7 days in Adel & Des Moines Itinerary

7 days in Adel & Des Moines Itinerary

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7 days in Adel & Des Moines Itinerary

Start: Adel
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Adel
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
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Des Moines
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Adel

3
nights
Adel

Adel ©
Adel is a city and county seat of Dallas County, Iowa, United States. Bob Feller Hometown Exhibit and Hindu Temple and Cultural Center of Iowa will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Raccoon River Valley Trail and Springbrook State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Whiterock Conservancy (in Coon Rapids), Guthrie County Historical Village (in Panora) and Iowa Arboretum (in Madrid). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Penoach Winery, admire the natural beauty at Brenton Arboretum, and stop by Picket Fence Creamery.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Adel trip itinerary maker .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Adel. In July in Adel, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for travel to Des Moines.

Things to do in Adel

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Madrid, Brenton Arboretum, Guthrie County Historical Village, Springbrook State Park, Bob Feller Hometown Exhibit
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Springbrook State Park ©
Springbrook State Park
Bob Feller Hometown Exhibit ©
Bob Feller Hometown Exhibit
Whiterock Conservancy ©
Whiterock Conservancy

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 2nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Salisbury House, admire the masterpieces at Des Moines Art Center, and then grab your bike and head to High Trestle Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: make a splash at Adventureland.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Des Moines trip itinerary planning app .

Des Moines is very close to Adel. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Des Moines

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

La Vida Loca Winery, Adventureland, High Trestle Trail
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Adventureland ©
Adventureland
Des Moines Art Center ©
Des Moines Art Center
Salisbury House ©
Salisbury House