Where are you going to stay on your next
If it doesn't
come with a view like this, you're missing out.
The Holiday Shores motel is an all-season,
family-friendly get-away; perfect for anyone looking for an affordable, comfortable, scenic vacation destination. Located
on the west bank of the main channel of the Mississippi River in the midst of the Upper Mississippi River National Fish and
Wildlife Refuge, it offers incomparable views of the world famous river and its working roots with tugboats and barges passing
directly in front of the motel. With a bulkheaded waterfront, adjoining sand bar and private motel dock, the Holiday
Shores also provides convenient river access. You'll feel at home in
its newly renovated rooms and enjoy the Mississippi River, the surrounding bluffs and many wooded islands.
Looking for a special location
for your family reunion, wedding, friends gathering or business outing? Consider the Holiday Shores!! Our riverfront courtyard
could be a truly memorable setting for your event and we can provide the use of our River Boat Guest lounge with it's unique
collection of paddlewheel boat models, where you can serve your own food or arrange catering to make your party as care free
and enjoyable as possible.
|River Boat Lounge with one of the largest paddlewheel boat models in the USA
Nestled on the west bank of the Mississippi River in the quaint, historic river city of McGregor, Iowa, in Northeast Iowa, the Holiday Shores is conveniently located within a four hour drive of Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Chicago
and the Quad Cities. The adjacent cities of Marquette and McGregor, Iowa, have a variety of restaurants and shops to enjoy and if you're looking for some "big city" shopping and entertainment,
Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin (population approx 7000) is located just over three miles away. The Holiday Shores is right
next door to the McGregor City Marina offering overnight and extended stay boat slips for a very reasonable fee, free - public
boat launch and ample parking lot. Starting Summer 2013 the Holiday Shores will have a private boat dock where motel
guests can dock their boat for free and enjoy our floating patio. A mile down the road is the Lady Luck Casino - Marquette. Also close by are the Indian Effigy Mounds National Monument, Yellow River State Forest, Pikes Peak State Park in Iowa and Wyalusing State Park in Wisconsin.
Want to get up close and personal with
the water? Nothing beats the experience of getting in a kayak or canoe and paddling one of the area rivers; enjoying the natural
beauty and wildlife of the surrounding Upper MIssissippi River National Fish and Wildlife Refuge that the area is famous
for. The Holiday Shores offers easy access for kayakers/canoers with our our terraced sea wall, adjacent sand bar and private
motel dock. Dont have your own kayak or canoe, the Holiday Shores working with local outfitters
can help you get started on this fun and easy way to get on the water through our kayaking/canoeing
classes and guided excursions using the Holiday Shores as your base camp. We offer 1 or 2 day programs that
explore the Mississippi, Wisconsin and Yellow Rivers, with evening riverside meals by our firepit. Classes are suited for
beginner through experienced levels. Call the Holiday Shores for details.
We offer several incentive discounts
and special ammenities for groups, including:
1. Room rental rate weekday discounts (Sunday - Thursday), reduced from our already low weekday
2. Mississippi River commercial excursion boat tours of the River and local environs
that will pick up guests from the adjacent McGregor City marina. (weekend)
3. Catered Riverside Bar-B-Que available for groups with room rentals of 10 or more. Price
on Request based on menu choice. (weekend or weekday)
4. River Boat Guest Lounge available for private functions.
our Discounts Pricing page for additional details on promotions. And, check out our Activities page for fun things to do while
visiting the Holiday Shores. If there is something special you have in mind, let us know and we'll see what we can do to make
it happen for you. Our goal is to make your stay special. Whether traveling by auto, bicycle, motorcyle or boat, the Holiday
Shores Motel is a great place to spend some time. Give us a call and stop by to check out the reasons many of our guests return
year after year. See what we have for you.
|Wave Bye Bye to the Nice Tugboat Captain
So close you can almost reach out and touch the