7 days in Minnesota Itinerary

7 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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7 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  8 h
1
Duluth
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Minneapolis
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 15 min
End: New York City

3
nights
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Explore Duluth's surroundings by going to Two Harbors (Gooseberry Falls State Park & Split Rock Lighthouse). There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, kick back and relax at Brighton Beach Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Congdon Park, and snap pictures at Aerial Lift Bridge.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Duluth trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

New York City to Duluth is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Duluth is minus 1 hour. In August, Duluth is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 73°F and lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Duluth

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Two Harbors, Great Lakes Candy Kitchen
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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Aerial Lift Bridge ©
Aerial Lift Bridge
Gooseberry Falls State Park ©
Gooseberry Falls State Park

3
nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
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.
Minneapolis is known for fun & games, museums, nature, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Minnehaha Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of America, admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, and get your game on at FlyOver America.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Minneapolis attractions site .

Traveling by car from Duluth to Minneapolis takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Duluth in August, expect nights in Minneapolis to be about the same, around 64°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Fun & Games Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Bloomington, Saint Paul, Candyland
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game ©
The Escape Game
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Target Field ©
Target Field

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