15 days in Grand Junction & Brainerd Itinerary

15 days in Grand Junction & Brainerd Itinerary

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Grand Junction
— 2 nights
Fly to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport / Wold–Chamberlain Field, Drive to Brainerd
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Brainerd
— 12 nights
Drive to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport / Wold–Chamberlain Field, Fly to Las Vegas

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Grand Junction

— 2 nights
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Mesa, do a tasting at Meadery of the Rockies, and then visit Downtown Grand Junction.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Grand Junction itinerary planning site.

Las Vegas to Grand Junction is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Junction due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Grand Junction at 93°F and lows at 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Brainerd.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Side Trip

Brainerd

— 12 nights
Brainerd is a city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brainerd: Jay Cooke State Park (in Carlton), Onamia (Mille Lacs Kathio State Park & Grand Casino Mille Lacs) and Little Falls (Charles Lindbergh House and Museum, Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, &more). And it doesn't end there: tee off at Cragun's Legacy Courses, join the crowd at Brainerd International Raceway, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Roundhouse Brewery, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Safari North.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Brainerd trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Grand Junction to Brainerd with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Junction to Brainerd is 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Junction in July, expect Brainerd to be a bit cooler, temps between 80°F and 59°F. On the 8th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Brainerd

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips