5 days in Lanesboro, Duluth & Little Falls Itinerary

5 days in Lanesboro, Duluth & Little Falls Itinerary

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5 days in Lanesboro, Duluth & Little Falls Itinerary

Start: Lanesboro
1
Lanesboro
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Duluth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Little Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Lanesboro

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Lanesboro

Lanesboro ©
Lanesboro is a city in Fillmore County, Minnesota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Fremont Store, take an in-depth tour of Lanesboro Historical Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Root River, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Lanesboro Arts.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lanesboro trip builder app .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Lanesboro. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in September, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Little Falls.

Things to do in Lanesboro

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

The Fremont Store
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Lanesboro Historical Museum ©
Lanesboro Historical Museum
Lanesboro Arts ©
Lanesboro Arts

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Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Gooseberry Falls State Park, then take a memorable drive along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, and then take in the views from Aerial Lift Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Lakewalk, then browse the exhibits of Canal Park, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally walk around Enger Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Duluth day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Lanesboro to Duluth takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Lanesboro, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Duluth, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Little Falls.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Gooseberry Falls State Park
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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Gooseberry Falls State Park ©
Gooseberry Falls State Park
Aerial Lift Bridge ©
Aerial Lift Bridge

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Little Falls

Little Falls ©
Little Falls is a city in Morrison County, Minnesota, United States, near the geographic center of the state. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Root River Trail. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Munsinger Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Charles Lindbergh House and Museum, and then stroll through Root River Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Pine Grove Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Clemens Gardens, and then take in the pleasant sights at Lake George.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Little Falls trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Duluth to Little Falls takes 3 hours. Traveling from Duluth in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Little Falls, with lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Little Falls

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Saint Cloud, Root River Trail
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Munsinger Gardens ©
Munsinger Gardens
Clemens Gardens ©
Clemens Gardens
Charles Lindbergh House and Museum ©