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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive

Duluth, MN
+1 800-429-9297
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A pleasant drive along the shore. As long or as shore as you wish.

We were staying on the drive just north of Duluth and took a short day trip along the drive. It... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Plano, Tx
Beautiful even with SNOW!

The drive along Lake Superior is fabulous. Beautiful scenery, beautiful homes. Made it to Split... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Kay M
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We were staying on the drive just north of Duluth and took a short day trip along the drive. It took us out of the urban area and along the coast. There were some great views, quaint towns, a wonderful light house, and we actually...More

Thank jimandbevh
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

The drive along Lake Superior is fabulous. Beautiful scenery, beautiful homes. Made it to Split Rock Lighthouse. Cute stops along the way including Betty's Pies and The Mocha Moose..

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Driving up the North Shore of Lake Superior is an experience in beauty. The lake itself has many faces and they are all fun to see; calm, white capped, and stormy. The small communities through which you drive are full of interesting stores and places...More

Thank amarilloannie
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable I love the North shore in summer and fall. Winter can be very beautiful if you dont mind the wind and some cold

Thank Craig R
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Duluth and those who have been there a while, is great. But for those who want more should head Mostly north. The ride is awesome any time if the year. But do your do diligence for there are many gems on the way. Others have...More

Thank Drbrooks4337
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We took the North Shore Scenic Drive on a sunny afternoon recently, going as far as Beaver Bay. There were beautiful vistas of Lake Superior and Fall Colors to enjoy. Worth the time!

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 26 October 2017

While it was too late for the fall colors we did have a nice drive along Lake Superior. Lunch at the New Scenic Café was a treat. Everything was well thought out, prepared and plated beautifully. Of course Wednesday being 1/2 off wine didn't hurt,...More

Thank Richard N
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Always great! Winter, spring, summer, or fall. So many places to stop and walk along the Lakeshore. Many places to explore. Or you can just relax and watch the waves. Even on a cloudy overcast day it's beautiful.

Thank Gayle M M
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We have driven thousands of kilometres throughout Canada and the United States and have seen some of the most beautiful countryside ranging from the deserts of Arizona to Mountain Peaks in Colorado. The North Shore drive still remains one of my favourites. It never seems...More

Thank don38506
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

With everything we saw, we took plenty of pics. Having been up there when I was a kid, I told my kids about all the great places on the drive. Kids really loved the drive!

Thank MATT H
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4 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.
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.