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East Iowa, Iowa

East Iowa

You won't believe your senses. Baseball players that materialize from cornstalks. A riot of color born aloft on the wings of butterflies. The soulful rhythms of jazz and blues - the river's own music. And to toast it all, a glass of award-winning Iowa wine.

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Schuetzen Park Historic Site

This site holds many special memories for generations of local German-Americans and other area residents. In 1870, the Davenport Schützengesellschaft (later called the Schützen Verein) created this "Schützenpark"

Davenport, IA Historic Sites

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

River Cruises

Overnight, round-trip cruise from Le Claire to Dubuque and back, with meals, lodging and entertainment.

Le Claire, IA Cruises

Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

Annual and perennial flowers and vegetables, prairie grasses and wildflowers, water gardens, waterfalls, and ornamental plantings. English formal garden, dwarf conifers. Award-winning rose gardens, 850 varieties of hostas. Garden Gift Shop, "Music in the Gardens" events.

Dubuque, IA Arboretums

Colonel Davenport

Tour guides recall the army fort construction that brought George Davenport to Rock Island on the Mississippi (now home to the Rock Island Arsenal) in 1816. Davenport developed a prosperous fur trade with local American Indians and in 1833

Davenport, IA Historic Homes

Wyoming Historical Museum

The renovated Hotel Williams, built in 1874, features a display of pharmaceutical items, an old-fashioned ice cream parlor and arts-and-crafts shop. Also included are replicas of an old dental office and barber shop, along with displays of period clothing and various items of local history.

Wyoming, IA Museums


Grant Wood Art Gallery

Gallery in downtown Anamosa features historical photos of Grant Wood and his artist colony, along with books, prints, posters and notecards of Wood and his art. Short film on his life and art. Changing display of American Gothic caricatures.

Anamosa, IA Galleries

Tri-County Historical Society Museum

Exhibit features Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Urban "Red" Faber. One-room school, narrow gauge railroad car, bell collection, artifacts and archives from Dubuque, Jones and Jackson counties.

Cascade, IA Museums

Dubuque Museum of Art

Changing exhibitions of national, regional and local art.

Dubuque, IA Museums

Hurstville Interpretive Center

Experience nature at this 70-acre complex that includes a wetland, reconstructed prairie, roadside viewing platform, trails, and bird blind. Inside the center, visitors will learn about their natural surroundings, find out more about the 1800

Maquoketa, IA Nature Centers

National Farm Toy Museum

Newly-expanded museum has two floors with 30,000 farm toys and trucks on display. Diorama illustrates the history and importance of agriculture. Theater offers 10-minute movie.

Dyersville, IA Museums

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