11 days in Lakeville, Bellevue & Des Moines Itinerary

11 days in Lakeville, Bellevue & Des Moines Itinerary

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11 days in Lakeville, Bellevue & Des Moines Itinerary

Start: Watertown
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Lakeville
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Bellevue
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Des Moines
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Watertown

1
night
Lakeville

Lakeville ©
Lakeville is a city in Dakota County, Minnesota, United States. To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lakeville trip itinerary planning tool .

Watertown to Lakeville is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Watertown to Lakeville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June in Lakeville, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bellevue.

Things to do in Lakeville

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Minnesota Zoo, Watt Munisotaram
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Minnesota Zoo ©
Minnesota Zoo
Lakeville Area Art Center ©
Lakeville Area Art Center
Watt Munisotaram ©
Watt Munisotaram

5
nights
Bellevue

Bellevue ©
Bellevue is a city in Sarpy County, Nebraska, United States and a southern suburb of Omaha. Kids will appreciate attractions like Lincoln Children's Museum and Fontenelle Forest Nature Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Bellevue: Lincoln (Sunken Gardens, Nebraska State Capitol, & more) and Ashland (Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, & more). There's more to do: try your luck at Horseshoe Council Bluffs and enjoy some diversion at Take Aim Indoor Shooting Sports & Training Facility.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bellevue trip planning website .

Explore your travel options from Lakeville to Bellevue with the Route module. When traveling from Lakeville in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bellevue, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Des Moines.

Things to do in Bellevue

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Lincoln, Ashland, Horseshoe Council Bluffs
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Sunken Gardens ©
Sunken Gardens
Lincoln Children's Museum ©
Lincoln Children's Museum
Lincoln Children's Zoo ©
Lincoln Children's Zoo

4
nights
Des Moines

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Attractions like Adventureland and Blank Park Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Des Moines to Madrid to see Hindu Temple and Cultural Center of Iowa about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Iowa State Fairgrounds, hunt for treasures at Downtown Farmers Market, ponder the world of politics at Capitol Building, and grab your bike and head to High Trestle Trail.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Des Moines trip planning site .

Drive from Bellevue to Des Moines in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Des Moines

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

High Trestle Trail, Adventureland, Hindu Temple and Cultural Center of Iowa
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Building ©
Capitol Building
Adventureland ©
Adventureland
Blank Park Zoo ©
Blank Park Zoo

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