8 days in Minnesota Itinerary

8 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Minnesota trip planner

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Make it your trip
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Bloomington
— 3 nights
Fly
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Duluth
— 3 nights
Drive
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Winona
— 1 night
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Bloomington

— 3 nights
The city of Bloomington, part of the Minneapolis-St.
Bloomington is known for shopping, theme parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Nickelodeon Universe, explore the activities along Chain of Lakes, grab your bike and head to Mill Ruins Park, and browse the different shops at Mall of America.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bloomington trip app.

Onawa to Bloomington is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Onawa in June, you will find days in Bloomington are little chillier (79°F), and nights are about the same (61°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can fly to Duluth.

Things to do in Bloomington

Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Duluth

— 3 nights

Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Venture out of the city with trips to Two Harbors (Gooseberry Falls State Park & Split Rock Lighthouse) and Caribou River (in Beaver Bay). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, see the interesting displays at The Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Lakewalk, and take in the views from Aerial Lift Bridge.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Duluth trip planner.

Getting from Bloomington to Duluth by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bloomington in June: high temperatures in Duluth hover around 65°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Winona.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Winona

— 1 night
Winona is a city in and the county seat of Winona County, in the state of Minnesota. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take a memorable drive along Garvin Heights City Park, stroll around Lake Park, and then admire the masterpieces at Minnesota Marine Art Museum.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Winona road trip site.

You can drive from Duluth to Winona in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Duluth in June: high temperatures in Winona hover around 78°F and lows are around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Winona

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Scenic Drive
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Minnesota travel guide

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The Land of 10,000 Lakes
Deriving its name from the Dakota word for "land of sky-tinted water," Minnesota is a land of pristine lakes, pockets of dense green forests, and sprawling prairieland. Spend your vacation exploring the state's diverse landscape for endless outdoor activity and a chance to see some of the area's national monuments, or take a trip to the bustling St. Paul-Minneapolis area, a network of commerce and cultural attractions, including the famous Mall of America.