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Dubuque's views

There's lots to do in Mississippi port town.

Steeples and bridges dominate the view of Dubuque.

© Beth Gauper

People who think Iowa is flat are in for a surprise when they visit Dubuque, a Mississippi port built on seven hills.

What to do: Visit the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium.  Hike or snowshoe in the Mines of Spain Recreation Area. Ski downhill at nearby Sundown Mountain

Events to catch: Jan. 15-16, Ice Fest at the River Museum.

Details: See Destination Dubuque.

Last updated on January 18, 2022