From Lamoni, it's roughly 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the south to Kansas City and 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the south to Kansas City.
To really immerse yourself in the Central Iowa way of life, rent a vehicle and make a vist to the wider region around Lamoni. If you're looking for other places to check out, you'll find Bethany, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the north, and Osceola 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the south.
Around 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the north of Lamoni is Winterset, a regional city where you can visit Winterset Town Hall, Roseman Bridge and Imes Bridge. Holliwell Bridge, John Wayne Birthplace Museum and Cedar Bridge are other attractions that should be included on everyone's itinerary.
For a glimpse of local culture, go straight to Central Iowa's history museums.
If you want a break from seeing the sights, why not indulge in the local watersports? Tubing and fishing are both well-established here.
When the time comes to say goodbye to Lamoni, head to the nearest major airport situated in Des Moines, 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the north.