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: Quarry Park and Nature Preserve (in Waite Park), Munsinger Gardens (in Saint Cloud) and Thomsen's Greenhouse (in Saint Joseph). 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 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 the car ride 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), Williamsburg (St. George Tucker House, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, &more) and Corolla (Back Country Safari Tours, Off-Road Tours, &more). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk, take a tour of Battleship Wisconsin at Nauticus, cool off at H2OBX Waterpark, and admire the masterpieces at Chrysler Museum of Art.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Norfolk trip itinerary planner.

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. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Alexandria in August: high temperatures in Norfolk hover around 85°F and lows are around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.
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