15 days in Elkhorn & Des Moines Itinerary

15 days in Elkhorn & Des Moines Itinerary

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Fly to Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Drive to Elkhorn
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Elkhorn
— 6 nights
Drive to Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Fly to Des Moines
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Des Moines
— 8 nights
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Elkhorn

— 6 nights
Elkhorn is a city in Walworth County, Wisconsin, United States. Apple Barn Orchard and Winery has been added to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Northleaf Winery (in Milton), Janesville (Riverside Park, Rotary Botanical Gardens, &more) and Monroe (National Historic Cheesemaking Center & Minhas Craft Brewery). There's much more to do: grab your bike and head to White River State Trail, relax in the rural setting at Hinchley's Dairy Farm Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at CamRock Trail, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bartel's Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Elkhorn trip planner.

New York City to Elkhorn is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in Elkhorn hover around 79°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Des Moines.

Things to do in Elkhorn

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wineries

Side Trips

Des Moines

— 8 nights
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Iowa. Explore Des Moines' surroundings by going to West Branch (Herbert Hoover National Historic Site & Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum), Reiman Gardens (in Ames) and Clear Creek Trail (in Coralville). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 15th (Thu) at Adventureland. There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Blank Park Zoo, browse the eclectic array of goods at Downtown Farmers Market, get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Building, and admire the masterpieces at Des Moines Art Center.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Des Moines online trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Elkhorn to Des Moines. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Elkhorn in July; daily highs in Des Moines reach 86°F and lows reach 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Des Moines

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips