8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Des Moines
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
West Bend
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
La Crosse
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
New Franken
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
West Allis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Darien
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Peoria
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Belleville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Perryville
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: Des Moines

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West Bend

West Bend ©
West Bend is a city in Kossuth and Palo Alto (originally) counties in the U.S. For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read West Bend online attractions planner .

Des Moines to West Bend is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Des Moines in July, with highs in West Bend at 81°F and lows at 62°F. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to La Crosse.

Things to do in West Bend

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grotto of the Redemption ©
Grotto of the Redemption

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night
La Crosse

La Crosse ©
La Crosse is a city in the U.S. Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe has been added to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read La Crosse travel planner .

Traveling by car from West Bend to La Crosse takes 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in La Crosse are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel to New Franken.

Things to do in La Crosse

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe ©
Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

1
night
New Franken

New Franken ©
New Franken is an unincorporated community in the towns of Scott, Green Bay, and Humboldt in Brown County, Wisconsin, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bay Shore Park, then pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, and then stop by Seroogy's Chocolates.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New Franken trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from La Crosse to New Franken in 4 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in New Franken when traveling from La Crosse in July, with lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Darien.

Things to do in New Franken

Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, Seroogy's Chocolates
Highlights from your plan
Bay Shore Park ©
Bay Shore Park
Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help ©
Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help
Seroogy's Chocolates ©
Seroogy's Chocolates

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night
West Allis

West Allis ©
West Allis is a city in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States. On the 23rd (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Boerner Botanical Gardens, stroll through Minooka Park, and then stroll through Fox River Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our West Allis tour builder .

Getting from New Franken to West Allis by car takes about 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Darien.

Things to do in West Allis

Parks

Side Trips

Waukesha, Boerner Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Fox River Park ©
Fox River Park
Minooka Park ©
Minooka Park
Boerner Botanical Gardens ©
Boerner Botanical Gardens

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night
Darien

Darien ©
Darien is a city in DuPage County, Illinois, USA. On the 24th (Tue), learn about all things military at Cantigny Park and then get to know the fascinating history of Riverwalk Lot.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Darien trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from West Allis to Darien in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Peoria.

Things to do in Darien

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cantigny Park, Riverwalk Lot
Highlights from your plan
Riverwalk Lot ©
Riverwalk Lot
Cantigny Park ©
Cantigny Park

1
night
Peoria

Peoria
Peoria is a city in and the county seat of Peoria County, Illinois, United States, and the largest city on the Illinois River. To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Peoria route planner .

Drive from Darien to Peoria in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. You'll set off for Belleville on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Peoria

Parks Museums Outdoors

1
night
Belleville

Belleville ©
Belleville is a city in St. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Belleville road trip tool .

Drive from Peoria to Belleville in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Belleville can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Perryville.

Things to do in Belleville

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Perryville

Perryville ©
Perryville is a city in Perry County, Missouri, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Cave Vineyard, identify plant and animal life at Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center, and then don't miss a visit to Missouri Wall of Fame.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Perryville day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Belleville to Perryville takes 1.5 hours. In July in Perryville, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 67°F at night. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perryville

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Cape Girardeau, Sainte Genevieve
Highlights from your plan
Cave Vineyard ©
Cave Vineyard
Crown Valley Winery ©
Crown Valley Winery

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