15 days in Alexandria, Los Angeles & Denver Itinerary

15 days in Alexandria, Los Angeles & Denver Itinerary

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Alexandria
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 7 nights
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Denver
— 4 nights
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Alexandria

— 3 nights
Alexandria is a city and the county seat of Douglas County, Minnesota. Get outdoors at Itasca State Park and Prairie Wetlands Learning Center. Explore Alexandria's surroundings by going to Glacial Lakes State Park (in Starbuck), Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site (in Abercrombie) and Deep Portage Conservation Reserve and Learning Center (in Hackensack).

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Minneapolis to Alexandria is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In May in Alexandria, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Alexandria

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Los Angeles

— 7 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. Relax by the water at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Santa Monica and see Santa Monica Farmers Market, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, and make a trip to Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Alexandria to Los Angeles. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Alexandria in May; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 75°F and lows reach 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Denver

— 4 nights

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.
Head to Aspen and Evergreen Gallery and Images of Rocky Mountain National Parkfor some retail therapy. Visiting Flatirons and Summit Lake Park will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Denver: Spas (in Estes Park), Garden of the Gods (in Colorado Springs) and Castle Rock (Gateway Mesa Open Space Park, Hidden Mesa Open Space & Trail, &more). There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Mount Evans Scenic Byway, engage your brain at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, and trek along Mount Sanitas Trail.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Denver day trip website.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Denver in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles to Denver, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: high temperatures in Denver hover around 66°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips