3 days in Minnesota Itinerary

3 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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3 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
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Minneapolis
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h
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Two Harbors
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
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.
On the 18th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park, contemplate the long history of Wabasha Street Bridge, then take a stroll through Summit Avenue, and finally admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis road trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Minneapolis. In October, daytime highs in Minneapolis are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Two Harbors.

Things to do in Minneapolis

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Saint Paul
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Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Summit Avenue
Summit Avenue

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Two Harbors

Two Harbors ©
Two Harbors is a city in and the county seat of Lake County, Minnesota, United States, along the shore of Lake Superior. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Lakewalk, take a memorable drive along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, and then immerse yourself in nature at Gooseberry Falls State Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate, examine the collection at Canal Park, and then visit a coastal fixture at Split Rock Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Two Harbors route builder app .

Traveling by flight from Minneapolis to Two Harbors takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis in October, things will get little chillier in Two Harbors: highs are around 55°F and lows about 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Two Harbors

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

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Duluth
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Gooseberry Falls State Park ©
Gooseberry Falls State Park
Split Rock Lighthouse ©
Split Rock Lighthouse
Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©

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