11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

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Drive to Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Fly to Minneapolis
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Minneapolis
— 1 day
Drive
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Duluth
— 3 nights
Fly
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Fargo
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sioux Falls
— 3 nights
Drive
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Minneapolis
— 1 night
Fly to Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Drive to Smyrna

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Minneapolis

— 1 day

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): explore the landscape on two wheels at Mill Ruins Park, then get a dose of the wild on Stone Arch Bridge, and then get engrossed in the history at Mill City Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis trip maker app.

Smyrna to Minneapolis is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Smyrna to Minneapolis. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Smyrna in July, with highs in Minneapolis at 83°F and lows at 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Duluth.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

Duluth

— 3 nights

Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get all the information you need at Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center, then enjoy the sea views from Split Rock Lighthouse, and then stroll through Gooseberry Falls State Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Duluth trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Minneapolis to Duluth takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, expect Duluth to be a bit cooler, temps between 75°F and 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to fly to Fargo.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Fargo

— 3 nights
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Museum-lovers will get to explore Red River Zoo and Fargo Air Museum. Get outdoors at Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge and Detroit Lake Public Beach. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, identify plant and animal life at Bluestem Prairie Preserve, see the interesting displays at Roger Maris Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Plains Art Museum.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Fargo online road trip planner.

You can fly from Duluth to Fargo in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Duluth in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Fargo: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Fargo

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sioux Falls

— 3 nights
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. state of South Dakota. St. Joseph Cathedral and Pipestone National Monument will appeal to history buffs. Visiting The Outdoor Campus and Sioux Falls Bike Trails will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Falls Park, identify plant and animal life at The Blood Run Nature Area, admire the majestic nature at Palisades State Park, and stroll through SculptureWalk & Arc of Dreams Monument.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sioux Falls road trip app.

Getting from Fargo to Sioux Falls by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Sioux Falls are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can fly to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Minneapolis

— 1 night

The City of Lakes

Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, then surround yourself with nature on Stone Arch Bridge, and then grab your bike and head to Mill Ruins Park.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Minneapolis online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Sioux Falls to Minneapolis takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.