• Cross Country Sking
  • Potters Mill
  • Eagle Watching
  • Maquoketa Caves
  • Bellevue
  • Fall Leaves
  • Riverboats
  • Tabor Winery
  • Tabor Winery

welcomecenterWelcome to The Jackson County Iowa Tourist Center web site.

Jackson County is a picture postcard. Ancient land, its rugged uplands and limestone bluffs provide panoramic vistas. Deep in wooded valleys, verdant lowlands beckon, sculpted by meandering rivers.

Jackson County can best be described in two words: simply beautiful.  Below is a slideshow that gives you just a tiny flavor of Jackson County.

You'll want  to come for a day... and stay for a lifetime!

The Jackson County Visitors Center, a replica of an old-fashioned schoolhouse with a wonderful gift shop filled with local hand made products. It's designed to be a service to our guests and potential visitors with trifolds of many historical sites, stores, gift shops, wineries, restaurants, B and B's, galleries, camping, boating and car repairs and more.

What visitor services are available?
Toll-free telephone 800-342-1837,  special programs, meeting and small conferences facilities, a gift shop featuring county products, handicapped accessible restrooms, maps, brochures, picnic tables, playground equipment and more -- all in a charming atmosphere and "Simply Beautiful" setting.

Where are you Located?
We're easy to find. We're at the intersection of Highways 67 and 52 (Great River Road) and Highway 64, just outside of Sabula, Iowa's only island city.

When are you open?
We are open from April 1 through October 31 every year.
10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Thursday - Sunday.  We are open on Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.

Local Weather




Tuesday 59°F / 83°F Mostly sunny
Wednesday 61°F / 82°F Partly cloudy
Thursday 61°F / 83°F Mostly sunny
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Upcoming Events


8:00 am 08.01.2015 - 5:00 pm 08.31.2015


11:00 am 08.01.2015 - 5:00 pm 08.31.2015


08.04.2015 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm


08.04.2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


08.06.2015 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm