2 – Day Cruise

Our Signature Cruise

LeClaire, Iowa to Dubuque, Iowa & Return

Departing Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday
(May 29 thru Oct 23)

Includes: All Meals, 1 Night Lodging, Entry to the National Mississippi River Museum, Dubuque Shuttle, Entertainment & Activities Onboard.

From $399 /person Double Occupancy


Board the TWILIGHT at 7:45 am in LeClaire, Iowa. We will have an expanded continental breakfast waiting for you. At 8:15 am, we depart north on our journey.

Our Captain will be your guide to the wildlife, valley landscapes and historic river towns. Enjoy live entertainment, games, two snacks, lunch and dinner before arriving in historic Dubuque, Iowa.
Accommodations are at the riverfront Grand Harbor Resort, where your luggage will be waiting in your room. The evening is yours to enjoy and explore the city of 5 flags; France, Spain, Great Britain, Napoleon and USA.


Start your day with breakfast at Tony Roma’s in the resort. Spend the morning, using our complimentary shuttle, exploring Dubuque’s history, architecture, shopping and other attractions.

Admission is included to Iowa’s #1 attraction, the must-see Smithsonian-accredited National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium.

Reboard the Twilight at 11am and depart at 11:30 am for our return journey. Take in the sites and listen to the Captain’s narration that you missed on Day 1. Enjoy lunch and dinner served at your table. We arrive back in Le Claire at approximately 7 pm.

2018 FARES

May – Sept 15 Sept 17 – Oct
$399 /person $419 /person Double Occupancy
$439 /person $459 /person Single Occupancy
$189 /person $189 /person Children 10-14
$159 /person $159 /person Children under 10
Free Free Children 3 and under

*Prices listed are per person. You may have between 2 and 4 adults share the same room at the per person Double Occupancy rate. The overnight accommodations in Dubuque come standard with two double beds in each room. Rooms with one King size bed can be requested upon availability.

Refunds for Cancellations
Trips can be rescheduled with no penalty, based on availability.
Less than 30 days: $50 /person not refunded
Less than 72 hours: 50% refund
Less than 24 hours: no refund

All passage must be reserved in advance. No fares transacted at the boarding point.

The Riverboat Twilight will make every accommodation possible to stay on schedule, however, will not be responsible for cruise delays that are beyond their control. 

2-Day Mississippi Rive Cruise • HIGHLIGHTS

Historic River Towns

Mississippi Palisades State Park

Fulton Windmill

Lock & Dams 12 & 13

Live Entertainment

Bald Eagle Nests

Savanna Army Depot

Bird Island

History & Architecture

Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium

Fenelon Elevator / Bluff Steet Shops

Diamond Jo Casino

Cruise Information & Tips

The Twilight Menu

Our Chef aboard the TWILIGHT takes pride in maintaining the river’s grand tradition of sumptuous meals. A continental breakfast awaits you upon boarding the boat in Le Claire. Choose from a variety of sweet rolls, fruits and beverages as the TWILIGHT prepares to get underway.

Lunch and dinner meals will be served to you at your reserved table by our friendly crew. Entrees such as chicken, Iowa Pulled pork and Tender roast beef , along with all the trimmings, are prepared fresh daily by our chef and kitchen staff. To finish your meal, enjoy a specialty dessert, a delicious cup of coffee and a leisurely stroll along the deck.

Should you suffer from hunger pangs between meals, never fear. Our morning and afternoon snacks will keep hunger at bay. Complimentary coffee, iced tea and lemonade are always available.

Special Diets: We are best prepared when you notify us in advance of any special dietary needs. Our chef can accommodate most special diets (ex: diabetic, vegan/vegetarian and gluten free) when given at least 48 hours notice. We cannot guarantee the availability of particular foods once the boat has left the dock.

Click here for our Special Dietary Request Policy.

General Information

This cruise requires moderate walking and stair climbing ability. Please notify us in advance if you have any physical limitations or dietary restrictions.

Dress: The cruise is casual so sportswear is most appropriate. Comfortable shoes are a good idea.

Baggage: We allow one medium-size piece of luggage and a carry-on bag per passenger. We will take the luggage from you at the boarding point; it will be taken by van to Grand Harbor Resort. Carry-on bags should be limited to medication or other essential items needed during the day. Sorry, no coolers allowed.

Parking: Adequate, free overnight parking is available at our boat dock in Le Claire. This parking is well lit and routinely patrolled by the local police.