Dubuque is a small picturesque city and the county seat of Dubuque County, Iowa, built along the Mississippi River. Located in a very strategic area that connects Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois, Dubuque is a thriving community and a popular tourist destination that attracts thousands of visitors every year, and it is well-known for its unique architecture and beautiful riverfront views. Overall, you can spend some really fascinating holidays that combine plenty of dining, shopping, outdoor and recreational activities. Major Dubuque attractions include the County Courthouse, Julien Dubuque Monument, National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Dubuque Museum of Art, Grand Opera House, Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark, Eagle Point Park, and Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. Regarding budget accommodation, most of the and around Dubuque offer spacious and comfy rooms for less than $80 per night.