Dubuque Vacation Rentals

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Dubuque Travel Guide

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.

Things to Do in Dubuque

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.

Best Places to Stay in Dubuque

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.

Best Time to Visit Dubuque

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.

Best Events in Dubuque

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.

Things to Do for Families in Dubuque

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.

Price and Availability in Dubuque

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Dubuque tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Dubuque tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Dubuque is in July, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Dubuque is in the high season in July. Dubuque has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Dubuque

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Dubuque. The warmest months in Dubuque are July and May, when temperatures reach 94 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -18 ˚F. The wettest month in Dubuque is May with 5.53 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.78 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Dubuque

Browse vacation rentals from all the best providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 317 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Dubuque, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to extravagant Airbnbs and hotels. For those trying to save money, the cheapest place to stay in Dubuque is just $35 per night. In general, a place to stay in Dubuque will cost you $120 per night.

Those looking to get some work finished during their trip to Dubuque can pick from 99 places to stay that include WiFi. We have 13 accommodations that include a breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout routine by staying at one of 11 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Dubuque by car, be sure to choose from 102 accommodations that provide parking. We have 11 hotels and vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 34 pet-friendly places to stay in Dubuque, so if you're traveling with your pet you won't have any problems.

We aggregate vacation rentals, hotels and other bespoke accommodation types from many providers in Dubuque, including 89 places to stay from Airbnb, 16 accommodations from Priceline and 8 places to stay from Agoda

177 accommodations in Dubuque have been reviewed; 66% are rated excellent or good. 85 accommodations allow instant booking.

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