4 days in Minneapolis & Jackson Itinerary

4 days in Minneapolis & Jackson Itinerary

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Start: Minneapolis
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Minneapolis
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 30 min
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Jackson
— 2 nights
Taxi + 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): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Paul, then take in the dramatic scenery at 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 6th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at FlyOver America, then find something for the whole family at Nickelodeon Universe, and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Minneapolis online route planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Minneapolis. In July, daily temperatures in Minneapolis can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Fun & Games Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bloomington, Cathedral of Saint Paul
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Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Target Field ©
Target Field
The Escape Game ©
The Escape Game

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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, then get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, then admire the landmark architecture 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 8th (Mon): don't miss a visit 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.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jackson holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Minneapolis to Jackson in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, expect Jackson to be somewhat warmer, temps between 91°F and 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can 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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