5 days in Duluth & La Crosse Itinerary

5 days in Duluth & La Crosse Itinerary

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5 days in Duluth & La Crosse Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  8​h
1
Duluth
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
La Crosse
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Great Lakes Candy Kitchen, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, snap pictures at Aerial Lift Bridge, then sample the fine beverages at Vikre Distillery, and finally take a memorable drive along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Duluth trip planning app .

New York City to Duluth is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Duluth. Traveling from New York City in October, expect Duluth to be little chillier, temps between 55°F and 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to La Crosse.

Things to do in Duluth

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Great Lakes Candy Kitchen, Gooseberry Falls State Park
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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Aerial Lift Bridge ©
Aerial Lift Bridge
Gooseberry Falls State Park ©
Gooseberry Falls State Park

2
nights
La Crosse

La Crosse ©
La Crosse is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): cruise along Garvin Heights, then admire the masterpieces at Minnesota Marine Art Museum, and then walk around Riverside Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe and then explore the striking landscape at Grandad Bluff.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the La Crosse trip app .

Traveling by car from Duluth to La Crosse takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or fly. When traveling from Duluth in October, plan for a bit warmer days in La Crosse, with highs around 63°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in La Crosse

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Winona
Highlights from your plan
Minnesota Marine Art Museum ©
Minnesota Marine Art Museum
Grandad Bluff ©
Grandad Bluff
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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