4 days in Minneapolis & Jackson Itinerary

4 days in Minneapolis & Jackson Itinerary

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4 days in Minneapolis & Jackson Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
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Minneapolis
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
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Jackson
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Minneapolis

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
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 5th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Paul, then admire the sheer force of Minnehaha Park, then enjoy some diversion at Target Field, and finally admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get your game on at FlyOver America, get in on the family fun at Nickelodeon Universe, and then test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Minneapolis route planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Minneapolis. In July, daytime highs in Minneapolis are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Bloomington, Cathedral of Saint Paul
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Target Field ©
Target Field
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art

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Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. On the 7th (Sun), take in the history at Vicksburg National Military Park, get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, then admire the striking features of Old Capitol Museum, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Mississippi Children's Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals, then look for gifts at Lemuria Books, and then get a new perspective on nature at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Jackson online tour planner .

Getting from Minneapolis to Jackson by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Minneapolis in July; daily highs in Jackson reach 91°F and lows reach 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Vicksburg
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Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg Riverfront Murals ©
Vicksburg Riverfront Murals

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