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Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark
Iowa’s first themed indoor water park resort featuring 193 room with magnificent views of the Mississippi river or downtown Dubuque. There’s 25,000 sq ft indoor water park with exciting tube rides, thrill slides and many family oriented aquatic activities.
Tony Roma’s Restaurant
Located at the Grand Harbor Resort, this restaurant is famous for prize-winning ribs, seafood, and steak, They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Mississippi Riverwalk & River’s Edge Plaza
Take a stroll along the Mississippi Riverwalk that connects these Port of Dubuque attractions and is part of a 44-mile Heritage Trail. Walk to the harbor gateway entrance to see the River’s Edge Plaza, a 5,000 square foot outdoor pavilion, which also serves as the docking site for the Majestic America Line Riverboats and other large excursion vessels. Open year round.
Diamond Jo Casino
One of Dubuque’s latest additions, the new Diamond Jo Casino opened in summer 2009 with over 900 slot machines, 17 table games and a live poker room. This new complex also offers great dining and entertainment:
- Mississippi Moon Bar – the area’s premier entertainment venue with big-name national acts
- Cherry Lanes – 30-lane bowling center
- Woodfire Grille
- The Kitchen Buffet
- Mojo’s Sports Bar
National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Enjoy dynamic aquariums, historical exhibits and a stroll through the wetland and boat yard. Each visit is a truly interactive experience where visitors can get “up close and personal” with live critters, become barge pilots, and view two award-winning films. Don’t forget to tour the national landmark steamboat William M. Black docked at the harbor.
Dubuque River Rides
Two excursion boats depart from the IceHarbor. The Spirit of Dubuque, Iowa’s only authentic paddle wheeler and Miss Dubuque, a modern yacht, are the perfect answer for a unique and memorable way to experience the Mississippi River.