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The City of Marquette, Iowa

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The Marquette City, Iowa

Nestled in the bluffs of the Mississippi River in northeast Iowa, MARQUETTE welcomes you to an area known as “Iowa’s Best Kept Secret”

Come spend a relaxing day, night, or week with us!


Named in honor of Father Marquette, who along with Louis Joliet explored the upper Mississippi River, Marquette is truly a destination for all seasons. The City offers boating, a handicapped fishing pier, numerous parks for hiking and camping, antique shops, a winery and the Lady Luck Casino.

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