11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Minneapolis
— 1 day
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Lincoln
— 1 night
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Denver
— 2 nights
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Logan
— 1 night
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Arches National Park
— Few hours
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights

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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), admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, contemplate the waterfront views at Chain of Lakes, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Isles, and finally grab your bike and head to Mill Ruins Park.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Minneapolis travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Minneapolis. In August, daytime highs in Minneapolis are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors
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Lake of the Isles ©
Lake of the Isles
Chain of Lakes ©
Chain of Lakes
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art

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Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at Nebraska State Capitol, then admire the natural beauty at Sunken Gardens, then admire the natural beauty at Hamann Rose Garden, and finally appreciate the history behind Nebraska State Holocaust Memorial.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Lincoln sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Minneapolis to Lincoln takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Lincoln can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks · Museums
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Sunken Gardens ©
Sunken Gardens
Hamann Rose Garden ©
Hamann Rose Garden
Nebraska State Capitol
Nebraska State Capitol

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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.
On the 13th (Thu), push the limits with Oxotic Supercar Driving Experience, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Foster's Place Playground. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Hidee Gold Mine, get interesting insight from Tours, and then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Denver online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Lincoln to Denver takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lincoln to Denver. Traveling from Lincoln in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Denver, with lows of 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Logan.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Oxotic Supercar Driving Experience ©
Oxotic Supercar Driving Experience

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Logan

Logan ©
Logan is a city in Cache County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): trek along Wind Caves Trail Head, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Logan Utah Temple, and then take a memorable drive along Logan Canyon Scenic Drive.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Logan trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Denver to Logan. Expect little chillier evenings in Logan when traveling from Denver in August, with lows around 53°F. On the 16th (Sun), you'll travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Logan

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Trails · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wind Caves Trail Head ©
Wind Caves Trail Head
Logan Utah Temple ©
Logan Utah Temple
Logan Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Logan Canyon Scenic Drive

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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 16th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Arches National Park trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Logan to Arches National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Logan 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 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Turret Arch ©
Turret Arch

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get great views at Paria View, get great views at Inspiration Point, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park journey builder site.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In August, Bryce Canyon National Park is little chillier than Arches National Park - with highs of 77°F and lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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Moab

Moab ©

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 18th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Arches National Park. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable tour with Moab Jett, soar above the sights with Canyonlands Ballooning, and then see Off-Road Tours.

Plan a trip to Moab easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moab in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Moab hover around 92°F and lows are around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Trails · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Canyonlands Ballooning ©
Canyonlands Ballooning

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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.
On the 20th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Moab to Zion National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or fly. Traveling from Moab in August, Zion National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 54°F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon

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