6 days in Waconia & Lake Itasca Itinerary

6 days in Waconia & Lake Itasca Itinerary

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Waconia
— 2 nights
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Lake Itasca
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Waconia

— 2 nights
Waconia, a city in Carver County, Minnesota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Minnetonka, contemplate the waterfront views at Excelsior Commons, then admire the natural beauty at Noerenberg Memorial Gardens, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Waconia Brewing Company. On your second day here, get your game on at Big Stone Mini-golf and Sculpture Garden, learn about winemaking at Schram Vineyards Winery & Brewery, then look for gifts at Minnesota's Largest Candy Store, and finally do a tasting at Crow River Winery.

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Minneapolis to Waconia is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In August in Waconia, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lake Itasca.

Things to do in Waconia

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Lake Itasca

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Itasca and then make a trip to Mississippi Headwaters. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Itasca State Park and then explore and take pictures at Wilderness Drive.

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Drive from Waconia to Lake Itasca in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. You will leave for home on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Lake Itasca

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors