6 days in Indianola, Pella & Kalona Itinerary

6 days in Indianola, Pella & Kalona Itinerary

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6 days in Indianola, Pella & Kalona Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Indianola
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Pella
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kalona
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis

1
night
Indianola

Indianola ©
Indianola is a city in Warren County, Iowa, United States, 18 miles south of Des Moines, Iowa. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): do a tasting at La Vida Loca Winery.

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Minneapolis to Indianola is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Pella.

Things to do in Indianola

Wildlife Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Prairie Trails Museum, Imes Covered Bridge, East Lake county park
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La Vida Loca Winery ©
La Vida Loca Winery
Prairie Trails Museum ©
Prairie Trails Museum
Imes Covered Bridge ©
Imes Covered Bridge

2
nights
Pella

Pella ©
Pella is a city in Marion County, Iowa, United States, with a population of 10,352 at the time of the 2010 census. On the 30th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Klokkenspel, then steep yourself in history at Historical Village, Vermeer Windmill & Scholte House, and then identify plant and animal life at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge and Prairie Learning Center. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Vermeer Museum & Global Pavilion, then see human ingenuity at work at Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve, and then examine the collection at Trainland U.S.A..

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Getting from Kalona to Pella by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Indianola.

Things to do in Pella

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge and Prairie Learning Center, Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve, Trainland U.S.A.
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Trainland U.S.A. ©
Trainland U.S.A.
Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve ©
Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve

2
nights
Kalona

Kalona ©
Kalona is a city in Washington County, Iowa, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): don't miss a visit to Swinging Bridge and then contemplate the long history of Amana Colonies National Historic Landmark. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Lake Darling State Park, contemplate the long history of Amana Woolen Mill, and then admire the natural beauty at Good Quilts and Great Gardens.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kalona online tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Pella to Kalona by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kalona

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Amana, Swinging Bridge, Lake Darling State Park
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Amana Woolen Mill ©
Amana Woolen Mill
Lake Darling State Park ©
Lake Darling State Park
Good Quilts and Great Gardens ©
Good Quilts and Great Gardens