9 days in Minneapolis & Breckenridge Itinerary

9 days in Minneapolis & Breckenridge Itinerary

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Minneapolis
— 3 nights
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Breckenridge
— 5 nights
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Minneapolis — 3 nights

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.
Minneapolis is known for fun & games, museums, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of America, make a trip to Minneapolis Skyway System, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE at Mall of America, and explore the activities along Lake of the Isles.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Minneapolis day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Minneapolis. In February, plan for daily highs up to 27°F, and evening lows to 10°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Breckenridge.
Parks · Museums · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
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Breckenridge — 5 nights

Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
Venture out of the city with trips to Walking Mountains Science Center (in Avon), Vail Mountain Resort (in Vail) and Beaver Creek Ski Area (in Beaver Creek). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: test the waters at a local thermal spa, ski along the peaceful trails at Breckenridge Nordic Center, don't miss a visit to Main Street, and hit the slopes at Blue River Sports.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Breckenridge trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Minneapolis to Breckenridge in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In February in Breckenridge, expect temperatures between 26°F during the day and 15°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Tours
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