8 days in Minnesota Itinerary

8 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Minnesota tour planner
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Minneapolis
— 2 nights
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Ely
— 1 night
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Duluth
— 4 nights
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Minneapolis — 2 nights

The City of Lakes

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 sheer force of Minnehaha Park, examine the collection at Mill City Museum, admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, and stroll through Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Minneapolis trip builder tool.

Berlin, Germany to Minneapolis is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Minneapolis is minus 7 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Minneapolis can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Ely.
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Ely — 1 night

Ely is a city in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): examine the collection at International Wolf Center, then immerse yourself in nature at Soudan Underground Mine, and then examine the collection at North American Bear Center.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ely road trip planning website.

Getting from Minneapolis to Ely by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Minneapolis in September, things will get a bit cooler in Ely: highs are around 22°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Duluth.
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Duluth — 4 nights

Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Duluth: Two Harbors (Split Rock Lighthouse & Gooseberry Falls State Park). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, get to know the fascinating history of Lakewalk, snap pictures at Aerial Lift Bridge, and look for all kinds of wild species at Congdon Park.

You can plan Duluth trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Ely to Duluth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Ely in September, Duluth is a bit warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
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Minnesota travel guide

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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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