United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Minneapolis>ND>SD>Denver

Jump to last reply

I don't usually ask this question, but after a trip to major bookstore and trying to find info on line, I'm having a difficult time trying to quickly map out a plan for this trip. Want to get plane and room reservations, but have to roughly plan out days first. Need to have a big paper map, which I don't at the moment, to figure out the plan. Hoping someone has suggestions.

First day, after a long plane trip don't like to drive too far, so thinking of something near St Cloud MN. After that, we like to stay at least 2 nights in a place. So does anyone have suggestions of interesting areas to stop. Somewhere else in MN near Rt 94 or head to Bismarck via Rt 94?

Want to explore Roosevelt Park, so will probably look for a place near there for a few nights.

Imagine longest stay, up to 4 nights (?) will be in Mt Rushmore/Custer area. Would love to stay in Custer State Park, but doubt we'll find a room, especially for 4 nights. Is it feasible to stay in a central location to visit Mt Rushmore/Custer/Wind Cave?

Then will head to Denver maybe (?) via Cheyenne, WY

This is a 2 week trip so can do side trips off of main route. This is just a general route now starting in Minneapolis and ending in Denver. Any thoughts would be appreciated.

Looking more for natural beauty/culture/walking than tourist attractions. Yes, I know Mt Rushmore is man made and a tourist spot, but not the strictly for tourist spots.

14 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Downtown Denver restaurant recommendation, please~
  2. 2 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
  3. 3 New York City Taking First Steps Against Air BnB Members
  4. 4 Boston/Fenway park
  5. 5 3 Days in Denver area- want to hike and bike, stay in Boulder or Denver?
  6. 6 Atlanta with kids
  7. 7 Which NYC subway should I take?
  8. 8 Any nice Family Camps near Lake Winnepesauki?
  9. 9 Where to stay with kids in Nashville
  10. 10 New York City Restaurants
  11. 11 Trip Report Searching For The Rhythm Of Florida
  12. 12 Cabaret seating at Studio 54 - huh?
  13. 13 Alaska- cruise or land? and most scenic areas?
  14. 14 NYC apartments through CitySonnet.com
  15. 15 Alexandria or Georgetown
  16. 16 East Coast road trip from Boston to Washington DC
  17. 17 Spring Has Officially Sprung in Central Park
  18. 18 Family Camp in Maine
  19. 19 San Diego
  20. 20 Suggestions for road trip with children from Birmingham, AL to Grand Canyon
  21. 21 2 Days in Portland - Best of?
  22. 22 Timeshare Nightmares
  23. 23 Santa Fe advice needed (40th anniversary)
  24. 24 Places to eat like a local in Los Angeles
  25. 25 Best Glacier viewing (by boat) from Seward or Whittier
View next 25 » Back to the top