Located in the eastern portion of Iowa, along the Mississippi River, Dubuque is home to some sixty thousand people and is the tenth largest city in the state. It’s somewhat chilly in that part of the country, so if you’re planning a trip to the region, be sure to pack appropriately. Temperatures range in the teens and twenties for half the year, and the city only sees highs in the eighties two months out of the year, in July and August. Even then, you can expect daytime lows in the fifties and sixties, so travelers be advised when visiting in an RV rental Dubuque IA.
There are a number of surprisingly fun things to do in an RV rental Dubuque Iowa. Here are a few or our favorites:
Understand that this is a fairly small cave, so it won’t take you the whole day to see it, but it is fantastic, and well worth making a visit. Some great and intriguing photo ops awaits those with their cameras.
This one won’t take long, but is worth a mention nonetheless, because through this elevator, you get a spectacular view of the city itself, the Mississippi river, and the surrounding countryside. Bring your camera and prepare to snap a few pics. It is a great short excursion on your way to one of the other fun places in the city.
Dubuque is an excellent place to catch the sight of an American Bald Eagle, and of all the places to see one in the city, there’s none better than Eagle Point Park. Even if you are not able to snap a photo of one, the park is a great destination in its own right, and filled to the brim with photo opportunities. An absolutely superb day trip.
If you’d like to do something a bit different, then book a riverboat cruise on the Spirit of Dubuque. If you’re looking for new experiences, then you absolutely won’t want to miss this one.
Located near Dubuque, in Cassville, Wisconsin, this is probably the cheapest place to stay in an RV rental in Dubuque, IA with prices starting at just $20 a night. It is pet friendly, and features electric and water hookups, a game room, Rec. Hall, playground for the kids, and clean restrooms and showers for your camper rental Dubuque IA. It might lack a few of the frills you’ll get at other places, but it is located on the Mississippi River and for the price, it’s pretty hard to beat.
Located in nearby Cassville (Wisconsin), prices start at $20 and can rise to as high as $38 a night. You’ll find all the usual amenities such as electric and water hookups, clean restrooms and showers, free WiFi, plenty of games and activities on-site, access to the Mississippi River, and a heated pool if you’d rather not swim in the river during your stay in a travel trailer rental Dubuque IA. Fire Rings are also available and the park has a few cabins for rent as well if you’ve got friends coming by and need a place for them. Come and join the fun in a camper rental in Dubuque, Iowa.
The Palace Campground has so many things going for it. Amenities include free WiFi, a heated pool, a wading pool for the kids, laundry service, a playground outside, and a game room for your motorhome rental Dubuque IA. You can’t go wrong with this one. It’s only drawback is that it’s not open year round, and it is only open from April 1 to November 1, so plan your trip in a camper rental in Dubuque, IA accordingly if you’re wanting to stay here.
This event takes place the second weekend in May, and is a three-day extravaganza of local arts and crafts vendors, music and food. It’s one of the best in the state, and hosted in the historic downtown district. Come early, stay late, and bring your appetite. You’ll need it.
If you’re looking to get in on a little fun, the students at Mount Mercy University holds an annual trip to Sundown Mountain to go skiing, and open it up to the public. You can easily buy a guest ticket and join them for a weekend of fun. Just be there in Mid-January, sign up and go!
No matter how you slice it, Dubuque is a fun travel destination with lots to do and see that will cater to almost every taste and interest. If you’ve never been, you owe it to yourself to make the trip!
Safe travels in an RV rental in Dubuque, Iowa from everyone here at RVshare!
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When you rent an RV, it’s a good practice to bring the RV back with a full tank. At the same time, not all owners require it, so be sure to communicate with the RV owner before you rent so that you understand his or her refueling requirements.
One-way RV rentals in Dubuque, IA are available, but it is not always an option with every RV owner. It's important to ask the renter if a one-way rental is an option prior to renting your vehicle.