7 days in Minneapolis, Chicago & Carmel Itinerary

7 days in Minneapolis, Chicago & Carmel Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

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Minneapolis
— 1 night
Fly
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Chicago
— 4 nights
Drive
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Carmel
— 1 night
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Minneapolis

— 1 night

The City of Lakes

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.
On the 24th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Sargent's Nursery, have some family-friendly fun at Extreme Sandbox - Minnesota, then stroll around Lebanon Hills Regional Park, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, get your game on at Game Show Battle Rooms, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Minneapolis online trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Minneapolis. June in Minneapolis sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can fly to Chicago.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Chicago

— 4 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, and take a leisurely stroll along Navy Pier.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Minneapolis to Chicago takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Carmel

— 1 night
Carmel is a suburban city in Hamilton County, Indiana, United States, located immediately north of Indianapolis. On the 30th (Tue), admire the majestic nature at Strawtown Koteewi Park and The Taylor Center of Natural History and then learn about winemaking at Urban Vines Winery & Brewery Co..

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Carmel online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Chicago to Carmel in 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips