1780 Stonegate Center Drive
Burlington, IA 52601
Phone: (319) 753-1300
Fax: (319) 753-1312
The Saints John and Paul Catholic Church is a parish that has formed out of the merger of two beautiful churches of Burlington. St. John the Baptist & St. Paul's Church are the two buildings that are still functional and services conducted in both of them, owing to the common parish that they share. The mesmerizing architecture and and well preserved structure are an attraction. The lovely features of both the buildings give an ancient feel to it.
Iowa's premiere family destination, FunCity features indoor and outdoor water parks, four dining options, an award-winning bowling alley, over 100 interactive arcade games, kiddie go-carts, a multi-level laser tag arena, the Best Western PZAZZ, Catfish Bend Inn & Spa, Spirit Hollow golf course, a 25,000 square foot indoor speedway, Catfish Bend Casino, and a full-service spa and salon.
Located in Burlington, the Snake Alley, is a great construction with a road shaped in the form of snake. This zig zag road is well recognized by the whole world when it hit the registers of Ripley's Believe It or Not. This street is most famously visited by the people and is also well known for annual bike races. An art fair is also organized here. This street is well known as the Crookedest Street in the World.
Located at the top of Snake Alley, the Phelps House Museum features furnishings dating from 1774. This Victorian home was Burlington's first Protestant hospital. It is open May through October from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
Situated on the Mississippi River, this historic building was dedicated in 1928 as the Burlington Municipal Docks. Today, the Port of Burlington is now home to a State of Iowa Welcome Center. Here you can find information on statewide attractions, souvenirs, a video of local attractions, and historic displays. Self-guided audio cassette tours of North and South Hill areas are available
Located at the Starr's Cave Park & Preserve, Starr's Cave Nature Center is a converted barn from the 20th Century that is now used for various events. Apart from being a significant aspect of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources' program on environmental education, this center is also famous for the folk music concert series it hosts. The center features provisions for outdoor activities like hiking and cross country skiing, and there are also many facilities that can be hired for private events.
The first United States military post on the upper Mississippi River and the Midwest's oldest American military garrison on the upper Mississippi River, Fort Madison was built in 1808 to protect the trading post and help to secure the newly acquired frontier. Though burned in 1813, after being abandoned, visitors can view a reconstructed fort and watch living history demonstrations.
Attractions include go-carts, an arcade, the "Jungle Zone," a huge indoor playground; and movie rentals.
A member of the Alliance Library System, the Nauvoo Public Library offers various reading programs, a children's hour, craft classes, book reviews, four computers, CDs, a copy machine, and more.
Open daily from mid-May through mid-October, the restored Greek Revival-style Weld House is operated by the Nauvoo Historical Society. Its five rooms contain such treasures as the first occupant's, Dr. John Wells, desk, chair and medical bag, a 900 piece Indian arrowhead collection, Mississippi River mussel display, and an 1895 wedding garment.
This bronze statue by Stan Watts and Kim Corpany depict Joseph and Hyrum in peaceful conversation while on their way to Carthage, with 17 other men, to face the false charges of causing a riot.
A small family-owned winery in Nauvoo, Baxter's Vineyards & Winery has been in the same family since it was established in 1857. Baxter's Vineyards & Winery offers wine tasting and self-guided winery tours daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and on Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.