6 days in Central Minnesota Itinerary

6 days in Central Minnesota Itinerary

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Saint Cloud
— 1 day
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Brainerd
— 3 nights
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Alexandria
— 2 nights
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Saint Cloud — 1 day

St. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): sample the tasty concoctions at Beaver Island Brewing Company and then take in nature's colorful creations at Munsinger Gardens.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Saint Cloud trip itinerary planner.

Minneapolis to Saint Cloud is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Minneapolis in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Saint Cloud, with lows of 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Brainerd.
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Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Brainerd — 3 nights

Brainerd is a city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brainerd: Onamia (Mille Lacs Kathio State Park & Grand Casino Mille Lacs). And it doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Roundhouse Brewery, join the crowd at Brainerd International Raceway, and contemplate the waterfront views at Gull Lake.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Brainerd trip planner.

You can drive from Saint Cloud to Brainerd in 1.5 hours. April in Brainerd sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Alexandria.
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Alexandria — 2 nights

Alexandria is a city and the county seat of Douglas County, Minnesota. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Legacy of the Lakes Museum, then examine the collection at Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Copper Trail Brewing Co. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Central Lakes Trail, take an in-depth tour of Runestone Museum, and then appreciate the history behind Big Ole Viking Statue.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Alexandria trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Brainerd to Alexandria takes 2 hours. April in Alexandria sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 31°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.
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