15 days in Central Minnesota Itinerary

15 days in Central Minnesota Itinerary

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Fly to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport / Wold–Chamberlain Field, Drive to Saint Cloud
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Saint Cloud
— 3 nights
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Nisswa
— 6 nights
Drive
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Alexandria
— 5 nights
Drive to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport / Wold–Chamberlain Field, Fly to Indianapolis

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Saint Cloud — 3 nights

St. Kids will appreciate attractions like Charles Lindbergh House and Museum and Oliver Kelley Farm. Step out of Saint Cloud with an excursion to Charles A. Lindbergh State Park in Little Falls--about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Munsinger Gardens, walk around Riverside Park, take in the pleasant sights at Lake George, and see the interesting displays at Stearns History Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Saint Cloud online journey planner.

Indianapolis to Saint Cloud is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Indianapolis in September, things will get little chillier in Saint Cloud: highs are around 74°F and lows about 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nisswa.
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Nisswa — 6 nights

Nisswa is a city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States. Attractions like Paul Bunyan State Trail and Gull Lake make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Nisswa: Mille Lacs Lake (in Brainerd), Minnesota Military Museum (in Little Falls) and Mille Lacs Kathio State Park (in Onamia). And it doesn't end there: tee off at The Pines Golf Course at Grand View Lodge, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Safari North, find something for the whole family at Paul Bunyan Land, and stop by Loide' Oils & Vinegars.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nisswa online travel planner.

You can drive from Saint Cloud to Nisswa in 1.5 hours. September in Nisswa sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Alexandria.
Parks · Outdoors · Golf · Nature
Side Trips

Alexandria — 5 nights

Alexandria is a city and the county seat of Douglas County, Minnesota. Kids will appreciate attractions like Runestone Museum and Big Ole Viking Statue. Get out of town with these interesting Alexandria side-trips: Fergus Falls (Otter Tail County Museum & Prairie Wetlands Learning Center). There's still lots to do: play a few rounds at Geneva Golf Club, get engrossed in the history at Legacy of the Lakes Museum, see the interesting displays at Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum, and explore the activities along Lake Le Homme Dieu.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Alexandria travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Nisswa to Alexandria in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in September, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Side Trip