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
Fly:  3​h
2
Two Harbors
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Minneapolis

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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 24th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Baker Park Reserve and then buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of America. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Paul, and finally admire the sheer force of Minnehaha Park.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Minneapolis trip itinerary maker .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Minneapolis. May in Minneapolis sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Two Harbors.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Saint Paul, Mall of America, Baker Park Reserve
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Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Mall of America ©
Mall of America
Cathedral of Saint Paul ©
Cathedral of Saint Paul

2
nights
Two Harbors

Two Harbors ©
Two Harbors is a city in and the county seat of Lake County, Minnesota, United States, along the shore of Lake Superior. On the 26th (Sun), grab your bike and head to Gooseberry Falls State Park, enjoy the sea views from Split Rock Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Iona's Beach Scientific and Natural Area. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate, then cruise along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lakewalk.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Two Harbors trip planner .

You can fly from Minneapolis to Two Harbors in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in May, with highs in Two Harbors at 61°F and lows at 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Two Harbors

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Duluth
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Gooseberry Falls State Park ©
Gooseberry Falls State Park
Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Split Rock Lighthouse ©
Split Rock Lighthouse

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