9 days in Reno & Minneapolis Itinerary

9 days in Reno & Minneapolis Itinerary

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Reno — 4 nights

A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Popular historic sites such as Mackay Mansion and Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park and Lakeside Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Reno: Tahoe Meadows Trail (in Incline Village), Virginia City (Silver Terrace Cemeteries, Fourth Ward School Museum, &more) and Van Sickle Bi-State Park (in South Lake Tahoe). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Bartley Ranch Regional Park, ride a horse along Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive, stop by Chocolate Nugget Candy Factory, and explore the world behind art at Wilbur D. May Center.

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Tampa to Reno is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Tampa in July since evenings lows in Reno dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Minneapolis.
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Minneapolis — 4 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Minnesota State Capitol and Landmark Center. Discover out-of-the-way places like Minnehaha Falls and Basilica of St. Mary. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Fort Snelling National Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Russian Art, admire the sheer force of St. Anthony Falls, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Mill Ruins Park.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Minneapolis online tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Reno to Minneapolis by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Reno to Minneapolis is 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Reno in July: highs in Minneapolis hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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