15 days in Central Minnesota Itinerary

15 days in Central Minnesota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Minnesota trip itinerary planner

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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 Charles A. Lindbergh State Park. Step out of Saint Cloud with an excursion to Oliver Kelley Farm in Elk River--about 52 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 5.5-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.

Things to do in Saint Cloud

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 Brainerd International Raceway make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Nisswa: Mille Lacs Kathio State Park (in Onamia), Minnesota Military Museum (in Little Falls) and Mille Lacs Lake (in Brainerd). 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.

Things to do in Nisswa

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 Geneva Golf Club. Get out of town with these interesting Alexandria side-trips: Fergus Falls (Otter Tail County Museum & Prairie Wetlands Learning Center). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Big Ole Viking Statue, take an in-depth tour of Legacy of the Lakes Museum, see the interesting displays at Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum, and explore the activities along Lake Miltona.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Alexandria online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Nisswa to Alexandria takes 2 hours. September in Alexandria sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

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