14 days in Minneapolis & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

14 days in Minneapolis & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Minneapolis
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 10 nights
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Minneapolis

— 3 nights

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.
Minneapolis is known for fun & games, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the different shops at Mall of America, admire the natural beauty at Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, and find something for the whole family at Nickelodeon Universe.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Minneapolis itinerary builder tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Minneapolis. June in Minneapolis sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Outdoors

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Yellowstone National Park

— 10 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Change things up with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park (about 1h 25 min away). And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park road trip app.

Fly from Minneapolis to Yellowstone National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Minneapolis to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Minneapolis, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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