6 days in Southern Minnesota Itinerary

6 days in Southern Minnesota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Minnesota route planner

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Fly to Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain Airport, Drive to Mankato
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Mankato
— 1 night
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Winona
— 1 night
Drive
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Red Wing
— 3 nights
Drive to Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport

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Mankato

— 1 night
Mankato is a city in Blue Earth, Nicollet, and Le Sueur counties in the state of Minnesota. On the 6th (Tue), stop by Faribault Woolen Mill and then push the limits with Kerfoot Canopy Tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Hermann the German, then sample the tasty concoctions at Schell's, and then immerse yourself in nature at Minneopa State Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mankato road trip app.

New York City to Mankato is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in October, things will get slightly colder in Mankato: highs are around 60°F and lows about 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Winona.

Things to do in Mankato

Wildlife · Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Winona

— 1 night
Winona is a city in and the county seat of Winona County, in the state of Minnesota. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Minnesota Marine Art Museum, examine the collection at Winona National Bank, then get a new perspective on things with Winona Tour Boat, and finally cruise along Garvin Heights City Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Winona online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Mankato to Winona takes 2.5 hours. October in Winona sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Red Wing.

Things to do in Winona

Outdoors · Museums · Scenic Drive · Tours

Red Wing

— 3 nights
Red Wing is a city in Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States, along the upper Mississippi River. Get out of town with these interesting Red Wing side-trips: National Eagle Center (in Wabasha) and LARK Toys (in Kellogg). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Barn Bluff, take in nature's colorful creations at Sargent's Nursery, examine the collection at Red Wing Shoes, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pepin.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Red Wing trip planner.

You can drive from Winona to Red Wing in 1.5 hours. In October in Red Wing, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Red Wing

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips