5 days in Northeast Iowa Itinerary

5 days in Northeast Iowa Itinerary

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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Rochester International Airport, Drive to Decorah
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Decorah
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Waterloo
— 2 nights
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Drive to The Eastern Iowa Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to New York City

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Decorah — 2 nights

Decorah is a city in and the county seat of Winneshiek County, Iowa, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Decorah: Eagles Landing Winery (in Marquette) and Effigy Mounds National Monument (in Harpers Ferry). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Dunnings Spring Park, stroll through Decorah Fish Hatchery, and get engrossed in the history at Vesterheim.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Decorah trip website.

New York City to Decorah is an approximately 9-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Decorah. Traveling from New York City in July, things will get slightly colder in Decorah: highs are around 79°F and lows about 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Waterloo.
Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature
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Waterloo — 2 nights

Waterloo is a city in and the county seat of Black Hawk County, Iowa, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): see the interesting displays at John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum, then take a stroll through Cedar Falls Main Street, and then walk around Big Woods Lake Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Waterloo trip builder app.

Drive from Decorah to Waterloo in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Waterloo can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.
Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
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