5 days in Minnesota Itinerary

5 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Minnesota journey planner

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Make it your trip
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Bloomington
— 2 nights
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Duluth
— 2 nights
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Bloomington

— 2 nights
The city of Bloomington, part of the Minneapolis-St.
Bloomington is known for shopping, theme parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park, observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE at Mall of America, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Paul, and get in on the family fun at Nickelodeon Universe.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bloomington road trip site.

Chicago to Bloomington is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Duluth.

Things to do in Bloomington

Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Duluth

— 2 nights

Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Congdon Park, stroll through Canal Park, then snap pictures at Aerial Lift Bridge, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Lakewalk. On your second day here, grab your bike and head to Gooseberry Falls State Park, then stroll around Leif Erikson Park, and then take a memorable drive along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive.

To find maps and tourist information, use the Duluth online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Bloomington to Duluth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Bloomington in June, with highs in Duluth at 65°F and lows at 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Minnesota travel guide

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Shopping Malls · Room Escape Games · Entertainment Centers
The Land of 10,000 Lakes
Deriving its name from the Dakota word for "land of sky-tinted water," Minnesota is a land of pristine lakes, pockets of dense green forests, and sprawling prairieland. Spend your vacation exploring the state's diverse landscape for endless outdoor activity and a chance to see some of the area's national monuments, or take a trip to the bustling St. Paul-Minneapolis area, a network of commerce and cultural attractions, including the famous Mall of America.