Explore All Northeast Minnesota
Land of Rugged Beauty
Discover the wild beauty of Northeast Minnesota, where panoramic lake views, scenic rivers, tumbling waterfalls and dramatic woods are a sight to behold year-round. Wonder-filled cities await as well.
The magnificent Lake Superior, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and the freshwater-based Voyageurs National Park are highlights in this region where fishing, boating, hiking, biking, canoeing and camping rule. Explore unspoiled back country, or “rough it” in comfort at a lakeside lodge.
Experience the rich cultural tapestry of northeast Minnesota in Duluth, which brings big city fun with a seaport vibe. Smaller towns in the region are worthy of exploration, offering heritage museums, art galleries, and delicious food and craft beer.
Explore the North Shore
In the Land of 10,000 Lakes, the North Shore hugs the biggest, Lake Superior. Wide open beaches, dense forests, waterfalls and picturesque lighthouses are what you can expect on one of the finest road trips in MN. From Duluth to Grand Portage State Park, here are eight reasons why a trip to the North Shore is what we all need right now.Read More
Find a Spot to Paddle in Ely
Go beyond the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness to find pristine places to paddle in Ely, a paradise for the outdoors.Read More
Go Whitewater Rafting
Minnesota may be known as the land of 10,000 lakes, but have you heard about our rivers? A web of wet and wild water trails weaves across the northeast corner of Minnesota, up, down, in and out from Lake Superior. These screaming streams evoke shrieks from thrill seekers and satisfy their quest for adventure.Read More
Endless Outdoor Recreation Abound on the Range
Once covered with mountains and a shallow sea, the Iron Range’s red earth is a playground for outdoor adventures like biking and ATVing.Read More
Visit Lake Vermilion
This large, beautiful lake in northeast Minnesota is rimmed with thick forest and studded with 365 pine-topped islands spread throughout its 37 miles. Largely undeveloped, Vermilion provides a wilderness escape at the peaceful resorts and campgrounds along its shores.Read More
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