5 days in Northeast Iowa Itinerary

5 days in Northeast Iowa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northeast Iowa journey planner
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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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Decorah: Effigy Mounds National Monument (in Harpers Ferry) and Eagles Landing Winery (in Marquette). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Dunnings Spring Park, get engrossed in the history at Vesterheim, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Decorah Fish Hatchery.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Decorah trip maker app.

New York City to Decorah is an approximately 9-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New York City in May since evenings lows in Decorah dip to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Waterloo.
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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 16th (Mon): 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. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum.

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Traveling by car from Decorah to Waterloo takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Waterloo can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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