10 Stunning North Shore Fall Color Hikes

woman standing atop the high falls at tettegouche state park in the fall

Ask anyone who lives near the North Shore about their favorite season, and you’ll most likely hear, “Fall!” Sure, you can take a gorgeous North Shore scenic drive, but to see the most captivating and breathtaking views, you’ve got to get moving. If fall colors, vibrant views, and nature photography are your passion, then these […]

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 […]

Lovin’ Lake County Aims to Protect the North Shore, Partnering with Leave No Trace

lovin lake county and leave no trace partnership

Lovin’ Lake County, Lake County’s official tourism bureau, has recently partnered with “Leave No Trace” to protect the pristine, natural areas throughout Lake County. The partnership aims to educate folks with easy-to-follow outdoor principles to help minimize environmental impact. “From the North Shore of Lake Superior to the Boundary Waters, there are infinite recreational opportunities […]

Ultimate North Shore Road Trip

silver creek tunnel

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’s home to 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 […]

Winter Fat Biking Minnesota’s North Shore

Fat biking on Minnesota’s North Shore has become a popular winter sport for biking enthusiasts. Fat biking makes a great workout and offers a significant calorie burn. Additionally, it’s a good activity to battle seasonal depression! Your mental well-being will benefit from exercise and spending some quiet time in nature. How are fat bikes different […]

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 Superior & The Gales of November

lake superior north shore gales of november

“When the gales of November came slashin’.” As most famously illustrated in Gordon Lightfoot’s song, “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald,” November can bring violent storms creating gale-force winds that cause gigantic waves and fury on Lake Superior. November has notably been the month where dozens of shipwrecks occurred. Perhaps the most violent storm to […]

Lake County Winter Adventure Guide

snowmobiling north shore state trail

While some folks curl up under a blanket and hibernate during the winter, resilient Minnesotans find frolicking outdoors invigorating! Enjoying the outdoors during winter fights seasonal depression and improves your well-being. So, bundle up and experience a beautiful winter along Minnesota’s North Shore. When the snow falls, northern Minnesota transforms into a winter wonderland. From […]

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 […]