8 days in Minnesota Itinerary

8 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Minnesota itinerary planner
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Duluth
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Minneapolis
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Duluth — 3 nights

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Explore Duluth's surroundings by going to Two Harbors (Gooseberry Falls State Park & Split Rock Lighthouse). The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, stroll around Canal Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lakewalk, and sample the fine beverages at Vikre Distillery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Duluth trip planning site.

New York City to Duluth is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Duluth. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in May: high temperatures in Duluth hover around 53°F and lows are around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Minneapolis.
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Minneapolis — 4 nights

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, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, take in nature's colorful creations at Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, browse the different shops at Mall of America, and stroll around Minnehaha Park.

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You can fly from Duluth to Minneapolis in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Duluth in May; daily highs in Minneapolis reach 68°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
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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.
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