5 days in Waconia & Lake Itasca Itinerary

5 days in Waconia & Lake Itasca Itinerary

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Waconia
— 2 nights
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Lake Itasca
— 1 night
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Waconia

— 2 nights
Waconia, a city in Carver County, Minnesota, United States. On the 12th (Mon), look for gifts at Minnesota's Largest Candy Store, then head outdoors with Mini Met, then contemplate the waterfront views at Excelsior Commons, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Waconia Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Baker Park Reserve, get your game on at Big Stone Mini-golf and Sculpture Garden, then sample the tasty concoctions at Schram Vineyards Winery & Brewery, and finally relax in the rural setting at Carlson's Lovable Llamas.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Waconia planner.

Minneapolis to Waconia is an approximately 1-hour car ride. August in Waconia sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lake Itasca.

Things to do in Waconia

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Lake Itasca

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Itasca and then don't miss a visit to Mississippi Headwaters. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Itasca State Park and then admire all the interesting features of Wilderness Drive.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lake Itasca online route builder.

Traveling by car from Waconia to Lake Itasca takes 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Lake Itasca are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Lake Itasca

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors