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 ... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2016 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.