6 days in Minneapolis & Denver Itinerary

6 days in Minneapolis & Denver Itinerary

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Minneapolis
— 2 nights
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Denver
— 3 nights
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Minneapolis

— 2 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, get in on the family fun at Nickelodeon Universe, get to know the resident critters at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, and explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Minneapolis. April in Minneapolis sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 36°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can fly to Denver.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Denver

— 3 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.
Explore Denver's surroundings by going to Garden of the Gods (in Colorado Springs) and Pikes Peak - America's Mountain (in Cascade). The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, engage your brain at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, browse the different shops at 16th Street Mall, and pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity United Methodist Church.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Denver online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Minneapolis to Denver in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in May, Denver is little chillier at night with lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips