Zip down the icy slopes at Sundown Mountain. It's a blood-pumping experience from top to bottom.
You'll find it in Dubuque, which is about 160 miles (257 kilometers) outside of the state capital, Des Moines.
We won't say you'll be overwhelmed with choice when it comes to booking a place to stay in the vicinity of Sundown Mountain, but you'll still have 6 options within 6 miles (10 kilometers) to pick from. You can compare the Mainstay Suites Dubuque and Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Dubuque.
If you don't care about fancy extras so long as you have a bed, four walls and a roof over your head, stay a night or two at one of the surrounding area's low-cost hotels. A couple of the choices are the Quality Inn and the Baymont Inn and Suites Dubuque.