7 days in Minnesota Itinerary

7 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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7 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Duluth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Minneapolis
— 4 nights
End: Minneapolis

2
nights
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take a memorable drive along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, then grab your bike and head to Gooseberry Falls State Park, and finally stop by Great Lakes Candy Kitchen. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Congdon Park, stroll around Canal Park, then snap pictures at Aerial Lift Bridge, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Lakewalk.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Duluth attractions planning website .

Minneapolis to Duluth is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Minneapolis in May: high temperatures in Duluth hover around 53°F and lows are around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Gooseberry Falls State Park, Great Lakes Candy Kitchen
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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Gooseberry Falls State Park ©
Gooseberry Falls State Park
Room Escape Games

4
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: have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game, admire the natural beauty at Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, see the interesting displays at Mill City Museum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Minneapolis trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Duluth to Minneapolis takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Duluth in June, with highs in Minneapolis at 79°F and lows at 61°F. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Saint Paul, Game Show Battle Rooms, Silverwood Park
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game ©
The Escape Game
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Target Field ©
Target Field

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