7 days in Minnesota Itinerary

7 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Minnesota vacation planner

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Make it your trip
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Bloomington
— 2 nights
Drive
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Duluth
— 3 nights
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Bloomington

— 2 nights
The city of Bloomington, part of the Minneapolis-St.
Get outdoors at Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge and The Raptor Center. Family-friendly places like Nickelodeon Universe and SEA LIFE at Mall of America will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bloomington: Cascade Falls (in Osceola), Tamarack Nature Center (in White Bear Lake) and Wild Mountain Ski, Snowboarding & Wild Chutes Snow Tubing (in Taylors Falls). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Amazing Mirror Maze, look for gifts at Candyland, grab your bike and head to Mill Ruins Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Rybicki Cheese.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bloomington trip itinerary builder tool.

Chicago to Bloomington is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Chicago in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Bloomington, with lows of 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can fly to Duluth.

Things to do in Bloomington

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Duluth

— 3 nights

Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Get in touch with nature at Houghton Falls Nature Preserve and Iona's Beach Scientific and Natural Area. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Park Point Nature Trail and Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Duluth: Ashland Historical Museum (in Ashland) and Tettegouche Trail (in Silver Bay). The adventure continues: cruise along W Skyline Pkwy, kick back and relax at Brighton Beach Park, stop by Great Lakes Candy Kitchen, and identify plant and animal life at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Duluth holiday planner.

You can fly from Bloomington to Duluth in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Bloomington, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Duluth, ranging from highs of 34°F to lows of 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Minnesota travel guide

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Shopping Malls · Room Escape Games · Entertainment Centers
The Land of 10,000 Lakes
Deriving its name from the Dakota word for "land of sky-tinted water," Minnesota is a land of pristine lakes, pockets of dense green forests, and sprawling prairieland. Spend your vacation exploring the state's diverse landscape for endless outdoor activity and a chance to see some of the area's national monuments, or take a trip to the bustling St. Paul-Minneapolis area, a network of commerce and cultural attractions, including the famous Mall of America.