Things to do: Golf Outings, Guided Fishing Tours, Canoeing, Sightseeing and Shopping. For a calendar of events click here.

Visit these links showcasing the St. Donatus Area:

The Diamond Jo Riverboat Casino: Open 7 days a week, the casino has 24 hour gaming on Fridays and Saturdays. Starting in April and throughout the summer months, the Diamond Jo Casino takes one early morning cruise Monday through Friday. Please call for cruising times.

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Sundown Mountain Resort: A big exciting mountain resort just west of Dubuque, Iowa. The height and 5 chairlifts make our lift lines short and give you more time on the slopes. Enjoy our three separate ski areas and two mountain lodges.

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Located just outside historic Galena, Illinois, Chestnut Mountain Resort stands 475 feet above the mighty Mississippi River. With seventeen trails ranging from bunny to black diamond and the most diverse snowboard terrain park in the Midwest, Chestnut Mountain is a skiing and snowboarding paradise.

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Crystal Lake Cave: A living natural cave. You are invited to visit and witness the ongoing miracle that created this natural masterpiece of underground panorama. Competent & knowledged tour guides will lead you through this wondrous cave on an exciting half hour to 45 minute adventure. Bring your jacket, temperatures are 52 degrees Fahrenheit inside Crystal Lake Cave year around.

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The Mississippi River Museum: Located in Dubuque, Iowa, it is dedicated to collecting, interpreting and sharing the rich and important history of the Mississippi River, America's river systems, and our local and regional heritage. Our museum features over 300 years of river history, the National Rivers Hall of Fame, the Upper Mississippi's largest collection of historic small watercraft, the National Landmark steamboat William M. Black and the award-winning short film "River of Dreams" narrated by Garrison Keillor.

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Spirit of Dubuque River Rides: Relive the adventures found in Mark Twain's famous works about the historic Mississippi River! Come aboard an authentic paddle wheel riverboat and experience the Mighty Miss! The scenic area of the Tri-State area is surrounded by majestic bluffs of the "Father of Waters" where wildlife and nature are abound.

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Bellevue, Iowa Chamber of Commerce: There are nearly 300 cities along the Mississippi River, yet only one, Bellevue, means "beautiful view." We invite you to be our guest and see for yourself.

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Jackson County, Iowa: Jackson County is a picture postcard. Ancient land, its rugged uplands and limestone bluffs provide panoramic vistas. Jackson County can best be described in two words: simply beautiful.

Maquoketa, Iowa Chamber of Commerce: The Maquoketa area offers a "One of a Kind" uniqueness. Specialty shopping, historical sites, the Maquoketa Caves State Park, and a quiet residential setting are among its attributes.

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Galena, Illinois Chamber of Commerce: We're the top of Illinois in the northwest corner, with hills that are beautiful in every season and the mighty Mississippi River as our western border.

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Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce: You'll find Dubuque a picturesque, charming town-a work of art. In fact, we call it "Masterpiece on the Mississippi." Why? Because of the colorful gingerbread Victorian mansions that dot the bluffs.

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Banowetz Antiques: Located in Maquoketa, Iowa, this is eastern Iowa's largest antique mall with a 35,000 square foot showroom and 150 dealers. Chances are we have what you are looking for.

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Old City Hall Gallery: Winner of the Tourism & Arts Award from the state of Iowa, this art gallery opened in an Old City Hall in l991 in Maquoketa, Iowa. Nationally-known realistic impressionist fine artist Rose Frantzens' original oil paintings are showcased along with pottery, scenic photography and antiques. Rose's studio is on the 2nd floor. The main floor gallery is open to the public and has yearly shows.

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