9 days in Minneapolis & Fredericksburg Itinerary

9 days in Minneapolis & Fredericksburg Itinerary

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Minneapolis
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Fredericksburg
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Minneapolis

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Baker Park Reserve and Mill Ruins Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Minneapolis Institute of Art and Summit Avenue. Step out of Minneapolis with an excursion to Schram Vineyards Winery & Brewery in Waconia--about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Mill City Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of America, and see the interesting displays at Northern Clay Center.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Minneapolis online trip itinerary maker.

Washington DC to Minneapolis is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Minneapolis due to the time zone difference. In September, Minneapolis is little chillier than Washington DC - with highs of 75°F and lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. Your inner history buff will appreciate Monticello and Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery and Warehouse Art Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Fredericksburg: Luray Caverns (in Luray), Mattaponi Winery (in Spotsylvania) and Copper Fox Distillery (in Sperryville). The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Museum of the Marine Corps, explore the world behind art at Gari Melchers Home and Studio, sample the fine beverages at A. Smith Bowman Distillery, and steep yourself in history at The Rising Sun Tavern.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Minneapolis to Fredericksburg in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis to Fredericksburg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Fredericksburg can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips