31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Detroit
+2
Fly + foot + train:  5​h 45​min
1
Denver
— 4 nights
+3
train + foot + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
3
Minneapolis
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
4
Munising
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Mackinaw City
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Copper Harbor
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Dearborn
— 3 nights
bus:  15​min
End: Detroit

4
nights
Denver

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Trail Ridge Road (in Rocky Mountain National Park), Kirks Flyshop & Mountain Adventures (in Estes Park) and Idaho Springs (Summit Lake Park & River Rafting & Tubing). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, stroll through Denver Zoo, snap pictures at Denver Millennium Bridge, and browse the fresh offerings at The Source.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Denver online sightseeing planner .

Detroit to Denver is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Detroit to Denver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Detroit in June, plan for little chillier nights in Denver, with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Idaho Springs, Kirks Flyshop & Mountain Adventures, Belmar, Trail Ridge Road
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Coors Field ©
Coors Field

9
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Spend the 2nd (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. On the 4th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and car from Denver to Yellowstone National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Denver in June: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

3
nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
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.
Step out of Minneapolis with an excursion to Extreme Sandbox in Hastings--about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of America, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, look for all kinds of wild species at Dodge Nature Center, and enjoy some diversion at Target Field.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Minneapolis online day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Minneapolis takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Minneapolis due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: highs in Minneapolis hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Munising.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

Bloomington, Extreme Sandbox, Dodge Nature Center, Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
Highlights from your plan
Extreme Sandbox ©
Extreme Sandbox
Mall of America ©
Mall of America
Target Field ©
Target Field

4
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Munising side-trips: Fayette Historic State Park (in Garden) and Manistique (Palms Book State Park & Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring)). Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring nature at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, take in the dramatic scenery at Alger Falls, and look for gifts at Open Wings Pottery & Gallery.

To find more things to do and tourist information, use the Munising trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Minneapolis to Munising by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Munising is 1 hour. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, things will get little chillier in Munising: highs are around 74°F and lows about 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mackinaw City.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Manistique, Fayette Historic State Park
Highlights from your plan
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Palms Book State Park ©
Palms Book State Park
Miners Castle Rock ©
Miners Castle Rock

4
nights
Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. Explore Mackinaw City's surroundings by going to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (in Empire), South Manitou Island Lighthouse (in Glen Arbor) and Tahquamenon Falls State Park (in Paradise). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Soo Locks, stroll through Colonial Michilimackinac, look for gifts at Aaron Murdick's Fudge, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mackinaw City sightseeing planner.

Drive from Munising to Mackinaw City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Mackinaw City, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Copper Harbor.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Traverse City, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Soo Locks, South Manitou Island Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park

1
night
Copper Harbor

Copper Harbor ©
Copper Harbor is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in northeastern Keweenaw County in the U.S. On the 20th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Hunter's Point Park, take a memorable drive along Brockway Mountain Drive, and then look for gifts at Swede's Gift Shop & Keweenaw Minerals.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Copper Harbor trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mackinaw City to Copper Harbor takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daytime highs in Copper Harbor are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dearborn.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hunter's Point Park ©
Hunter's Point Park
Brockway Mountain Drive ©
Brockway Mountain Drive
Swede's Gift Shop & Keweenaw Minerals ©

3
nights
Dearborn

Dearborn ©
Dearborn sits as part of the Detroit metropolitan area and was the home of Henry Ford.
Step out of Dearborn to go to Sandusky and see Cedar Point, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, explore and take pictures at Comerica Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Detroit Zoo, and explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Dearborn online trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Copper Harbor to Dearborn with the Route module. Traveling from Copper Harbor in July, expect Dearborn to be a bit warmer, temps between 82°F and 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Detroit, Detroit Zoo, Cedar Point
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village

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