23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Sioux City
— 4 nights
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Lamoni
— 2 nights
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Pella
— 2 nights
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Indianola
— 1 night
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Mason City
— 3 nights
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Hudson
— 3 nights
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Bloomington
— 2 nights
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Minneapolis
— 3 nights
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Saint Paul
— 2 nights
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Sioux City

— 4 nights
Sioux City is a city in Woodbury and Plymouth counties in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Iowa. Get out of town with these interesting Sioux City side-trips: Sioux Falls (Stockyards Ag Experience, Falls Park, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Heights, get engrossed in the history at Sergeant Floyd River Museum and Welcome Center, pause for some photo ops at Spirit of Siouxland Statue, and examine the collection at Sioux City Public Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sioux City itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Sioux City. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lamoni.

Things to do in Sioux City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lamoni

— 2 nights
Lamoni is a city in Decatur County, Iowa, United States. On the 17th (Sat), examine the collection at Prairie Trails Museum, admire the majestic nature at Nine Eagles State Park, and then stop by Amish Country Store.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lamoni road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Sioux City to Lamoni in 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Lamoni are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. You will leave for Pella on the 18th (Sun).

Things to do in Lamoni

Nature · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Pella

— 2 nights
Pella is a city in Marion County, Iowa, United States, with a population of 10,352 at the time of the 2010 census. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Klokkenspel and then steep yourself in history at Historical Village, Vermeer Windmill & Scholte House. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Maytag Dairy Farm, join the crowd at Iowa Speedway, and then join the crowd at Marion County Fairgrounds.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Pella online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lamoni to Pella takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Indianola.

Things to do in Pella

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Indianola

— 1 night
Indianola is a city in Warren County, Iowa, United States, 18 miles south of Des Moines, Iowa. On the 20th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Clark Tower, contemplate the long history of John Wayne Birthplace & Museum, and then snap pictures at Roseman Covered Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Hogback Covered Bridge and then don't miss a visit to Courthouse Square.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Indianola trip builder site.

Getting from Pella to Indianola by car takes about an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Indianola can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Mason City.

Things to do in Indianola

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Mason City

— 3 nights
Mason City is a city in and the county seat of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States. Step out of Mason City with an excursion to Grotto of the Redemption in West Bend--about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Historic Park Inn Hotel, take in nature's colorful creations at Central Gardens of North Iowa, explore the world behind art at Charles H. MacNider Art Museum, and contemplate the long history of Stockman House Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mason City tour planner.

Traveling by car from Indianola to Mason City takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Indianola in July, Mason City is slightly colder at night with lows of 60°F. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hudson.

Things to do in Mason City

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Hudson

— 3 nights
Hudson is a city in St. Get out of town with these interesting Hudson side-trips: Crystal Cave (in Spring Valley) and National Eagle Center (in Wabasha). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Willow River State Park, snap pictures at Stillwater Lift Bridge, learn about winemaking at Northern Vineyards Winery, and don't miss a visit to Swinging Bridge.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Hudson trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Mason City to Hudson in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Hudson are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bloomington.

Things to do in Hudson

Parks · Nature · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bloomington

— 2 nights
The city of Bloomington, part of the Minneapolis-St.
Bloomington is known for shopping, theme parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Nickelodeon Universe, see the interesting displays at Paisley Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, and buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of America.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Bloomington using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hudson to Bloomington takes an hour. July in Bloomington sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Bloomington

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trips

Minneapolis

— 3 nights

The City of Lakes

Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Fort Snelling National Cemetery, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game, then stroll around Minnehaha Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Minnehaha Falls.

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Minneapolis is just a short distance from Bloomington. In July in Minneapolis, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 65°F at night. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Saint Paul.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Nature

Side Trip

Saint Paul

— 2 nights

Twin Cities

The capital of Minnesota, Saint Paul represents half of the "Twin Cities" and embraces the outdoors and urban culture.
Step out of Saint Paul to go to Taylors Falls and see Interstate State Park, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Paul, identify plant and animal life at Tamarack Nature Center, and get engrossed in the history at Minnesota History Center.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Paul road trip planner.

Saint Paul is very close to Minneapolis. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Paul

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.