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“Some of the greatest views in the country”

Ranked #1 of 94 things to do in Duluth
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Ironwood, Michigan
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Some of the greatest views in the country”
Reviewed May 11, 2013

What's not to like about this drive? Awesome lake views of ships coming and going on a beautiful blue sparkling lake. Nice little shops and restaurants along the way too! Lots of places to stop and gaze!

Visited June 2012
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Mantorville, Minnesota
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333 reviews
153 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
Reviewed April 14, 2013

It's hard to keep your eyes on the road, as you pass so many interesting things to see. There are numerous places to stop (restaurants, state parks, museums, etc.) that appeal to all ages. We went during off-season (late winter), but still found numerous things to see and do.

Visited March 2013
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St Paul, MN
Level 6 Contributor
202 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Always a nice drive”
Reviewed April 1, 2013

Nice scenic drive, stop in Two Harbors and see the light house and up the road to Gooseberry Falls, There's plenty of little mom & pop places to eat

Visited March 2013
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Long Lake, Minnesota
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“A Must Drive”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

Many stop in Duluth and never make it North along the Coast of Lake Superior. This is a must drive year round. Majestic can't cover it.

Visited March 2013
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Shoreview, Minnesota
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“The North Shore in Winter”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

I have been to the North Shore so many times yet I never get tired of it! Lake Superior is always so majestic no matter what time of year you visit. There is so much to do and see along the drive that you could never see/do it all in one trip. Every season offers a unique experience as well.

We just returned from our last trip. I love the North Shore in the summer but it is a whole different experience in the winter and quite honestly its my favorite time to visit. There is a serene quiet to the North Shore this time of year. Most of the shops are closed but there are few people up there as well. The area is transformed with its blanket of snow. The ice that has built up along the shore from the spray and the winds blowing it up onto the shoreline form unique sculptures as the light from the sun plays along the edges. Everything is still and it feels as though the lake is sleeping, just biding its time until the sun warms the area around it up enough for the boats to return and for the summer revelers to play along its shores again. For me, I like the quiet where the deer will almost walk right up to you and you can sit and watch an owl as it waits ever so patiently on a tree limb waiting for that slight movement under the snow that signals that its meal has arrived. I just returned but I'm already planning my next visit!

Visited March 2013
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