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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive

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Address: Duluth, MN
Phone Number: 800-429-9297
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Activities: Driving

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PEACE AT LAST

Just a very beautiful and slower speed limit drive that lets one enjoy the scenery and the lakeviews as well as places to stop and park while reading interesting historical markers

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Duluth, Minnesota
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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Just a very beautiful and slower speed limit drive that lets one enjoy the scenery and the lakeviews as well as places to stop and park while reading interesting historical markers

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We drove up as far as Gooseberry Falls. Gorgeous scenery. Can't wait to go back during peak season when more things are open.

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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We were visiting during Memorial Day Weekend and the drive was quiet and beautiful. Made several stops for the scenic views.

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The drive was not crowded and we were able to enjoy the scenery without traffic. Crossing the street was easy because drivers were courteous and careful.

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Champlin, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The weather in March is not the best, but driving along the North Shore is very pleasing to the eyes.

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Shoreview, Minnesota
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34 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We have taken this drive before and we return because it is relaxing and the views of Lake Superior are spectacular! Check out the New Scenic Cafe for a glass of wine and a sit in the garden or stop at the Lighthouse at Emily's in Knife River for great pie. Don't for the Great! Lakes Candy Kitchen in Knife... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Take the time to truly enjoy the natural beauty of Minnesota's natural border. Let your mind be in awe at how truly majestic, powerful and healing this, the largest, Great Lake is.

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DeWitt, Michigan
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129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

So many things to see and do … something for everyone. From Duluth to Grand Portage, the land and lake scenery is outstanding. There are waterfalls, state parks, lighthouses, historic sites, tunnels, and lots of recreational opportunities. We spent 4 days enjoying the North Shore (Highway 61) and still did not have the time to see everything this spectacular stretch... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Wish we could have driven more of this but were pressed for time. What we saw was worth the trip. Plan on spending half a day or more to take the beauty of Lake Superior in. Definitely recommended.

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I love taking this drive up to Grand Marais it's one of our families favorites! But I would recommend a trip during spring or fall as the color are changing. Also make sure to stop at any of the pie shops along the way, they won't disappoint.

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