North Shore Summer Bucket List

black beach silver bay mn in summer

There are many reasons folks flock to Lake Superior’s North Shore in the summertime: With four majestic state parks, three lighthouses, numerous waterfalls, the scenic Superior Hiking Trail, and picturesque beaches, a visit to Lake County can fulfill a considerable portion of your Minnesota Summer Bucket List. Be sure to add these adventures when visiting […]

10 Ways to Get Hygge in Lake County

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You’re probably familiar with the famous Danish lifestyle trend of Hygge (pronounced “Hyoo-guh”); the Scandinavian term embraces feelings of coziness, happiness, and comfort by appreciating the simple things in life that bring joy. The word can mean many things, from chunky blankets to a peaceful snowshoe in the forest, and the term can also be […]

Ultimate North Shore Road Trip

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Plan the Ultimate North Shore Road Trip through Lake County, MN, this summer and be wowed by its ancient cliffs, hidden beaches, and stunning vistas. It has iconic state parks, quaint towns, and expansive wilderness. It’s where people go to watch the ships and savor a perfect slice of pie. Cozy up in lake-view lodging. […]

The North Shore Fall Adventure Guide

beaver river falls in autumn, north shore mn

Minnesota’s Fall Colors Bucket List Fall may be one of the best times for outdoor adventure on Minnesota’s North Shore. Explore via scenic road trips along the shore and into the wilderness or get moving and hike through gorgeous state parks or along the Superior Hiking Trail. Many locals enjoy hopping on their side-by-sides and […]

Lake County Winter Adventure Guide

snowmobiling north shore state trail

When the snowflakes fall, Minnesota’s North Shore bursts with outdoor adventures! From Lake Superior to the Canadian border, Lake County offers cozy winter getaways with stunning views and easy access to winter recreation. Quick Links to Guide Sections The Trails Are Groomed and Ready for Nordic Skiing and Fat-Tire Biking The unparalleled beauty of the […]

Explorer’s Guide to Waterfalls in Lake County

In early April, the spring melt gives way to raging waterfalls that start to erase the last remnants of winter. Although several outdoor activities halt in early spring, exploring Lake County’s four state parks and the beautiful waterfalls can be a satisfying adventure. Did you know that there are more than 12 waterfalls in Lake […]