5 days in Minneapolis & San Jose Itinerary

5 days in Minneapolis & San Jose Itinerary

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Minneapolis
— 1 night
2
San Jose
— 3 nights

1
night
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
On the 28th (Fri), cruise along Grand Rounds Scenic Byway, thenexplore the activities along Chain of Lakes, thenexplore the activities along Lake of the Isles, and finally examine the collection at Northern Clay Center. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, grab your bike and head to Mill Ruins Park, thenget engrossed in the history at Mill City Museum, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Minneapolis trip planning website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Minneapolis. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to San Jose.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Nature Museums
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Lake of the Isles ©
Lake of the Isles
Chain of Lakes ©
Chain of Lakes
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art

3
nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Explore San Jose's surroundings by going to Monterey (Monterey Bay Aquarium, Dolphin & Whale Watching, &more), Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park (in Felton) and Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard (in Pacific Grove). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Los Gatos Creek Trail.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Jose day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Minneapolis to San Jose takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Minneapolis to San Jose due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Monterey, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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