12 days in Centerville, Monroe & Houston Itinerary

12 days in Centerville, Monroe & Houston Itinerary

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Centerville
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Monroe
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Houston
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Centerville — 2 nights

Centerville is a city in and the county seat of Appanoose County, Iowa, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Centerville side-trips: Thousand Hills State Park (in Kirksville), Historical Village, Vermeer Windmill & Scholte House (in Pella) and Oskaloosa Skate and Bike Park (in Oskaloosa). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Lake Red Rock, look for gifts at Shoppes at Bradley Hall, and see the interesting displays at National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Centerville online driving holiday planner.

Colorado Springs to Centerville is an approximately 11.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Colorado Springs to Centerville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Centerville when traveling from Colorado Springs in April, with lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Monroe.
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Monroe — 1 night

Monroe is the eighth-largest city in the U.S. state of Louisiana. On the 11th (Mon), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo and then stroll around Kiroli Park.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Monroe trip website.

Getting from Centerville to Monroe by car takes about 12 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Centerville in April; daily highs in Monroe reach 76°F and lows reach 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Houston.
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Houston — 6 nights

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Change things up with these side-trips from Houston: Kemah Boardwalk (in Kemah) and Galveston (Moody Mansion, The Strand, &more). And it doesn't end there: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, walk around Buffalo Bayou Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Houston Zoo, and stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Houston road trip site.

You can drive from Monroe to Houston in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Monroe in April since evenings lows in Houston dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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