28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sioux Falls
Drive:  3​h
1
West Bend
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Harpers Ferry
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Le Claire
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Iowa City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Burlington
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
6
Apopka
— 20 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Sioux Falls

1
night
West Bend

West Bend
West Bend is a city in Kossuth and Palo Alto (originally) counties in the U.S. To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our West Bend online tour itinerary planner .

Sioux Falls to West Bend is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In August in West Bend, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 61°F at night. You'll set off for Harpers Ferry on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in West Bend

Nature Parks Historic Sites

few
hours
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
Harpers Ferry is a city in Taylor Township, Allamakee County, Iowa, United States. On the 17th (Sat), stroll around Effigy Mounds National Monument and then delve into the lush surroundings at Yellow River State Forest.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Harpers Ferry day trip planning website .

Drive from West Bend to Harpers Ferry in 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Le Claire.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Effigy Mounds National Monument ©
Effigy Mounds National Monument
Yellow River State Forest ©
Yellow River State Forest

3
nights
Le Claire

Le Claire ©
Le Claire is a city in Scott County, Iowa, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): stroll through Sunderbruch Park Trail, then have fun and explore at Family Museum of Arts and Science, then browse for treasures at Antique Archeology, and finally sample the fine beverages at Mississippi River Distilling Company & Cody Road Cocktail House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at The Putnam Museum & Science Center, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Niabi Zoo, and then admire the engineering at Lock & Dam 13 Recreation Area.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Le Claire trip planner .

You can drive from Harpers Ferry to Le Claire in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Iowa City.

Things to do in Le Claire

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Davenport, Lock & Dam 13 Recreation Area, Family Museum of Arts and Science, Niabi Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Niabi Zoo ©
Niabi Zoo
Family Museum of Arts and Science ©
Family Museum of Arts and Science
The Putnam Museum & Science Center ©
The Putnam Museum & Science Center

2
nights
Iowa City

Iowa City ©
Iowa City is a city in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Old Capitol Museum, explore the landscape on two wheels at Terry Trueblood Recreational Area, enjoy some diversion at Nile Kinnick Stadium, then gain insight at University of Iowa, and finally relax in the rural setting at Wilson's Orchard. On your second day here, have some family-friendly fun at The Play Station, learn more about the world around you at Museum of Natural History, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Devonian Fossil Gorge.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Iowa City trip maker .

You can drive from Le Claire to Iowa City in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Iowa City are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Burlington.

Things to do in Iowa City

Fun & Games Museums Nature

Side Trip

The Play Station
Highlights from your plan
The Play Station ©
The Play Station
Terry Trueblood Recreational Area ©
Terry Trueblood Recreational Area
Devonian Fossil Gorge ©
Devonian Fossil Gorge

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hours
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is a city and the county seat of Des Moines County, Iowa, United States. On the 22nd (Thu), shop like a local with Art Center of Burlington, have some family-friendly fun at FunCity, then walk around Mosquito Park, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Snake Alley.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Burlington trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Iowa City to Burlington in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Apopka.

Things to do in Burlington

Fun & Games Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
FunCity ©
FunCity
Mosquito Park ©
Mosquito Park
Art Center of Burlington ©
Art Center of Burlington

20
nights
Apopka

Apopka is a city in Orange County, Florida. Bring the kids along to Kelly Park and The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Apopka: Brownwood Farmer's Market (in Wildwood), Crystal River (Stand-Up Paddleboarding & Three Sisters Springs) and Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park (in Homosassa Springs). There's lots more to do: hike along Lake Apopka Wildlife Trail, join the crowd at Daytona International Speedway, tour the pleasant surroundings at West Orange Trail, and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Apopka day trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Burlington to Apopka. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Burlington in August, with highs in Apopka at 92°F and lows at 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Apopka

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Homosassa, Ponce Inlet, Ocala, Gainesville, Daytona Beach
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Blue Spring State Park ©
Blue Spring State Park