5 days in Minnesota Itinerary

5 days in Minnesota Itinerary

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5 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Minneapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Duluth
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Chanhassen
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Dallas

1
night
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.
On the 1st (Thu), explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, enjoy some diversion at Target Field, and then immerse yourself in nature at Gooseberry Falls State Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Minneapolis vacation maker website .

Dallas to Minneapolis is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Dallas in August: high temperatures in Minneapolis hover around 81°F and lows are around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Duluth.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Trails Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Gooseberry Falls State Park
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Target Field ©
Target Field
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art

1
night
Duluth

Duluth
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Make your Duluth itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Minneapolis to Duluth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Minneapolis in August; daily highs in Duluth reach 73°F and lows reach 59°F. You'll set off for Chanhassen on the 3rd (Sat).

Things to do in Duluth

Parks Outdoors Nature

2
nights
Chanhassen

Chanhassen
Chanhassen is a city in Carver and Hennepin counties in the state of Minnesota. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Waconia Brewing Company and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Schram Vineyards Winery & Brewery. On the next day, stop by General Store of Minnetonka, admire the natural beauty at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, and then get your game on at Big Stone Mini-golf and Sculpture Garden.

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You can drive from Duluth to Chanhassen in 3 hours. Traveling from Duluth in August, you will find days in Chanhassen are a bit warmer (81°F), and nights are about the same (63°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chanhassen

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Wayzata, Waconia, General Store of Minnetonka, Big Stone Mini-golf and Sculpture Garden
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Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Noerenberg Memorial Gardens ©
Noerenberg Memorial Gardens

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