8 days in Minnesota Itinerary

8 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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8 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Duluth
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bloomington
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Newark

3
nights
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Get out of town with these interesting Duluth side-trips: Two Harbors (Split Rock Lighthouse & Gooseberry Falls State Park). The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lakewalk, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Congdon Park, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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Newark to Duluth is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Newark to Duluth due to the time zone difference. In September, Duluth is a bit cooler than Newark - with highs of 68°F and lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Bloomington.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Two Harbors
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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Aerial Lift Bridge ©
Aerial Lift Bridge
Gooseberry Falls State Park ©
Gooseberry Falls State Park

4
nights
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
The city of Bloomington, part of the Minneapolis-St.
When in Bloomington, make a side trip to see Extreme Sandbox in Hastings, approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park, browse the different shops at Mall of America, have fun at Target Field, and find something for the whole family at Nickelodeon Universe.

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You can drive from Duluth to Bloomington in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Duluth in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Bloomington, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bloomington

Fun & Games Parks Museums

Side Trips

Minneapolis, Saint Paul, Extreme Sandbox, Candyland
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The Escape Game ©
The Escape Game
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park

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