5 days in Minnesota Itinerary

5 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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5 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  8​h
1
Duluth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Minneapolis
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Boston

2
nights
Duluth

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Aerial Lift Bridge, admire the majestic nature at Gooseberry Falls State Park, and then cruise along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Duluth trip itinerary builder website .

Boston to Duluth is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, Duluth is slightly colder than Boston - with highs of 75°F and lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Duluth

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gooseberry Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): find something for the whole family at Nickelodeon Universe, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Minnesota, and then get your game on at The Escape Game. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy some diversion at Target Field, then take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park, and then get to know the resident critters at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory.

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Drive from Duluth to Minneapolis in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Duluth in August, you will find days in Minneapolis are a bit warmer (81°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bloomington, Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
Highlights from your plan
Nickelodeon Universe ©
Nickelodeon Universe
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Target Field ©
Target Field

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