Emmetsburg is a small city and the county seat of Palo Alto County, Iowa. It is also known as the Irish Capital of Iowa since it is Dublin’s sister city. Overall, Emmetsburg is a very quaint destination well-known for its positive and relaxing vibes; a place where you can enjoy fishing, hiking, wildlife observation, kayaking, canoeing, and picnicking in loads of beautiful nearby natural attractions, such as the Five Island Lake. As you can imagine, Emmetsburg has a rich Irish cultural heritage and the city celebrates St. Patrick’s Day every March. Regarding budget accommodation, you can find plenty of great and nearby Emmetsburg that offer rooms for less than $80 per night.