The Oldest Town In Iowa That Everyone Should Visit At Least Once

Iowa was admitted to the United States as the 29th state of the union in 1846. While that definitely doesn’t make us one of the oldest states in the country, there’s still plenty of history in the Hawkeye State to learn about and explore. Our state’s oldest town, Dubuque, is packed full of charm, history and plenty of things to do.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

This just scratches the surface of all of the cool and interesting things to see and do in Dubuque. Make sure to go and discover the city for yourself!

Have you visited Dubuque? What was your favorite part? For more of Iowa’s fascinating past, Here Are The 12 Oldest Towns In Iowa… And They’re Loaded With History.