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What’s Brewing in Dubuque

A Group Tour Itinerary: Beer and coffee lovers everywhere: Welcome to the first group tour itinerary dedicated to what’s brewing in Dubuque.

Day One

​Explore the Tri-State area by rail, boat, and brew.

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Lunch On Your Own | Downtown Dubuque

Getting a true taste of Dubuque is just as easy as dining out. Our Main Street and downtown eateries specialize in classic American, hometown favorites, Italian and even a flare of Mexican. Eat a light lunch of soup or salad or indulge in The Mac’Enator. Yes, it tastes as good as it sounds. The options are endless.

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Cable Car Square District

Walk through this historic downtown district and explore over 16 local shops. Visit the Bluff Street Brew Haus for all your beer and wine making needs and gifts. Demonstrate your Midwest pride and shop at The Midwest Girl. While in this district be sure to take a ride up the shortest, steepest scenic railway in the world where you will enjoy spectacular views of our downtown, the Mississippi River and Tri-State Region.

American Lady Yacht Cruises

Mississippi River Cruise

Did you know the Mississippi River is 2,340 miles long and runs through 10 states? Cruise the mighty Mississippi aboard the American Lady Yacht and learn more fun facts about this phenomenal river.

Potosi Brewery

Potosi Brewing Company | Dinner + Tour

In the quaint town of Potosi, Wisconsin sits The National Brewery Museum™ and the Potosi Brewing Company. Tour this museum to brush up on your beer history and view colorful displays of how beer has been marketed since its existence. Following the tour, sample some brews and enjoy a classic American spread for dinner.

Day Two

​Head west to the Field of Dreams before wrapping up your trip with more brews.

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Field of Dreams Movie Site Visit the site where the iconic Field of Dreams movie was filmed. Sit on the famous wooden bleachers as a ghost player emerges from the corn and shares stories of the baseball field known throughout the world. Add on: Tour inside the original farm home that was featured in the movie.

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Beer Hop in the Millwork District

7 Hills Brewing Company & Backpocket Brewery Re-energize yourself in the Historic Millwork District, which is home to great brews of both coffee and beer. Enjoy lunch at Inspire Café or 7 Hills Brewing Company, then take some time to explore the area for more beer offerings.

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Betty Jane Candies

Just can’t get enough coffee? Visit this award-winning family run business since 1938 and sample their Milk Chocolate Cappuccino Beans or Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans. Needing a break from caffeine? Take a bite into their delicious Gremlins, which have been featured in the Academy, Emmy and Grammy Awards gift bags.