Lake Superior Blog

All Trails Lead to Two Harbors


All roads might lead to Rome, but all trails lead to Two Harbors. Our fair town has ended up as the gateway to the Superior Hiking Trail, a 296-mile footpath that leads from Duluth to the border of Canada. Two

Bird is the Word

There’s something about coffee that seems to inspire deep conversation. The French Enlightenment took place in salons, and artists, writers, and philosophers seem to swear by their favorite brew. If wine is the drink of choice for the elite jet-setter,

A Waterfall For Easter

Gooseberry Falls

“Are our souls a waterfall, a true Niagara or a smile, a flirt of an angel?” Romanian philosopher Sorin Cerin asked this years ago, but it feels particularly relevant today. The land is shaking off winter like a long sleep

North Shore Poets

In an age where libraries are closing left and right, the social experience of gathering in one and talking about the written word is becoming more valuable all the time. There isn’t a website around that can provide the feeling

Having Fun, In Spite Of Winter

A photo I  was looking at today from earlier this February reminded me of something very important–we Minnesotans don’t let snow get in our way. Ever. But the newspapers are reporting that this is coldest winter in 139 years, and

Just Do It! Leave Reviews And Help Other Guests!

Online reviews are becoming a great source of wisdom and knowledge among many of our guests. Our guests often times share about their experiences so our other guests can benefit from their wise words. Online reviews, like Google Places, social

Four Snowshoe Spots Worth Exploring


There is an austere beauty to being outdoors in winter. Soft snow casts its hush over the woods, so that you can hear your own breath. All is still, except for the occasional rabbit darting by or bird wheeling overhead.

How Not To Get Punched In The Face By Groupon!

Groupon is a great deals and savings site. However, just like a lot of deal-based websites, there are pro’s and con’s to consider, especially when booking hotel rooms on the North Shore. A guest of ours recently wrote a blog

Do Not Get Burned By Bad Reviews Online! 3 Sites To Know!

When booking a hotel room and resort on the North Shore, you probably want to know what other guests are saying about it. When booking online, wouldn’t you want to know if guests had a great experience or a terrible

4 Of The Best North Shore Venues To Visit!

Want to know where the coolest places to visit on the North Shore are located? Want to know why you should visit the North Shore and why the venues are SO cool? So what are the best places to visit?