8 days in The Minneapolis-Saunt Paul Area Itinerary

8 days in The Minneapolis-Saunt Paul Area Itinerary

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8 days in The Minneapolis-Saunt Paul Area Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
End: Minneapolis


Minneapolis ©
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of St. Mary and The Museum of Russian Art. Museum-lovers will get to explore Weisman Art Museum and Minneapolis Institute of Art. Explore Minneapolis' surroundings by going to Schram Vineyards Winery & Brewery (in Waconia), Veit Automotive Foundation Educational Museum (in Buffalo) and inFIT's HDGolf Simulator (in Albertville). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Summit Avenue, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Snelling State Park, make a trip to Minnesota State Capitol, and get to know the fascinating history of Lakewood Cemetery.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Minneapolis road trip tool .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Minneapolis. In November, daily temperatures in Minneapolis can reach 43°F, while at night they dip to 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Schroeder.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Saint Paul, Bloomington, Taylors Falls, inFIT's HDGolf Simulator, French Regional Park
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The Museum of Russian Art ©
The Museum of Russian Art
Summit Avenue
Summit Avenue
Historic Fort Snelling ©
Historic Fort Snelling


Schroeder ©
Schroeder is an unincorporated community in Schroeder Township, Cook County, Minnesota, United States.The community is located on the North Shore of Lake Superior. On the 25th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center, then explore the activities along Cross River, then admire the majestic nature at Temperance River State Park, and finally take some stellar pictures from Father Baraga's Cross.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Schroeder trip planner .

Traveling by car from Minneapolis to Schroeder takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In November, daily temperatures in Schroeder can reach 39°F, while at night they dip to 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Schroeder

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Temperance River State Park ©
Temperance River State Park
Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center ©
Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center
Father Baraga's Cross ©
Father Baraga's Cross