Destination of the Day: Mines of Spain

Horseshoe Bluff, Mines of Spain Rec Area Fall color is peaking right now along the Upper Mississippi River. Last week I suggested hiking at Turkey River Mounds south of Guttenberg, Iowa. Another place where you can usually enjoy good color with good views is the 1,400-acre Mines of Spain Recreation Area at Dubuque, Iowa,

By | October 8th, 2012|Destination of the Day|0 Comments

Destination of the Day: County Fairs

Dubuque County Fair It's now county fair season all over the Midwest. Yea! Going to a fair is a good excuse to ride a Ferris wheel, eat a funnel cake, and wonder how the heck to judge which pig is more desirable than another before it becomes bacon. County fairs open this week in Dubuque

By | July 23rd, 2012|Destination of the Day|0 Comments