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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive

Duluth, MN
+1 800-429-9297
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Breathtaking views!

We take the scenic route every time we visit the north shore. It doesn't matter what time of year... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Anoka, Minnesota
via mobile
The forest and shoreline is wonderful

The forest and shoreline is wonderful. Drive up to Grand Marais from Duluth is well worth it. Must... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Allison K
Long Island, New York
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Duluth, MN
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We take the scenic route every time we visit the north shore. It doesn't matter what time of year it is, the views are always stunning!

Thank Sara55303
Reviewed 2 days ago

The forest and shoreline is wonderful. Drive up to Grand Marais from Duluth is well worth it. Must see -Gooseberry Falls, Two Harbors & Split Rock lighthouse

Thank Allison K
Reviewed 3 days ago

We made several stops along the 220 mile round trip from Duluth. Some nice hiking areas, waterfalls, state parks and lighthouses. There also was many miles of just trees with only glimpses of the lake on occasion through the trees.

Thank ladyme1
Reviewed 3 days ago

We love this drive for lots of reasons. First of all the natural beauty, the state parks are awesome and there is some great places to eat. We try to do this at least once every summer and we can hardly wait till it's time...More

Thank Lakerfantoo
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not as close to the shore line as we had thought or hoped, but it was a nice drive with some scenic views from the Canadian Border to Thunder Bay, ON.

Thank Colleen S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited here in summer of 2012 or 13 and loved it! Scenic view all up & down Superior's lakefront. Beautiful waterfalls and nature stops. I love the Indian reference. They had it first!

Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a lovely trip along the shoreline, bring binoculars to take in all the beauty, and if you can make this trip in autumn, you will be delighted with the colorful displays of the turning leaves against the dark evergreens.

Thank NeaChea
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On the way to the northern state parks, we decided to take the scenic route and were glad we did. It's worth it and you can stop where Ever you feel like to enjoy it or take some pictures.

Thank Sylwiax3
Reviewed 6 days ago

If scenery and small shops are your thing the North Shore of Lake Superior is the place to be. I doesn't matter what time of the year you visit the views are spectacular . Summer is a time to walk the beach Fall spectacular leaves...More

Thank northwoodsbill_12
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely way to spend an afternoon. We passed many beautiful lake views, impressive homes, campgrounds, and fishing areas. There are many great places to stop and visit along way.

Thank bstorm
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17 August 2017|
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Response from LoveTheMidwest_2016 | Reviewed this property |
It's Duluth, plan for anything. Pants, Jacket & Shoes would be the best bet. Was just there last week, wore a jacket most of time. Sandles did not make it out of the suitcase. If you are going to be on the water dress... More
Jack M
20 July 2017|
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Response from Beryl S | Reviewed this property |
There is no Door County in Minnesota. I'm an ice cream freak and really didn't find any good ones along the North Shore.
1 July 2017|
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Response from Kelly S | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Cliff Dweller in Tofte a few years ago. It was a quaint little find with peaceful and beautiful views.