7 days in McAllen & Minneapolis Itinerary

7 days in McAllen & Minneapolis Itinerary

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McAllen
— 1 night
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Minneapolis
— 5 nights
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McAllen — 1 night

McAllen is the twenty-first most populous city in Texas and the largest city in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): experience rural life at Klement's Grove, walk around McAllen's New Park & Spray Ground, then take in the exciting artwork at Nuevo Santadar Gallery, and finally test your team's savvy at Trapped RGV Escape Rooms.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our McAllen day trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to McAllen. In August, daytime highs in McAllen are 101°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Minneapolis.
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Minneapolis — 5 nights

Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Explore Minneapolis' surroundings by going to Riverwood Canoe & Kayak Rental (in Osceola) and Kerfoot Canopy Tour (in Henderson). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park, explore the activities along Chain of Lakes, explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Minneapolis trip planner.

You can drive from McAllen to Minneapolis in 21.5 hours. When traveling from McAllen in August, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Minneapolis: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.
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