14 days in Minnesota Itinerary

14 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Asheville
Fly + Bus:  8 h 30 min
1
Duluth
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Winona
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
New Ulm
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Minneapolis
— 9 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
End: Asheville

2
nights
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Park Point, then steep yourself in history at Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate, then get to know the fascinating history of Lakewalk, and finally kick back and relax at Iona's Beach Scientific and Natural Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): stroll around Canal Park, stroll through Brighton Beach Park, stop by Great Lakes Candy Kitchen, then get engrossed in the history at Split Rock Lighthouse, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Onyx Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Duluth trip planner.

Asheville to Duluth is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Asheville to Duluth. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Asheville in January, with highs in Duluth at 22°F and lows at 7°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Winona.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Two Harbors, Onyx Beach, Great Lakes Candy Kitchen
Highlights from your plan
Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate ©
Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate
Split Rock Lighthouse ©
Split Rock Lighthouse
Lakewalk ©
Lakewalk

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 3rd (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Polish Museum, steep yourself in history at Plummer House, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Lanesboro Arts.

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You can drive from Duluth to Winona in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. January in Winona sees daily highs of 26°F and lows of 10°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel to New Ulm.

Things to do in Winona

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Austin, Plummer House, Lanesboro Arts
Highlights from your plan
Lanesboro Arts ©
Lanesboro Arts
Polish Museum ©
Polish Museum
Plummer House ©
Plummer House

1
night
New Ulm

New Ulm ©
New Ulm is a city in Brown County, Minnesota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Sod House on the Prairie.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New Ulm travel route planner.

You can drive from Winona to New Ulm in 3 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 23°F, and evening lows to 7°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in New Ulm

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Fort Ridgely, Sod House on the Prairie
Highlights from your plan
Fort Ridgely ©
Fort Ridgely
Sod House on the Prairie ©
Sod House on the Prairie
Wanda Gag House ©
Wanda Gag House

9
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Landmark Center, Minneapolis Farmers Market, Uptown, and other attractions you added. Museum-lovers will get to explore Minneapolis Institute of Art and James J. Hill House. Popular historic sites such as Northfield Historical Society and Northfield Arts Guild are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Mall of America, get engrossed in the history at Mill City Museum, and examine the collection at American Swedish Institute.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Minneapolis trip planner.

Traveling by car from New Ulm to Minneapolis takes 2 hours. In January in Minneapolis, expect temperatures between 24°F during the day and 9°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint Paul, Northfield, Bloomington
Highlights from your plan
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Mall of America ©
Mall of America
Mill City Museum ©
Mill City Museum

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