Affiliated Wood Carvers, Ltd

International Woodcarvers Congress

Affiliated Wood Carvers, Limited, (AWC) is a non-profit corporation whose primary purpose is to promote the fine art of woodcarving through the sponsorship of the International Woodcarvers Congress.

Motel, Bed & Breakfast, Cabin and Camping Information

There are many choices for accommodations in Maquoketa and the surrounding areas. We would like you to favor the places located right in town before looking elsewhere. They have welcomed us with open arms and we want to support the local businesses. The Centerstone Inn & Suites has been selected as the “Official Gathering Place” for the 2019 Congress. Make sure you let any of these folks know that you are with the WOODCARVERS in order to get a special rate, if there is one.

CENTERSTONE INN AND SUITES, 1910 Nairn Drive S, Maquoketa, IA 52060 (563)652-0222. $72.99 a day for carvers (normally $99 or more). Free expanded Continental Breakfast, Free USA Today, Wireless Internet, Game Room, Exercise Room, Indoor Heated Pool, Children’s Pool and Hot Tub.

ECONO LODGE (formerly Mauoketa Inn & Suites) 1019 West Platt, Maquoketa, IA 52060   (563)652-6888. Single Queen - $65.00 + tax; King - $74,00 + tax; Double Double - $69.00 + tax; Double Queen - $73.00 + tax. Free Super-Start Breakfast, Wireless Internet, Dish

DECKER HOTEL & RESTAURANT (will be under new ownership), 128 N. Main St. Maquoketa, IA 52060 (563)652-1875  Rooms are $99 and up. The rooms have been restored to reflect the era of origin (built in 1875). Each room is furnished with antiques and is setup and decorated differently with unique turn-of-the-century wallpaper. Each room has the convenience of a private bathroom, TV and phone.

SQUIERS MANOR BED & BREAKFAST,418W Pleasant St.Maquoketa,IA52060 (563)652-6961 Call for rate of private guest rooms. The antique decor, crackling fireplaces and Victorian ambiance also offer the modern conveniences of private baths with Jacuzzis, central-air, in-room phones. A full country gourmet breakfast is served as well as a choice of desserts by candlelight in the evening.

SUPER 8 MOTEL, 918 Westwood Dr., De Witt, IA 52742 (563)659-8888. Call for exact rate. Superstart Breakfast, Microwave, Refrigerator, Coffee Pot, Coin Laundry.


Jackson County Fairgrounds: Camping spots with water and electricity are available on the property.  There are some 30Amp spots available with the rest being 15 Amp. Site availability is on a first-come/first-served basis. There is a $15 per night charge. Sewer pickup is being arranged. For more information, call Lanny (Fairgrounds Manager) at 563-652-4282.

Horseshoe Pond Park: Located on the south side of Maquoketa, it has 16 - 50 foot recreational vehicle camping pads available. Modern Restrooms/Showers, Potable Water Hydrant, Sanitary Disposal Station. First Come/First Served Reservations. 563-652-5292