4 days in Minnesota Itinerary

4 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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4 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Ely
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Silver Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Rochester
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

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night
Ely

Ely ©
Ely is a city in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ely trip itinerary maker .

Philadelphia to Ely is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Philadelphia to Ely. Traveling from Philadelphia in May, things will get a bit cooler in Ely: highs are around 61°F and lows about 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Silver Bay.

Things to do in Ely

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Soudan Underground Mine
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Chilly Dogs Sled Dog Trips ©
Chilly Dogs Sled Dog Trips
Kawishiwi Falls Trail ©
Kawishiwi Falls Trail

1
night
Silver Bay

Silver Bay ©
Silver Bay is a city in Lake County, Minnesota, United States. On the 10th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Tettegouche State Park, then explore the striking landscape at Palisade Head, and then admire the majestic nature at Split Rock Lighthouse State Park.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Silver Bay visit planning tool .

Drive from Ely to Silver Bay in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Silver Bay are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Rochester.

Things to do in Silver Bay

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, Tettegouche State Park, Palisade Head
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Palisade Head ©
Palisade Head
Split Rock Lighthouse State Park ©
Split Rock Lighthouse State Park
Tettegouche State Park ©
Tettegouche State Park

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night
Rochester

Rochester is a city in the U.S. On the 11th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Douglas Trail and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Rochester route builder app .

Traveling by car from Silver Bay to Rochester takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Silver Bay in May: high temperatures in Rochester hover around 66°F and lows are around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Wildlife Parks Fun & Games
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Room Escape Games

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