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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive

Duluth, MN
+1 800-429-9297
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Great way to spend a day

Tons of things to see such as trains, light houses and ore docks. great shore views and nice walk... read more

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Hayward, Wisconsin
Weekend family ride

Great view from the road. Few places to stop to take in Lake Superior view. Few small towns which... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

Tons of things to see such as trains, light houses and ore docks. great shore views and nice walk ways to spend the day on.

Thank Hockeymom
Reviewed yesterday

Great view from the road. Few places to stop to take in Lake Superior view. Few small towns which make it nice to visit.

Thank justrelaxing12
Reviewed yesterday

I've driven the north shore a handful of times now and it was a nice surprise to see that the road has been improved quite a bit, especially as you go towards Two Harbors, it's 4-lane now. Of course, as you get closer to Canada...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful drive with many opportunities to view the law. Quaint towns and beautiful State Parks to visit with gorgeous falls!

Thank Katsy1
Reviewed 5 days ago

The drive up the scenic north shore is not to be missed! Especially if you're from a landlocked state like CO. The vast shore line is breathtaking.

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First 4 miles of scenic drive on Duluth end are closed for construction. Detour off Hwy 61 will take you back to shoreline. Pretty drive with very little traffic now since most people just stay on Hwy 61. Very pleasant without the speeding trucks. Take...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a gorgeous drive. My wife and I really enjoyed the scenic route, as we drove this today. There is water in the distance as far as you can see, rocky shores and seagulls. Beautiful and very peaceful. If you are near Duluth, put...More

Thank Randy S
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hard to keep the eyes from wandering to the scenery! Very picturesque, plenty of scenic stops along the drive, pretty well marked. Good road trip!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago

Easy access from Duluth. Enjoyed Two Rivers, the first town along the drive but the other towns got a little sketchier and the drive less pictureque the further you go up the coastline. We were told to be sure to stop at the pie restaurant...More

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Around every turn is another look at the mysterious, majestic Great Lake Superior. Not to be missed: hiking opportunities along North Shore Drive, including those at three well-maintained State Parks. Spend some time in Duluth - walk the shoreline path from Canal Park, and shop...More

Thank Pattikin
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17 August 2017|
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Response from Susie M | Reviewed this property |
Expect the unexpected. It could be 70-80 degrees or chilly. Either way I'd pack sweatshirts, jeans, and a light jacket. Maybe a pair of shorts. Check the forecast before you leave. Hope you have a fabulous time!
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.

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