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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive

Duluth, MN
+1 800-429-9297
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So Much To See

We greatly enjoyed this beautiful drive. Lots of people enjoying it in August. It is hard to find... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Vicki D
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Beautiful View

Must stop and see Visitors center. Great place to have a picnic and stretch your legs. Awesome... read more

Reviewed yesterday
WinterTexanfromMN
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Brainerd, Minnesota
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“gooseberry falls” (174 reviews)
“grand marais” (147 reviews)
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Duluth, MN
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We greatly enjoyed this beautiful drive. Lots of people enjoying it in August. It is hard to find parking at the most popular spots. Luckily we found a spot at Gooseberry Falls. The falls were lovely and we got to see all three sections. It...More

Thank Vicki D
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Reviewed yesterday

Must stop and see Visitors center. Great place to have a picnic and stretch your legs. Awesome views of the city and harbor

Thank WinterTexanfromMN
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The above book will make the experience far more enjoyable. You will see things others miss and what you see truly are gems. Don't miss the pink beach!!!

Thank Mitzithemarvelous
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We did almost 1/3 of the drive and it was spec-ta-cu-lar. There are nice hidden spots along the way such as the French River, a lovely and secluded place to take a dip in a wild forest river. Great diners and cafes along the way...More

Thank Marija_Sajekaite
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is simply a gorgeous place to visit. Driving through the 163 miles isn’t that easy without rolling your eyes on the big sides of the highway. One should research well ahead and pick places accordingly. There are too many things to see, if you...More

Thank Natureholic
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a self driving tour along scenic highway 61 with stops at Gooseberry Falls and Split Rock Lighthouse State Parks and lunch at Coho Restaraunt in Tofte.

Thank Jerry S
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lots to do along this road. Tons of water falls, hiking trails and places to eat that have been around for 50+ years.

Thank Satish S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Summer Drive from Two Harbors (Iona Beach) to Duluth (Lakewalk) with a stop for Breakfast along the way. Took advantage of as many viewing spots along the Superior as we could but a lot of it is tree blocked along this segment. Road was not...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great drive, went as far as Two Harbors. Next trip to Duluth we'll get up to Split Rock Lighthouse. Would be a nice drive in the fall.

Thank Brian B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

From Duluth we went to Two Harbors one day, and another day we drove as far as Temperance River State Park. There are small towns and state parks to explore. Even on a weekend the road wasn't too crowded. Highly recommended.

Thank ijr103
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candy_satx
31 July 2018|
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Response from Dave F | Reviewed this property |
I agree with those that suggest three or four days. You mentioned checking out the Gunflint Trail... An excellent choice, but there is basically only one (paved) way in and the same way out. Driving up the Gunflint from... More
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Gert-Jan R
28 June 2018|
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Response from Tami B | Reviewed this property |
And Betty’s Pies! Must stop and enjoy on 61 just outside of two Harbors to your left. Almost always a wait but worth it
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reakelly
25 June 2018|
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Response from Bravestar1 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't had a lot of experience on US-10 heading west yet, so If that is your route, let us know what you find.
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