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Grand Opera House

The Grand Opera House is the oldest theater in Dubuque and was built in 1889-1890 at an estimated cost of $65,000. Done in the Richardsonian architectural style, the original facade consists of St. Louis brick facing with Bayfield red sandstone trim. Dubuque'

Dubuque, IA Opera Houses

Left and Center Field of Dreams

Original site of the filming of the movie Field of Dreams in 1988. Play ball, run the bases, and walk out of the corn like the ghosts in the movie. Souvenirs and snacks available.

Dyersville, IA Baseball Fields

Sundown Mountain Ski and Snowboard Resort

Twenty-three beautiful trails through cedar forests. The 475-foot vertical drop is the highest in Iowa and southern Minnesota. Five chair lifts, two ski carpets, snow-making equipment and night lighting, free timed racing. Children'

Dubuque, IA Skiing

Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark

Mississippi River-themed indoor waterpark, with 25,000 square feet of family fun. Indoor/

Dubuque, IA Water Parks

Mathias Ham House Historic Site

View Italianate limestone mansion, built in 1856 and authentically restored and furnished. Also visit 1833 double log house with hands-on exhibit.

Dubuque, IA Historic Sites

Dyer-Botsford Victorian House & Doll Museum

Tour this 1850 Victorian home, decorated circa 1870-1900. Doll museum has more than 1000 dolls. Also see hand-carved miniature circus, replica of 1850 castle, German feather Christmas tree, and war memorabilia.

Dyersville, IA Museums

Mines of Spain Recreation Area

State wildlife area offers 1,387 acres of forest and tallgrass prairie along the Mississippi River. Designated watchable wildlife area and urban wildlife sanctuary with excellent birdwatching. 14

Dubuque, IA Recreation

Cable Car Square

Cable car elevator, charming shops, boutiques and eateries.

Dubuque, IA Cable Cars

Fenelon Place Elevator

Also known as the Fourth Street Elevator, this is the world's shortest, steepest scenic railway. Erected in 1882, the lift is 296 feet in length, elevating passengers 189

Dubuque, IA Historic Buildings

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