16 days in Minneapolis, Boston & Niagara Falls Itinerary

16 days in Minneapolis, Boston & Niagara Falls Itinerary

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Minneapolis
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Boston
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Niagara Falls
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Minneapolis

The City of Lakes

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.
Take a break from Minneapolis with a short trip to Munsinger Gardens in Saint Cloud, about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: walk around Minnehaha Park, take an in-depth tour of Mill City Museum, take a memorable drive along Grand Rounds Scenic Byway, and admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Minneapolis trip itinerary planner.

New York City to Minneapolis is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Minneapolis due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Minneapolis, with lows of 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Boston

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Just Us Chickens Gallery (in Kittery) and Ogunquit (Marginal Way Walkway & Ogunquit Beach). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, take a stroll through North End, stroll around Boston Common, and take an in-depth tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Boston travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Minneapolis to Boston takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Minneapolis to Boston, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in August, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Boston

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Niagara Falls

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Niagara Falls: Panama Rocks Scenic Park (in Panama), Rochester (The Strong National Museum of Play & National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House) and Jamestown (Fenton History Center & Lake View Cemetery). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Niagara State Park, examine the collection at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, and steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips