5 days in Duluth & Two Harbors Itinerary

5 days in Duluth & Two Harbors Itinerary

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5 days in Duluth & Two Harbors Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Duluth
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Two Harbors
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Minneapolis

2
nights
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Take a break from the city and head to Amnicon Falls State Park and W Skyline Pkwy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center and Art in the Alley. Step out of Duluth to go to Superior and see Pattison State Park, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Fill the 5th (Wed) with the natural beauty at Jay Cooke State Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory and look for gifts at Great Lakes Candy Kitchen.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Duluth trip itinerary planner.

Minneapolis to Duluth is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Minneapolis in June, things will get a bit cooler in Duluth: highs are around 65°F and lows about 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Two Harbors.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Superior, Amnicon Falls State Park, Great Lakes Candy Kitchen, Jay Cooke State Park
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Jay Cooke State Park ©
Jay Cooke State Park
Amnicon Falls State Park ©
Amnicon Falls State Park
Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory ©
Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory

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 8th (Sat), visit a coastal fixture at Two Harbors Lighthouse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Iona's Beach Scientific and Natural Area, and then trek along Superior Hiking Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): stop by Beaver Bay Agate Shop, admire the majestic nature at Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Castle Danger Brewery.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Two Harbors driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Duluth to Two Harbors takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Duluth in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Two Harbors: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Two Harbors

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Beaver Bay Agate Shop
Highlights from your plan
Two Harbors Lighthouse ©
Two Harbors Lighthouse
Split Rock Lighthouse State Park ©
Split Rock Lighthouse State Park

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