6 days in Minnesota Itinerary

6 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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6 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: Rochester
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Rochester
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
New Ulm
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Duluth
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Grand Marais
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Rochester

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Rochester

Rochester ©
Rochester is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): make a trip to The Plummer Building - Mayo Clinic Historical Suite, admire all the interesting features of Quarry Hill Nature Center, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally learn about winemaking at Four Daughters Vineyard & Winery.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rochester trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Rochester. In February, daytime highs in Rochester are 26°F, while nighttime lows are 11°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to New Ulm.

Things to do in Rochester

Wineries Fun & Games

Side Trip

Four Daughters Vineyard & Winery
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Four Daughters Vineyard & Winery ©
Four Daughters Vineyard & Winery
Room Escape Games
Quarry Hill Nature Center ©
Quarry Hill Nature Center

1
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New Ulm

New Ulm ©
New Ulm is a city in Brown County, Minnesota, United States. On the 15th (Fri), sample the tasty concoctions at Schell's, pause for some photo ops at Hermann the German, and then take an in-depth tour of Brown County Historical Society.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New Ulm journey website .

Traveling by car from Rochester to New Ulm takes 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 26°F, and evening lows to 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Duluth.

Things to do in New Ulm

Museums Breweries & Distilleries
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Brown County Historical Society ©
Brown County Historical Society

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Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
On the 16th (Sat), take a memorable drive along W Skyline Pkwy, then sample the tasty concoctions at Bent Paddle Brewing Company, then see the interesting displays at The Duluth Depot, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Vikre Distillery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Duluth sightseeing website .

Drive from New Ulm to Duluth in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. February in Duluth sees daily highs of 24°F and lows of 8°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grand Marais.

Things to do in Duluth

Outdoors Scenic Drive Breweries & Distilleries
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Vikre Distillery ©
Vikre Distillery
The Duluth Depot ©
The Duluth Depot

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nights
Grand Marais

Grand Marais ©
Grand Marais is a city in Cook County, Minnesota, United States. On the 17th (Sun), admire all the interesting features of Grand Marais Art Colony, stop by Gunflint Mercantile, head outdoors with Artists Point, then enjoy the sea views from Grand Marais Lighthouse, and finally don't miss a visit to Beaver House. Here are some ideas for day two: tee off at Superior National Golf Course and then hike along Tettegouche Trail.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Grand Marais online visit planner .

You can drive from Duluth to Grand Marais in 2.5 hours. February in Grand Marais sees daily highs of 22°F and lows of 7°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Marais

Outdoors Golf Trails

Side Trips

North Shore Commercial Fishing Museum, Superior National Golf Course, Tettegouche Trail
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Artists Point ©
Artists Point
Grand Marais Lighthouse ©
Grand Marais Lighthouse
Gunflint Mercantile ©
Gunflint Mercantile

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