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 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-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.
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Nisswa — 6 nights

Nisswa is a city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States. Attractions like Paul Bunyan State Trail and The Classic at Madden's Golf Course 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: play a few rounds at The Pines Golf Course at Grand View Lodge, meet the residents at Safari North, explore the activities along Gull Lake, and find something for the whole family at Paul Bunyan Land.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Nisswa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saint Cloud to Nisswa takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Alexandria.
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Alexandria — 5 nights

Alexandria is a city and the county seat of Douglas County, Minnesota. Kids will appreciate attractions like Runestone Museum and Central Lakes Trail. 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: pause for some photo ops at Big Ole Viking Statue, 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.
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