8 days in Minneapolis & Chicago Itinerary

8 days in Minneapolis & Chicago Itinerary

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8 days in Minneapolis & Chicago Itinerary

Start: Prince Albert
Drive:  62​h
1
Minneapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
2
Chicago
— 4 nights
End: Chicago

1
night
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.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Minneapolis holiday maker app .

Prince Albert, Canada to Minneapolis is an approximately 15.5-hour car ride. In October, Minneapolis is a bit warmer than Prince Albert - with highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C. You will leave for Chicago on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Nightlife Outdoors

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, don't miss a visit to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Chicago holiday planner .

Fly from Minneapolis to Chicago in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Minneapolis in October since evenings lows in Chicago dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Navy Pier ©
Navy Pier

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