10 days in Minneapolis, Duluth & Two Harbors Itinerary

10 days in Minneapolis, Duluth & Two Harbors Itinerary

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10 days in Minneapolis, Duluth & Two Harbors Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
1
Minneapolis
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Duluth
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Two Harbors
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Minneapolis

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, Weisman Art Museum and Minnehaha Falls. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, admire the masterpieces at Weisman Art Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Minnehaha Falls.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Minneapolis online holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Minneapolis. In August, daytime highs in Minneapolis are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Duluth.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Museums
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Minneapolis Sculpture Garden ©
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
Minnehaha Falls ©
Minnehaha Falls
Weisman Art Museum ©
Weisman Art Museum

3
nights
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
You've now added Spirit Mountain to your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pattison State Park and The Duluth Depot. Fill the 7th (Wed) with the natural beauty at Jay Cooke State Park.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Duluth tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Minneapolis to Duluth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Minneapolis in August: high temperatures in Duluth hover around 73°F and lows are around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Two Harbors.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jay Cooke State Park, Pattison State Park
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Pattison State Park ©
Pattison State Park
Jay Cooke State Park ©
Jay Cooke State Park
The Duluth Depot ©
The Duluth Depot

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nights
Two Harbors

Two Harbors ©
Two Harbors is a city in and the county seat of Lake County, Minnesota, United States, along the shore of Lake Superior. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gooseberry Falls State Park as well as Split Rock Lighthouse. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at Gooseberry Falls State Park. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Iona's Beach Scientific and Natural Area, explore the striking landscape at Palisade Head, then explore the striking landscape at Shovel Point, and finally get engrossed in the history at Split Rock Lighthouse.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Two Harbors holiday planner .

You can fly from Minneapolis to Two Harbors in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis in August, expect Two Harbors to be little chillier, temps between 75°F and 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Two Harbors

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

La Pointe, Shovel Point, Palisade Head
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Palisade Head ©
Palisade Head
Superior Hiking Trail ©
Superior Hiking Trail
Big Bay State Park ©
Big Bay State Park

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