12 days in Minneapolis & Washington DC Itinerary

12 days in Minneapolis & Washington DC Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States attractions planner

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Minneapolis
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 8 nights
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Minneapolis

— 3 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.
Minneapolis is known for fun & games, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Paul, admire the sheer force of Minnehaha Park, and learn more about the world around you at Science Museum of Minnesota.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Minneapolis. November in Minneapolis sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 28°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Washington DC

— 8 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Diehl's Produce Market (in Severna Park) and Baltimore (Historic Ships in Baltimore, Horseshoe Casino, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and get lost in a book at Library of Congress.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner.

You can fly from Minneapolis to Washington DC in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Washington DC is 1 hour. Traveling from Minneapolis in November, expect Washington DC to be somewhat warmer, temps between 59°F and 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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