60 days in Central Minnesota Itinerary

60 days in Central Minnesota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Minnesota attractions planner

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Hutchinson
— 15 nights
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Saint Cloud
— 15 nights
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Alexandria
— 13 nights
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Nisswa
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Hutchinson

— 15 nights
Hutchinson is the largest city in McLeod County, Minnesota, United States, along the South Fork of the Crow River. Hutchinson is known for wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Crow River Winery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hutchinson attractions planner.

Minneapolis to Hutchinson is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. April in Hutchinson sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 33°F at night. You'll set off for Saint Cloud on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Hutchinson

Wineries
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Saint Cloud

— 15 nights
St. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Beaver Island Brewing Company and Stearns History Museum. Get some cultural insight at Minnesota Fishing Museum and Linden Hill. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint Cloud: Elk River (Wild Woods Water Park & Oliver Kelley Farm) and Little Falls (Pine Grove Zoo, Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, &more). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Lake George, explore the activities along Warner Lake Park, catch a live event at Joe Faber Field, and play a few rounds at Riverside Park.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Saint Cloud journey maker website.

Traveling by car from Hutchinson to Saint Cloud takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in April, and nighttime lows around 31°F. On the 13th (Mon), you're off to Alexandria.

Things to do in Saint Cloud

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Alexandria

— 13 nights
Alexandria is a city and the county seat of Douglas County, Minnesota. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Legacy of the Lakes Museum and Otter Tail County Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Casey’s Amusement Park and Kensington Runestone. Get out of town with these interesting Alexandria side-trips: Fergus Falls (Prairie Wetlands Learning Center, Otto the Big Otter, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Douglas County Historical Society, pause for some photo ops at Big Ole Viking Statue, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Copper Trail Brewing Co, and hike along Central Lakes Trail.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Alexandria road trip planning app.

Drive from Saint Cloud to Alexandria in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Alexandria can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. On the 26th (Sun), you'll travel to Nisswa.

Things to do in Alexandria

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Nisswa

— 16 nights
Nisswa is a city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gull Dam Brewing and The Pines Golf Course at Grand View Lodge. Get a sense of the local culture at Minnesota Military Museum and Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery. Venture out of the city with trips to Onamia (Grand Casino Mille Lacs & Mille Lacs Kathio State Park) and Mille Lacs Lake (in Brainerd). The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Mount Ski Gull, try for a hole-in-one at Northland Kart Kountry, stop by Loide' Oils & Vinegars, and tee off at The Classic at Madden's Golf Course.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nisswa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alexandria to Nisswa takes 2 hours. In May in Nisswa, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 44°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Nisswa

Parks · Outdoors · Golf · Nature

Side Trips