Things To Do In Dubuque

51% Off Lessons at McNulty School of Irish Dance

Loras College

$72 $35

45-minute classes held Sundays teach youngsters and adults the movements and techniques of Irish dance

50% Off Tastings at Rocky Waters Winery

Hanover Illinois

$24 $12

During private wine tastings, winemakers serve seven samples and answer visitors' questions

Up to 50% Off Lift Tickets at Chestnut Mountain Resort

Galena

$50 $25

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Ski or snowboard across 220 acres of snow on 19 trails, including novice and Black Diamond routes

Up to 57% Off Wine Tastings in Muscoda

Orion

$22 $11

Award-winning winery produces 30 wines and offers wine tastings and hillside views from the patio

49% Off Bowling

Mineral Point

$35 $18

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Half Off Tour at Minhas Micro Distillery

Monroe

$20 $10

Follow a distillery guide behind the scenes, sample handcrafted spirits, and head out with a 750mL bottle of vodka and branded sampler glass

Up to 80% Off Golf and Camping Outing

Orion

$494 $99

9-hole golf course, Olympic-sized outdoor pool, hiking trails, and volleyball courts supply daytime fun before guests retire to tents or RVs

48% Off 3D Golf Simulator

Shellsburg

$25 $13

Groups can improve their game off the course on 3D simulator while sipping domestic beer

Up to 54% Off a Batting-Cage Membership or Day Pass

Cedar Rapids

$150 $69

Baseball players can improve their power and accuracy with practice in batting cages at a premier scouting and development facility

65% Off Fitness Classes

Hiawatha

$240 $84

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Half Off Circuit Training

Cedar Rapids

$300 $150

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81%Off Ballroom Dance-Lesson Package

Cedar Rapids

$360 $69

Students learn styles such as swing, salsa, tango, and samba in private and group lessons; show off their skills at social lessons

50% Off a Family Science-Center Visit

Cedar Rapids

$16 $8

STEM-based center provides hands-on activities for kids of all ages, including DNA and optical-illusion exhibits and a prehistoric tunnel

Up to 57% Off at CrossFit The Challenge

Cedar Rapids

$125 $54

Students study foundation of CrossFit's high-intensity strength and agility training, powering through lifts, sprints, pushups, and pull-ups

Up to 63% Off Adult Martial-Arts Packages

Cedar Rapids

$300 $119

Students 18 and older build self-confidence and fitness in martial-arts lessons; tai chi, wing chun, wushu, and other styles

Up to 54% Off 9-Hole Rounds at Argue-Ment Golf Course

New Glarus

$26 $13

Small bentgrass greens create challenging putts on links-style nine-hole course that features water hazards on three holes

Up to 69% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Verona

$120 $45

Burn fat, increase flexibility, and tone muscle during scalable, one-hour boot camps

Up to 61% Off at Energy Center Fitness Club

Mount Horeb

$75 $35

Boot camp, Zumba, yoga, and cycling quicken pulses in group fitness classes

50% Irish Dancing Classes

Davenport

$60 $30

Learn the basic footwork of traditional Irish dance at a school with more than three decades of teaching experience

Up to 66% Off Yoga Classes

Fitchburg

$130 $49

Yoga focuses on health and healing with movement

Up to 79% Off at Dragonfly Hot Yoga | Barre

Multiple Locations

$100 $49

Ancient poses and exercises in heated room help limber muscles and oust toxins; BarreAmped classes incorporate Pilates and ballet exercises

64% Off Adult Fitness Classes

Multiple Locations

$219 $79

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Ever-changing 45-minute workouts use resistance training to tone muscle and burn fat

Up to 72% Off Boot Camp at Get Fit with Brian

Fitchburg

$90 $29

Certified trainer Brian Austin leads indoor and outdoor boot camps that blend intense cardio with weight training and ab work

Up to 71% Off at Madison Pilates

Fitchburg

$120 $35

Pilates lessons use apparatus to strengthen core muscles; Reformer Pilates classes use spring resistance to guide bodies

Up to 54% Off Private Horseback Riding

Sumner

$50 $25

Students can ride Trixie, Chicken, or Zoey during horseback-riding lessons

Up to 57% Off Segway Tour

Multiple Locations

$70 $30

On guided tours, Segways travel along the Pheasant Branch Creek Trail and around the Capitol building

50% Off Workout Classes

Business Park

$100 $50

Instructors lead small groups through engaging workouts that incorporate suspension training, kettlebells, and training ropes

Up to 67% Off Tennis Lessons

Multiple Locations

$35 $15

80-minute lessons teach classes of up to two or four people the techniques to improve their tennis game

Up to 51% Off CrossFit

CrossFit Pioneer

$50 $25

Coaches scale all functional, calorie-roasting cross-training routines to individual fitness abilities and goals

Up to 51% Off at Washington Golf and Country Club

Washington

$55 $27

Golfers loop 9-hole course once or twice, testing their swinging skills amid open fairways and water hazards on five holes

53% Off Fitness Classes

Sweat, A Body Transformation

$75 $35

Certified trainers motivate students through boot camp–style classes that mix kettlebells with battle ropes, tires, and more

50% Off

Longfellow

$120 $60

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Up to 64% Off Boot Camp or Women's Fitness Classes at Fit2Live

Iowa City

$165 $59

Choose an all-female class for beginners or a boot camp composed of fat-burning workouts

62% Off Introductory Fencing Class for Two

Iowa City

$50 $19

Learn the basics of foil fencing alongside a partner before applying new skills during a practice bout

Half Off at Kalona Golf Club

Kalona

$52 $27

Built in 1928, course was named Best Nine-Hole Course by Iowa Golf Association & features rustic bridges, rolling terrain & mature arbors

Up to 54% Off Hot Yoga and Indoor Cycling at Pro-Fit Gym

Coralville

$64 $32

Get in shape with yoga classes in heated rooms or indoor cycling sessions

Up to 65% Off Bowling

Multiple Locations

$55 $19

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Bowling balls crash through pins on modern bowling lanes while cooks grill entrees at the in-house restaurant with a full bar

Up to 54%% Off Horseback-Riding Lesson

Madison Horse Connection

$40 $19

Budding equestrians young and old learn basic horsemanship and a variety of steed-steering disciplines during indoor or outdoor lessons

Up to 61% Off Fitness Classes at R U FIT

Madison

$75 $35

Seasoned personal trainers customize encouraging, yet challenging workouts and meal plans to help fitness seekers achieve their health goals

Up to 54% Off Roller Skating at Fast Forward Skate Center

Madison

$20 $10

Skate to musical hits both new and old in an indoor roller skating rink with a game room and full service snack bar

51% Off Three Months of Unlimited Karate Lessons

State Street

$342 $169

Instructors teach shaolin kempo karate, an accessible form of self-defense for kids and adults that uses hands, feet, grappling, and felling

Up to 85% Off at Fit Body Boot Camp

FBBC Madison

$185 $39

Trainers lead groups through cardio and strength-training exercises designed to boost caloric burn during and after workouts

Up to 58% Off Dance Classes

Madison

$110 $49

Students of all experience levels learn ballroom steps & spins in classes of 12–15 dancers

Up to 78% Off Group Martial Arts Classes

Madison

$115 $30

Instructors empower students by teaching them effective self-defense techniques derived from the ancient martial arts traditions of Japan

55% Off Boot Camp

Maple Bluff

$129 $58

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Up to 63% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Madison

$100 $44.99

Expert trainers lead students through boot-camp classes that are appropriate for all fitness levels

Up to 76% Off at Boulders Climbing Gym

Hawthorne

$100 $24

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Wall crawlers scramble over 8,000 sq. ft. of climbing surfaces and supporting ascents

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

84% Off Kickboxing Classes

Stoughton

$314 $49

Students burn calories, boost their strength, and learn hard-hitting kickboxing techniques with a month of fitness kickboxing classes

53% Off a Wine Tasting for Two

Baraboo

$64 $30

All-natural sulfite-free fruit wines paired with Wisconsin cheese, chocolate-wine truffles, breads and oils, and jumbo shrimp

Up to 51% Off Kayak, Canoe, or Paddleboard Rental

Multiple Locations

$26 $13

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Paddlers glide through Lake Delton, Dell Creek, or Mirror Lake State Park, passing sandstone bluffs and towering white pines

Up to 49% Off Golf at Baraboo Country Club

Baraboo

$102 $53

Unrivaled views of surrounding bluffs, scenic water features, and slick greens challenge golfers across an 18-hole course

Up to 50% Off at Prairie View Golf Club

Byron

$86 $43

18-hole, par 72 course—designed by renowned architect James Spear—suited for golfers of all abilities

46% Off Canoe Trip for Four

Canoe the Kish

$140 $75

After learning basic paddling techniques, duos take canoes on leisurely drifts past the Kishwaukee River's scenery and abundant wildlife

50% Off Services

Northeast

$60 $30

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76% Off at Wyldside Paintball

Wyld Side Paintball

$120 $29

Referees set up scenarios and games to play across outdoor fields filled with dense forests, manmade structures, and inflatable cover

Up to 85% Off Paintball for Four, Six, or Twelve

Multiple Locations

$120 $19

Equipped with rental paintball guns and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields

50% Off Children's Yoga at Nspired Yoga

Northeast Rockford

$40 $20

On Saturday mornings, children learn the importance of exercise during age-appropriate yoga classes

Up to 75% Off Spring Kickoff Bootcamp

Multiple Locations

$230 $59

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Three different boot-camp training sessions each week kickstart fitness with 21-day fat-loss meal plan and initial body fat analysis

Up to 54% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Rockton

$40 $20

Instructor with more than 15 years of teaching experience leads kids and adults around an indoor arena during 60-minute riding lessons

49% Off Five or Six Weeks of Ice-Skating Lessons

Loves Park

$55 $28

17,000 ft. indoor rink hosts ice-skating lessons for adults and kids

79% Off Children's Mixed Martial Arts Classes

Loves Park

$239 $55

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Martial arts classes enstill confidence, humility, self discipline, and patience in kids

Up to 91% Off MMA and Women's Boot-Camp Classes

Loves Park

$340 $30

MMA classes pull from jiu-jitsu, kickboxing, & boxing & boot camp helps women reach their fitness goals in a supportive group environment

55% Off at B & B Park Bowl

Loves Park

$58 $26

Groups of up to six take to one of B & B's eight lanes, at a family-friendly bowling alley open since the 1950s

50% Off Tandem Skydiving Jumps

Beloit

$299.99 $149

While strapped to an experienced instructor, guests experience a 60-second freefall followed by a leisurely 6- to 9-minute parachute ride

35% Off from Great Lakes Skydiving

Beloit

$229 $149

Glide down to earth from up to 14,000 feet in the air while attached to the certified instructor for the entire jump

67% Off Kids' Swim Lessons

South Beloit

$106.50 $35

Instructors teach water safety, breathing, and stroke techniques to kids of all abilities

Up to 59% Off a Supercar Driving or Ride-Along Experience

Blackhawk Farms Raceway

$239 $99

Test drive exotic cars like a Ferrari, Lamborghini, Nissan, Audi, and more at high speeds on a professional racetrack

Up to 60% Off Boot Camp

Machesney Park

$97 $39

Instructors lead small groups through high-intensity fitness routines tailor-made to strengthen cores and boost endurance

50% Off at Classics and Chrome Indoor Car Show

At the Corner of Route 251 and 173 in Machesney Park

$16 $8

Auto show highlights classic and custom such as hot rods, pre- and postwar cars, muscle and sports cars, and motorcycles

55% Off Personal Training at The Gym

Roscoe

$100 $45

Certified personal trainers tailor workouts to each client and employ a mix of weight lifting, cardio work, and resistance training

78% Off CrossFit Program at CrossFit Roscoe

Roscoe

$270 $59

Trainers introduce students to CrossFit’s philosophy and teach them proper techniques for lifts and exercises

45% Off

Roscoe

$75 $41

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Up to 55% Off Small Group Training Sessions

Janesville

$500 $250

Total body workouts include kickboxing, boot camp and tabata sessions; exercise with BOSU, battle ropes or kettle bells

Up to 73% Off at CrossFit 608

Janesville

$120 $39

CrossFit classes feature a new workout each day, blending aspects of running, weightlifting, and gymnastics

Up to 65% Off Classes at Touch of Pilates

Janesville

$50 $19.99

Gain long, lean muscles in these classical Pilates group classes

Up to 50% Off at Broadlands Golf Club

North Prairie

$136 $68

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Links-style course encompasses 6,884 yards of bentgrass fairways and greens, wide-open terrain, occasional water hazards, and 4 sets of tees

Half Off All-Access Amusement-Park Wristbands

Marshall

$87.80 $44

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26 rides and attractions include roller coasters, go-karts, a kiddie ferris wheel, bumper boats, and a mini golf course

44% Off Services

Hampden

$25 $14

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Decorative smokestacks stretch toward the sky as Victorian red and gold decor surrounds passengers nibbling brunch in a dining salon. This scene unfolds aboard the Spirit of Dubuque, an authentic-looking paddleboat that pays homage to the century-old steamboats of the Mississippi River. Dubuque River Rides' signature vessel, it has played host to thousands of cruises filled with entertainment, meals, and improvised renditions of "Old Man River" since being christened by Iowa governor Robert Ray in 1977. Elsewhere on the river, a more modern boat cuts across the water, casting a sleek outline against the sky. The 80-foot yacht, affectionately called Miss Dubuque, sets an intimate stage for events that range from weddings to Huckleberry Finn's notorious dinner parties.

Both boats call the northern expanse of the Mississippi River their home, sharing the area with wildlife such as turtles and bald eagles. The sightseeing vessels also pass by river barges and historic structures such as the Chicago Central Pacific Railroad Bridge, which was built after the president invented Lincoln Logs in 1868. After boats return to the docks, their passengers can head over to the floating barge that houses the Ice Harbor Restaurant.

400 E 3rd St
Dubuque,
IA
US

Retrace and retread tractor history at this Dyersville museum, located 90 minutes from downtown Cedar Rapids. With thousands of toys and exhibits scattered throughout its two-floored exhibition space, the National Farm Toy Museum pays tribute to historic and contemporary crop contraptions. Fun-loving farm enthusiasts may peruse the museum's frenzy of farm implements, including trucks, pedal tractors, and life-size John Deer soil-sifters. Original artwork, dioramas, and two Doug Schlesier sculptures artfully express anecdotes of American agriculture, while miniature farm replicas and Ertl Company toys convey while miniature-sized farm replicas and Ertl Company toys convey to visitors the life-sized growth of American farming. The National Farm Toy Museum is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

1110 16th Avenue Ct SE
Dyersville,
IA
US

Travelers follow Jo Daviess County's sprawling fields and undulating hills toward Massbach Ridge Winery’s 18+ acre estate. Founded by the Harmston family in 2003, the winery’s proprietors select grapes grown in Jo Daviess County to concoct their batches of reds and whites. Members of the winery family escort guests on impromptu tours before rendezvousing in the tasting room or on the patio for samplings. The outdoor patio grants a heightened view of the vineyards below, which visitors can wander through on quests for vine-ripe copies of The Grapes of Wrath. In addition to its frequent tastings and tour sessions, Massbach Ridge Winery hosts a number of wine-related events each year.

117 South Main Street
Galena,
IL
US

No men, no makeup, no mirrors. It's a philosophy that’s helped members of the Curves community since 1992. Part fitness center, part community center, Curves is a women’s only club that takes a streamlined approach to health, fitness, and weight loss. Curves has teamed up with health and fitness coach Jillian Michaels to develop full-body, 30-minute workouts that kick-start weight loss, combining strength training, cardio, and stretching into sessions that torch fat, build strength, boost intensity, and prevent plateaus. These workouts are enhanced further by the Curves Complete Program, available for an extra fee, which is rooted in Curves' method for effective weight loss in that it supplements efforts at the gym with personalized meal plans and weekly one-on-one meetings with a certified Curves coach.

1506 10th St
Monroe,
WI
US

Anytime Fitness, which boasts more than 1,800 clubs in North America, makes it easier for average folks to etch out time for exercise by doing one simple thing: staying open 24 hours a day for 365 days a year. As fitness seekers challenge themselves on cardio and Hammer Strength machines and hoist Iron Grip free weights in clean, well-stocked facilities, security monitoring ensures they’re safe and producing enough sweat to meet official government standards. Members can also ramp up their exercise regimens with the help of Anytime Fitness’s staff of personal trainers, who demonstrate moves and sling motivating tips. After workouts, guests can shower in the private restrooms or hop into one of the tanning booths available 24 hours a day.

1862 S West Ave
Freeport,
IL
US

3501 S Golf Rd
Stockton,
IL
US