3 days in Minnesota Itinerary

3 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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3 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Minneapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Duluth
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h
End: New York City

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): walk around Minnehaha Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, admire the natural beauty at Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, then have fun at Target Field, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Minneapolis trip itinerary website .

New York City to Minneapolis is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In September, Minneapolis is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 75°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Duluth.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Fun & Games Nature
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Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Target Field ©
Target Field

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night
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
On the 15th (Sun), snap pictures at Aerial Lift Bridge and then cruise along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Duluth day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Minneapolis to Duluth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Minneapolis in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Duluth: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Duluth

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

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