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Downtown McGregor

Main Street, McGregor, IA
+1 563-581-0614
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Backwoods BBQ & quaint downtown

We happened upon this community and had a nice time walking the downtown area. We found some... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Lee G
main street

This is a very lovely quaint town to browse and shop. We were there just 2 weeks after a tornado... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Fort Madison, Iowa
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Main Street, McGregor, IA
+1 563-581-0614
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We happened upon this community and had a nice time walking the downtown area. We found some interesting facts about the town, including that the Ringling Brothers of circus fame lived here for a time. We ate at the Backwoods BBQ and the portions were...More

Thank Lee G
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a very lovely quaint town to browse and shop. We were there just 2 weeks after a tornado hit them and was quit sad to see all the downed trees and damage that had been done. I really felt for the community and...More

Thank raescar1
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This adorable 1800s town did not disappoint we loved looking at the old architecture cobblestone street and the weird house in the side of a mountain... not even sure what that is about but it was cool.

Thank 577rebekahl
Reviewed 12 March 2017

A walk around McGregor is like being in a living museum. The buildings are so old and are lined up on a long street. I had trouble figuring out how to get onto the Highway 18 bridge to go over the Mississippi to visit Prairie...More

Thank david_hance_iowa
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Located in a valley abutting the Mississippi River this is not what you would expect in Iowa. From specialty and antique shops to a gourmet grocery and a mile from one of the last River Boat Casinos on the Northern Mississippi, a great destination. BUT...More

Thank Reiswebers
Reviewed 13 January 2017

You can walk and see about 6 antique stores, a small DNR aquarium/fish hatchery that pertains to IA fish and about 4 resturaunts. Good stop while seeing the fall colors.

Thank cdhcch
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This town has so much history, and lots of fun and interesting shops to check out, plus many great food, beverage and snack (ice cream!) spots to sample. If you're in the area, be sure to spend a half day checking it out, or take...More

Thank CTBCalifornia
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Viewed from our stay at McGregor's Landing it became the first site in Iowa we did. Because the day was hot and humid we enjoyed the stores we walked into as a respite from the heat. several interesting shops but we most enjoyed the rare...More

1  Thank rancher1000
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We came through this town and they had a lot of things going on..flea market, car show and many people around. The town looked like it had some history. Unfortunately we didn't stop but had planned to return to walk through while we were still...More

Thank ragamuffin60
Reviewed 29 June 2016

McGregor is a charming river town, with great history and wonderful 1800's buildings. Several nice antique shops and some restaurants. But, like so many Midwest towns, time is passing McGregor by. At least a third of the main street buildings are boarded up or vacant....More

Thank Raintree_Thailand
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Darla S
21 April 2017|
Response from david_hance_iowa | Reviewed this property |
McGregor is a small Iowa town of about 1000 people with only a few businesses. The casino and the new hotel would be open 24 hours a day. The other small businesses may not be open at all in Sunday nor during the winter... More
27 July 2015|
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Response from Tammy C | Reviewed this property |
Could it be Josie's River Queen? We weren't there on a Sunday, so I don't know if they have a jam.