5 days in Minnesota Itinerary

5 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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5 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Duluth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Minneapolis
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take in the views from Aerial Lift Bridge, and then take a memorable drive along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Canal Park, then identify plant and animal life at Congdon Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gooseberry Falls State Park, and finally stop by Great Lakes Candy Kitchen.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Duluth trip itinerary app .

San Francisco to Duluth is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Duluth. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Francisco in October, with highs in Duluth at 55°F and lows at 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

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

2
nights
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 17th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, then walk around Minnehaha Park, and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of America and then have fun at Target Field.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Minneapolis trip maker site .

Drive from Duluth to Minneapolis in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Shopping Fun & Games Nature

Side Trip

Mall of America
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The Escape Game ©
The Escape Game
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park

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