6 days in Chisago City & Gardiner Itinerary

6 days in Chisago City & Gardiner Itinerary

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Chisago City
— 1 night
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Gardiner
— 4 nights

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Chisago City

Chisago City ©
Chisago City is a city in Chisago County, Minnesota, United States, approximately 35 miles northeast of downtown Minneapolis–Saint Paul. On the 14th (Fri), explore the activities along St Croix National Scenic Riverway, paddle through the water with Riverwood Canoe & Kayak Rental, and then admire the sheer force of Cascade Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at WineHaven Winery and Vineyard, don't miss a visit to Karl Oskar and Kristina monument, thenkick your exploration up a notch at Trollhaugen Outdoor Recreation, and finally get engrossed in the history at Folsom House.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Chisago City visit planner.

Minneapolis to Chisago City is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Minneapolis in August, Chisago City is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gardiner.

Things to do in Chisago City

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Osceola, Folsom House, Karl Oskar and Kristina monument, St Croix National Scenic Riverway, Trollhaugen Outdoor Recreation
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Riverwood Canoe & Kayak Rental ©
Riverwood Canoe & Kayak Rental
WineHaven Winery and Vineyard ©
WineHaven Winery and Vineyard
St Croix National Scenic Riverway ©
St Croix National Scenic Riverway

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Gardiner

Gardiner ©
Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Get out of town with these interesting Gardiner side-trips: Yellowstone National Park (Lehardy's Rapids, Calcite Springs Lookout, &more). There's lots more to do: trot along with a tour on horseback, capture your vacation like a pro with Yellowstone Insight - Day Tours, take a memorable tour with Montana Whitewater, and admire the sheer force of Undine Falls.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Gardiner day trip site.

Explore your travel options from Chisago City to Gardiner with the Route module. Traveling from Chisago City to Gardiner, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler evenings in Gardiner when traveling from Chisago City in August, with lows around °F. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gardiner

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Horseback Riding Tours