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Cascade River State Park
Cascade River State Park
Northshore park known for its breathtaking waterfalls.
Attraction type: Hiking Trails; State Parks
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Lutsen Mountain Tram
Lutsen Mountain Tram
Owner description: You won't find a better vantage point from which to view the Sawtooth Mountains and Lake Superior's dramatic coastline. This aerial gondola is one of the North Shore's most... more Owner description: You won't find a better vantage point from which to view the Sawtooth Mountains and Lake Superior's dramatic coastline. This aerial gondola is one of the North Shore's most popular attractions, taking you on a scenic ride to the top of Moose Mountain, rising 1,000 feet over Lake Superior. The gentle ride at treetop level is an experience not to be missed if you're visiting the North Shore, here's why: It's the only transportation of its kind in the Midwest: ruffed grouse, eagles, pine marten, deer, bear, timber wolves, and moose have all been spotted from the tram; ride over the cascading Poplar River and up Moose Mountain for unbelievable views of Lake Superior and the surrounding area. Stop at the Summit Chalet at Lutsen Mountains, a beautiful mountaintop chalet welcoming guests for gorgeous views, relaxation, or for lunch, snacks, and beverages. Inside and outside deck seating is available overlooking Lake Superior. The Summit Chalet at Lutsen Mountains also hosts our Summit Chalet weddings, our premier destination wedding facility. Enjoy the mountaintop hiking trails, scenic overlooks, and fresh air. The Mountain Tram makes Moose Mountain the most accessible year-round mountaintop destination in Mid-America. less
Attraction type: Tramways
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Lutsen Mountains Ski Area
Lutsen Mountains Ski Area
Owner description: World class scenery and terrain. The ancient Sawtooth Mountains rise 1000 feet above the coast of Lake Superior-topography unlike any other Midwest locale. And that brings... more Owner description: World class scenery and terrain. The ancient Sawtooth Mountains rise 1000 feet above the coast of Lake Superior-topography unlike any other Midwest locale. And that brings more of what you want in a ski trip. More runs. More elevation. More epic days. You'll find the very best Mid-America has to offer-the highest mountains, the most snow, and the breathtaking beauty of the North Shore. Lutsen offers 95 sweeping runs over four mountains with a lift-serviced vertical rise more than double that of other regional resorts. less
Attraction type: Ski & Snowboard Areas
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Cacade River
Cacade River
Waterway running through Cascade River State Park on Minnesota's North Shore.
Attraction type: Bodies of Water

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Temperance River State Park
Temperance River State Park(Schroeder)
Intriguing because of its narrow gorge which has created many potholes along the bottom of the river.
Attraction type: State Parks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Cascade Lodge Restaurant
Cascade Lodge Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 7 Restaurants in Lutsen
Price: US$ 5 - US$ 30
Cuisines: American, Vegetarian
Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Lockport Marketplace and Deli
Lockport Marketplace and Deli
Ranked #2 of 7 Restaurants in Lutsen
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Delicatessen
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Lutsen Scandinavian Resort Dining
Lutsen Scandinavian Resort Dining
Ranked #3 of 7 Restaurants in Lutsen
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Fika Coffee
Fika Coffee
Ranked #5 of 7 Restaurants in Lutsen
Price: US$ 3 - US$ 10
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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Coho Cafe
Coho Cafe
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Tofte
Price: US$ 7 - US$ 30
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Pizza, Gluten Free
Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

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Lindgren's Bed and Breakfast
US$ 75 - US$ 125
Ranked #1 of 2 Lutsen B&B and Inns

Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Chateau LeVeaux on Lake Superior
Chateau LeVeaux on Lake Superior
US$ 79 - US$ 309
Ranked #4 of 4 Hotels in Tofte

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Cascade Lodge
3.0 of 5
Cascade Lodge
US$ 109 - US$ 184
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Lutsen Resort on Lake Superior
2.5 of 5
Lutsen Resort on Lake Superior
US$ 138 - US$ 174
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Lutsen
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Solbakken on Superior
2.5 of 5
Solbakken on Superior
US$ 105 - US$ 206
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

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Surfside on Lake Superior
4.0 of 5 Surfside on Lake Superior
US$ 272 - US$ 547
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Tofte
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