5 days in Southern Minnesota Itinerary

5 days in Southern Minnesota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Minnesota trip maker

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Pipestone
— 1 day
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Winona
— 2 nights
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Red Wing
— 1 night
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New Ulm
— 1 night
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Pipestone

— 1 day
Pipestone is a city in Pipestone County, Minnesota, United States. On the 13th (Tue), stop by Keepers of the Sacred Tradition of Pipemakers, trek along Circle Trail, then pause for some photo ops at Pipestone National Monument, and finally admire the sheer force of Winnewissa Falls.

Make your Pipestone itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Brookings to Pipestone is an approximately 1-hour car ride. July in Pipestone sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Winona.

Things to do in Pipestone

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Winona

— 2 nights
Winona is a city in and the county seat of Winona County, in the state of Minnesota. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): stroll around Lake Park, then Head underground at Niagara Cave, and then Head underground at Forestville Mystery Cave State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at National Eagle Center, then admire the masterpieces at Minnesota Marine Art Museum, and then cruise along Garvin Heights City Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Winona sightseeing website.

Getting from Pipestone to Winona by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Red Wing.

Things to do in Winona

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Red Wing

— 1 night
Red Wing is a city in Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States, along the upper Mississippi River. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Sargent's Nursery, then try your luck at Treasure Island Resort & Casino, then take in the dramatic natural features at Barn Bluff, and finally examine the collection at Red Wing Shoes.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Red Wing online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Winona to Red Wing takes 1.5 hours. In July in Red Wing, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to New Ulm.

Things to do in Red Wing

Parks · Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trip

New Ulm

— 1 night
New Ulm is a city in Brown County, Minnesota, United States. On the 17th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Hermann the German, then sample the tasty concoctions at Schell's, and then admire the majestic nature at Flandrau State Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New Ulm trip maker website.

You can drive from Red Wing to New Ulm in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in New Ulm can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Ulm

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Nature