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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 and quiet with terrific views

Take advantage of the slower pace on the North Shore Drive and pull off at the little waysides to look at the lake. Several even offer good rock hounding.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Take advantage of the slower pace on the North Shore Drive and pull off at the little waysides to look at the lake. Several even offer good rock hounding.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A must see drive when in the Duluth area. There was, however, a bit of a detour due to summer road construction.

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Duluth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

I went for a walk alongside the north shore in Duluth, and it was very peaceful. Great place to have a family picnic, a great place to walk and listen to the sounds of the waves, or simply a place to just relax. My only downside is its right on the lake, so nine times out of ten it's cold.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is a great drive and you will see the most wonderful things. It's really a must do for anyone. It will give you a great perspective on the area as well as the beautiful shoreline and lake.

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chihuahualuvers
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful views along HWY 61 to Two Harbors --breathtaking forests, you go through some awesome tunnels carved into the hills.

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Lake Park, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful drive..Several shops and restaurants along the way..Betty's Pies is a good place..homemade pies of all kinds!

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is a must if you are traveling anywhere near the area. the views are breathtaking and there are quite a few neat places to stop in for shopping, eating etc...

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Waverly, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

So many places to stop and go down by the lake! Absolutely beautiful! Just be careful near the road. Try to find places where they have tunnels under road. Traffic moves fast and is a bit dangerous. But they have made many safe places to go down to the lake now.

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Spicer, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Very scenic drive. Plan on making a couple of stops to skip rocks, look for sea glass, and hike a waterfall or two. If you're in a hurry to get North, take the highway, otherwise, take your time and enjoy stops along the way.

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iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We took this north shore drive and WOW, what majestic beauty, we saw a fox, eagles, and a deer.. the drive was very relaxing with no rush, with the curves it is a motorcycles dream to drive. Watch the boats ships and beaches, and there are plenty of opportunities to stop at the scenic outlooks and trails.. Stop off at... More 

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Address: Duluth, MN
Phone Number: 800-429-9297
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth

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