3 days in Minnesota Itinerary

3 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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3 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: Rochester
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Walnut Grove
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Duluth
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bloomington
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Rochester

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Walnut Grove

Walnut Grove ©
Walnut Grove is a city in Redwood County, Minnesota, United States. On the 29th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Walnut Grove day trip planner .

Rochester to Walnut Grove is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In July, daily temperatures in Walnut Grove can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Duluth.

Things to do in Walnut Grove

Museums
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Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum ©
Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum

1
night
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Lakewalk, then snap pictures at Aerial Lift Bridge, then walk around Canal Park, and finally explore and take pictures at Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Duluth journey planner.

Traveling by car from Walnut Grove to Duluth takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Walnut Grove in July, you will find days in Duluth are a bit cooler (75°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bloomington.

Things to do in Duluth

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites
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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Aerial Lift Bridge ©
Aerial Lift Bridge
Canal Park ©
Canal Park

1
night
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
The city of Bloomington, part of the Minneapolis-St.
On the 31st (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park, then enjoy some diversion at Target Field, then admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Paul.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bloomington online road trip planner .

Drive from Duluth to Bloomington in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Duluth in July, with highs in Bloomington at 83°F and lows at 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Bloomington

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Minneapolis, Cathedral of Saint Paul
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Target Field ©
Target Field
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art

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