Imagine a relaxing trip to a town full of history and beauty. A place where you’ll meet some of the friendliest people, and you’ll experience nature at its finest. The place you are imagining is McGregor, Iowa!
McGregor is a historic river town in the midst of scenic Clayton County in beautiful Northeast Iowa along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, McGregor is truly a site to be seen!
Travel the River Bluffs Scenic Byway or the Great River Road to experience the natural beauty of the area. See the majestic rolling bluffs that make Northeast Iowa a unique wonder. Walk along the historic Main Street and visit the specialty shops, bookstores, antique stores, and restaurants, and you are sure to find a favorite.
McGregor also has guided boat tours of the Mississippi and historical museums to enjoy.
Take in the views of nature as you explore Pikes Peak State Park!
Mark your calendars for these upcoming events in McGregor:
· September 3: Labor Day Parade/Festival
· October 1-2: 41st Annual Fall Arts & Craft Show
· October 8-9: 25th Leaf Art & Craft Show
Enjoy the Hole in the Sock Gang each last Saturday of the month from June to October. Hole in the Sock Gang is an Old West 1880’s Street Theater featuring ruthless outlaws, saloon girls, rowdy cowboys, well-dressed and gun-slinging ladies, and many more characters typical of the old west. You will experience a show full of bank robberies, horse stealing, prize fights, and all sorts of mischievous behavior that is sure to make everyone laugh.
For more information and a list of all attractions, visit the Chamber of Commerce or Clayton County Development Group and "Like" McGregor-Marquette on Facebook to keep your finger on the pulse of upcoming events and to see photos.
Contact the Chamber at 563-873-2186.
Put “visit McGregor” on your bucket list!
Written by Amy Bonvillain; Photo Credit to McGregor-Marquette Chamber of Commerce