New for 2018! The last remaining WWII LST will be docked in Dubuque August 23 - 27, 2018. The USS LST 325 will be available to tour for your group! Learn more.

Take a break from the rush of modern life and discover Dubuque, where Iowa started. Here in Dubuque we know that group travel is all about diverse tours, live culture, modern amenities, tranquility and most importantly, quality time with family and friends. Travel Dubuque is here to make this happen by creating a stress-free group planning experience.

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We’ll take care of the rest.
  • I love to bring people to Dubuque…
    Diane Van Wyngarden
    Group Tour Planner

Let’s Start Planning

1. How we can help


Customized Itinerary Creation

Site Visits

Complimentary site visits

Complimentary Caramels

Creamy Caramels Made by the Nuns of Our Lady of the Mississippi Abbey for groups staying overnight.


Gathering of Hotel Room Rates


Personal welcome by Whitney Sanger or a Travel Dubuque staff member

And More!

2. Getting Here

We are close to so much!

Centrally located, Dubuque is easily accessible and is less than a 3-hour drive from Chicago, Minneapolis, Madison, and Des Moines.

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3. Explore Your Options

4. Contact Us

Let’s Take the next step

Let us know what you are looking for by submitting an RFP. Our staff will be back with you to start planning your trip to Dubuque.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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.

Where can I shop in Dubuque?

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

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.

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