6 days in South Central Iowa Itinerary

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Winterset
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Pella
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Winterset — 2 nights

Winterset is a city in Madison County, Iowa, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Winterset: Indianola (La Vida Loca Winery & Summerset Winery). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Clark Tower, get engrossed in the history at Madison County Historical Complex, do a tasting at Winterset Cidery, and see the interesting displays at Iowa Quilt Museum.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Winterset road trip planning app.

Minneapolis to Winterset is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. When traveling from Minneapolis in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Winterset, with highs around 51°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pella.
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Pella — 3 nights

Pella is a city in Marion County, Iowa, United States, with a population of 10,352 at the time of the 2010 census. Change things up with a short trip to American Gothic House in Eldon (about 1h 5 min away). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Historical Village, Vermeer Windmill & Scholte House, look for gifts at Frisian Farms Cheese House, take in panoramic vistas at Cordova Park Observation Tower, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Red Rock.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pella driving holiday planner.

Getting from Winterset to Pella by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in November, and nighttime lows around 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.
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