4 days in Minnesota Itinerary

4 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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4 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
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Minneapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Wabasha
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, enjoy some diversion at Target Field, then take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Paul. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Nickelodeon Universe, then get your game on at The Escape Game, and then admire the natural beauty at Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Minneapolis. August in Minneapolis sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Wabasha.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cathedral of Saint Paul, Nickelodeon Universe
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Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Target Field ©
Target Field
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art

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Wabasha

Wabasha ©
Wabasha is a city in Wabasha County, Minnesota, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): stroll around Buena Vista Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Over Alma Nature & Art Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at National Eagle Center.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Wabasha trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Minneapolis to Wabasha in 2 hours. In August in Wabasha, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Duluth.

Things to do in Wabasha

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Alma
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National Eagle Center ©
National Eagle Center
Buena Vista Park ©
Buena Vista Park

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Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
On the 19th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Lakewalk, take in the views from Aerial Lift Bridge, then stroll around Canal Park, and finally cruise along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Duluth trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wabasha to Duluth takes 3.5 hours. While traveling from Wabasha, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Duluth, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Duluth

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

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