This Is The Oldest Place You Can Possibly Go In Iowa And Its History Will Fascinate You

Iowa’s oldest town once got its start as a tiny fur trading stop in the sparsely populated “wild west” – west of the Mississippi, that is. This beautiful, charming and historic city is one of the best places to visit in the entire Hawkeye state, and it’s the oldest place in Iowa. Plan a trip this spring after you learn a little more about this amazing city.

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Between the history, the restaurants, and the beautiful architecture, I think there’s no better place in the world than Dubuque, Iowa. Do you agree? If not, what’s your favorite Iowa town?

For more of the best towns and cities to visit in Iowa, check out These 11 Cities In Iowa Aren’t Big And Aren’t Too Small; They’re Just Right.