7 days in Central Minnesota Itinerary

7 days in Central Minnesota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Minnesota travel route planner
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Nisswa
— 2 nights
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Alexandria
— 3 nights
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Saint Cloud
— 1 night
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Nisswa — 2 nights

Nisswa is a city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States. Kids will enjoy Paul Bunyan State Trail and Charles Lindbergh House and Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Nisswa side-trips: Mille Lacs Kathio State Park (in Onamia), Minnesota Military Museum (in Little Falls) and Mille Lacs Lake (in Brainerd). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Loide' Oils & Vinegars, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Safari North, bet on your favorite at Brainerd International Raceway, and get in on the family fun at Paul Bunyan Land.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Nisswa online trip itinerary planner.

Hibbing to Nisswa is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Nisswa when traveling from Hibbing in May, with lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Alexandria.
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Alexandria — 3 nights

Alexandria is a city and the county seat of Douglas County, Minnesota. Attractions like Big Ole Viking Statue and Casey’s Amusement Park make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Runestone Museum, pause for some photo ops at Kensington Runestone, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Miltona, and take an in-depth tour of Legacy of the Lakes Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Alexandria trip app.

You can drive from Nisswa to Alexandria in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Saint Cloud.
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Saint Cloud — 1 night

St. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): stroll through Beaver Islands Trail, admire the natural beauty at Munsinger Gardens, and then go for a walk through Lake George.

To plan Saint Cloud vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Alexandria to Saint Cloud takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in May, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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