13038 Hwy 61 North
Burlington, Iowa

phone: 319-752-1857 or 1-800-RIVER-12
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Local attractions

GEODE STATE PARK - local state park with lake for canoeing, kayaking, swimming. Hiking trails, bike paths, picnics, camping.

BIG HOLLOW RECREATION AREA - 178 acre lake with swim beach, fishing, jetties, boat ramp. Shooting range, camping, trails.

FUN CITY - family fun stay with inside and outside waterpark, bowling, pool, billards, restaurants, etc.

CATFISH BEND CASINO - Casino, restaurants and adult hotel adjoining Fun City.

SNAKE ALLEY AND SNAKE ALLEY CRITERIUM- the crookedest street in the world. The Criterium is an annual memorial day weekend of bike races around downtown and up the alley. Snake Alley Art Fair is Father's Day.

BEES BASEBALL- Burlington's minor league team.

CAPITAL THEATER - Beautifully restored theater in downtown Burlington runs regular movies, music events and hosts special events.

BURLINGTON CHAMBER- More Burlington and southeast Iowa information.

BIG MUDDIES- On the Mississippi and serving casual dining with good variety. Muddies survived another flood and is back in business with a new salad bar and even better menu selections.

THE DRAKE RESTAURANT- A view of the river, the Drake features locally raised game such as Buffalo, Elk and duck. Some features are smoked in the wood fired ovens.

MARTINI'S GRILLE- A Mississippi view from high above Burlington. Martini's is a high end restaurant with many speciality dishes and a broad martini menu.

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