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Top 10 Places to Enjoy Fall on Minnesota's North Shore

No season shorts travelers on stunning scenery along Minnesota's North Shore, but it’s hard not to favor fall with its golden birch leaves and cool nights. Here are our picks for the best places to experience fall from Duluth to Grand Marais.

Two-Day Getaway Along Minnesota's North Shore

From Tofte to Grand Marais, explorers share State-61 with lumber trucks, explore state parks and pause in a one-stoplight county known for great dining.

Fall Getaway to Minnesota's North Shore

Join the residents of Grand Marais, the artsy hub of Minnesota’s Lake Superior shore, as they greet autumn with song.

Top Things to Do Along Minnesota's North Shore

Sprawling parks and maritime marvels line the Lake Superior shore between Duluth and Grand Portage. The best way to see it all? The 154-mile-long North Shore Scenic Byway (State-61). Check out our guide for what to do, where to eat and where to stay in Duluth, Grand Marais and all along the North Shore.

Minnesota's Gunflint Trail

The Gunflint Trail is the best way into Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

Minnesota's North Shore Driving Tour

State-61 provides almost the only link to engaging harbor towns, wide-spot-in-the-road villages and state parks along the shore of oceanlike Lake Superior, as well as to the rugged north-woods country beyond.