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Kansas City (Kansas) to Apple Valley (Minnesota) drive in an RV

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RV campgrounds from Kansas City (Kansas) to Apple Valley (Minnesota)

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Kansas City (Kansas) to Apple Valley (Minnesota) in your RV. If you're planning a road trip to Apple Valley (Minnesota), you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Find the best RV parks, campgrounds, hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and AllStays. Scroll down to see all the RV campgrounds along the way.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Kansas City (Kansas)
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:27 pm  Bethany
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:27 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

3:06 pm  Des Moines
stay overnight at Kirkwood Civic Center Hotel
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 3 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Kirkwood Civic Center Hotel
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:23 am  Iowa Falls
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:23 pm
drive for about 1 hour

1:24 pm  Clear Lake
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:24 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

3:46 pm  Faribault
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:46 pm
drive for about 39 minutes

5:25 pm  arrive in Apple Valley (Minnesota)
stay at Best Western Premier Nicollet Inn

day 2 driving ≈ 4.5 hours
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What are RV campgrounds along the way?

    Quail Ridge RV Park  (1 mention)
    Grand Trace Conservation Area  (1 mention)

Des Moines  (21 answers)
    Iowa State Fairgrounds  (1 mention)
    Walnut Woods State Park  (1 mention)
    Griffs Valley View RV  (1 mention)
    Adventureland Campground  (1 mention)
    Yellow Banks County Park  (1 mention)
    Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino  (1 mention)
    Bob Shetler  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Des Moines:
        Ritual Cafe
        Exile Brewing Co
        9th Street Deli & Catering
    hotels around Des Moines:
        Kirkwood Civic Center Hotel
        Quality Inn & Suites Event Center
    questions about Des Moines:
        What's the best neighborhood in Des Moines for a first time visitor?
        Any good hiking spots in or near Des Moines?

Iowa Falls

Clear Lake
    Clear Lake State Park  (1 mention)
    Oakwood RV Park  (1 mention)
    Mcintosh Woods State Park  (1 mention)
    Deer Valley Lodge CG  (1 mention)
    North Iowa Fairgrounds  (1 mention)
    questions about Clear Lake:

    Camp Faribo  (1 mention)
    Roberds Lake Resort and Campground  (1 mention)
    Winjums Shady Acres Resort  (1 mention)
    Le Mieux Resort and Campground  (1 mention)

Where's the best place to stay in Apple Valley (Minnesota)?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Apple Valley (Minnesota).

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Best Western Premier Nicollet Inn.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Days Inn Burnsville  (1 mention)

What are some things to do in Apple Valley (Minnesota)?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on AllStays:

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Apple Valley (Minnesota) to Kansas City (Kansas) drive in an RV, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Kansas City (Kansas) to Apple Valley (Minnesota). Or get a full Kansas City (Kansas) to Apple Valley (Minnesota) flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Kansas City (Kansas) well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Kansas City (Kansas)!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 425 miles
driving time of 6 hours, 12 minutes
29 Kansas City (Kansas) travel answers
21 Des Moines travel answers
1 Clear Lake travel answer
1 Apple Valley (Minnesota) travel answer


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