6 days in Mankato & Dallas Itinerary

6 days in Mankato & Dallas Itinerary

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6 days in Mankato & Dallas Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Mankato
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
2
Dallas
— 3 nights
End: Minneapolis

1
night
Mankato

Mankato ©
Mankato is a city in Blue Earth, Nicollet, and Le Sueur counties in the state of Minnesota. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): sample the tasty concoctions at Schell's and then sample the tasty concoctions at Mankato Brewery. Keep things going the next day: have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota, meet the residents at Sibley Park Zoo, and then do a tasting at Indian Island Winery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mankato online visit planner .

Minneapolis to Mankato is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. December in Mankato sees daily highs of 27°F and lows of 15°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Mankato

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Indian Island Winery, Schell's, Mankato Brewery
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Indian Island Winery ©
Indian Island Winery
Mankato Brewery ©
Mankato Brewery

3
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Family-friendly places like Perot Museum of Nature and Science and Dallas World Aquarium will thrill your kids. Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and Eden Hill Winery & Vineyard. Explore Dallas' surroundings by going to Fort Worth (Sundance Square & Bureau of Engraving and Printing), Firelight Vineyards (in Valley View) and WinStar World Casino and Resort (in Thackerville). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Caudalie Crest Farm & Vineyard and see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dallas day trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mankato to Dallas. Traveling from Mankato in December, expect Dallas to be much warmer, temps between 59°F and 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Wineries Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Celina, Firelight Vineyards, WinStar World Casino and Resort
Highlights from your plan
Sundance Square ©
Sundance Square

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