A Day in Dubuque
What could the perfect day in Dubuque look like?
Follow this couple around and find out how they spent their time #WhereIowaStarted.
Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark
Rise & shine at this riverfront hotel complete with waterpark. Located along the Mississippi Riverwalk - you can get an early morning jog in with beautiful views of the river.
Mines of Spain
Get your hike on in this 1,437 acre park that boasts 20 miles of hiking. Don’t miss the Julien Dubuque monument - the burial site of Dubuque’s founder marked by a tower structure that is iconic to the park.
Convivium Urban Farmstead
This urban farm is also an educational facility and event space that creates community around their food.
Stop by the locally owned shops that call downtown Dubuque home. Including home grown brands like Midwest Girl who shares the story of their humble ‘midwesty’ roots through their one-of-a-kind apparel.
Namaste Athleisure Wear
Get zen and find this charming boutique in the heart of the Historic Millwork District.
Fenelon Place Elevator
The world’s shortest steepest railway is a must see attraction in Dubuque. Once at the top, you’ll be able to see views of Dubuque as well as neighboring Wisconsin & Illinois.
Dubuque Marina & Yardarm
Known for their beach-y atmosphere, the Yardarm is a local hot spot with food, live music, and a good time.
Candle Ready Cakes
Have a sweet tooth to satisfy? Find cupcakes, cake balls, cookie dough and more at the Main Street bakery.
Street Art in Dubuque
Over 30 murals blanket the downtown Dubuque landscape. Make a point to find as many as you can while visiting #WhereIowaStarted.
Brazen Open Kitchen | Bar
Chef Kevin Scharpf, of Brazen, was recently a contestant of Bravo’s Top Chef Season 16. With a focus on fresh ingredients this restaurant has a lot to say about what great cuisine can look like in the Midwest.
Dimensional Brewing Company
The newest brewery on the block, Dimensional is located on Main Street and is quickly becoming a Dubuque mainstay.