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McGregor & Marquette Chamber of CommerceMississippi River BluffsFun Signature Events

McGregor & Marquette Chamber of Commerce

McGregor & Marquette Chamber of Commerce

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Mississippi River Bluffs

Outdoor recreation opportunities abound!

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Fun Signature Events

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Experience….Life On The River!

One of the top 10 most beautiful towns in Iowa!

McGregor 9.30.2011The towns of McGregor and Marquette are nestled between the steep river bluffs and the Mighty Mississippi River.  You will find these stops on the Great River Road as you wind your north or south along the river.  Whether it be hiking and camping, relaxing on the  Mississippi, grabbing a bite to eat with a great view, or shopping our unique shops, we have endless possibilities for young and old alike.

Spending time on the Iowa Wine Trail? Marquette will be one of your stops!  Sample award winning wines & take a break in the wine garden.  Perhaps you brought the boat with you.  Dock at the city boat ramp and cruise the Mississippi soaking up the scenic river bluffs.  Is hiking more your liking?  Effigy Mounds National Monument has miles of trails which meander passed Indian burial mounds culminating at Hanging Rock overlooking the Mississippi River.  Feeling lucky?  Drop in at the casino and try your hand one of the tables while aboard a river boat.   Marquette may not be the “best kept secret” any longer!

As you drive south to McGregor you will pass the marina.  Houseboat and pontoon rentals let you enjoy the Mighty Sip at your leisure. How about a guided river tour for the afternoon? Join the Captain Robert to learn the river’s past and its natural aspects.  Once in McGregor you will find shops that line Main Street.  Buildings that date back to 1800’s still stand inviting you in with their historical charm.  While in town, take the drive to one of the most beautiful spots in the state of Iowa, Pikes Peak State Park.

 After a fun filled day the bed and breakfasts or our local motels welcome you home. We have many where you can relax and unwind in our quaint little river towns.  Hungry? We have many restaurants in both towns that serve up mouth-watering home cooked dishes that are guaranteed to satisfy your appetite.


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Experience Life on the River! Links to Annual Events: Arts & Crafts    Lazy River Fest  

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Chamber Information

McGregor-Marquette COC Kristie Austin,Executive Director 563.873.2186 | 800.896.0910 146 Main St. | P.O. Box 105 McGregor, IA 52157

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Communities of McGregor-Marquette Boating Mississippi River Pool 10(McGregor & North) Boating Mississippi River Pool 10(McGregor & South) Effigy Mounds National Monument Trails Pikes Peak State Park Trails Yellow River State […]

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