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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive

Duluth, MN
+1 800-429-9297
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Magnificent

Gorgeous views! Even with the last touches of winter on the landscape, the beauty just takes your... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marshmiller
,
Wisconsin
beautiful in any season

the north shore drive is beautiful with many areas to stop and enjoy the lake and northern state... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Kristina M
,
Red wing, United States
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Duluth, MN
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gorgeous views! Even with the last touches of winter on the landscape, the beauty just takes your breath away.

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

the north shore drive is beautiful with many areas to stop and enjoy the lake and northern state parks.

Thank Kristina M
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

A nice view of Lake Superior No complaints it's what you would think it is, a slower and easy going route as opposed to the highway.

Thank HikeAddict99
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Stark views of this magnificent land. Evergreens birch lake. And we were here in March - ice along the shoreline and snows covering the forest.

Thank WeExplore2015
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Chasing the full moon Nice drive & plenty of places to stop for photo ops Nice little towns along the way

Thank J R
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Don't be in a hurry along this road. Just take in the wonderful scenery and the vastness of the lake. It s a beautiful ride and a pleasant departure from the city. Take your time and enjoy it.

Thank Victoria M
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Even in the winter with the frozen shoreline makes for a photo shot. Very peaceful drive between Thunder Bay and Duluth. Watch for some deer crossing.

Thank Kelly D
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Though I have been to the North Shore many times, it has always been during the summer. Seeing the lake in winter was remarkable. Always take the Scenic highway up to Two Harbors and back. The road was in great shape, and the views were...More

Thank evanbrewer78
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Very beautiful ride! Definitely take the time to view this. The views of Lake Superior are breathtaking!

Thank nataliebrandt2018
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Such a gorgeous scenic drive from Duluth to Grand Portage!! Lots of places to stop off! HIGHLY recommend taking a quick 20 min stop at "Palisade Head" lookout. Some of the best views of the lake. Once past Silver Bay, look for the white church...More

Thank Bethany F
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valriese
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We have done it and your plans are sound.
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meghali_mazumdar
3 October 2017|
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Response from Nicole G | Reviewed this property |
I was there last weekend. Leaves were starting to turn on the north shore in MN so should be great the dates you’re there.
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Csmith41665
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
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