22 days in Minnesota Itinerary

22 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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Rochester
— 4 nights
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Grand Marais
— 3 nights
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Ely
— 3 nights
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Duluth
— 4 nights
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Minneapolis
— 6 nights

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Rochester

Rochester ©
Rochester is a city in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rochester: National Eagle Center (in Wabasha), The Fremont Store (in Lewiston) and Winona (Old Hwy 61, Minnesota Marine Art Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: deepen your understanding at Quarry Hill Nature Center, admire the masterpieces at Owatonna Arts Center, sample the tasty concoctions at LTS Brewing Company, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rochester trip site.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Rochester is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Jeddah to Rochester. Traveling from Jeddah in January, things will get much colder in Rochester: highs are around -5°C and lows about -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Marais.

Things to do in Rochester

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Minnesota Marine Art Museum ©
Minnesota Marine Art Museum
Quarry Hill Nature Center ©
Quarry Hill Nature Center
National Eagle Center ©
National Eagle Center

3
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Grand Marais

Grand Marais ©
Grand Marais is a city in Cook County, Minnesota, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Grand Marais: Grand Portage (High Falls & Grand Portage State Park). There's still lots to do: take a peaceful walk through Grand Portage State Forest, indulge in some personalized pampering at LutZen Reflections Massage Studios, stroll through Pincushion Mountain Trail System, and get interesting insight from Joe's Inland Fishing.

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Traveling by car from Rochester to Grand Marais takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In January, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Ely.

Things to do in Grand Marais

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Grand Portage State Forest ©
Grand Portage State Forest
LutZen Reflections Massage Studios ©
LutZen Reflections Massage Studios
Joe's Inland Fishing ©
Joe's Inland Fishing

3
nights
Ely

Ely ©
Ely is a city in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. Take a break from Ely with a short trip to Flathorn - Gegoka Cross Country Ski Trails in Isabella, about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Chilly Dogs Sled Dog Trips, trek along Kawishiwi Falls Trail, make a trip to Listening Point, and indulge in some personalized pampering at The Pebble Spa Co..

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ely trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Marais to Ely in 3 hours. Traveling from Grand Marais in January, expect Ely to be little chillier, temps between -10°C and -23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Duluth.

Things to do in Ely

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Chilly Dogs Sled Dog Trips ©
Chilly Dogs Sled Dog Trips
White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures ©
White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures
International Wolf Center ©
International Wolf Center

4
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Duluth

Duluth ©

Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Venture out of the city with trips to Two Harbors (Split Rock Lighthouse & Gooseberry Falls State Park). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Canal Park, take in the views from Aerial Lift Bridge, stroll around Leif Erikson Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Stoney Point.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Duluth road trip planner.

Getting from Ely to Duluth by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, Duluth is somewhat warmer than Ely - with highs of -6°C and lows of -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive
Canal Park ©
Canal Park
Lakewalk ©
Lakewalk

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Minneapolis

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.
Minneapolis is known for fun & games, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, find something for the whole family at Nickelodeon Universe, surround yourself with nature on Stone Arch Bridge, and make a trip to Minneapolis Skyway System.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Minneapolis trip planner.

Drive from Duluth to Minneapolis in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. January in Minneapolis sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Mall of America ©
Mall of America
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park

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