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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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Ever Changing Beauty and The Drama of Nature

I believe that the arrival into Duluth, as northbound I-35 crests Thompson Hill just past Spirit Mt, is one of the most dramatic and beautiful entries to any city, anywhere... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I believe that the arrival into Duluth, as northbound I-35 crests Thompson Hill just past Spirit Mt, is one of the most dramatic and beautiful entries to any city, anywhere; suddenly the city of Duluth, the Saint Louis River and Bay, and Lake Superior are spread out before you and, the northern shoreline extends forever into the horizon. I live... More 

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Hibbing, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I live north of Duluth & Scenic 61 is as beautiful the 1st time as it is on every occasion!! Driving up the North Shore is one of my favorite things to do...so many great little towns with charming shops, restaurants, views!! We go up @ least twice a year...no matter the season!! Winter is perfect for snowmobiling, downhill &... More 

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Albert Lea, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We always like the coolness in the Summer driving up the North Shore of Lake Superior, but the Fall with the great colors and the blue lake are hard to beat.

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Nampa, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a wonderful way to see Lake Superior. There was very little traffic and the road in good shape. Plenty of places to stop and enjoy the view.

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Superior, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It doesn't matter when you take the drive up the north shore, it's always a beautiful trip! However, the best time of the year is during the fall color run!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Driving along the North Shore it is an amazing experience. The water is beautiful. You can see the splendor of Lake Superior

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The drive between Duluth and Two Harbors is a very scenic and relaxing drive. There is several small restaurants and motels to stay at also.

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's such a pleasure to drive this stretch of the road. It is really beautiful and the lake is constantly changing colors.

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Baraboo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful drive to Gooseberry Falls! We did get stuck in traffic on the way back but it was not big deal as it allowed us to breathe deeply and pause.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed the ride to Gooseberry Falls. Lake superior is gorgeous. Stopped in two Harbors and at gooseberry falls. Probably would have kept going if the kids did not get antsy riding

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