8 days in Austin & Minnesota Itinerary

8 days in Austin & Minnesota Itinerary

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Train to Euston station, Train to London Gatwick, Fly to Austin
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Austin
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Minneapolis
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Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Birmingham

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Austin

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Austin: Calais Winery (in Hye), Fredericksburg (Agave Gallery Fine Art, National Museum of the Pacific War, &more) and San Antonio (San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, The San Antonio River Walk, &more). The adventure continues: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Austin trip builder app.

Birmingham, UK to Austin is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Birmingham to Austin due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Birmingham, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Austin, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Austin

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Minneapolis

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, contemplate the waterfront views at Chain of Lakes, trek along Silverwood Park, and stop by Candyland.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis trip itinerary website.

Fly from Austin to Minneapolis in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, Minneapolis is a bit cooler than Austin - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Minnesota travel guide

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Shopping Malls · Room Escape Games · Entertainment Centers
The Land of 10,000 Lakes
Deriving its name from the Dakota word for "land of sky-tinted water," Minnesota is a land of pristine lakes, pockets of dense green forests, and sprawling prairieland. Spend your vacation exploring the state's diverse landscape for endless outdoor activity and a chance to see some of the area's national monuments, or take a trip to the bustling St. Paul-Minneapolis area, a network of commerce and cultural attractions, including the famous Mall of America.