travel42 Port Guide: Dubuque

Dubuque travel42 Port of Call Guide

A pretty Mississippi River enclave, Dubuque is the oldest city in the state and has a strong Victorian ambience. The city is part of a picturesque, hilly region that offers recreational activities such as winter skiing and spelunking.

To get a good overview of the area, including the Mississippi and the neighboring states of Illinois and Wisconsin, ride the Fenelon Place Elevator—this inclined railway was built in 1882 and is billed as the world's shortest, steepest scenic railway. The city's ...

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