7 days in Central Minnesota Itinerary

7 days in Central Minnesota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Minnesota travel route planner

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Nisswa
— 2 nights
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Alexandria
— 3 nights
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Saint Cloud
— 1 night
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Nisswa

— 2 nights
Nisswa is a city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States. Kids will enjoy Paul Bunyan State Trail and Charles Lindbergh House and Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Mille Lacs Kathio State Park (in Onamia), Mille Lacs Lake (in Brainerd) and Minnesota Military Museum (in Little Falls). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Loide' Oils & Vinegars, get in on the family fun at Paul Bunyan Land, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Safari North, and explore the activities along Gull Lake.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nisswa trip planner.

Hibbing to Nisswa is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Hibbing in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 44°F in Nisswa. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Alexandria.

Things to do in Nisswa

Parks · Nature · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

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Alexandria

— 3 nights
Alexandria is a city and the county seat of Douglas County, Minnesota. Attractions like Big Ole Viking Statue and Runestone Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Central Lakes Trail, appreciate the history behind Kensington Runestone, find something for the whole family at Casey’s Amusement Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Le Homme Dieu.

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You can drive from Nisswa to Alexandria in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Saint Cloud.

Things to do in Alexandria

Parks · Museums · Nature · Theme Parks

Saint Cloud

— 1 night
St. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): stroll through Beaver Islands Trail, admire the natural beauty at Munsinger Gardens, and then go for a walk through Lake George.

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Traveling by car from Alexandria to Saint Cloud takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in May, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Cloud

Parks · Trails · Outdoors