15 days in Charleston & Minnesota Itinerary

15 days in Charleston & Minnesota Itinerary

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Charleston
— 3 nights
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Minneapolis
— 5 nights
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Park Rapids
— 2 nights
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Duluth
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Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Bring the kids along to West Virginia Adventures and West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance. Get out of town with these interesting Charleston side-trips: Fayetteville (New River Gorge Bridge & Escape-A-Torium) and Weston (Appalachian Glass & Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of West Virginia State Museum, admire the landmark architecture of West Virginia State Capitol, explore the striking landscape at New River Gorge National River, and get into the urban bustle at Culture Center.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Charleston travel itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Charleston. In June in Charleston, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Fayetteville, Weston, West Virginia Adventures, New River Gorge National River
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
West Virginia Adventures ©
West Virginia Adventures
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Family-friendly places like Nickelodeon Universe and Mall of America will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Minneapolis: Kerfoot Canopy Tour (in Henderson) and Mini Met (in Jordan). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Minnehaha Park, take an in-depth tour of Mill City Museum, admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, and meet the residents at Minnesota Zoo.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Minneapolis trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Charleston to Minneapolis in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Charleston to Minneapolis is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Charleston, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Minneapolis, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Park Rapids.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bloomington, Saint Paul, Minnesota Zoo, Kerfoot Canopy Tour, Mini Met
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Nickelodeon Universe ©
Nickelodeon Universe
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory ©
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
SEA LIFE at Mall of America ©
SEA LIFE at Mall of America

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Park Rapids

Park Rapids ©
Park Rapids is a city in and the county seat of Hubbard County, Minnesota, United States. On the 14th (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Aiton Heights Fire Tower, then admire the majestic nature at Itasca State Park, and then whizz through the canopy at Character Challenge Course. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to World's Largest Muskie, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bemidji State Park, then appreciate the history behind Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox, and finally make a trip to Mississippi Headwaters.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Park Rapids online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Minneapolis to Park Rapids takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Minneapolis in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Park Rapids, with lows of 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Duluth.

Things to do in Park Rapids

Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Lake Itasca, Bemidji, World's Largest Muskie
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Character Challenge Course ©
Character Challenge Course
Lake Bemidji State Park ©
Lake Bemidji State Park
Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox ©
Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox

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Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Kids will enjoy Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive and Aerial Lift Bridge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Duluth: Two Harbors (Split Rock Lighthouse & Gooseberry Falls State Park). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Lakewalk, take in the exciting artwork at Art in the Alley, observe the fascinating underwater world at Great Lakes Aquarium, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Congdon Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Duluth online vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Park Rapids to Duluth takes 3 hours. Traveling from Park Rapids in June, you will find days in Duluth are little chillier (65°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Duluth

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Two Harbors, Swiftwater Adventures
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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive
Great Lakes Aquarium ©
Great Lakes Aquarium
Aerial Lift Bridge ©
Aerial Lift Bridge

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