4 days in Minnesota Itinerary

4 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Minnesota trip maker

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Minneapolis
— 1 day
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Grand Marais
— 1 night
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Duluth
— 1 night
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Minneapolis

— 1 day

The City of Lakes

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 10th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art and then look for gifts at Candyland.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Minneapolis day trip site.

Melbourne, Australia to Minneapolis is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 16 hours. While traveling from Melbourne, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Minneapolis, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Marais.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Grand Marais

— 1 night
Grand Marais is a city in Cook County, Minnesota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Grand Marais Lighthouse, then get a taste of the local shopping with Sivertson Gallery, then trek along Cascade River State Park, and finally learn about winemaking at North Shore Winery.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grand Marais trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Minneapolis to Grand Marais in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in June, with highs in Grand Marais at 19°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Duluth.

Things to do in Grand Marais

Nature · Trails · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Duluth

— 1 night

Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Duluth trip builder website.

You can drive from Grand Marais to Duluth in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Marais in June, Duluth is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. You will leave for home on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Duluth

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Minnesota travel guide

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Shopping Malls · Room Escape Games · Entertainment Centers
The Land of 10,000 Lakes
Deriving its name from the Dakota word for "land of sky-tinted water," Minnesota is a land of pristine lakes, pockets of dense green forests, and sprawling prairieland. Spend your vacation exploring the state's diverse landscape for endless outdoor activity and a chance to see some of the area's national monuments, or take a trip to the bustling St. Paul-Minneapolis area, a network of commerce and cultural attractions, including the famous Mall of America.