11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Minneapolis
— 1 day
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Lincoln
— 3 nights
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Denver
— 4 nights
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Arches National Park
— 1 night

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©

The City of Lakes

Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
On the 11th (Tue), browse the different shops at Mall of America, then admire the sheer force of Minnehaha Park, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Mill Ruins Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Minneapolis online trip itinerary builder.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Minneapolis. In August, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Shopping · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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Mall of America ©
Mall of America
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Mill Ruins Park ©
Mill Ruins Park

3
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Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lincoln: Omaha (Old Market, Stinson Park, &more) and Horseshoe Council Bluffs (in Council Bluffs). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museum of American Speed, admire the natural beauty at Sunken Gardens, and get a sense of history and politics at Nebraska State Capitol.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lincoln online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Minneapolis to Lincoln in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Lincoln can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Museum of American Speed ©
Museum of American Speed
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Horseshoe Council Bluffs ©
Horseshoe Council Bluffs

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Explore Denver's surroundings by going to River Rafting & Tubing (in Idaho Springs), Trail Ridge Road (in Rocky Mountain National Park) and Colorado Springs (Cheyenne Mountain Zoo & Garden of the Gods). There's much more to do: see Off-Road Tours, get the adrenaline pumping with Oxotic Supercar Driving Experience, take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, and get a new perspective on nature at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Denver trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Lincoln to Denver in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lincoln to Denver is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Lincoln in August, Denver is a bit cooler at night with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Off-Road Tours

2
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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park travel app.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Zion National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 21st (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, and then stroll through Delicate Arch.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Arches National Park trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Arches National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Arches National Park, with lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Turret Arch ©
Turret Arch

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