4 days in Duluth & Grand Marais Itinerary

4 days in Duluth & Grand Marais Itinerary

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4 days in Duluth & Grand Marais Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Duluth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Grand Marais
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis

2
nights
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Duluth: Two Harbors (Split Rock Lighthouse & Gooseberry Falls State Park). There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lakewalk, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Vikre Distillery, and look for gifts at Great Lakes Candy Kitchen.

Before you visit Duluth, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Minneapolis to Duluth is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, things will get little chillier in Duluth: highs are around 75°F and lows about 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Marais.

Things to do in Duluth

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Two Harbors, Great Lakes Candy Kitchen
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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Aerial Lift Bridge ©
Aerial Lift Bridge
Canal Park ©
Canal Park

1
night
Grand Marais

Grand Marais ©
Grand Marais is a city in Cook County, Minnesota, United States. On the 26th (Fri), view the masterpieces at Sivertson Gallery, immerse yourself in nature at Judge C.R. Magney State Park, and then take a peaceful walk through Grand Portage State Forest.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Grand Marais trip website .

Traveling by car from Duluth to Grand Marais takes 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Duluth in July, with highs in Grand Marais at 68°F and lows at 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Marais

Parks Nature Museums
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Grand Portage State Forest ©
Grand Portage State Forest
Judge C.R. Magney State Park ©
Judge C.R. Magney State Park
Sivertson Gallery ©
Sivertson Gallery

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