4 days in United States Itinerary

4 days in United States Itinerary

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4 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Saint Paul
Drive:  1​h
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Jordan
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Mankato
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
New Ulm
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
4
Fairfax
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Walnut Grove
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Ortonville
— 1 night
End: Ortonville

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Jordan

Jordan ©
Jordan is a city in Scott County, Minnesota, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): look for gifts at Minnesota's Largest Candy Store.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Jordan attractions planner .

Saint Paul to Jordan is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In September, daytime highs in Jordan are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Mon) before leaving for Mankato.

Things to do in Jordan

Shopping
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Minnesota's Largest Candy Store ©
Minnesota's Largest Candy Store

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Mankato

Mankato ©
Mankato is a city in Blue Earth, Nicollet, and Le Sueur counties in the state of Minnesota. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): walk around Reconciliation Park.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mankato trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Jordan to Mankato takes an hour. In September in Mankato, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to New Ulm.

Things to do in Mankato

Parks
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Reconciliation Park ©
Reconciliation Park

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New Ulm

New Ulm ©
New Ulm is a city in Brown County, Minnesota, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Flandrau State Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a New Ulm vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Mankato to New Ulm in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Fairfax.

Things to do in New Ulm

Parks Nature
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Flandrau State Park ©
Flandrau State Park

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Fairfax

Fairfax ©
Fairfax is a city in Renville County, Minnesota, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fort Ridgely. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Fort Ridgely.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Fairfax road trip planning app .

Getting from New Ulm to Fairfax by car takes about an hour. In September, daytime highs in Fairfax are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. You'll set off for Walnut Grove on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Fairfax

Historic Sites Museums
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Fort Ridgely ©
Fort Ridgely

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Walnut Grove

Walnut Grove ©
Walnut Grove is a city in Redwood County, Minnesota, United States. On the 3rd (Tue), contemplate the long history of Jeffers Petroglyphs and then immerse yourself in nature at Lake Shetek State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum, contemplate the long history of Ingalls' Homestead, and then contemplate the long history of Sod House on the Prairie.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Walnut Grove online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Fairfax to Walnut Grove takes 1.5 hours. In September in Walnut Grove, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Ortonville.

Things to do in Walnut Grove

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Sod House on the Prairie, Lake Shetek State Park, Jeffers Petroglyphs
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Jeffers Petroglyphs ©
Jeffers Petroglyphs
Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum ©
Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum
Lake Shetek State Park ©
Lake Shetek State Park

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Ortonville

Ortonville ©
Ortonville is a city in Big Stone county in the U.S. To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ortonville online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Walnut Grove to Ortonville takes 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Ortonville can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ortonville

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Big Stone Lake State Park ©
Big Stone Lake State Park
Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge ©