8 days in Northwest Minnesota Itinerary

8 days in Northwest Minnesota Itinerary

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Bemidji
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Bemidji

— 5 nights
Bemidji is a city in Beltrami County (and county seat), in north west Minnesota, United States. Explore Bemidji's surroundings by going to Walker (Fishing Charters & Tours, Circle of Time, &more), World's Largest Muskie (in Nevis) and Lake Itasca (Aiton Heights Fire Tower, Lake Itasca, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bemidji State Park, make a trip to Chief Bemidji Statute, steep yourself in history at Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Sculpture Walk.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bemidji trip itinerary builder.

Minneapolis to Bemidji is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Traveling from Minneapolis in May, things will get little chillier in Bemidji: highs are around 63°F and lows about 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Moorhead.

Things to do in Bemidji

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Moorhead

— 2 nights
Moorhead is a city in Clay County, Minnesota, United States, and the largest city in northwest Minnesota. On the 22nd (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Bluestem Prairie Preserve and then steep yourself in history at Comstock House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Rourke Art Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Junkyard Brewing Company.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Moorhead trip site.

You can drive from Bemidji to Moorhead in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bemidji in May: highs in Moorhead hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Moorhead

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites