3 days in Iowa Itinerary

3 days in Iowa Itinerary

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Dubuque
— 1 night
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Altoona
— 1 night

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Dubuque

Dubuque ©
Dubuque is the county seat of Dubuque County, Iowa, United States, located along the Mississippi River. On the 31st (Sat), appreciate the history behind Julien Dubuque Monument.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dubuque tour itinerary planner.

New York City to Dubuque is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Dubuque is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in August; daily highs in Dubuque reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Altoona.

Things to do in Dubuque

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium ©
Fenelon Place Elevator Co. ©
Fenelon Place Elevator Co.
Eagle Point Park ©
Eagle Point Park

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Altoona

Altoona ©
Altoona is a city in Polk County, Iowa, United States and is a part of the Des Moines–West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): hunt for treasures at Downtown Farmers Market, get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Building, and then walk around Pappajohn Sculpture Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Altoona travel planner.

You can drive from Dubuque to Altoona in 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Altoona are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Altoona

Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Des Moines
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Pappajohn Sculpture Park ©
Pappajohn Sculpture Park
Capitol Building ©
Capitol Building
Downtown Farmers Market ©
Downtown Farmers Market

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