23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sioux City
— 4 nights
2
Lamoni
— 2 nights
3
Pella
— 2 nights
4
Indianola
— 1 night
5
Mason City
— 3 nights
6
Hudson
— 3 nights
7
Bloomington
— 2 nights
8
Minneapolis
— 3 nights
9
Saint Paul
— 2 nights

4
nights
Sioux City

Sioux City ©
Sioux City is a city in Woodbury and Plymouth counties in the northwestern part of the U.S. 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 °F, and evening lows to °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

Side Trip

Sioux Falls
Highlights from your plan
Falls Park ©
Falls Park
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral
SculptureWalk & The Arc of Dreams Sioux Falls ©

2
nights
Lamoni

Lamoni ©
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 °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You will leave for Pella on the 18th (Sun).

Things to do in Lamoni

Museums Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Prairie Trails Museum
Highlights from your plan
Prairie Trails Museum ©
Prairie Trails Museum
Nine Eagles State Park ©
Nine Eagles State Park
Amish Country Store ©
Amish Country Store

2
nights
Pella

Pella ©
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 °F in July, and nighttime lows around °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

Newton, Marion County Fairgrounds
Highlights from your plan
Klokkenspel ©
Klokkenspel
Iowa Speedway ©
Iowa Speedway
Marion County Fairgrounds ©
Marion County Fairgrounds

1
night
Indianola

Indianola ©
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 °F, while at night they dip to °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

Winterset
Highlights from your plan
John Wayne Birthplace & Museum ©
John Wayne Birthplace & Museum
Roseman Covered Bridge ©
Roseman Covered Bridge
Courthouse Square
Courthouse Square

3
nights
Mason City

Mason City ©
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 °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

Side Trips

Clear Lake, Grotto of the Redemption
Highlights from your plan
Grotto of the Redemption ©
Grotto of the Redemption
Historic Park Inn Hotel ©
Historic Park Inn Hotel
Plane Crash Site of Buddy Holly ©
Plane Crash Site of Buddy Holly

3
nights
Hudson

Hudson ©
Hudson is a city in St. Get out of town with these interesting Hudson side-trips: National Eagle Center (in Wabasha) and Crystal Cave (in Spring Valley). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Willow River State Park, snap pictures at Stillwater Lift Bridge, do a tasting at Northern Vineyards Winery, and stroll around Birkmose Park.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hudson trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Mason City to Hudson by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Hudson are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bloomington.

Things to do in Hudson

Parks Nature Golf

Side Trips

Stillwater, Swinging Bridge, National Eagle Center, Crystal Cave
Highlights from your plan
Willow River State Park ©
Willow River State Park
National Eagle Center ©
National Eagle Center
Crystal Cave ©
Crystal Cave

2
nights
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
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: get in on the family fun at Nickelodeon Universe, admire the striking features of Paisley Park, meet the residents at Minnesota Zoo, and buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of America.

Start your trip to Bloomington by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Hudson to Bloomington in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Bloomington

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Chanhassen, Minnesota Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Mall of America ©
Mall of America
Nickelodeon Universe ©
Nickelodeon Universe
SEA LIFE at Mall of America ©
SEA LIFE at Mall of America

3
nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
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, thenstroll 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 °F during the day and °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

Side Trip

Game Show Battle Rooms
Highlights from your plan
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
The Escape Game ©
The Escape Game
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden ©
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

2
nights
Saint Paul

Saint Paul ©
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 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Paul, ponder the world of politics at Minnesota State Capitol, and identify plant and animal life at Tamarack Nature Center.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Paul travel route planner.

Saint Paul is just a stone's throw from Minneapolis. In August, daily temperatures in Saint Paul can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Paul

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Interstate State Park, Tamarack Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory ©
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
Summit Avenue
Summit Avenue
Cathedral of Saint Paul ©
Cathedral of Saint Paul