4 days in Southern Minnesota Itinerary

4 days in Southern Minnesota Itinerary

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Austin
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Winona
— 1 night
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Red Wing
— 2 nights
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Austin

— 1 day
Austin is a city in Mower County, Minnesota, United States. On the 13th (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Myre-Big Island State Park, identify plant and animal life at Jay C. Hormel Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Augustine's Catholic Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin online trip itinerary planner.

Minneapolis to Austin is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Traveling from Minneapolis in August, expect little chillier with lows of 59°F in Austin. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Winona.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

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Winona

— 1 night
Winona is a city in and the county seat of Winona County, in the state of Minnesota. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Winona National Bank, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Stanislaus Kostka, then walk around Lake Park, and finally explore the striking landscape at Sugar Loaf.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Winona online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Austin to Winona in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Winona are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Red Wing.

Things to do in Winona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Red Wing

— 2 nights
Red Wing is a city in Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States, along the upper Mississippi River. On the 15th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Northfield Historical Society, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pepin, and then surround yourself with nature on Eagle Hang Gliding. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Sorin's Bluff, then explore the world behind art at Pottery Museum of Red Wing, and then hike along Cannon Valley Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Red Wing online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Winona to Red Wing takes 1.5 hours. In August in Red Wing, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Red Wing

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

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