In my opinion, one of my favourite places to go hiking is the Mines of Spain in Dubuque Iowa! I’ve been in both summer and autumn but the recreational area is open all year round. There are 10 different trails in various lengths and hiking levels. Here’s a look at the 3 trails that I have completed!Continue reading “The 3 Best Hiking Trails at the Mines of Spain, Dubuque IA | USA”
One thing that surprised me when I moved to Iowa, was discovering that the Mississippi River is actually full of little islands, beaches and sandbars. These make for great little day trips or even ‘wild camping’ overnight stays for those with a sense of adventure! In this post, I share some of the facts that I’ve learnt about the Mississippi River and some of the ways you can experience it in Iowa! Including where to find some of the Mississippi River beaches!