3 days in Northeast Iowa Itinerary

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McGregor
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Waterloo
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McGregor — 1 night

McGregor is a city in Clayton County, Iowa, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Eagles Landing Winery, stroll through Effigy Mounds National Monument, and then immerse yourself in nature at Pikes Peak State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Dunnings Spring Park, then get engrossed in the history at Vesterheim, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Toppling Goliath Brewing Company.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the McGregor trip itinerary planner.

Cedar Rapids to McGregor is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In October in McGregor, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Waterloo.
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Waterloo — 1 night

Waterloo is a city in and the county seat of Black Hawk County, Iowa, United States. On the 27th (Thu), see the interesting displays at John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum, delve into the lush surroundings at Hartman Reserve Nature Center, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take a stroll through Cedar Falls Main Street.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Waterloo journey planning app.

You can drive from McGregor to Waterloo in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Waterloo can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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