2 days in Minneapolis & Winnipeg Itinerary

2 days in Minneapolis & Winnipeg Itinerary

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Minneapolis, United States
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Minneapolis, United States

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.
On the 19th (Sat), stop by Summit Avenue, thencontemplate the long history of James J. Hill House, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of St. Mary, and finally stroll around Mill Ruins Park.

To see photos and other tourist information, read our Minneapolis trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain Airport, Rochester International Airport and Duluth International Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Winnipeg.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods

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Saint Paul
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Summit Avenue
Summit Avenue
Basilica of St. Mary ©
Basilica of St. Mary
Mill Ruins Park ©
Mill Ruins Park

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Winnipeg, Canada

Winnipeg ©
At the confluence of two rivers, Winnipeg started out as a small trading post in an area inhabited by indigenous tribes for thousands of years before the European arrival.
On the 20th (Sun), examine the collection at Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada, thenstroll the grounds of Basilique-Cathedrale de Saint Boniface, and then steep yourself in history at The Forks National Historic Site.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Winnipeg driving holiday planning website.

Fly from Minneapolis to Winnipeg in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Minneapolis in October; daily highs in Winnipeg reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Winnipeg

Historic Sites Museums
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The Forks National Historic Site ©
The Forks National Historic Site
Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada ©
Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada
Basilique-Cathedrale de Saint Boniface ©
Basilique-Cathedrale de Saint Boniface

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