10 days in Minnesota Itinerary

10 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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10 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Duluth
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Alexandria
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
New Ulm
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Minneapolis
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Toronto

3
nights
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Venture out of the city with trips to Two Harbors (Iona's Beach Scientific and Natural Area, Gooseberry Falls State Park, & more) and Onyx Beach (in Silver Bay). There's still lots to do: cruise along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, snap pictures at Aerial Lift Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of Lakewalk, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Duluth trip planning app .

Toronto, Canada to Duluth is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, Duluth is a bit cooler than Toronto - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Duluth

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Two Harbors, Onyx Beach
Highlights from your plan
Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Park Point ©
Park Point
Castle Danger Brewery ©
Castle Danger Brewery

1
night
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Alexandria is a city and the county seat of Douglas County, Minnesota. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): play a few rounds at Geneva Golf Club, learn about winemaking at Carlos Creek Winery, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Copper Trail Brewing Co.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Alexandria day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Duluth to Alexandria takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to New Ulm.

Things to do in Alexandria

Outdoors Golf Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Geneva Golf Club ©
Geneva Golf Club
Carlos Creek Winery ©
Carlos Creek Winery
Copper Trail Brewing Co ©
Copper Trail Brewing Co

1
night
New Ulm

New Ulm ©
New Ulm is a city in Brown County, Minnesota, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Minneopa State Park, do a tasting at Morgan Creek Vineyards, and then examine the collection at Schell's.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New Ulm trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Alexandria to New Ulm takes 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in New Ulm can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in New Ulm

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Nature

Side Trip

Minneopa State Park
Highlights from your plan
Schell's ©
Schell's
Morgan Creek Vineyards ©
Morgan Creek Vineyards
Minneopa State Park ©
Minneopa State Park

4
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.
Take a break from Minneapolis with a short trip to Baker Park Reserve in Maple Plain, about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Summit Avenue, observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Minnesota, kick back and relax at Round Lake Park and Beach, and have fun at Target Field.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Minneapolis online attractions planner .

You can drive from New Ulm to Minneapolis in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Minneapolis are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bloomington, Saint Paul, Round Lake Park and Beach, Baker Park Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Target Field ©
Target Field
Baker Park Reserve ©
Baker Park Reserve
Summit Avenue
Summit Avenue

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