15 days in Saint Cloud, Grand Canyon National Park & Redwood National Park Itinerary

15 days in Saint Cloud, Grand Canyon National Park & Redwood National Park Itinerary

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Saint Cloud
— 2 nights
Drive to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport / Wold–Chamberlain Field, Fly to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 3 nights
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Drive to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Fly to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport / Wold–Chamberlain Field, Drive to Saint Cloud
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Saint Cloud
— 1 night
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Saint Cloud

— 2 nights
St. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Munsinger Gardens and then stroll around Riverside Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): play a few rounds at The Pines Golf Course at Grand View Lodge, then take a memorable tour with Brainerd Zip Line Tour, and then stop by Loide' Oils & Vinegars.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Cloud trip planner.

Minneapolis to Saint Cloud is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Minneapolis in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Saint Cloud, with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Saint Cloud

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Tours

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 6 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 14th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mather Point, explore and take pictures at Bright Angel Point, and take a pleasant ride with Canyon Trail Rides.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Saint Cloud to Grand Canyon National Park. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Saint Cloud to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Saint Cloud in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 43°F in Grand Canyon National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Redwood National Park

— 3 nights
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Spend the 21st (Mon) exploring nature at Redwood National Park. There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove, enjoy the sand and surf at Enderts Beach, and trek along California Coastal Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Redwood National Park takes 18 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September: highs in Redwood National Park hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 50°F. You will leave for Saint Cloud on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Saint Cloud

— 1 night
On the 24th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Munsinger Gardens and then tee off at Riverside Park. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Dassel Area Historical Society & Ergot Museum, brush up on your military savvy at The Meeker County Museum at the G.A.R Hall, and then learn about winemaking at Millner Heritage Vineyard & Winery.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Saint Cloud travel itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Redwood National Park to Saint Cloud with the Route module. Traveling from Redwood National Park to Saint Cloud, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in September: highs in Saint Cloud hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Saint Cloud

Parks · Museums · Golf · Wineries

Side Trips