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Last Minute Weekend Getaway in Dubuque

In need of a spur of the moment getaway? Look no further than Dubuque!

Between jaw-dropping seasonal attractions, delicious local eateries, and something new around every corner, you will want to take this trip sooner rather than later!

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Spend your day perusing the quaint shops of Bluff Street.

Pick up a one-of-a-kind gift from The Midwest Girl, every flavor of peanut butter imaginable at Calico Bean Market, or an Irish heirloom at Shamrock Imports.

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Test your luck at one of Dubuque's finest casinos

Whether you are looking for an evening at the table, a delectable dinner, or world-class entertainment, Diamond Jo Casino and Q Casino are a Friday night must.

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Refresh your mind with a tour of Dubuque's local breweries.

With 7 Hills, Backpocket Taproom, and Jubeck Brewing all within walking distance, you can truly have a taste of it all.

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Treat your taste buds to one of our many delectable local eateries

Delectable fine dining at Pepper Sprout, burgers and beer at Barrel House, a Mexican feast at Salsa’s. Dubuque has it all.

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Experience river life up close

Explore the river from the delta of Louisana to the banks of where Iowa started. With a stingray touch tank, 3D/4D theater and traveling world-class exhibits, the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium is sure to please.

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Take a ride up the shortest steepest funicular railway in the world

See the breathtaking cityscape and Tri-State region atop the bluff at night for a truly unique view of where Iowa started.