5 days in Keosauqua & Estes Park Itinerary

5 days in Keosauqua & Estes Park Itinerary

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Keosauqua
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Estes Park
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Keosauqua — 1 night

Keosauqua is a city in Van Buren County, Iowa, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): snap pictures at Bentonsport Bridge, then admire the landmark architecture of American Gothic House, and then immerse yourself in nature at Lacey Keosauqua State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): stop by Dutchman's Store, immerse yourself in nature at Battle of Athens State Historic Site, and then contemplate the long history of Bentonsport National Historic District.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Keosauqua trip planner.

Cedar Rapids to Keosauqua is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In June, daily temperatures in Keosauqua can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Estes Park.
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Estes Park — 3 nights

More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Estes Park: Boulder (Pearl Street Mall & Flatirons), Chapel on the Rock (in Allenspark) and Rocky Mountain National Park (Bear Lake, Chasm Falls, &more). There's much more to do: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, view the masterpieces at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and admire all the interesting features of Peak to Peak Scenic Byway.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Estes Park trip app.

Getting from Keosauqua to Estes Park by car takes about 13 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Keosauqua in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Estes Park, with lows of 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.
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