3 days in Minnesota Itinerary

3 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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3 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: Rochester
Drive:  1​h
1
Winona
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Duluth
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Minneapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Rochester

1
day
Winona

Winona ©
Winona is a city in and the county seat of Winona County, in the state of Minnesota. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Minnesota Marine Art Museum, see the interesting displays at Watkins Museum and Store, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of St. Stanislaus Kostka, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Island City Brewing Company Co.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Winona online trip itinerary maker .

Rochester to Winona is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In February in Winona, expect temperatures between 29°F during the day and 11°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Duluth.

Things to do in Winona

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
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Minnesota Marine Art Museum ©
Minnesota Marine Art Museum
Basilica of St. Stanislaus Kostka ©
Basilica of St. Stanislaus Kostka
Island City Brewing Company Co ©
Island City Brewing Company Co

1
night
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
On the 15th (Fri), explore and take pictures at Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bent Paddle Brewing Company, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally sample the fine beverages at Vikre Distillery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Duluth trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Winona to Duluth by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly. When traveling from Winona in February, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Duluth: temperatures range from 24°F by day to 8°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Duluth

Scenic Drive Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries
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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Bent Paddle Brewing Company ©
Bent Paddle Brewing Company
Vikre Distillery ©
Vikre Distillery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Paul, then explore and take pictures at Summit Avenue, then admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, and finally take a stroll through Mississippi Mile.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Minneapolis trip builder site .

You can drive from Duluth to Minneapolis in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 27°F in February, and nighttime lows around 10°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Neighborhoods Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Saint Paul
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Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Summit Avenue
Summit Avenue
Mississippi Mile ©
Mississippi Mile

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