8 days in Minneapolis & Chicago Itinerary

8 days in Minneapolis & Chicago Itinerary

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8 days in Minneapolis & Chicago Itinerary

Start: Winnipeg
Drive:  8​h
1
Minneapolis
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
2
Chicago
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Minneapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
End: Winnipeg

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.
You've now added Minnehaha Park to your itinerary.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Minneapolis day trip site .

Winnipeg, Canada to Minneapolis is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Chicago.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Shopping Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Mall of America
Highlights from your plan
Mall of America ©
Mall of America
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Basilica of St. Mary ©
Basilica of St. Mary

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You've added 360 Chicago Observation Deck, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago Children's Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Chicago day trip site .

You can fly from Minneapolis to Chicago in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. In July in Chicago, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Chicago

Childrens Museums Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Shoreline Sightseeing ©
Shoreline Sightseeing
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower ©
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

1
night
Minneapolis

Minneapolis
For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Minneapolis trip builder tool .

You can fly from Chicago to Minneapolis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. On the 6th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Outdoors Nightlife

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