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“Gorgeous!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive

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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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
45 attraction reviews
Reviews in 48 cities Reviews in 48 cities
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“Gorgeous!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Took the drive all the way up to Grand Portage and back, really a beautiful drive. Colors were slowly changing. Made lots of stops along the way including Gooseberry State Park, Split Rock Light House, Grand Marais, and Grand Portage State Park. Actually took us two full days to do everything we wanted to. Well worth it though. A definite must see while on the North Shore

Visited September 2012
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Duluth, Minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Wonderful for a day-trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

The scenic North Shore in Minnesota cannot be said in a bad tone, it is simply amazing to take a drive up the shore of Lake Superior (especially in the Fall!!) and see what there is to be seen. If you are feeling extra advantageous, drive to Gooseberry State Park and see the wonderful waterfalls.

Visited September 2012
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Brainerd, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“One of the top drives in the state.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Great views only bad part is finding a place to eat without having to wait forever. If you have the time take the scenic route from Duluth to Two Harbors instead of the 4 lane road. Much better.

Visited July 2012
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Beautiful drive!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Definetly a must do if you are in the area! Be sure to make frequent stops to check out the shoreline.

Visited November 2012
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Minnesota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Just drive it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Beauty around each corner! Winter driving can be a bit scary, but driving the North Shore is always worth it. Visit the various state parks alnog this drive.The little towns along the way is fun to stop in and see what is there.

Visited November 2012
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