3 days in Minnesota Itinerary

3 days in Minnesota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Minnesota visit planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Bloomington
— 1 day
Drive
2
Grand Marais
— 1 night
Drive
3
Duluth
— 1 night
Fly

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Bloomington

— 1 day
The city of Bloomington, part of the Minneapolis-St.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park and then find something for the whole family at Nickelodeon Universe.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Bloomington trip itinerary planning tool.

New York City to Bloomington is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Bloomington, with lows of 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Marais.

Things to do in Bloomington

Theme Parks · Nature · Parks

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Grand Marais

— 1 night
Grand Marais is a city in Cook County, Minnesota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Judge C.R. Magney State Park and then delve into the lush surroundings at Grand Portage State Forest.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Grand Marais trip planner.

You can drive from Bloomington to Grand Marais in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bloomington in July; daily highs in Grand Marais reach 68°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Duluth.

Things to do in Grand Marais

Nature · Parks
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Duluth

— 1 night

Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive and then snap pictures at Aerial Lift Bridge.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Duluth route site.

Getting from Grand Marais to Duluth by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Marais in July, with highs in Duluth at 75°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Duluth

Outdoors · 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.