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:  8​h
1
Duluth
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bloomington
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  5​h
End: New York City

4
nights
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Escape the urban bustle at Park Point and Gooseberry Falls State Park. Lakewalk and Glensheen-Historic Congdon Estate will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Duluth to Two Harbors to see Split Rock Lighthouse about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Duluth trip generator.

New York City to Duluth is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in September: high temperatures in Duluth hover around 67°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bloomington.

Things to do in Duluth

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Two Harbors
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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Gooseberry Falls State Park ©
Gooseberry Falls State Park
Split Rock Lighthouse ©
Split Rock Lighthouse

1
night
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
The city of Bloomington, part of the Minneapolis-St.
On the 7th (Thu), buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of America. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Mill City Museum, then find something for the whole family at Cafesjian's Carousel, and then admire the sheer force of Minnehaha Park.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bloomington vacation builder.

Getting from Duluth to Bloomington by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and tram; or do a combination of bus and tram. Traveling from Duluth in September, you will find days in Bloomington are somewhat warmer (73°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bloomington

Shopping Nature Parks

Side Trips

Minneapolis, Cafesjian's Carousel
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Mall of America ©
Mall of America
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Mill City Museum ©
Mill City Museum

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