grand harbor

Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark

350 Bell Street | Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.690.4000

Iowa’s first themed indoor waterpark resort features 194 rooms with magnificent views of the Mississippi River or downtown Dubuque, a 25,000 sq. ft. indoor waterpark with exciting tube rides, thrilling slides, and many family-oriented aquatic activities. Located a short walk from the Museum & Aquarium, river walk, and fine dining in the Port of Dubuque. Shuttle service to the Museum & Aquarium is available. 

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best western hotel

Best Western Plus Dubuque Hotel and Old Chicago

3100 Dodge St. 20 W | Dubuque, Iowa 52003 | 563.557.8000

National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium Package*
Now offering a complimentary hot breakfast buffet seven days a Week! Located just two miles from the serene Mississippi River in eastern Iowa, the Best Western Plus Dubuque Hotel & Conference Center is a newly remodeled full-service hotel offering the best in customer service and accommodations.

*Call the hotel directly to book our Family Fun Package at 563-557-8000. This includes tickets to the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium.

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DeSoto house galena

Desoto House Hotel

230 S. Main Street | Galena, Il 61036 | 800.343.6562

National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium Packages
The DeSoto House hosts 55 graciously decorated Victorian-style rooms named for historic personages who visited Galena as well as suites that feature a sitting parlor with a fireplace. The DeSoto House guestrooms are all unique featuring oversized rooms, high ceilings, wireless internet, in-room coffee/tea service, bottled water, and our complimentary enclosed parking.

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holiday inn

Holiday Inn Dubuque/Galena

450 Main Street | Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.556.2000

Experience the alluring culture of Dubuque, the “Masterpiece on the Mississippi,” from our inviting hotel’s property. Situated near the Diamond Jo Casino and eight miles from Dubuque Regional Airport, the pet-friendly Holiday Inn® Dubuque/Galena is near stunning riverfront scenery, thrilling attractions and bustling corporate areas of downtown.
For guests visiting Dubuque, Iowa on business, the hotel’s proximity to the Grand River Center and major corporations is perfect.

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hampton inn

Hampton Inn Dubuque

3434 Dodge Street | Dubuque, IA 52003 | 563.690.2005

Our Hampton Inn® in Dubuque occupies the kind of place moviemakers think of when they picture small-town life. With spectacular views of the Mississippi River, a downtown with buildings and churches straight out of central casting and colorful Victorian mansions dotting our high limestone bluffs, it doesn’t get much more American than this.
Within just a few minutes of the Hampton Inn, visitors may explore our many outdoor parks and museums, stroll our historical sites, shop the streets of downtown, or perhaps even see a bald eagle.

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Riverboat Twilight

Front Street | Le Claire, IA 52753 | 800.331.1467

One-and Two-Day Mississippi River Cruises
Step aboard and step back in time. Take a 2-Day Overnight Mississippi River Cruise on the Riverboat Twilight that includes all meals, activities, lodging, and admission to the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium! Shuttle to Museum & Aquarium provided.

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art museum

Dubuque Museum of Art

701 Locust Street | Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563.557.1851

Visit both of Dubuque's Smithsonian Affiliates, the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium and the Dubuque Museum of Art, with this dual ticket package. Make sure to check the hours of operation for both institutions prior to purchase. 

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Crystal Lake Cave

6684 Crystal Lake Cave Rd. | Dubuque, IA 52003 | 563.556.6451

Crystal Lake Cave is ‘Nature’s Masterpiece’ dating back approximately 2,000,000 years.  The cave consists of thousands of various mineral crystal formations that are 80% active/still growing. Crystal Lake Cave offers a 45-minute guided tour, a unique gift shop, a gem mining sluice, picnic grounds and pavilions, and a wide-open nature area.

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