6 days in The Minneapolis-Saunt Paul Area, Yellowstone National Park & Seattle Itinerary

6 days in The Minneapolis-Saunt Paul Area, Yellowstone National Park & Seattle Itinerary

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6 days in The Minneapolis-Saunt Paul Area, Yellowstone National Park & Seattle Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
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Minneapolis
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Minneapolis

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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.
On the 29th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Chain of Lakes, then explore the activities along Lake of the Isles, and then get your game on at The Escape Game.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis trip itinerary maker site .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Minneapolis. In July in Minneapolis, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Minneapolis

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Chain of Lakes ©
Chain of Lakes
Lake of the Isles ©
Lake of the Isles

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, admire all the interesting features of Artist Point, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park route planning app .

Do a combination of flight and car from Minneapolis to Yellowstone National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Yellowstone National Park. When traveling from Minneapolis in July, plan for slightly colder days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 73°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 2nd (Fri), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): explore the activities along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll, and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Seattle day trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in Seattle to be warmer, around 61°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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