Dubuque, Iowa is a lovely and lively small city of high bluffs along the Mississippi River, rolling hills, historic architecture, multiple museums, and commitments to exciting community initiatives. These include things such as a vibrant farmer’s market, a food co-op, sustainability initiatives, an active YWCA/YMCA, and a Multicultural Center. During the summer months there are city-wide activities every week, such as festivals, fairs, and music downtown, along the river, and at the beautiful arboretum.
Dubuque has been recognized into the EPA National Award for Smart Growth Achievement, has been an All-American City and an America's Crown Community three times in the last decade. It was also named the "Best Small City to Raise Family" by Forbes in 2010!
A few of the local attractions:
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