18 days in Minnesota Itinerary

18 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Minnesota trip planner

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Fly to Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain Airport, Drive to Rochester
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Rochester
— 4 nights
Drive
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Saint Cloud
— 3 nights
Drive
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Duluth
— 4 nights
Drive
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Saint Paul
— 6 nights
Drive to Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain Airport, Fly to Stockholm-Arlanda Airport

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Rochester

— 4 nights
Rochester is a city in the U.S. Escape the urban bustle at Whitewater State Park and Douglas Trail. Get a sense of the local culture at Mayowood Mansion and Polish Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rochester: Winona (Winona County Historical Society, Basilica of St. Stanislaus Kostka, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Plummer House, do a tasting at Salem Glen Vineyard and Winery, and don't miss a visit to Gonda Building.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rochester trip planning website.

Stockholm, Sweden to Rochester is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Stockholm to Rochester. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in June, with highs in Rochester at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saint Cloud.

Things to do in Rochester

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Saint Cloud

— 3 nights
St. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Runestone Museum and Millner Heritage Vineyard & Winery. Step out of the city life by going to Central Lakes Trail and Quarry Park and Nature Preserve. When in Saint Cloud, make a side trip to see Veit Automotive Foundation Educational Museum in Buffalo, approximately Buffalo away. There's more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Beaver Island Brewing Company and look for gifts at Thomsen's Greenhouse.

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Getting from Rochester to Saint Cloud by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June in Saint Cloud, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Duluth.

Things to do in Saint Cloud

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Duluth

— 4 nights

Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center and Tom's Historic Logging Camp. Visit Stoney Point and Lakewalk for their historical value. Take a break from Duluth with a short trip to Pattison State Park in Superior, about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Park Point Nature Trail, see the interesting displays at The Duluth Depot, enjoy the sand and surf at Park Point, and stroll through Willard Munger State Trail.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Duluth holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Saint Cloud to Duluth takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Saint Cloud in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Duluth, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Saint Paul.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Saint Paul

— 6 nights

Twin Cities

The capital of Minnesota, Saint Paul represents half of the "Twin Cities" and embraces the outdoors and urban culture.
Let the collections at The Museum of Russian Art and The Bakken Museum capture your imagination. Visiting Fort Snelling State Park and The Raptor Center will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of St. Mary, contemplate the long history of Landmark Center, stop by Candyland, and explore the engaging exhibits at Minnesota Children's Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Saint Paul trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Duluth to Saint Paul in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Duluth in July, expect nights in Saint Paul to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Paul

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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.