8 days in Minneapolis, Duluth & Chicago Itinerary

8 days in Minneapolis, Duluth & Chicago Itinerary

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8 days in Minneapolis, Duluth & Chicago Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Minneapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Duluth
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): have some family-friendly fun at FlyOver America, get in on the family fun at Nickelodeon Universe, then enjoy some diversion at Target Field, and finally admire the striking features of Minneapolis City Hall.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Minneapolis online tour itinerary planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Minneapolis is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Minneapolis due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in June, plan for little chillier nights in Minneapolis, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Duluth.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Bloomington
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Nickelodeon Universe ©
Nickelodeon Universe
Target Field ©
Target Field
FlyOver America ©
FlyOver America

3
nights
Duluth

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Step off the beaten path and head to Gooseberry Falls State Park and Canal Park. Go for a jaunt from Duluth to Two Harbors to see Split Rock Lighthouse about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, don't miss a visit to Enger Park and Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lakewalk, and steep yourself in history at Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Duluth trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Minneapolis to Duluth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Minneapolis in June; daily highs in Duluth reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 18th (Tue), admire the striking features of Reliance Building, appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, then don't miss a visit to Cloud Gate, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, and finally ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Chicago trip planning website .

You can fly from Duluth to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In June, Chicago is somewhat warmer than Duluth - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

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