3 days in Northeast Iowa Itinerary

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Cedar Falls
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Decorah
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Cedar Falls — 1 day

Cedar Falls is a city in Black Hawk County, Iowa, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum, then take a stroll through Cedar Falls Main Street, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cedar Falls trip itinerary maker.

Rochester to Cedar Falls is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In October in Cedar Falls, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Decorah.
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Decorah — 2 nights

Decorah is a city in and the county seat of Winneshiek County, Iowa, United States. On the 22nd (Sat), learn about winemaking at Eagles Landing Winery, then pause for some photo ops at Effigy Mounds National Monument, and then immerse yourself in nature at Pikes Peak State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the tasty concoctions at Toppling Goliath Brewing Company, admire the sheer force of Dunnings Spring Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Porter House Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Vesterheim.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Decorah tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Cedar Falls to Decorah takes 1.5 hours. October in Decorah sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive back home.
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