Hotel Julien a 4-star stay in Dubuque

The Hotel Julien has provided Dubuque with grace and elegance as the area’s oldest hotel. The 4-star property opened in 1839. The hotel – named after the city’s “founder” Julien Dubuque – has withstood time and fires in becoming the must-see attraction. It has hosted several famous people – Abraham Lincoln, Buffalo Bill Cody and […]

Dubuque River Walk offers great views

The Mississippi River offers a beautiful backdrop to Dubuque’s River Walk. Built atop a levee and part of the larger Heritage Trail system of more than 40 miles, the River Walk gives people a chance to enjoy nature and urban environments together. On one side of the walk is the world’s fourth largest river. On […]

Dubuque’s Eagle Point Park great place for nature

Eagle Point Park appears to have a double meaning. The Dubuque park is supposed to be great for eagle viewing, but it also gives you an eagle’s eye viewing of the Mississippi River. The park stands high atop a bluff with the Mississippi River below. At one point, you can view three states – Iowa, […]

Tour Dubuque is a blast on 3-wheelers

Tour Dubuque offers a unique view of this Mississippi River city. Tour Dubuque is a guided tour of the city’s riverfront, as well as some other city views. The tour is conducted on Trikkes (pronounced trikes) – 3-point standing “carving” vehicles. Carving refers to its style of movement – fluid, can turn into tight spots. […]

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