4 days in Minnesota Itinerary

4 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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4 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
1
Minneapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Duluth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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 17th (Thu): walk around Mill Ruins Park, walk around Minnehaha Park, get your game on at The Escape Game, then get in on the family fun at Nickelodeon Universe, and finally get your game on at FlyOver America. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy some diversion at Target Field, get to know the resident critters at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, and then get your game on at Extreme Sandbox.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Minneapolis planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Minneapolis. In October, daytime highs in Minneapolis are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Duluth.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Fun & Games Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bloomington, Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, Extreme Sandbox
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The Escape Game ©
The Escape Game
Nickelodeon Universe ©
Nickelodeon Universe
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park

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nights
Duluth

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
On the 19th (Sat), grab your bike and head to Gooseberry Falls State Park, then get to know the fascinating history of Lakewalk, and then take a memorable drive along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive. On your second day here, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, snap pictures at Aerial Lift Bridge, then walk around Canal Park, and finally identify plant and animal life at Congdon Park.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Duluth road trip site .

Traveling by car from Minneapolis to Duluth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Minneapolis, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Duluth, ranging from highs of 55°F to lows of 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Gooseberry Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Gooseberry Falls State Park ©
Gooseberry Falls State Park
Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©

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