17 days in Osceola & Minnesota Itinerary

17 days in Osceola & Minnesota Itinerary

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Fly to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport / Wold–Chamberlain Field, Drive to Osceola
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Osceola
— 2 nights
Drive
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Wabasha
— 2 nights
Drive
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Duluth
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ely
— 1 night
Fly
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Minneapolis
— 9 nights
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Osceola

— 2 nights
Osceola is a village in Polk County, Wisconsin, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): get outside with Riverwood Canoe & Kayak Rental and then admire the sheer force of Cascade Falls. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at WineHaven Winery and Vineyard, then admire the majestic nature at Interstate State Park, and then walk around Franconia Sculpture Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Osceola road trip tool.

Indianapolis to Osceola is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Osceola is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Indianapolis in September, things will get little chillier in Osceola: highs are around 73°F and lows about 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Wabasha.

Things to do in Osceola

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Wabasha

— 2 nights
Wabasha is a city in Wabasha County, Minnesota, United States. On the 18th (Sat), take a spin around town with Broken Paddle Guiding Co. and then tour the pleasant surroundings at National Eagle Center. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Buena Vista Park and then Head underground at Crystal Cave.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Wabasha holiday builder app.

You can drive from Osceola to Wabasha in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in September, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Duluth.

Things to do in Wabasha

Parks · Adventure · Tours · Transportation

Side Trips

Duluth

— 2 nights

Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas

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. When in Duluth, make a side trip to see Gooseberry Falls State Park in Two Harbors, approximately Two Harbors away. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Lakewalk, view the masterpieces at Lake Superior Art Glass, get engrossed in the history at Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate, and examine the collection at Lake Superior Railroad Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Duluth trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Wabasha to Duluth takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Wabasha in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Duluth: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Ely.

Things to do in Duluth

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Ely

— 1 night
Ely is a city in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. On the 23rd (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at North American Bear Center and then immerse yourself in nature at Soudan Underground Mine.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ely trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Duluth to Ely in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder evenings in Ely when traveling from Duluth in September, with lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Ely

Parks · Museums · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Minneapolis

— 9 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mississippi River Day Trips by Wilderness Inquiry as well as Room Escape Games. Kids will appreciate attractions like Como Park Zoo & Conservatory and Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, don't miss a visit to Minnehaha Falls, get a dose of the wild on Stone Arch Bridge, and buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of America.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Minneapolis tour planning site.

You can fly from Ely to Minneapolis in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ely in September; daily highs in Minneapolis reach 75°F and lows reach 57°F. On the 2nd (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Museums · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Minnesota travel guide

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Room Escape Games · History Museums · Shopping Malls
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.