11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  4​h
1
Two Harbors
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Minneapolis
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Wabasha
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Mineral Point
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Chicago


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1
night
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. On the 11th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Iona's Beach Scientific and Natural Area, then enjoy the sea views from Split Rock Lighthouse, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Gooseberry Falls State Park. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lakewalk, and then kick back and relax at Park Point.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Two Harbors itinerary maker site .

Chicago to Two Harbors is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Chicago in August, with highs in Two Harbors at 75°F and lows at 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Two Harbors

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Split Rock Lighthouse ©
Split Rock Lighthouse
Gooseberry Falls State Park ©
Gooseberry Falls State Park
Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): get your game on at The Escape Game, then admire the sheer force of Minnehaha Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of St. Mary, and finally enjoy some diversion at Target Field. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): take a stroll through Mississippi Mile, admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Lakewood Cemetery.

To plan Minneapolis vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Two Harbors to Minneapolis in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Two Harbors in August, expect Minneapolis to be somewhat warmer, temps between 81°F and 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Wabasha.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
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The Escape Game ©
The Escape Game
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Target Field ©
Target Field

3
nights
Wabasha

Wabasha ©
Wabasha is a city in Wabasha County, Minnesota, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Eagle Center. Step out of the city life by going to Grandad Bluff and Crystal Cave. Your inner history buff will appreciate Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Basilica of St. Stanislaus Kostka. Explore Wabasha's surroundings by going to Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration Motherhouse (in La Crosse) and Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company (in Chippewa Falls). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at LARK Toys.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Wabasha trip builder .

Traveling by car from Minneapolis to Wabasha takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Wabasha can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mineral Point.

Things to do in Wabasha

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

La Crosse, Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company, Basilica of St. Stanislaus Kostka, LARK Toys, Crystal Cave
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National Eagle Center ©
National Eagle Center
Grandad Bluff ©
Grandad Bluff
Crystal Cave ©
Crystal Cave

3
nights
Mineral Point

Mineral Point ©
Mineral Point is a city in Iowa County, Wisconsin, United States. Kids will enjoy Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf and Witches Gulch. Visiting Zipline and International Crane Foundation will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Galena (Blaum Bros. Distilling Co., Ulysses S. Grant Home, & more).

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mineral Point online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Wabasha to Mineral Point in 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mineral Point

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Galena, Wisconsin Dells, International Crane Foundation
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Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf ©
Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf
Zipline
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. ©
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co.

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