11 days in Minnesota Itinerary

11 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Winona
— 1 night
2
Grand Marais
— 1 night
3
Duluth
— 3 nights
4
Bloomington
— 4 nights

1
night
Winona

Winona ©
Winona is a city in and the county seat of Winona County, in the state of Minnesota. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Winona day trip site.

New York City to Winona is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Winona. Traveling from New York City in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 59°F in Winona. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Marais.

Things to do in Winona

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks

Side Trips

National Eagle Center, Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Minnesota Marine Art Museum ©
Minnesota Marine Art Museum
National Eagle Center ©
National Eagle Center
Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial ©
Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial

1
night
Grand Marais

Grand Marais ©
Grand Marais is a city in Cook County, Minnesota, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Temperance River State Park, then admire the majestic nature at Cascade River State Park, and then take in the exciting artwork at Sivertson Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): admire the sheer force of High Falls, examine the collection at Grand Portage National Monument, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Grand Portage State Forest.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Marais trip planner.

Drive from Winona to Grand Marais in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Winona in June, with highs in Grand Marais at 61°F and lows at 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Duluth.

Things to do in Grand Marais

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Portage, Temperance River State Park, Cascade River State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cascade River State Park ©
Cascade River State Park
Grand Portage State Forest ©
Grand Portage State Forest
Grand Portage National Monument ©
Grand Portage National Monument

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 (Split Rock Lighthouse & Gooseberry Falls State Park). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, look for gifts at Great Lakes Candy Kitchen, see the interesting displays at S.S. William A. Irvin Ore Boat Museum, and steep yourself in history at Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate.

Discover how to plan a Duluth trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Grand Marais to Duluth in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Grand Marais in June since evenings lows in Duluth dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bloomington.

Things to do in Duluth

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Two Harbors, Great Lakes Candy Kitchen
Highlights from your plan
Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate ©
Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate
Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive
Aerial Lift Bridge ©
Aerial Lift Bridge

4
nights
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
The city of Bloomington, part of the Minneapolis-St.
Go for a jaunt from Bloomington to Hastings to see Extreme Sandbox about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Mall of America, meet the residents at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, enjoy some diversion at Target Field, and observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE at Mall of America.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bloomington trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Duluth to Bloomington takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Duluth in June; daily highs in Bloomington reach 79°F and lows reach 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bloomington

Fun & Games · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Minneapolis, Saint Paul, Extreme Sandbox
Highlights from your plan
Mall of America ©
Mall of America
Nickelodeon Universe ©
Nickelodeon Universe
Target Field ©
Target Field

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