Local Businesses and Attractions

Old City Hall Art Gallery

The Old City Hall Art Gallery is located near downtown Maquoketa in the Old City Hall. It features bautiful paintings by the local artist and owner Rose Frantzen, pottery by Sylvia March, and paintings by Charles Morris.


Hurstville Lime Kilns/Interpretive Center

A very unique historic site; the Hurstville Lime Kilns are the only set of 4 lime kilns still standing. The kilns were used to process lime from lime stone. The lime kilns were part of a company town that dates back to the late 1880's. The interpretive center is in the building process.


Iowa Grapevines Winery

A Small Family Owned Winery producing Dry to Sweet Wines, and 100% Grape Juice, for those who prefer non-alcoholic beverages. In addition to their Winery, Juicery, & Vineyard, they also make Wine Jellies and Grape Jams & Jellies.


Jackson County Historical Museum

This local history museum has a country school, antique agricultural equipment, period rooms, and changing events and displays.


Maquoketa Caves State Park

Iowa's most unique state park, with over 6 miles of trails, 28 campsites and 16 caves. Beautiful scenic overlooks, a natural bridge, and a balancing rock also adorn the park.


61 Drive-in Theater

One of the very few drive-in theaters left in the country, located 5 miles south of Maquoketa.


Codfish Hollow Barnstormers

Live music in a barn in the Hollow. We host live local and national indie bands in our barn. Come on out and take a hayrack ride down to the barn with Marvin.


Jackson County

Bellevue State Park

Bellevue, Iowa is 20 miles northeast of Maquoketa on Highway 62. Bellevue has several unique shops and a state park along the Mississippi river. The park has a butterfly sanctuary, nature center, Indian burial mounds, and beautiful scenic overlooks along the bluffs of the Mississippi.


Brush Creek Winery

Nestled in the heart of Jackson County, Brush Creek Winery offers a relaxed country experience where you can enjoy free wine tasting of their award winning wines.


Surrounding Areas

Galena, Illinois

About 40 miles north of Maquoketa, Galena offers a variety of unique shops, antique stores, and tourist destinations.



There are five casinos located within 40 miles of Maquoketa. Diamond Jo in dubuque, Isle of Capri, Rhythm City in Davenport, and The Mississippi Belle II in Clinton.


Eden Valley Refuge

Eden Valley Refuge is situated on 201 acres of beautiful forested hills and limestone bluffs. The park has 4 miles of trails, camping, a swinging bridge, and an observation tower.


About SquiersManor

Squiers Manor Bed & Breakfast is an experience you will treasure always. Victorian splendor and modern comforts make your stay at Squiers Manor truly memorable.

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418 West Pleasant St.
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