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 question? Give us a call at 800.798.8844 or contact us here.

Where can I park in Dubuque?

Great question! We’ve created this page dedicated to parking meters, locations, maps of parking and more.

Where are cemeteries in Dubuque

Here is a list of cemetaries in Dubuque, Iowa.

Where are public restrooms?

You can find public restrooms at the Iowa Welcome Center located at 280 Main Street and also in the Dubuque Convention & Visitors Building located at 300 Main Street. There are also public restrooms at the corner of 5th & Bluff Streets

Where can you park a motor coach downtown?

Complimentary parking is provided on 3rd Street between Main Street and Locust Street across from Crust and also on 4th Street between Bluff Street and Locust Street.

Where can we eat and look at the Mississippi River?

Catfish Charlies, casual dining with an outdoor deck; Stone Cliff Winery, located in the Star Brewery Complex which also has outdoor season seating; Tony Roma’s located at the Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark views of Mississippi River along with outdoor seating; Dubuque Marina & Yardam has a full-service marina and riverfront bar; Ice Harbor Galley located in the Port of Dubuque is situated on the Mississippi River Museum next to Dubuque River Rides. Many of the riverboats also have dining on board. Off Shore Bar & Grill in Bellevue, Iowa (only 25 minutes outside of Dubuque) also is located along the river.

Which hotel(s) have views of the Mississippi River?

There are currently 3 hotels with views of the Mississippi River; Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark, Hotel Julien Dubuque & Hilton Garden Inn. The Hancock House and Four Mounds are 2 Bed & Breakfasts with Mississippi River views.

Are there public boat docks?

Yes, the Port of Dubuque Marina.  This new public marina facility features 70 transient slips. The facility includes water and electrical connections; a fuel dock; sanitary pump-out facilities; shower suites; restrooms; laundry facilities; ship store, and convenience store. Dubuque Marina & Yardam has also features a full-service marina and riverfront bar.

Do you have a park along the Mississippi River?

Eagle Point Park overlooks the Mississippi River and Lock and Dam #11.  For more parks select from the main navigation bar Explore, then Nature & Outdoors.

Where can I shop in Dubuque?

From the main navigation bar, select Explore in the top heading, then select Shopping.

What kind of nightlife does Dubuque have?

From the main navigation bar, select Explore in the top heading, then select Nightlife.

Where can we go swimming?

From the main navigation bar, select Explore, then select Sports & Recreation.

What kind of plays do you have?

From the main navigation bar, select Explore, then select Arts + Culture.

What kind of Museums does Dubuque have?

You can find museums under the Heritage section.

Is there a tour of the Mississippi River?

Find riverboat tours under Along the River to get a list of tours.

Do you have any wineries in the area?

From the main navigation bar, select Taste, and then select Wineries, Breweries + Distilleries.

Where can we rent a cabin?

There is a wide selection of cabins & cottages in the area. Under Stay, select Cabins & Cottages.

Where can you view Eagles?

The best place to view Eagles is in January along the river where there is open water. A favorite place is at Lock and Dam #11.

What festivals does Dubuque have?

We have an array of festivals in Dubuque throughout the year. From the main navigation bar select Events.

Is there a place to rent boats? Or bikes?

Bicycle World, rents an array of outdoor equipment including, bikes, snow shoes & cross country skis; Fever River Outfitters, rents all kinds of outdoor equipment including kayaks and bicycles. Dubuque Bike Co-Op also provides bike rentals.

How do I get to the Field of Dreams?

Field of Dreams is located in Dyersville, Iowa, just 26 miles from Dubuque.  From Dubuque take Hwy 20 west; take exit 294 for Dyersville; turn right off the exit onto Hwy 136 north; follow Hwy 136, cross the train tracks and turn right on 3rd Avenue NE; follow approximately 3 miles, turn right on Lansing Road. Field of Dreams will be on the left.

Are there trails to go hiking or biking in Dubuque?

Yes there are! Visit our maps page to find out where to find them or visit our nature & outdoors section.

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