25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
1
Isle Royale National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
2
Voyageurs National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Grand Marais
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Duluth
— 7 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
5
Saint Paul
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
End: Newark

3
nights
Isle Royale National Park

Isle Royale National Park ©
Isolated by its location in the northern reaches of Lake Superior, Isle Royale National Park treats its visitors to a wilderness of second-growth forests, clear lakes, and rugged coastline inhabited by moose, wolves, otters, and foxes.
Isle Royale National Park is known for historic sites, trails, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Rock Harbor, enjoy the sea views from Rock Island Lighthouse, get to know the fascinating history of Scoville Point, and hike along Mount Ojibway Trail.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Isle Royale National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Newark to Isle Royale National Park is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Newark in August, expect nights in Isle Royale National Park to be colder, around 48°F, while days are slightly colder, around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Voyageurs National Park.

Things to do in Isle Royale National Park

Parks Historic Sites Trails
Highlights from your plan
Greenstone Ridge Trail ©
Greenstone Ridge Trail
Scoville Point ©
Scoville Point
Pete Edisen Fishery ©
Pete Edisen Fishery

3
nights
Voyageurs National Park

Voyageurs National Park ©
Minnesota calls itself "The Land of 10,000 Lakes," and a good number of these lie inside of Voyageurs National Park.
Voyageurs National Park is known for nature, parks, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Rainy Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Locator Lake Trail, explore the striking landscape at Kabetogama Peninsula, and hike along Echo Bay Trail.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Voyageurs National Park day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Isle Royale National Park to Voyageurs National Park. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Voyageurs National Park can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. On the 27th (Thu), you're off to Grand Marais.

Things to do in Voyageurs National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Rainy Lake ©
Rainy Lake
Ellsworth Rock Gardens ©
Ellsworth Rock Gardens

5
nights
Grand Marais

Grand Marais ©
Grand Marais is a city in Cook County, Minnesota, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grand Marais: Temperance River State Park (in Schroeder), Palisade Head (in Beaver Bay) and Grand Portage (Grand Portage National Monument, High Falls, &more). The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through Grand Portage State Forest, tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bluff Trail, take a memorable ride with Lutsen Mountains Ski & Summer Resort, and contemplate the waterfront views at Poplar Lake.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Marais road trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Voyageurs National Park to Grand Marais with the Route module. When traveling from Voyageurs National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Marais, with highs around 70°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Duluth.

Things to do in Grand Marais

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lutsen, Grand Portage, Tettegouche State Park, Temperance River State Park, Palisade Head
Highlights from your plan
Grand Portage State Forest ©
Grand Portage State Forest
Cascade River State Park ©
Cascade River State Park
Temperance River State Park ©
Temperance River State Park

7
nights
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bayfield (Meyers Beach Sea Caves, Eckels Pottery & Fine Craft Gallery, &more), Soo Line 950 (in Ashland) and Pattison State Park (in Superior). There's much more to do: cruise along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, take an in-depth tour of Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate, admire the natural beauty at Leif Erikson Park, and grab your bike and head to Gooseberry Falls State Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Duluth trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Marais to Duluth in 2.5 hours. In September in Duluth, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Saint Paul.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bayfield, Two Harbors, Amnicon Falls State Park, Great Lakes Candy Kitchen, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Highlights from your plan
Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive
Gooseberry Falls State Park ©
Gooseberry Falls State Park
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Ice Caves ©

5
nights
Saint Paul

Saint Paul ©
The capital of Minnesota, Saint Paul represents half of the "Twin Cities" and embraces the outdoors and urban culture.
Saint Paul is known for zoos & aquariums, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Minnehaha Park, get in on the family fun at Nickelodeon Universe, admire the natural beauty at Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, and take a stroll through Summit Avenue.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Saint Paul road trip website.

Getting from Duluth to Saint Paul by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Duluth in September: highs in Saint Paul hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Paul

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Minneapolis, Bloomington, Hastings, Stillwater Lift Bridge, Candyland
Highlights from your plan
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
The Escape Game ©
The Escape Game
Nickelodeon Universe ©
Nickelodeon Universe

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