12 days in Minneapolis & New York City Itinerary

12 days in Minneapolis & New York City Itinerary

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1
Minneapolis
— 7 nights
2
New York City
— 4 nights

7
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.
Explore Minneapolis' surroundings by going to Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (in Chanhassen), Osceola (Cascade Falls & Riverwood Canoe & Kayak Rental) and Saint Cloud (Munsinger Gardens & Clemens Gardens). There's much more to do: get the adrenaline pumping with Kerfoot Canopy Tour, stroll around Buena Vista Park, look for all kinds of wild species at National Eagle Center, and get some jogging in at Grand Rounds Scenic Byway.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Minneapolis online vacation planner.

New York City to Minneapolis is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Minneapolis. Traveling from New York City in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of °F in Minneapolis. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Rochester, Osceola, Saint Cloud, Mini Met, Eau Galle Lake & Recreational Area
Highlights from your plan
Riverwood Canoe & Kayak Rental ©
Riverwood Canoe & Kayak Rental
Clemens Gardens ©
Clemens Gardens
Kerfoot Canopy Tour ©
Kerfoot Canopy Tour

4
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip website.

Fly from Minneapolis to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to New York City is 1 hour. Traveling from Minneapolis in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °F in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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