7 days in Minnesota & Superior Itinerary

7 days in Minnesota & Superior Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route builder

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Minneapolis
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hinckley
— 1 night
Drive
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Superior
Drive
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Duluth
— 2 nights
Drive
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Virginia
— 1 night
Drive to Range Regional Airport, Fly to Indianapolis

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Minneapolis

— 2 nights

The City of Lakes

Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. On the next day, browse the different shops at Mall of America and then find something for the whole family at Nickelodeon Universe.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Minneapolis trip planner.

Indianapolis to Minneapolis is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Minneapolis is minus 1 hour. July in Minneapolis sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hinckley.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Hinckley

— 1 night
Hinckley is a city in Pine County, Minnesota, United States, located at the junction of Interstate 35 and Minnesota State Highway 48. Plan a trip to Hinckley easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Minneapolis to Hinckley takes 1.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Minneapolis in July: high temperatures in Hinckley hover around 78°F and lows are around 57°F. You'll set off for Superior on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Hinckley

Museums · Parks · Casinos · Fun & Games
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Superior

Superior is a city in, and the county seat of, Douglas County in the state of Wisconsin. Superior Entry Lighthouse has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Superior Entry Lighthouse.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Superior trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Hinckley to Superior takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Superior can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Duluth.

Things to do in Superior

Historic Sites
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Duluth

— 2 nights

Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Brighton Beach Park as well as Banning State Park. On the 20th (Wed), immerse yourself in nature at Banning State Park. On the next day, kick back and relax at Brighton Beach Park.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Duluth road trip planning tool.

Duluth is very close to Superior. Traveling from Superior in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Duluth, with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Virginia.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks · Beaches · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Virginia

— 1 night
Virginia is a city in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States, on the Mesabi Iron Range. You've now added Olcott Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): cruise along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Virginia online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Duluth to Virginia in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Virginia when traveling from Duluth in July, with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia

Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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.