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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive

Duluth, MN
+1 800-429-9297
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Our Minnesotan version of Paradise!

Yes the temperatures may be chillier than Maui, but the beauty of this North Shore scenic Drive can... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
elizharrington
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Edina, Minnesota
Agreat drive

Used to fly to Thunder bay and drive to Minnesota to visit family. A very scenic drive. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Egil J
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Oslo, Norway
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  • Excellent83%
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  • Average2%
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Duluth, MN
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Yes the temperatures may be chillier than Maui, but the beauty of this North Shore scenic Drive can hold its own in the realm of romance and beauty. Stunning water views and vistas for miles with green forests, and wild flowers lined up along the...More

Thank elizharrington
Reviewed 3 days ago

Used to fly to Thunder bay and drive to Minnesota to visit family. A very scenic drive. Lots of interresting places ti visit. A higly recomended route.

Thank Egil J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We choose to take the scenic route as we made our way to our North Shore vacation (north of Two Harbors). The wind, the lake, the birds...great drive. It was the start of deer hunting season and from time to time we would come across...More

Thank AnnieQ41412
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1st time visiting the north shore! The beauty is unimaginable! Crystal clear waters and beautiful sunsets! Plenty of state parks along the way with gorgeous water falls.

Thank angien1975
Reviewed 1 week ago

The complete trip up the side of Lake Superior, was incredible. The Silver Creek tunnel Was something to see also. Keep track of your fuel, and the farther north you go, the slimmer the stops become. MAKE THE TRIP WITH A CAMERA.

Thank opmmotorsports
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped several places along this drive, easy walks and ongoing gorgeous scenery. Missed ships coming in.

Thank SharonLDRN
Reviewed 1 week ago

By far this is one of the best drives in the country. Unique breweries, shops, restaurants and all the rest plus the best views of lake superior possible.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is just one of the most beautiful drives in the midwest. Once you get past the four lane North of Duluth the stunning views come into sight. I like the late fall because you can see so much more of the lake without the...More

Thank viking226
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must do when in this area. Watch road conditions this time of year. Save time for all the scenic stops (lighthouses and falls) all along the way.

Thank PasssionateTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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meghali_mazumdar
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.
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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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Jack M
21 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.
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