13 days in Elkhorn & Des Moines Itinerary

13 days in Elkhorn & Des Moines Itinerary

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Fly to Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Drive to Elkhorn
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Elkhorn
— 5 nights
Drive to Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Fly to Des Moines
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Des Moines
— 7 nights
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Elkhorn

— 5 nights
Elkhorn is a city in Walworth County, Wisconsin, United States. You've now added Apple Barn Orchard and Winery to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Janesville (Rotary Botanical Gardens & CAMDEN Playground), Milton House Museum (in Milton) and Glacial River Bike Trail (in Fort Atkinson). The adventure continues: explore the landscape on two wheels at White River State Trail, experience rural life at Ela Orchard, stroll through Bartel's Beach, and do a tasting at Staller Estate Winery.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Elkhorn route website.

Kansas City to Elkhorn is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Des Moines.

Things to do in Elkhorn

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Des Moines

— 7 nights
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Iowa. Get out of town with these interesting Des Moines side-trips: Iowa Firefighters Memorial (in Coralville), West Branch (Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum & Herbert Hoover National Historic Site) and Ames (Reiman Gardens & Iowa State University). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 18th (Sun) at Adventureland. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Blank Park Zoo, hunt for treasures at Downtown Farmers Market, get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Building, and get into the urban bustle at Des Moines Civic Center.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Des Moines day trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Elkhorn to Des Moines with the Route module. Traveling from Elkhorn in July, expect Des Moines to be somewhat warmer, temps between 86°F and 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Des Moines

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips