A thriving city on the banks of the Mississippi River, Dubuque is a city that knows its worth. From its endless recreation opportunities to its community events, Dubuque works hard to preserve its wholesome community vibe as the city expands.
Eagle Point Park is a great place to have a picnic, take family photos, or hold a social gathering, as it lives up to its name offering eagle-eye views of the Mississippi River and city below, while the Mines of Spain Recreation Area is an ideal location for hiking and fishing, boasting a number of trails and access to the river.
Guests visiting Dubuque for the first time can delight in taking a guided tour of the Crystal Lake Cave, taking a walk along the river, sampling a wide selection of sweet wines at Park Farm Winery, and trying their luck at the slots and casino games at Diamond Jo Casino. Historians will enjoy a tour of the Mathias Ham House- a large fully restored 9th century home that boasts all of the Victorian-style one would expect from an old home, and art enthusiasts will find themselves in awe of the art lining the walls of the Dubuque Museum of Art.
Dubuque’s vacation rentals are designed for the ultimate comfort. With high-quality bedding and spacious living areas, large windows, and complimentary wifi, they’re the perfect place to relax after a long day of outdoor activity or exploring.
The best time to visit Dubuque is during the early fall, as the weather is still warm and relatively sunny but fall colors are abundant and rental prices are low.
Dubuque's wide array of events draw thousands of national and international visitors every year. The Spring Arts and Crafts Festival, the Dubuque Dragon Boat Festival, and Baconfest are only a few of many beloved events.
Dubuque is chalked full of family-friendly activities and facilities. In the winter months, visiting families can book a stay at Sundown Mountain where they can go skiing or taking skiing classes if they don’t already know how to ski. During the summer, they can visit the Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, which feature a collection of stunning Japanese, herb, and flower gardens for admiring.
For a day long adventure, take a trip to the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, where more than 1,000 one-of-a-kind artifacts and 100 species of animals and marine life can be found, guests can interact with sea turtles, stingrays, and other friendly creatures at the touch tank, and the entire family can have fun with the interactive exhibits.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Dubuque. The hottest month in Dubuque is May, when temperatures peak at 93 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -16 ˚F. The wettest month in Dubuque is April with 8.24 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 1.14 inches of rain.
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Browse rentals from all your favorite providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 317 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Dubuque, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to extravagant Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Dubuque is available at $35 per night. In general, an accommodation in Dubuque will cost you $120 per night.
Those needing to get some work finished during their trip to Dubuque can pick from 99 places to stay that have WiFi. 13 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 11 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Dubuque by car, be sure to choose from 102 accommodations that provide parking. 11 hotels and vacation rentals have a a pool or jacuzzi
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In Dubuque AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 89 places to stay from Airbnb, 8 accommodations from Priceline and 8 places to stay from Agoda.
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