5 days in Iowa Itinerary

5 days in Iowa Itinerary

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5 days in Iowa Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  4​h
1
Des Moines
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Waterloo
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
3
Dubuque
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Phoenix

3
nights
Des Moines

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Building. On your second day here, make a splash at Adventureland.

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Phoenix to Des Moines is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Des Moines. When traveling from Phoenix in June, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Des Moines: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Waterloo.

Things to do in Des Moines

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Adventureland
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Adventureland ©
Adventureland
Blank Park Zoo ©
Blank Park Zoo
Iowa State Fairgrounds ©
Iowa State Fairgrounds

few
hours
Waterloo

Waterloo ©
Waterloo is a city in Southern Ontario, Canada. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): make a splash at Lost Island Water Park.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Waterloo trip website .

Drive from Des Moines to Waterloo in 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Des Moines in June since evenings lows in Waterloo dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Dubuque.

Things to do in Waterloo

#Theme Parks
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Lost Island Water Park ©
Lost Island Water Park

1
night
Dubuque

Dubuque ©
Dubuque is the county seat of Dubuque County, Iowa, United States, located along the Mississippi River. On the 21st (Thu), see the interesting displays at National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, then make a trip to Fenelon Place Elevator Co., then see the interesting displays at Dubuque Museum of Art, and finally stroll through Eagle Point Park.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dubuque driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Waterloo to Dubuque in 2 hours. June in Dubuque sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubuque

#Parks, #Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Fenelon Place Elevator Co. ©
Fenelon Place Elevator Co.
Eagle Point Park ©
Eagle Point Park

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