8 days in Minnesota Itinerary

8 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Minnesota travel route planner

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Drive to Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Fly to Duluth
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Duluth
— 3 nights
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Minneapolis
— 4 nights
Fly to Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Drive to Spartanburg

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Duluth

— 3 nights

Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive and Split Rock Lighthouse. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Duluth: Two Harbors (3M Dwan Musem, Gooseberry Falls State Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Aerial Lift Bridge, examine the collection at Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Enger Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Lakewalk.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Duluth trip builder tool.

Spartanburg to Duluth is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Spartanburg to Duluth. While traveling from Spartanburg, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Duluth, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can fly to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Duluth

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Minneapolis

— 4 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.
Attractions like Nickelodeon Universe and Mall of America make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Minnesota Zoo, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE at Mall of America, and find something for the whole family at Lego Imagination Center.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Minneapolis tour site.

Getting from Duluth to Minneapolis by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, Minneapolis is a bit warmer than Duluth - with highs of 79°F and lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Minnesota travel guide

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Shopping Malls · Room Escape Games · Entertainment Centers
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.