7 days in East Iowa Itinerary

7 days in East Iowa Itinerary

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7 days in East Iowa Itinerary

Start: Madison
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Dubuque
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Le Claire
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Madison

3
nights
Dubuque

Dubuque ©
Dubuque is the county seat of Dubuque County, Iowa, United States, located along the Mississippi River. Discover out-of-the-way places like National Motorcycle Museum and National Farm Toy Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium and Park Farm Winery. Change things up with these side-trips from Dubuque: Dyersville (St. Francis Basilica & Dyer-Botsford Doll Museum) and Anamosa State Penetentiary Museum (in Anamosa). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, take in the waterfront at Riverwalk, try to win big at Diamond Jo Casino, and contemplate the long history of Mathias Ham House.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dubuque online trip itinerary planner .

Madison to Dubuque is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Dubuque are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Le Claire.

Things to do in Dubuque

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Dyersville, Anamosa
Highlights from your plan
Park Farm Winery ©
Park Farm Winery
National Motorcycle Museum ©
National Motorcycle Museum
St. Francis Basilica ©
St. Francis Basilica

3
nights
Le Claire

Le Claire ©
Le Claire is a city in Scott County, Iowa, United States. Head to Freight House Farmers Market and Antique Archeologyfor plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Buffalo Bill Museum and German American Heritage Center. Get out of town with these interesting Le Claire side-trips: Clinton (Bickelhaupt Arboretum & The Sawmill Museum) and Tycoga Winery (in DeWitt). Next up on the itinerary: explore the engaging exhibits at Family Museum of Arts and Science, look for gifts at The Shameless Chocoholic, and examine the collection at Iowa 80 Trucking Museum.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Le Claire trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Dubuque to Le Claire takes 1.5 hours. In May in Le Claire, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Le Claire

Museums Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Clinton, Davenport, Iowa 80 Trucking Museum, Tycoga Winery, Family Museum of Arts and Science
Highlights from your plan
Family Museum of Arts and Science ©
Family Museum of Arts and Science
Buffalo Bill Museum ©
Buffalo Bill Museum
German American Heritage Center ©
German American Heritage Center