10 days in Minnesota Itinerary

10 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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10 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: Port Harcourt
Fly + Drive:  31​h
1
Winona
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Lutsen
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Duluth
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Minneapolis
— 3 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Port Harcourt

1
day
Winona

Winona ©
Winona is a city in and the county seat of Winona County, in the state of Minnesota. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Minnesota Marine Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at Watkins Museum and Store, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Stanislaus Kostka, and finally explore and take pictures at Garvin Heights.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Winona route planner .

Port Harcourt, Nigeria to Winona is an approximately 31-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Port Harcourt to Winona. Traveling from Port Harcourt in May, expect nights in Winona to be much colder, around 10°C, while days are slightly colder, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lutsen.

Things to do in Winona

Museums Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Minnesota Marine Art Museum ©
Minnesota Marine Art Museum
Basilica of St. Stanislaus Kostka ©

1
night
Lutsen

Lutsen ©
Lutsen is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Lutsen Township, Cook County, Minnesota, United States. On the 3rd (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Cascade River State Park, admire the majestic nature at Temperance River State Park, and then learn about winemaking at North Shore Winery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Lutsen trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Winona to Lutsen in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Winona in May: high temperatures in Lutsen hover around 14°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Duluth.

Things to do in Lutsen

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Temperance River State Park
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Cascade River State Park ©
Cascade River State Park
North Shore Winery ©
North Shore Winery
Temperance River State Park ©
Temperance River State Park

3
nights
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Duluth: Two Harbors (Iona's Beach Scientific and Natural Area & Gooseberry Falls State Park). Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Canal Park, snap pictures at Aerial Lift Bridge, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Vikre Distillery.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Duluth day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Lutsen to Duluth in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Duluth

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Two Harbors
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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Vikre Distillery ©
Vikre Distillery

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Mill City Museum, then explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, and then get in on the family fun at Nickelodeon Universe. Keep things going the next day: enjoy some diversion at Target Field, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Paul, and finally meet the residents at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory.

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You can drive from Duluth to Minneapolis in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Duluth in May, things will get a bit warmer in Minneapolis: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Fun & Games Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Saint Paul, Nickelodeon Universe
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Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Target Field ©
Target Field
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