7 days in Minnesota Itinerary

7 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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7 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: Omaha
Fly:  4​h
1
Minneapolis
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Two Harbors
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Omaha

2
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 Institute of Art and Summit Avenue are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Baker Park Reserve and Square Lake Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Minnehaha Park, sample the tasty concoctions at Hammerheart Brewery, get your game on at FlyOver America, and kick back and relax at Round Lake Park and Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Minneapolis holiday tool .

Omaha to Minneapolis is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. July in Minneapolis sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Two Harbors.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint Paul, FlyOver America, Baker Park Reserve, Hammerheart Brewery, Square Lake Park
Highlights from your plan
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Cathedral of Saint Paul ©
Cathedral of Saint Paul

4
nights
Two Harbors

Two Harbors ©
Two Harbors is a city in and the county seat of Lake County, Minnesota, United States, along the shore of Lake Superior. Get some historical perspective at Split Rock Lighthouse and Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate. You'll get in some beach time at Iona's Beach Scientific and Natural Area and Brighton Beach Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Two Harbors: Ely (International Wolf Center & North American Bear Center) and Duluth (Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, Canal Park, & more). The adventure continues: grab your bike and head to Gooseberry Falls State Park and look for gifts at Great Lakes Candy Kitchen.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Two Harbors trip maker website .

You can fly from Minneapolis to Two Harbors in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in July, with highs in Two Harbors at 77°F and lows at 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Two Harbors

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Duluth, Ely, Great Lakes Candy Kitchen
Highlights from your plan
Split Rock Lighthouse ©
Split Rock Lighthouse
Gooseberry Falls State Park ©
Gooseberry Falls State Park
International Wolf Center ©
International Wolf Center

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