17 days in Minnesota Itinerary

17 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Minnesota vacation planner
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Nevis
— 2 nights
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Duluth
— 5 nights
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Winona
— 3 nights
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Minneapolis
— 6 nights

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Nevis — 2 nights

Nevis is a city in Hubbard County, Minnesota, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Nevis: Lake Itasca (Peace Pipe Vista, Mississippi Headwaters, &more), Deep Portage Conservation Reserve and Learning Center (in Hackensack) and Jack Pine Brewery (in Baxter).

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nevis online trip maker.

Minneapolis to Nevis is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Minneapolis in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 44°F in Nevis. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Duluth.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries
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Duluth — 5 nights

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Change things up with these side-trips from Duluth: Two Harbors (Split Rock Lighthouse & Gooseberry Falls State Park). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, examine the collection at Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center, walk around Canal Park, and get engrossed in the history at Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Duluth trip planner.

Drive from Nevis to Duluth in 3 hours. When traveling from Nevis in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Duluth, with highs around 65°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Winona.
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Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Winona — 3 nights

Winona is a city in and the county seat of Winona County, in the state of Minnesota. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Winona: LARK Toys (in Kellogg) and National Eagle Center (in Wabasha). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Minnesota Marine Art Museum, explore and take pictures at Garvin Heights City Park, admire the majestic nature at John Latsch State Park, and take in the dramatic natural features at Great River Bluffs State Park.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Winona trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Duluth to Winona takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Duluth in June, with highs in Winona at 78°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Minneapolis.
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Minneapolis — 6 nights

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE at Mall of America, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in nature's colorful creations at Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Minneapolis day trip planning app.

You can drive from Winona to Minneapolis in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. June in Minneapolis sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Minnesota travel guide

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The Land of 10,000 Lakes
Deriving its name from the Dakota word for "land of sky-tinted water," Minnesota is a land of pristine lakes, pockets of dense green forests, and sprawling prairieland. Spend your vacation exploring the state's diverse landscape for endless outdoor activity and a chance to see some of the area's national monuments, or take a trip to the bustling St. Paul-Minneapolis area, a network of commerce and cultural attractions, including the famous Mall of America.
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