3 days in Minnesota Itinerary

3 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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3 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
1
Minneapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Duluth
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
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.
Nickelodeon Universe has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the views from Wabasha Street Bridge, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game, find something for the whole family at Nickelodeon Universe, then get your game on at FlyOver America, and finally admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): have fun at Target Field, then take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park, and then get your game on at Extreme Sandbox.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Minneapolis online driving holiday planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Minneapolis. In October in Minneapolis, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Duluth.

Things to do in Minneapolis

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Side Trips

Bloomington, Extreme Sandbox, Wabasha Street Bridge
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Nickelodeon Universe ©
Nickelodeon Universe
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park

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Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
On the 13th (Sun), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, snap pictures at Aerial Lift Bridge, and then admire all the interesting features of Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Duluth travel planner .

Getting from Minneapolis to Duluth by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Minneapolis in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Duluth: temperatures range from 55°F by day to 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Duluth

Outdoors Scenic Drive Fun & Games
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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Aerial Lift Bridge ©
Aerial Lift Bridge

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