8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Duluth
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Duluth
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Brainerd
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Grand Rapids
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
4
Hibbing
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Ely
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
Isabella
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
7
Silver Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Duluth

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Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
On the 18th (Thu), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Duluth trip itinerary builder app .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Duluth. In July, daily temperatures in Duluth can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Brainerd.

Things to do in Duluth

Scenic Drive Outdoors Fun & Games
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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Aerial Lift Bridge ©
Aerial Lift Bridge
Canal Park ©
Canal Park

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Brainerd

Brainerd
Brainerd is a city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): trek along Paul Bunyan State Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Brainerd trip maker tool .

Getting from Duluth to Brainerd by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Rapids.

Things to do in Brainerd

Trails Parks Outdoors

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Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids is a city in Itasca County, Minnesota, United States. To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grand Rapids vacation planner.

Drive from Brainerd to Grand Rapids in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 56°F. You will leave for Hibbing on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Grand Rapids

Museums Historic Sites Nature

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Hibbing

Hibbing ©
Hibbing is a city in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Bob Dylan's House, examine the collection at Greyhound Bus Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Iron Man Statue, and finally examine the collection at Minnesota Musem of Mining.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hibbing trip planner .

You can drive from Grand Rapids to Hibbing in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Hibbing can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ely.

Things to do in Hibbing

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chisholm
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Greyhound Bus Museum ©
Greyhound Bus Museum
Minnesota Musem of Mining ©
Minnesota Musem of Mining

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Ely

Ely ©
Ely is a city in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): stop by Piragis Northwoods Company, then make a trip to Sheridan Street, then don't miss a visit to Listening Point, and finally hike along Kawishiwi Falls Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Bear Head Lake State Park, take an in-depth tour of Bois Forte Heritage Center and Cultural Museum, then make a trip to The Tower-Soudan Historical Society Historical Center, and finally explore and take pictures at Soudan Underground Mine.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ely trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Hibbing to Ely takes 1.5 hours. July in Ely sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Isabella.

Things to do in Ely

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Tower, Soudan Underground Mine
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Kawishiwi Falls Trail ©
Kawishiwi Falls Trail
Bear Head Lake State Park ©
Bear Head Lake State Park
Piragis Northwoods Company ©
Piragis Northwoods Company

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Isabella

Isabella
Isabella is an unincorporated community in Stony River Township, Lake County, Minnesota, United States.The community is located 27 miles north of Silver Bay, and 40 miles southeast of Ely; at the intersection of Minnesota State Highway 1 and Forest Road 172 (Wanless Road).Isabella is located within the Superior National Forest. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): glide through natural beauty at Flathorn - Gegoka Cross Country Ski Trails.

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Traveling by car from Ely to Isabella takes an hour. July in Isabella sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Silver Bay.

Things to do in Isabella

Winter Sports Outdoors

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Silver Bay

Silver Bay ©
Silver Bay is a city in Lake County, Minnesota, United States. To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Silver Bay trip builder .

You can drive from Isabella to Silver Bay in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Silver Bay

Trails Nature Parks

Side Trip

Two Harbors
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Gooseberry Falls State Park ©
Gooseberry Falls State Park
Split Rock Lighthouse ©
Split Rock Lighthouse

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