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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive

Duluth, MN
+1 800-429-9297
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Mind-blowing scenery

I absolutely love making this drive. To see the giant bluffs along Lake Superior is a worthy bucket... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Breanna K
FINALLY!!

Well I FINALLY made the trip!! Been a lifelong Minnesota resident... at 54 years old my only regret... read more

Reviewed yesterday
818stephanr
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North Mankato, Minnesota
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“gooseberry falls” (173 reviews)
“grand marais” (152 reviews)
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Duluth, MN
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Reviewed yesterday

I absolutely love making this drive. To see the giant bluffs along Lake Superior is a worthy bucket list item. There are lots of places to stop along the way as well as lighthouses to visit. It is worth a full day of a vacation...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well I FINALLY made the trip!! Been a lifelong Minnesota resident... at 54 years old my only regret is not having done this adventure 30 years ago so that this could’ve been my 24th time instead of my first!!

Thank 818stephanr
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Starting at Grand Portage and moving south I saw amazing views and took amazing hikes in the state parks. Waterfalls, rock formations, history, light houses, and shore views of lake superior are just a few things you will see. I am in awe of this...More

Thank Julie E
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent view of the lake, not a whole lot of traffic and opportunities to pull off the road on roadside lots to get out to walk around.

Thank Harrison D
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This drive keeps us coming back time after time. I don't think we will ever tire of the beautiful scenery. There are many beaches to explore and play on too!

Thank JV18
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Many spots to pll over and get back on road easily . Lots of spectacular views of the lake ! Wish I would have had more time to enjoy all the little spots we had to skip

Thank GuyDudeBro69
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Take a leisurely drive up on the way to Two Harbors. We stopped a couple of places on the way but the view is where it's at.

Thank Kim O
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The road is well kept. The landscaping is very well maintained. Not a bad view along the drive. Plenty of opportunities for a great picture.

Thank Kaopas
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you’re up here, you have to go and see all the sights...Gooseberry Falls State Park, Two Harbors, Grand Marais, Little Marais, Duluth, Onyx Beach....all well worth it. It would also be a great destination.

1  Thank cheezburgee
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Reviewed 6 days ago

do it!!! you will love it...go all the way to grand portage and see the pigeon river falls! yea its a long drive, but

1  Thank jcns731
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Gert-Jan R
28 June 2018|
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Response from Tami B | Reviewed this property |
And Betty’s Pies! Must stop and enjoy on 61 just outside of two Harbors to your left. Almost always a wait but worth it
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reakelly
26 June 2018|
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Response from Bravestar1 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't had a lot of experience on US-10 heading west yet, so If that is your route, let us know what you find.
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reakelly
26 June 2018|
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Response from Travelinsunnfun | Reviewed this property |
Baptism falls is a challenge from the north side. Lots of options we did 10 hikes in 3 days. Pick up a tourism brochure and you’ll find lists in there.
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