Opportunities abound for recreation and relaxation in the Prosperity Eastern Iowa region. Whether you love the outdoors or prefer the theatre, there is something for everyone of all ages!

Eastern Iowa Field of Opportunities Amenities Map

Not sure what to do or where to go? Check out our interactive map below! The creation of this map was made possible through the Dubuque Racing Association (DRA)’s CORE Grant.  Simply browse the map,  then open the legend to the right of the search bar to discover what each color dot stands for.  Click on a dot and more information will pop up for the attraction in the region.  There’s plenty to explore in Eastern Iowa! To view the map in full screen, please visit:

For more information on this grant and how funds were utilized, please view our report at:



Whether your interest is art, history, the Mississippi River, or architecture, there is a museum exploring that interest in Iowa.

Clinton County Historical Society and Museum, Clinton

Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque

Grant Wood Gallery, Anamosa

National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium, Dubuque

National Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame, Anamosa

National Farm Toy Museum, Dyersville

Arts and Culture

A wide selection of artistic and cultural expression ranging from painting, local festivals, political events, building design, plays, dances, concerts and movies make up the art and culture of our region.

iowa Great Places

Great places ignore county lines and city limits. They embrace the sense of place, the spirit that emanates from an authentic identity. A great place connects its heart and soul – a lake, arts district, history, culture – with its trails and streetscapes and housing and parks. And it connects with you.

Iowa Great Places Locations

Outdoor Recreation

The Prosperity Eastern Iowa region is home to five of Iowa’s state parks, vineyards along the Iowa wine trail, numerous golf courses, state parks, and the Field of Dreams.

Outdoor Recreation Activities

Check out the Grant Wood Loop for more information on activities and attractions in Eastern Iowa!


Eastern Iowa is home to a number of gaming establishments:

The Q Casino, Dubuque

Diamond Jo, Casino, Dubuque

Wild Rose Casino & Resort, Clinton


Chambers of Commerce and CVB's

Communities in the Prosperity Eastern Iowa region are proud of the many events, attractions, and services they have to offer. Many communities have Chambers of Commerce and Convention and Visitors’ Bureaus organizing opportunities for citizens and visitors alike.

PEI Region Chambers of Commerce