10 days in Cleveland & Minneapolis Itinerary

10 days in Cleveland & Minneapolis Itinerary

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10 days in Cleveland & Minneapolis Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Cleveland
— 2 nights
2
Minneapolis
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h
End: Chicago

2
nights
Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): learn more about the world around you at Cleveland Museum of Natural History, then admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, then contemplate the long history of USS Cod Submarine Memorial, and finally don't miss a visit to Heinen's Downtown. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, buy something for everyone on your list at Crocker Park, then browse the eclectic array of goods at West Side Market, and finally contemplate the long history of Wade Memorial Chapel.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cleveland online sightseeing planner .

Washington DC to Cleveland is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in March: high temperatures in Cleveland hover around 43°F and lows are around 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Crocker Park
Highlights from your plan
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland Museum of Natural History ©

6
nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lark Toys and Cathedral of Saint Paul. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Northfield Historical Society and Fort Snelling State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Candyland (in Stillwater), Eau Galle Cheese Factory Shop (in Durand) and Knoke's Chocolates and Nuts (in Hudson). There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Mall of America, steep yourself in history at Landmark Center, meet the residents at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, and stop by General Store of Minnetonka.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Minneapolis travel route planner .

Getting from Cleveland to Minneapolis by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Cleveland in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Minneapolis, with lows of 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Saint Paul, Bloomington, General Store of Minnetonka, Northfield Historical Society, Minneopa State Park
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Northfield Historical Society ©
Northfield Historical Society
LARK Toys ©
LARK Toys
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory ©
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

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