You Can Ride The World’s Shortest And Steepest Scenic Railway Right Here In Iowa

When you’re looking for something new to do in Iowa, head to Dubuque, where you’ll find the Fenelon Place Elevator. It’s been called the shortest, steepest scenic railway in the world, and the views along the short ride and from the cliffside top are so worth the trip!

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You can find the Fenelon Place Elevator Company at 512 Fenelon Place, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. A round trip ticket costs just $3, with discounts for children available.

If you prefer longer train rides, the Boone and Scenic Valley Railway may be right up your alley! Check out all that Iowa’s other scenic railway has to offer right here.