5 days in Minnesota Itinerary

5 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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5 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: Omaha
Fly:  4​h
1
Minneapolis
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
2
Bloomington
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Omaha

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.
Visiting French Regional Park and Minnehaha Park will get you outdoors. Kids will appreciate attractions like Science Museum of Minnesota and Como Park Zoo & Conservatory. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Minnehaha Falls, take in nature's colorful creations at Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, and take an in-depth tour of Mill City Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Minneapolis travel route site .

Omaha to Minneapolis is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Bloomington.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Saint Paul, French Regional Park
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Minneapolis Sculpture Garden ©
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
French Regional Park ©
French Regional Park
Mill Ruins Park ©
Mill Ruins Park

2
nights
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
The city of Bloomington, part of the Minneapolis-St.
Mall of America has been added to your itinerary. On the 13th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Paisley Park, then identify plant and animal life at Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Minnesota, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of America. Here are some ideas for day two: have some family-friendly fun at Extreme Sandbox, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Minnesota Zoo, then find something for the whole family at Lego Imagination Center, and finally get your game on at FlyOver America.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Bloomington route planner .

Bloomington is very close to Minneapolis. July in Bloomington sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bloomington

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Minnesota Zoo, Extreme Sandbox, Paisley Park
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Mall of America ©
Mall of America
Minnesota Zoo ©
Minnesota Zoo

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