8 days in Minnesota Itinerary

8 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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8 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Duluth
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Saint Paul
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

3
nights
Duluth

Duluth ©
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). There's lots more to do: cruise along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Canal Park, and stroll around Enger Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Duluth trip itinerary planner .

Fort Lauderdale to Duluth is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Duluth. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in September: high temperatures in Duluth hover around 68°F and lows are around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Saint Paul.

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
Canal Park ©
Canal Park

4
nights
Saint Paul

Saint Paul ©
The capital of Minnesota, Saint Paul represents half of the "Twin Cities" and embraces the outdoors and urban culture.
Saint Paul is known for zoos & aquariums, historic sites, childrens museums, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park, get engrossed in the history at Mill City Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, and explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint Paul trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by bus from Duluth to Saint Paul takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. October in Saint Paul sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Paul

Fun & Games Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Minneapolis, Bloomington, Extreme Sandbox
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Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Target Field ©
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