14 days in Sarasota & Minneapolis Itinerary

14 days in Sarasota & Minneapolis Itinerary

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Sarasota
— 9 nights
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Minneapolis
— 4 nights

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Sarasota

— 9 nights
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sarasota: Murielle Winery (in Clearwater), St. Petersburg (Jon Hair Monumental Sculpture, The Dali Museum, &more) and Baranoff Park (in Safety Harbor). Pack the 25th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Ringling, look for all kinds of wild species at Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center, contemplate the long history of Ca d'Zan, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sarasota online day trip planner.

Minneapolis to Sarasota is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Sarasota. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in January, with highs in Sarasota at 72°F and lows at 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Sarasota

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

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Minneapolis

— 4 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: explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tattersall Distilling, take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park, and make a trip to Minneapolis Skyway System.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Minneapolis trip maker website.

You can fly from Sarasota to Minneapolis in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and subway. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Sarasota in January, with highs in Minneapolis at 24°F and lows at 9°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping

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