9 days in Maple Grove & Duluth Itinerary

9 days in Maple Grove & Duluth Itinerary

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Maple Grove
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Maple Grove

— 3 nights
Maple Grove is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Runestone Museum and Quarry Park and Nature Preserve. Escape the urban bustle at French Regional Park and Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park (Anoka cty.). Change things up with these side-trips from Maple Grove: Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge (in Zimmerman) and Alexandria (Central Lakes Trail, Legacy of the Lakes Museum, &more). It doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at OMNI Brewing Co..

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Maple Grove day trip planning site.

Minneapolis to Maple Grove is an approximately half hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Duluth.

Things to do in Maple Grove

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Duluth

— 5 nights

Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Escape the urban bustle at Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive and Brighton Beach Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Two Harbors Lighthouse and Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center. Go for a jaunt from Duluth to Two Harbors to see The Lake County Historical Society Museum about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Tom's Historic Logging Camp, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Vikre Distillery, examine the collection at Fairlawn Mansion & Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Stoney Point.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Duluth trip planner.

Getting from Maple Grove to Duluth by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Maple Grove in July, plan for slightly colder days in Duluth, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Duluth

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips