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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive

Duluth, MN
800-429-9297
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Ranked #1 of 39 Attractions in Duluth
Type: Scenic Drives, Outdoors
Activities: Driving
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Type: Scenic Drives, Outdoors
Activities: Driving
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Chisholm, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Always go up the north shore in the fall. BEAUTIFUL!! neat little shops along the way to stop at. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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143 reviews 143 reviews
30 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Great sights, let's you get closer to other places you could visit without taking much longer time than it would if you were on the expressway. Not many passing opportunities so you can't be in a hurry.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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69 reviews 69 reviews
43 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

4 Stars because its part of something to look at while your going to wherever going. Very nice scenic drive.

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Duluth, MN
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Beautiful and relaxing drive with lots of neat places to stop along the way! It is especially nice to go in the fall when the leaves are changing!

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Two Harbors, Minnesota
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

My first time visiting the Duluth area my friend immediately made us take a drive on the North Shore Scenic Drive. I must admit it was breathtaking and I wanted more. We drove all the way to Emilys Lighthouse where we had lunch and then we drove back during the twilight hours which I can say is an experience in... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Beautiful drive all the way up to Grand Marais. Make sure to eat at the New Scenic Cafe which is about a 20 minute drive out of Duluth.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Pretty Drive in the Fall, Winter or Summer! Must stop at Brighten Beach and Gooseberry Falls for additional scenary. Bring your camera!

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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301 reviews 301 reviews
144 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

We went after Duluth almost got destoyed by the flash rain fall they had this summer. Of course Jay Cook state park is out of commision for who knows how long. But yes to see the wonderful fall colors reflected in lake superior is one of the great road trips to take.

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jflock@excite.com
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We have been on this entire north shore many many times-camped with little babies and all the way through the teens and they all like it. The state parks are all great and in Fall the colors are the best I've seen-one hill after another just all gold,red, orange and the Superior Hiking Trail is easy to hop on and... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We love to drive up the north shore, there are many great sites to stop at along the way and some fun hiking as well!

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