6 days in Minnesota Itinerary

6 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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6 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Minneapolis
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Bemidji
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Grand Rapids
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
New Ulm
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of St. Mary, admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, and then examine the collection at Como-Harriet Streetcar Line. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Mill City Museum, then admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Russian Art, then wander the streets of Summit Avenue, and finally admire the masterpieces at Weisman Art Museum.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Minneapolis online vacation planner .

New York City to Minneapolis is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Minneapolis. In April, Minneapolis is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 54°F and lows of 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bemidji.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Museums Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Summit Avenue
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The Museum of Russian Art ©
The Museum of Russian Art
Summit Avenue
Summit Avenue
Basilica of St. Mary ©
Basilica of St. Mary

2
nights
Bemidji

Bemidji is a city in Beltrami County (and county seat), in north west Minnesota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Leech Lake, admire all the interesting features of Rabideau CCC camp, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sculpture Walk. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox, do a tasting at Forestedge Winery, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bemidji trip itinerary app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Minneapolis to Bemidji. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in April, with highs in Bemidji at 46°F and lows at 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grand Rapids.

Things to do in Bemidji

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Walker, Rabideau CCC camp, Forestedge Winery
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox ©
Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox
Forestedge Winery ©
Forestedge Winery

1
night
Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids ©
Grand Rapids is a city in Itasca County, Minnesota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): examine the collection at Itasca County Historical Society, then have fun and explore at Children's Discovery Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Forest History Center, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Gilbert Mansion.

To find reviews and tourist information, you can read our Grand Rapids trip planner.

Drive from Bemidji to Grand Rapids in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in April, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Ulm.

Things to do in Grand Rapids

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Forest History Center ©
Forest History Center
Itasca County Historical Society ©
Itasca County Historical Society
Children's Discovery Museum ©
Children's Discovery Museum

1
night
New Ulm

New Ulm ©
New Ulm is a city in Brown County, Minnesota, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Fort Ridgely and then sample the tasty concoctions at Schell's.

Plan a New Ulm trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Grand Rapids to New Ulm in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Rapids in April; daily highs in New Ulm reach 52°F and lows reach 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Ulm

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fort Ridgely
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Schell's ©
Schell's
Fort Ridgely ©
Fort Ridgely

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