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.
Explore East Iowa
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
Historic botanical park with conservatory and growing house, outdoor gardens, fountains, and sculpture. Nationally recognized rose garden and Hosta Glade, and the largest public rose garden in the Quad Cities. Admission fee for conservatory only.Davenport, IA Botanical Gardens
Iowa's oldest gristmill was built in 1843 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It has been completely rehabilitated and now is a full service restaurant and bed & breakfast. Self-guided and pre-arranged group tours to see the structure are available.Bellevue, IA Mills