4 days in Iowa Itinerary

4 days in Iowa Itinerary

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Dubuque
— 1 night
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Mason City
— 1 night
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Des Moines
— 1 night

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Dubuque

Dubuque ©
Dubuque is the county seat of Dubuque County, Iowa, United States, located along the Mississippi River. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Julien Dubuque Monument and then make a trip to Fenelon Place Elevator Co..

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dubuque online tour planner.

Belleville to Dubuque is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Belleville in May, with highs in Dubuque at °F and lows at °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Mason City.

Things to do in Dubuque

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium ©
Diamond Jo Casino ©
Diamond Jo Casino
Fenelon Place Elevator Co. ©
Fenelon Place Elevator Co.

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Mason City

Mason City ©
Mason City is a city in and the county seat of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Charles H. MacNider Art Museum, contemplate the long history of Stockman House Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Rock Crest - Rock Glen Historical District, and finally don't miss a visit to Historic Park Inn Hotel.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mason City day trip app.

Traveling by car from Dubuque to Mason City takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Des Moines.

Things to do in Mason City

Historic Sites Museums
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Stockman House Museum ©
Stockman House Museum
Historic Park Inn Hotel ©
Historic Park Inn Hotel
Charles H. MacNider Art Museum ©
Charles H. MacNider Art Museum

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Des Moines

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Capitol Building, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at High Trestle Trail, and then stroll around Pappajohn Sculpture Park.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Des Moines online itinerary planner.

Getting from Mason City to Des Moines by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Mason City in May, Des Moines is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Des Moines

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

High Trestle Trail
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Pappajohn Sculpture Park ©
Pappajohn Sculpture Park
Capitol Building ©
Capitol Building

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