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.
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.
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.
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.