty. Dream along the riverside. Jump into the swing of things, whether it be golfing, gaming, biking, or snowshoeing. Indulge in breakfast at a country inn. Luxuriate in the services of a posh spa. Tour a winery, or window shop in the heart of downtown. Whatever it is you want to do while taking a break from the realities of life, Dubuque can take you there.

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Discover an underground adventure at Crystal Lake Caves

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Cabaret at Mystique CasinoExplore

Enjoy national musical acts and live local entertainment!

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Cherry Lanes Bowling Center at Diamond Jo CasinoExplore

Cherry Lanes features a retro infused decor with 30 lanes, including Alley Cat VIP Lanes for private functions. Open bowling seven days a week and cosmic bowling on weekends. Group Tours Amenities Accommodate Group Tours, To arrange a large group, contact Lori Bahl at 563.690.4854 Other Notes

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Grand Harbor Resort & WaterparkExplore

Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark is the perfect spot for enjoying this beautiful and exciting destination area. Gather with friends in our Tony Roma’s Restaurant + Lounge, or slide into a whole new world of water fun in our 25,000 square foot indoor wate

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Mississippi Moon Bar at Diamond Jo CasinoExplore

Experience live concerts and entertainment like never before. Live entertainment featured four nights a week, visit www.diamondjodubuque.com for complete concert lineup.

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National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium StoreExplore

Located in each building, our Museum Stores offer unique toys and gifts, apparel, local wine, and books. Snack and beverages are also available for purchase.

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National Mississippi River Museum & AquariumExplore

The history, culture and animals of the Mississippi River and all the world’s rivers come to life through dynamic exhibits, 12 large aquariums, children’s splash zone, a 3D/4D theater, and more on this 10 acre river campus.

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Potosa Spa at Hotel Julien DubuqueExplore

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A Frame of Mind Framing & GalleryExplore

Don’t just hang it, display it with custom framing from A Frame of Mind Framing & Gallery. Custom framing, sports memorabilia, shadow boxes, prints, home decor, local art and much more!

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A Ripple EffectExplore

A Ripple Effect is a fair trade gift shop. It offers handmade gifts made by artisans in countries where people are not guaranteed a fair/just wage for their work.

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A. Y. McDonald ParkExplore

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Accessorize MeExplore

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AeropostaleExplore

A destination specialty store for hip young men and women seeking fun, classic casuals at affordable prices. Merchandise from jeans and graphic t-shirts to shirts, skirts and dresses.

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All-Sports Camp at Loras CollegeExplore

Youth sports camp for boys and girls ages 7-13. Over 40 sports from which campers choose 3 for instruction during their one week stay. 2014 Camp dates: June 15-20, June 22-27, July 6-11 or July 13-18.

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Alliant Energy AmphitheaterExplore

Enjoy a special event or live music at the Alliant Energy Amphitheater, adjacent to the Mississippi Riverwalk and near American Trust River’s Edge Plaza.

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Allison-Henderson ParkExplore

Weather permitting, outdoor ice rinks are flooded December 15 – February 15. No warming houses are available.

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Always Yours FloralExplore

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AMC Star Dubuque 14Explore

AMC theaters feature innovative amenities and a focus on providing an array of movies in the best theatre environment.

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American Eagle OutfittersExplore

Well priced, private-label casual clothing, accessories and footwear.

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American Lady Yacht CruisesExplore

Located on the waterfront of Catfish Charlie’s Restaurant. Sightseeing, lunch, happy hour cruises, dinner cruises, wedding events, group parties, theme cruises and private charters available through early November, weather permitting.

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American Marine at Dubuque Yacht BasinExplore

Full service marina and RV Park; Sea Ray, Sylvan, Harris, Lund, MasterCraft, Four Winns boat dealer.

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Annie’s TreasuresExplore

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Art on the RiverExplore

Ten pieces of sculpture from artists across the country are selected for Art on the River, an annual outdoor exhibit, that will have you talking, smiling, and taking pictures.

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Asbury ParkExplore

A public park featuring a variety of activities for the whole family. Including a large playground area, 2 hard court volleyball courts, 1 full size basketball court, 2 tennis courts, 1 sand volleyball court, a baseball field, complete outdoor fitness circuit stations, and 2 shelters.

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Bankston ParkExplore

140 acre woodland park features a spring fed, stocked trout stream, primitive camping and public hunting. Algific slopes within the park are a site for nature study.

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Barnes + Noble at Loras College BookstoreExplore

The Loras Bookstore is the one-stop shop for all your Loras needs: textbooks, clothing (including men’s, women’s children’s youth, and infant sizes), emblematic gifts, supplies, and much more. Group Tours Amenities Accommodate Group Tours

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Basilica of St. Francis Xavier Explore

The Basilica of St. Francis Xavier was built in 1888 and is one of the finest examples of Gothic architectural detail in the Midwest. Filled with stained glass and beauty, this active church provides historical tours.

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Bath + Body WorksExplore

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Bed, Bath + BeyondExplore

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Bell Tower TheaterExplore

The Bell Tower Theater, Dubuque’s Hometown Theater, performs comedies and musicals year round. The intimate space is a perfect place to experience quality performing arts and enjoy a great evening out. Group Tours Amenities Accommodate Group Tours, Reccomend at least 4 to 6 weeks so that seats can be located together. Advance Notice, One Performance Basic Tour Includes, 35 – 49: 1 Comp, 50-74: 2 Comps, 75-99: 3 Comps, 100+: 4 Comps Complimentary Policy, 160 Maximum Number that can be accommodated, Parking is Free Other Notes, 2 Suggested Length of Tour

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Best BuyExplore

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Beyond the HorizonExplore

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Big River SUPExplore

Stand Up Paddleboard lessons, tours, and SUP yoga classes on the Mississippi River.

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Blaine’s Farm & FleetExplore

Blain’s Farm & Fleet stores are specialty discount retailers with 36 locations throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa.

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Bluff Street Time ShopExplore

Offering complete on site watch and clock sales, service and repair. Antique, modern and vintage. In home service on grandfather clocks.

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Body + Soul Wellness Center + SpaExplore

Body and Soul provides an oasis of relaxation, enhancing the total health and well-being of your mind/body/spirit. Services include day spa, salon, yoga and fitness classes, counseling services as well as boutiques.

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Books-A-MillionExplore

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BuckleExplore

Today, Buckle is known as a denim destination. Catering to style-conscious young men and women, we offer an ever-changing selection of apparel, accessories, and footwear.

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Bunker Hill Golf CourseExplore

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Butt’s Florist + GreenhouseExplore

Full service flower shop and greenhouse. Family owned and operated for over 50 years. Visit us for fresh flowers, green plants, blooming plants, and gift ware.

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Calico Bean MarketExplore

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Carnegie-Stout Public LibraryExplore

The library offers comfortable seating in five reading areas, programs for all ages, internet access, computers, books, magazines, newspapers, genealogy materials, e-books, and downloadable audio books plus access to electronic resources.

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Cascade Area Chamber of CommerceExplore

Cascade Area Businesses are owned and operated by long time Cascade Families. With growth in business, tourism and economical residential housing, Cascade has much to offer. Come see our historic buildings, fine shops, and great eateries.

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CatoExplore

A New Statement of Style. The latest fashion styles for women in sizes 4 to 34w, girls sizes 8 to 18, jewelry, shoes and accessories.

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Celebration River CruisesExplore

Celebration Belle, the largest non-gaming riverboat on the Upper Mississippi River. Take a short cruise or an all day cruise. Known for our live entertainment and fresh food prepared onboard!

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Chavenelle Studio MetalworksExplore

For nearly 20 years, Chavenelle Studio Metalworks has created sheet metal sculptures for office, home, garden, gifts, and public spaces. By appointment or by chance.

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Cheryl-Ann Bridals & TuxedosExplore

Cheryl-Ann’s specializes in attire and accessories for special events, including weddings, anniversaries, proms, homecomings, and first communions. Locally owned, Cheryl-Ann’s is proud to be a cornerstone of downtown Dubuque for over 30 years!

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Christopher + BanksExplore

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City HallExplore

Dubuque’s City Hall was completed in 1857 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Though there have been many changes since its opening, it still houses city government administrative offices.

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CJ BanksExplore

CJ Banks is a specialty woman’s apparel retailer serving the baby boomer woman and her desire for style, fit and value in everything she wears.

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Claire’sExplore

Claire’s line of jewelry and fashion accessories at modest prices.

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Comiskey ParkExplore

Weather permitting, outdoor ice rinks are flooded December 15 through February 15. No warming houses are available.

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Courtside Sports Bar & GrillExplore

Courtside blends the atmosphere of a restaurant and lounge with gym activities specific to court sports. The 26,000 square foot facility houses 3 full size basketball courts, a restaurant and bar. Outside are two sand volleyball lots for spring and summer.

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Crazy 8Explore

Crazy 8. Gymboree’s newest brand. Kids’ fashion and accessories for newborn to size 14. Great kids fashion! Crazy low prices!

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Creative Touch GalleryExplore

Creative Touch Gallery is the largest and oldest art gallery in Dubuque, offering posters, prints and originals from local and national artists. They also offer a wide selection of 3D art, canvases, and mirrors.

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Creslanes BowlingExplore

No matter if you are a junior, adult or senior, Creslanes welcomes you to enjoy their 24 lanes of bowling, pro shop and lounge. Kid friendly with bumper bowling available.

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Crystal Lake CaveExplore

Nature’s Masterpiece of an underground menagerie of crystal formations. Guided cave tour (about 45 minutes) consists of history of cave and how many cave formations come to form. Group Tours Amenities Accommodate Group Tours, 2 weeks or more Advance Notice, 45 minute guided tour of history of cave and education of crystal formations. No hands on contact is allowed in cave, however we do have 2 formations tourists can touch which guide points out on tour. Basic Tour Includes, Comp for driver + escort Complimentary Policy, 20 Maximum Number that can be accommodated, Meeting space consists of 1 outdoor pavilion ... Read More

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Czipar’s Apple OrchardExplore

Four miles south of Dubuque is Czipar’s Orchard, situated on a bluff with a spectacular tri-state view, overlooking Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin! Sample the best that Mother Nature, with a little help from the Czipars, has to offer. You won’t want to pass up Czipar’s fresh cider, apple butter, jellies, and apple blossom honey!

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D’s Pretty ThingsExplore

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DBQ FashionsExplore

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Derby Grange GolfExplore

Since 1995, Derby Grange Golf has been the premier family fun center. A Par 3 course, driving range, miniature golf, batting cages, and rustic party pavilion provide fun for everyone. Group Tours Amenities 6 batting cages Other Notes

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Dick’s Sporting Goods Corp.Explore

DICK’S Sporting Goods offers the finest quality products at competitive prices, backed by the best service anywhere.

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Doland JewelersExplore

Our work is a form of creativity and art for us. Crafting a distinctive piece or helping someone plan for a special moment is the core of our business. We’re not here just to sell – we’re here to help you find gifts that will be treasured by those you car

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Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical GardensExplore

The Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens is home to two rose gardens, a Japanese garden, 18,000 Hostas, Dwarf Conifers, an English formal garden and thousands of flowers.

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Dubuque Area Arts CollectiveExplore

The DAAC is a group of community members with an interest in facilitating young artists’ creative development by providing instructive, performance, and leadership opportunities.

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Dubuque Arts CouncilExplore

The Dubuque Arts Council sponsors world class performing artists for the education of students through the Artist in Residence program and the enrichment of the community at the Arboretum’s Music in the Gardens.

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Dubuque By CarriageExplore

Historic narrated horse drawn carriage rides available May-October. Relax in historic charm and enjoy an informative tour of Dubuque’s historic districts. We offer a variety of dinner tours or narrated tours.

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Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCAExplore

We offer many programs for people of all ages and backgrounds. Our 96-acre camp features a 9 line zipline course called Sky Tours Zipline. Group Tours Amenities yes Other Notes

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Dubuque County CourthouseExplore

The Courthouse has a 190 foot high central tower capped with a bronze statue of Lady Justice. Other pewter statues were taken down during World War I and melted down to provide material for the war effort.

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Dubuque County Fine Arts SocietyExplore

The Dubuque County Fine Arts Society was organized to present art programs not offered by other groups.

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Dubuque Cricket FieldExplore

The picturesque Usha Park is host to area cricket players.

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Dubuque Disc GolfExplore

This 18-hole disc golf course can be used by the entire family for free. Scorecards and course maps are available at the course or the Dubuque Leisure Services Department.

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Dubuque Driving RangeExplore

Golf driving range, mini golf, live entertainment, RC race track, bar + grille. Group Tours Amenities Driving Range Other Notes

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Dubuque Fighting SaintsExplore

Part of the USHL, the Fighting Saints returned to Dubuque in 2010 and have won two Clark Cup Championships. Bring the family for a game where Fun is Our Goal!

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Dubuque Food Co-OpExplore

This is a full-service cooperative grocery store, featuring local and organic foods.

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Dubuque Golf & Country ClubExplore

The Club features an 18-hole golf course, driving range fitness center, tennis courts and a resort style aquatic center. The aquatic center features a lazy river, dive well, zero depth entry, bistro dining and more. Open to members, their guests and members from other private clubs. Please call ahead.

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Dubuque Intermodal Transportation CenterExplore

The Dubuque Intermodal Transportation Center is located in the Historic Millwork District and serves as the downtown transfer area for The Jule in-town bus service and terminal for Burlington Trailways and Lamers out-of-town bus service.

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Dubuque Marina & YardarmExplore

Full service marina with gas dock, transient pier, showers, laundry, pump outs and full hook up RV site. We also have a riverfront bar and restaurant with live music, tropical drinks and good times!

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Dubuque Museum of ArtExplore

Located in the heart of Dubuque’s downtown cultural corridor, the Museum offers rotating exhibitions by locally, regionally and nationally-recognized artists, programs, and classes as well as a dynamic collection featuring Grant Wood, Edward S. Curtis, and many others.

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Dubuque Religious CenterExplore

One of Iowa’s largest religious goods and church goods store. Opened in July of 1976 and has always been true to its fast, dependable service.

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Dubuque River RidesExplore

The Spirit of Dubuque cruises daily May – October offering a wide variety of cruises including sightseeing, lunch, dinner, private charters, murder mystery, and fall foliage cruises.

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Dubuque Soccer ComplexExplore

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Dubuque Sports ComplexExplore

Dubuque’s largest youth baseball/adult softball facility featuring a new indoor training center. Personalized lessons, camps, 3 outdoor batting cages.

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Dubuque Symphony OrchestraExplore

The only professional orchestra in a 70 mile radius, the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra creates live musical experiences that challenge and inspire audiences. Performances include classical, popular, opera, and educational concerts. Group Tours Amenities Accommodate Group Tours, Final payment must be recieved 7 days prior to the concert. Advance Notice, One 2 1/2 hr orchestral performance. Basic Tour Includes, One comp for groups of 30 or more. Complimentary Policy, Orchestra offers group rates for 10 or more persons. Handicap accessible, and available elevator provided at Heritage Center. Other Notes

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Dubuque Water TrailExplore

Travel by canoe or kayak between A.Y. McDonald Park and Massey Marina Park. Access the 9-mile trail at: A.Y. McDonald Park, Schmitt Island, American Trust River’s Edge Plaza, Massey Marina Park or Mines of Spain State Recreation Area.

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Dubuque, Iowa Welcome CenterExplore

EXPLORE WEBSITE DESCRIPTION: Stop by the Iowa Welcome Center on Main Street and load up on maps, brochures and merchandise that will help you get to know and remember this modernized city. Informational kiosks located conveniently throughout the downtown area will also assist you in your explorations.

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Dyer-Botsford Doll MuseumExplore

This restored Victorian house features a rare revolving German Feather Christmas tree and German ornaments and includes a collection of over 2,000 dolls. Open May through November.

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Dyersville Area Chamber of CommerceExplore

Tourism, shopping & community pride. Living the Dream in Dyersville. Your place to tour, stay and call your community.

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Eagle Point ParkExplore

Eagle Point Park is one of the most outstanding parks in the Midwest. 164 acres overlook the Mississippi River and Lock + Dam #11, providing a spectacular Tri-state view of Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin.

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Engraved Gift CollectionExplore

Personalized gifts for all occasions. Wedding gifts, albums, picture frames, glassware, clocks, corporate gifts, awards, plaques, trophies, wine, promotional products, name badges, signs, Dubuque souvenirs, and carry-in engraving.

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Eric Munson BaseballExplore

Eric Munson, former Major League Baseball Player, has opened up a sports and recreational facility at the Dubuque Sports Complex for all ages. Facility is also available for special events.

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Famous FootwearExplore

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Fenelon Place ElevatorExplore

Also known as the 4th Street Elevator and the world’s shortest, steepest, scenic railway – 296 feet in length. Magnificent view of Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Open April through November. Group Tours Amenities Accommodate Group Tours, not needed Advance Notice, comp driver and escort Complimentary Policy

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Fever River OutfittersExplore

Fever River Outfitters offers guided and non-guided outdoor adventures and equipment rentals including canoe, kayak, stand up paddleboard, bike, hike, scooter, snowshoes and cross-country skis. Fever River sells outdoor gear and apparel.

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Field of Dreams Movie SiteExplore

Visit the site of the Academy Award nominated film – Field of Dreams – and bat balls, play catch, run the bases, or just sit in the bleachers and dream. Group Tours Amenities Accommodate Group Tours, 2 weeks Advance Notice, 25 peron minimum, includes step on guide with history Basic Tour Includes, driver and escort are free Complimentary Policy

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Fig Leaf IntimatesExplore

Luxury and charm is our theme. Clothing that sets you apart from the rest. Loungewear, sleepwear, and lingerie. Indulgent bath and beauty products. Men’s shaving and grooming. Gifts to delight everyone. Come in…relax…and have fun!

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Fillmore Recreation AreaExplore

Fillmore Recreation Area provides a challenging nine hole golf course, clubhouse, camping and picnic areas, and a canoe launch.

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Finish LineExplore

Finish Line is a leading athletic retailer offering the best selection of brand name footwear, apparel and accessories.

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Finley’s Landing ParkExplore

Finley’s Landing Park offers camping, a boat ramp, beach, picnic areas, boat slip rental, playground, and modern restrooms and showers.

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Fischer Lanes & LoungeExplore

Take the elevator to the 5th floor where you will find the bowling alley in the sky. There we have a relaxing lounge and various types of bowling – Cosmic, Moonlite, and bumper bowling.

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Five Flags CenterExplore

Located in the heart of Dubuque’s historic downtown is an entire city block of entertainment! Five Flags Center is a multipurpose facility housing sporting events, theatrical performances, concerts, conventions, and much more!

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Floor Show OutletExplore

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FloorShow Furniture and FlooringExplore

FloorShow Furniture and Flooring, located in Dubuque, is one of the largest furniture and flooring galleries in Eastern Iowa. In addition to great customer service you will find the area’s top selection of name brands and styles!

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Flora ParkExplore

Weather permitting, outdoor ice rinks are flooded December 15 through February 15. No warming houses are available. Group Tours Amenities Horseshoe, pickleball Other Notes

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Fly-By-Night ProductionsExplore

Fly by Night Productions, engaging audiences in bold, innovative and entertaining theatre, is now in its 33rd season performing in the intimate space of The Bijou Room, inside the Five Flags Center.

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Free FlightExplore

Retail bicycle, ski, snowboard, and fitness.

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Gallery CExplore

A contemporary art gallery specializing in innovative art by emerging and established artists from around the globe, showcasing artwork and events that engage and enrich the experience of the arts. Group Tours Amenities Accommodate Group Tours, No Reservation Required Advance Notice, 50 Maximum Number that can be accommodated, 1 Suggested Length of Tour

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GameStopExplore

A complete line of video and software entertainment programs and accessories. Merchandise includes Nintendo and Playstation; shoppers can experience the games before they buy.

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Gerald McAleece Park & Recreation ComplexExplore

The complex features three lighted softball diamonds, a lighted regulation baseball field, electric scoreboards on all fields, a concession stand, playground equipment, picnic tables, grills, outdoor skate park and BMX Course.

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GoodwillExplore

Goodwill Industries of Northeast Iowa assists people with disabilities and social disadvantages in leading more rewarding lives. We do this through the resale of your donations. By donating & shopping, you are making a positive impact on your community!

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Gordon’s ToggeryExplore

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Gotta Have ItExplore

Gotta Have It, Inc Boutique caters to the modern missey. Fabulous clothing, jewelry and accessories.

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Graf ParkExplore

Graf Park is located along the historic Heritage Trail. The park offers a playground, pavilion available for rent, restrooms, and scenic open area for picnicking.

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Graham’s Style StoreExplore

Graham’s Store is a 4th generation clothing store at 9th and Main in Downtown Dubuque. Featuring famous men’s and women’s brands, Graham’s is proud of their quality, service, and history.

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Granger Creek Nature TrailExplore

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Harley Davidson DubuqueExplore

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Heritage House MuseumExplore

The Heritage House Museum was constructed in the 1850’s. It features 23 rooms of period antiques, quilts and collections.

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Heritage PondExplore

Heritage Pond offers picnic areas, Heritage Trail Interperative Area, Heritage Trail head and fishing. The Iowa Department of Natural resources stocks catchable sized trout in the pond twice a year.

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Heritage TrailExplore

Enjoy the peaceful surroundings! This multi-use area is for hiking, biking, running, jogging, cross-country skiing or snowmobiling on the trail. Trail is up to 26 miles long from Dyersville to Dubuque.

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Hibbett SportsExplore

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Historic Federal Building & Post OfficeExplore

Dubuque’s Historic Federal Building was completed in 1934. The building’s lobby vestibule contains two murals: “Early Settlers of Dubuque” and “Early Mississippi Steamboats”. The U.S. Post Office is still located on the first floor of the building.

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HJ’s Fashion EmporiumExplore

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Hobby LobbyExplore

Hobby Lobby is an industry leading retailer offering more than 70,000 arts, crafts, hobbies, home décor, holiday, and seasonal products.

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Hoot Owl Hollow Campground & RV ParkExplore

One of the Tri-State’s most beautiful facilities. A family destination.

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House on the RockExplore

A former retreat built atop a chimney of rock features some of the world’s most unique collections including the largest indoor carousel, a 200’ sea creature, Titanic memorabilia, a million piece miniature circus, and much more.

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Interstate Power Company Forest PreserveExplore

The area contains 8 acres of restored prarie, 15 acres of rolling grassland, the remaining area is heavily forested and is an excellent location to hike and nature watch.

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Iowa Greyhound ParkExplore

Considered to be one of Iowa’s premier dog tracks The Iowa Greyhound Park features live greyhound racing and simulcasting from both greyhound and horse tracks across the country. 

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James Martin JewelersExplore

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JB Robinson JewelersExplore

Gold and silver jewelry, watches, engagement rings and other fine jewelry for men and women.

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JCPenneyExplore

On every visit, customers can discover straightforward Fair and Square Pricing, month-long promotions that are in sync with the rhythm of their lives, exceptionally curated merchandise, artful presentation, and unmatched customer service.

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JoAnn Fabrics & CraftsExplore

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores is the nation’s largest specialty retailer of fabrics and crafts, serving customers in their pursuit of apparel and craft sewing, crafting, home decorating, baking, scrapbooking, knitting, crochet and other creative endeavors. 

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John G. Bergfeld Recreation AreaExplore

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Julien Dubuque Monument at Mines of SpainExplore

The Julien Dubuque Monument, built in 1897 on the site where Julien Dubuque was buried, sits high above the Mississippi River and provides “the landmark” for the Mines of Spain. Group Tours Amenities Accommodate Group Tours, One month preferred. Advance Notice, Tour of EB Lyons Center, Hike on Trail, Indoor Programs with hands-on Nature/History programs. Basic Tour Includes, 150 Maximum Number that can be accommodated, hiking, canoeing Other Notes, 2 Suggested Length of Tour

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Jumpin’ Jane’s Indoor Party & Play CenterExplore

15,000 square foot indoor play center and restaurant (pizza, etc). Zumba classes for parents/guests.

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Just For YouExplore

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JusticeExplore

Fashion-oriented girls clothing and accessories for girls seven to fourteen years old

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Kathie’s Frame ShoppeExplore

Here at Kathie’s Frame Shoppe, we adhere to the classic standards to achieve beauty and long-lasting quality.  You can rely on our expertise to ensure your artwork is displayed beauifully and is well-protected fo years to come.

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Kay JewelersExplore

The store for diamonds and jewelry. Every diamond is hand-selected to match beautifully and must pass exacting quality standards.

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Kennedy MallExplore

Great Shopping, Dining, and Entertainment!

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Kirlin’s Gold Crown HallmarkExplore

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KmartExplore

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Knippels Religious GoodsExplore

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Kohl’sExplore

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Lacoma Golf ClubExplore

Lacoma has 45 golf holes that challenge golfers of all skill levels. Two experienced golf pros to service all your golf instruction needs. Facilities includ Pro Shop, bar, driving range, seperate putting and chipping greens. Banquet facilities for outings of any size.

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Little Maquoketa River MoundsExplore

Situated high atop a limestone ridge, overlooking the Little Maquoketa River just north of Dubuque, this 41 acre preserve features 32 ancient Native American Burial mounds.

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Lock & Dam #11Explore

Part of the Army Corps of Engineer’s Mississippi River system, Lock & Dam #11 at Dubuque is a wonderful place to watch the movement of eagles, barge traffic and pleasure craft through its 600 foot long chamber.

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Louis Murphy ParkExplore

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Lowe’sExplore

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MarellaExplore

Marella is a traditional gift store that features high quality merchandise. Find gifts for every occasion. Marella also has home decor and distinctive jewelry. Always complimentary gift wrap and local deliver.

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Marshall Park (Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens)Explore

Located off John F. Kennedy Road, just north of the Northwest Arterial, this park totals 50 acres. The park is also the home of the Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens.

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Massey Marina ParkExplore

The park offers camping, boating, fishing, boat slip rental, showers, and restrooms. During the summer season the restaurant and marine fuel dock are in operation.

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Mathias Ham House Historic SiteExplore

This 1856 Italianate mansion of entrepreneur Mathias Ham, with its Victorian furnishings, reflects the splendor and beauty of 19th century life along the river. Enjoy tours by guides in period dress. Open Wed – Sun, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Group Tours Amenities Accommodate Group Tours

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MatterExplore

Matter offers hands on adventures that explore science, technology, engineering, art and math. Explore our magnetism laboratory, our LEGO® exploration zone, our pottery painting studio, and more!

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MauricesExplore

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McCoy Goldsmith + JewelerExplore

We provide in-house custom jewelry as well as jewelry repairs.

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MenardsExplore

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Michael’sExplore

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Miller Riverview Park & CampgroundsExplore

20 acres offering camping, picnic, and recreation areas and a walking/biking path with a great view of the Mississippi River.

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Milroy’s TuxedosExplore

Rental and sale of tuxedos and suits.

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Mines of Spain Recreation Area/EB Lyons Interpretive CenterExplore

1,437 acre state recreation area with 20 miles for hiking, 5 miles for cross-country skiing, EB Lyons Interpretive Center with nature and history exhibits, and the America’s State Tree Woodland Walk and one mile ADA trail, Julien Dubuque Monument and the Horse Shoe Bluff area with scenic views of river. Group Tours Amenities Accommodate Group Tours, One month preferred. Advance Notice, Tour of EB Lyons Center, Hike on Trail, Indoor Programs with hands-on Nature/History programs. Basic Tour Includes, 150 Maximum Number that can be accommodated, hiking, canoeing Other Notes, 2 Suggested Length of Tour

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Mississippi Riverwalk & American Trust River’s Edge PlazaExplore

Take a stroll along the Mississippi Riverwalk, part of the 26-mile Heritage Trail connecting America’s River to the Field of Dreams in Dyersville. The Plaza also serves as the docking site for large excursion vessels.

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Mud Lake ParkExplore

This river access offers picnic and camping facilities with modern restrooms and showers. A public boat ramp and fishing also available. Marine fuel, food and boat slips are available at the adjacent Hawkeye Marina.

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Mystique Community Ice CenterExplore

Built in 2010 for hockey and public skating, the Center is a 3,000 seat facility. The arena offers daily public skating, and is home to Dubuque Youth Hockey and the USHL Dubuque Fighting Saints. Group Tours Amenities hockey, ice arena Other Notes

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National Farm Toy MuseumExplore

The place where history is on a roll!  The whole family will enjoy discovering how farming has changed throughout the years and the history of the tractors that make successful harvests happen.  Do not miss the Museum’s latest showcase featuring the evolution Ford and New Holland companies through the decades. Group Tours Amenities Accommodate Group Tours, Accommodate Motorcoaches, Two weeks Advance Notice, Two complimentary admissions for tour leader and bus driver Complimentary Policy, Group Rates, 250 Maximum Number that can be accommodated, Motorcoach Parking, 1 Suggested Length of Tour

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New Melleray AbbeyExplore

New Melleray is a Cistercian (Trappist) monastery located in the rolling farmland south of Dubuque. They support themselves by making wooden caskets. See the award winning limestone church and tour the visitor’s center at the Casket Department.

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New Wine ParkExplore

This recreational area includes modern picnic, playground, and camping facilities with accessible showers and restrooms. The park also features pavilions for rent, a nine hole disc golf course, and hiking trails.

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Nicholas J. Sutton PoolExplore

Includes water slide, zero depth beach pool, wading pool with interactive water feature, diving boards, mushroom waterfall, sunbathing area and concessions.

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Nimble WitsExplore

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Northeast Iowa School of MusicExplore

The Northeast Iowa School of Music is a non-profit organization that offers music education and enrichment for all ages through instruction and a variety of public events and concerts.

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Outside the Lines Art GalleryExplore

Outside the Lines is a retail gallery specializing in original art and fine craft from over 100 U.S. artists. They also offer home and corporate design consultations and installations.

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Party CityExplore

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Payless ShoeSource – ShopkoExplore

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Pier 1 ImportsExplore

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PJ Chapin’s Shoe BoutiqueExplore

PJ Chapin’s Shoe Boutique has a variety of shoes, clothing, and gifts available.

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Plaza 20 MarketExplore

Plaza 20 Market is a locally owned fashion and home boutique specializing in the latest styles of women’s jewelry, scarves, watches, bridal jewelry and seasonal home decor at affordable prices.

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Plaza Antique MallExplore

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Pohlman Prarie PreserveExplore

This area is a unique 23 acre site consisting of native bottomland forest and native prarie remnants on the bluff overlooking the Little Maquoketa River valley.

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Port of Dubuque MarinaExplore

This new public marina features 70 transient boat slips with water and electrical connections, a fuel dock with pump-out, showers, restrooms, laundry, a convenience store and ADA access.  Located close to many downtown and Port of Dubuque attractions and activities.  Bicycle rentals, stand up paddle boards and kayaking classes available.

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PotpourriExplore

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Public Trolley RouteExplore

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Pyatigorsk ParkExplore

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Reality CheckExplore

Retail store specializing in shoes, apparel and action sports hard goods including: skateboards, longboards, snowboards and disc golf. Dubuque’s oldest and most established body piercing studio with large selection of body jewelry.

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Rhomberg Fur + Leather GalleryExplore

Retail fur, leather and outerwear garments for men and women and every fur and leather service.

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Ringneck Ridge Wildlife AreaExplore

This area offers opportunity for upland game hunting. The 160 acre recreation area is a great location to hike and bird watch.

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Rising Star Theatre CompanyExplore

Rising Star Theatre Company is committed to providing quality productions, meaningful experiences, and varied theatre study opportunites throughout the year for the inhabitants of Dubuque and the surrounding Tri-State communities.

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River Lights BookstoreExplore

River Lights is a locally-owned indie bookstore, proudly offering culture, community, and connectedness. We feature a full spectrum of quality literature, and unique gift items, greeting cards and toys. Our terrific staff can help you find that perfect book.

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Riverboat TwilightExplore

The Riverboat Twilight offers cruises on the upper Mississippi River between Le Claire, IA and Dubuque, IA. Group Tours Amenities Accommodate Group Tours, 2 days Advance Notice, Meals, snakcs, entertainment, lodging, narration, and shore tours. Basic Tour Includes, One escort and one driver per group. Complimentary Policy, 140 Maximum Number that can be accommodated, Call for pricing. Other Notes

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Rolling Knolls Golf CourseExplore

Well kept public golf course on east side of Dyersville. Family friendly and still provides a challenge for the avid golfer. Carts and full bar available.

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Rondinelli Music/AudioExplore

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rue21Explore

Leading specialty retailer offering the latest fashion for girls and guys. rue21 makes a specific, unique statement by offering FASHION, QUALITY and VALUE!

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S.W.A.T. River ToursExplore

A premium small group adventure tour exploring the Mississippi River aboard a high performance military style R.I.B. boat. Daily tours and charters from the Port of Dubuque Marina.

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Sam’s ClubExplore

SAM’S CLUB is the largest members-only warehouse. We offer our 40 million members exceptional value on name-brand merchandise at “members only” prices for both business and personal use.

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Savvy SalvageExplore

Savvy Salvage carries vintage finds, antiques and oddities, "upcycled" wares, fun junk, collectibles, and so much more. You say "junk" like it’s a bad thing? We say one man’s trash is another’s treasure, and you’ll find it here! It’s an emporium where everything possible gets recycled…even the kitchen sink! Consignments welcome.

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Second ChancesExplore

Second Chances is a non-profit store that benefits Holy Family Catholic Schools. Items for the store can either be donated or consigned, therefore most items are previously owned.

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Second Hand RoseExplore

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Second Look Consign + DesignExplore

Second Look Consign + Design is a unique store that offers one of a kind painted pieces and gently used furniture at budget friendly prices, displayed in an ‘at home’ atmosphere.

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Shalom Spirituality CenterExplore

Shalom provides a wide range of spiritual enrichment opportunities for persons of all ages, cultures, and faith traditions. Facilities (including food service) may also be rented by religious, civic, etc. groups.

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Shamrock ImportsExplore

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Shamrock JewelersExplore

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Sharon’s FurnitureExplore

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Shoe CarnivalExplore

We provide name brands at value prices. We provide a fun and friendly shopping experience.

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Shopko Hometown DyersvilleExplore

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ShopkoExplore

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Shot Tower Historic LandmarkExplore

The Dubuque Shot Tower was built in 1856 for making lead shot and is 120 feet tall. It is one of only a few remaining shot towers in the U.S. and the only one west of the Mississippi River.

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Sinsinawa MoundExplore

Sinsinawa Mound, the highest point in Grant County, is home for Dominican Sisters. The complex includes historic buildings, museums, chapel with exquisite stained glass, and gift store with bakery items.

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Sisters of Charity, BVMExplore

Founded in 1833, the Sisters of Charity are a community of Catholic women who have chosen a vowed life of prayer, ministry and community. Visitors are welcome to tour the historic Motherhouse built in 1892. Please call ahead.

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Sky Tours ZiplineExplore

Fly over the Union Park valley through the trees on nine different ziplines ranging in length from 250′ to over 1,000′. A 2-hour guided experience.

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SmokestackExplore

Smokestack combines arts, culture, history and nightlife with craft cocktails and an eclectic menu of casual fare served ’til last call. Arguably Dubuque’s best-kept secret, Smokestack is located on the SW corner of 7th and White Streets, in a one-of-a-kind historic Downtown building with a 60-foot tall smokestack. Definitely try the brussels sprouts and do ask for a tour.

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St. Luke’s United Methodist ChurchExplore

First church in Iowa (1833) with the 5th largest collection of Tiffany Windows in the United States and a beautiful pipe organ dated back to 1897.

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St. Vincent De Paul – Radford RoadExplore

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St. Vincent De PaulExplore

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StaplesExplore

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Star Brewery ComplexExplore

Typical of other mid-sized breweries of its day, the Star Brewery was one of a handful of Iowa breweries to revive after the end of national prohibition. The film “F.I.S.T.” was partly filmed at the brewery.

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Steve’s Ace HardwareExplore

Full service retail hardware and garden stores at two locations in Dubuque.

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Steve’s Ace Home + GardenExplore

Full service retail hardware and garden stores at two locations in Dubuque.

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Studio Six at Studio WorksExplore

Art studio where the public may watch a painter in acrylics, pastel, and oil. Artwork is for sale within the studio setting. Commissions accepted.

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Studio WorksExplore

Studio Works offers quality studio space for artists and creative professionals, a learning environment for youth and adults and open work space to promote the creative development of local artists.

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Sundown Mountain ResortExplore

Family owned ski and snowboard resort. Winter Wellness programs designed to encourage health and fitness. Sundown enhances physical skills and self awareness, while creating understanding of winter activities.

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Swiss Valley Nature Preserve & Nature CenterExplore

The nature center contains interpretive displays on wildlife, ecology, and history of the Swiss Valley area. The preserve has ten miles of hiking trails and the stream is stocked with trout.

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Swiss Valley ParkExplore

62 acre park offers picnic areas, playgrounds, restrooms, trout fishing and a nine hole disc golf course. Pavilions available for parties or family gatherings. A modern campground is adjacent to the park.

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T.J.MaxxExplore

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TargetExplore

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Team Building BlocksExplore

The Four Mounds Ropes Course is the perfect outdoor fun event for any occasion. Activities include giant swing, flying squirrel, zip line, swinging log, two line bridge, pamper jump, bosun’s chairs, and rock climbing tower.

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The Bike Shack/The Shoe ShackExplore

Retail sales and service of bicycles and fitness equipment, plus accessories and clothing.

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The Children’s PlaceExplore

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The Cotton Cabin Quilt ShopExplore

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The Food StoreExplore

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The Grand Opera HouseExplore

The Grand Opera House is a fully restored theater featuring a year round schedule of musicals, comedies, dramas, ballets, concerts, and touring attractions. Guided tours are available on request.

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The Meadows Golf ClubExplore

One of Golf Digest’s “Best Places to Play.” Voted “Best Golf Course” in area from 2003-2013. Nationally ranked for service excellence. Bent grass tees, greens, fairways and four sets of tees.

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The Pink PigExplore

A unique boutique that sells baby/kids clothes, toys, and womens clothes,accessories, home decor, body care products and antiques!!

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The Quilting TreeExplore

We have a variety of fabrics, patterns and ideas for the quilter/sewing enthusiast. We will be offering classes, block of the month, quilting services and alterations. Our inventory is always changing, so stop by and check us out!!

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Theisen’s Home, Farm, Auto DyersvilleExplore

Theisen’s is an independent, family-owned chain of Home-Farm-Auto stores, offering lawn and garden supplies, clothing and footwear, tires and batteries, tools and hardware, sporting goods, pet and farm supplies, and more.

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Theisen’s Home, Farm, AutoExplore

Theisen’s is an independent, family-owned chain of Home-Farm-Auto stores, offering lawn and garden supplies, clothing and footwear, tires and batteries, tools and hardware, sporting goods, pet and farm supplies, and more.

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Things RememberedExplore

We personalize gifts for all occasions!

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Timberline Golf CourseExplore

18 Holes. Public golf course, pro shop with golf pro and lessons. Casual dining facilities with 350 person banquet room. Golf outings of all sizes.

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Town ClockExplore

Originally erected in 1873, atop a building on Main Street north of 8th Street, the clock was moved to the downtown mall in 1971.

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Tradehome ShoesExplore

Tradehome is proud to bring the best footwear brands to the communities we serve. Family shoe store, many brands, around since 1921 in 25 states.

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Tri-State Blueprint and FramingExplore

Large and small format copying services, including trade show and convention displays signs and posters with full framing department.

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Tri-State TourismExplore

Discover unmatched scenic beauty and countless getaway adventures in the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa & Wisconsin.

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UltaExplore

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Uncle Ike’s Music and SoundExplore

Full line music store. The area’s largest selection of musical instruments and sound equipment both new + used. Lessons, rentals, service including guitar, piano, drums, bango, mandolin, ukulele and harmonica lessons.

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VanityExplore

Vanity offers affordable apparel and accessories targeted to fashion conscious young females.

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Veterans Memorial PlazaExplore

It recognizes all wars the United States has been in since 1775. It lists 11 Medal of Honor veterans that are buried in Dubuque. Group Tours Amenities Accommodate Group Tours, Self guided. Basic Tour Includes, 60 Maximum Number that can be accommodated, 1 Suggested Length of Tour

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Veterans’ Memorial ParkExplore

Veterans’ Memorial Plaza offers visitors a feeling of tranquility, honor and respect for our nation’s veterans. This display recognizes American conflicts from the War of Independence to Iraq – 12 wars in all.

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Victoria’s SecretExplore

Sexy. Glamorous. Innovative. Victoria’s Secret is the leading specialty retailer of lingerie and beauty products.

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Video Games EtcExplore

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Vintage Threads Quilt ShoppeExplore

We are in a 100 yr. old building that has beautiful stainglass windows to add to the old vintage charm. Quilting fabric, notions, hand-dyed wool, books, patterns, & horn cabinets are products that we offer to our customers.

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Wal-MartExplore

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Whitewater Canyon Wildlife AreaExplore

This area is open for public hunting and is also a favorite with hikers and wildlife watchers. The area contains one of only three true canyons in Iowa. This is truly one of the most scenic and unique areas in Dubuque County.

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William M. Black Steam Dredge BoatExplore

This national landmark vessel was once a working dredge boat used during WWII on the Missouri River. Included with admission to the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium.

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Yankee CandleExplore

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Yarn SoupExplore

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YounkersExplore

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ZalesExplore

In addition to diamond fashion jewelry, we offer gold, cultured pearls, and an extensive bridal collection.

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Zazou’s Bridal Boutique & TuxedosExplore

Zazou’s Bridal Boutique is a vintage inspired boutique at prices any bride can afford offering wedding gowns, bridesmaids dresses, mother’s gowns, social occasions, veils, shoes, and tuxedos as well as fashion forward and vintage jewelry.

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