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“Beautiful drive” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive

Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive
Ranked #1 of 94 things to do in Duluth
Certificate of Excellence
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Beautiful drive”
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.

Visited February 2013
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Duluth, Minnesota
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Just Drive It!”
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!

Visited July 2012
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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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342 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
“Epic Fall Colors”
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.

Visited September 2012
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jflock@excite.com
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25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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“Never tire of it”
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 off of depending how long you want to hike, Go farther up the north shore because it gets better and the beaches are great for kids to run around on and wear themselves out with climbing and skipping stones. If you are on a tight money budget like we were and took 5 kids camping up there and stayed in the state parks it's the best deal around. You don't have to spend extra money after you camp fee and state park fee if you don't want to because enough to do that's fee-it's called nature!

Visited September 2012
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Minneapolis, MN
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Amazing and beautiful!”
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!

Visited May 2012
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