5 days in Valdosta & Minnesota Itinerary

5 days in Valdosta & Minnesota Itinerary

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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Tallahassee Regional Airport, Drive to Valdosta
— 1 night
Drive to Tallahassee Regional Airport, Fly to Minneapolis
— 2 nights
— 1 night


Valdosta — 1 night

Valdosta is a city in and the county seat of Lowndes County, located on the southern border of Georgia, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Raisin' Cane.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Valdosta trip planner.

New York City to Valdosta is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in July: highs in Valdosta hover around 94°F, while lows dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Minneapolis.
Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Wildlife
Side Trip

Minneapolis — 2 nights

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 28th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park, and then don't miss a visit to Minnehaha Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of America and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE at Mall of America.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Minneapolis day trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Valdosta to Minneapolis. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Valdosta in July, with highs in Minneapolis at 83°F and lows at 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Duluth.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Fun & Games
Side Trips

Duluth — 1 night

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
On the 30th (Fri), take in the views from Aerial Lift Bridge and then cruise along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Duluth online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Minneapolis to Duluth in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, things will get a bit cooler in Duluth: highs are around 75°F and lows about 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Minnesota travel guide

History Museums · Room Escape Games · Shopping Malls
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.