11 days in Duluth & Willmar Itinerary

11 days in Duluth & Willmar Itinerary

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Duluth
— 8 nights
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Willmar
— 2 nights
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Duluth

— 8 nights

Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Get out of town with these interesting Duluth side-trips: Two Harbors (Two Harbors Lighthouse, Split Rock Lighthouse, &more), Brule River State Forest (in Brule) and Bayfield (Spas & Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Ice Caves). There's much more to do: cruise along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, stroll around Canal Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Enger Park, and admire the majestic nature at Soudan Underground Mine.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Duluth trip itinerary maker website.

Minneapolis to Duluth is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis in August, things will get a bit cooler in Duluth: highs are around 73°F and lows about 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Willmar.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Willmar

— 2 nights
Willmar is a city in, and the county seat of, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Monson Lake State Park, walk around Alexander Ramsey Park, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Birch Coulee Battlefield. Keep things going the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Glacial Lakes Trail and then admire the majestic nature at Glacial Lakes State Park.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Willmar trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Duluth to Willmar in 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Willmar

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Trails

Side Trips