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Iowa Trip Sept 28 to October 1st 2023


1pm   Wednesday leave for 6 hour drive to Springfield  sunset is 6:49pm


Illinois State Capitol Building

401 S 2nd St, Springfield, IL 62701


D’Arcy’s Pint  closes at 9pm

661 W Stanford Ave Springfield, IL 62704


Extended Stay America Suites Springfield

3185 South Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL 62703


Thursday Sept 28th

Charlie Parkers  7-2pm

700 North St Springfield, IL 62704


Lincoln Home National Historic Site 8-5

413 S 8th St, Springfield, IL 62701


Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site 9 AM–4:45 PM


2.5 hours to Joseph Smith Historic Site

OPEN Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm


865 Water St.

Nauvoo, IL 62354


Joseph Smith Jr. 40.5403839,-91.3921823


2 hours from Joseph Smith to Herbert Hoover National Historic Site  9-5pm

110 Parkside Dr, West Branch, IA 52358


Dinner with Marcy?


Friday Sept 29th


2.5 hours to Effigy Mounds National Monument Visitor Center  9-4:30pm

151 IA-76, Harpers Ferry, IA 52146


3.25 hours to Mississippi National River and Recreation Area Visitor Center  9-5pm

120 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN 55102


Maybe state capital


3.5 hours to Pipestone National Monument  8:30-4:30pm

36 Reservation Ave, Pipestone, MN 56164


2 hours to Missouri National Recreational River Headquarters 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

508 E 2nd St, Yankton, SD 57078


Saturday Sept 30th


Saint Catherines Cemetery 42.82242, -96.05639



3 hours to 40.7465399,-96.6963748



Nebraska State Capital



Homestead National Historical Park 8:30 – 5pm


8523 NE-4, Beatrice, NE 68310



2.5 hours to  Villisca Axe Murder House Inc.  arrive by 6pm

508 E 2nd St, Villisca, IA 50864


25 mins away to Air BNB


208 W Garfield St Clarinda, IA 51632


Sunday October 1st

Drive home