15 days in Alexandria & Norfolk Itinerary

15 days in Alexandria & Norfolk Itinerary

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Fly to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport / Wold–Chamberlain Field, Drive to Alexandria
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Alexandria
— 5 nights
Drive to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport / Wold–Chamberlain Field, Fly to Norfolk
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Norfolk
— 8 nights
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Alexandria — 5 nights

Alexandria is a city and the county seat of Douglas County, Minnesota. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alexandria: Thomsen's Greenhouse (in Saint Joseph), Quarry Park and Nature Preserve (in Waite Park) and Munsinger Gardens (in Saint Cloud). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Itasca State Park, get in on the family fun at Casey’s Amusement Park, get engrossed in the history at Douglas County Historical Society, and see the interesting displays at Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Alexandria road trip website.

Eaton to Alexandria is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Eaton to Alexandria. In July, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Norfolk.
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Norfolk — 8 nights

Norfolk formed around a natural harbor that’s home to the world’s largest naval base, which helped cement the city as a keystone for strategic military planning and government.
Explore Norfolk's surroundings by going to Virginia Beach (Tarnished Truth Distilling Co., Military Aviation Museum, &more), Corolla (Back Country Safari Tours, Off-Road Tours, &more) and Williamsburg (St. George Tucker House, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, &more). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, take a tour of Battleship Wisconsin at Nauticus, cool off at H2OBX Waterpark, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Norfolk day trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Alexandria to Norfolk. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Alexandria to Norfolk due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Alexandria in August, expect Norfolk to be a bit warmer, temps between 85°F and 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
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