Superior Shores is open year round. With our location in the heart of Minnesota's North Shore, the area provides our guests with four seasons of activities.
When winter releases her grip, the numerous rivers along the North Shore rush the melting blanket of snow toward Lake Superior. Enjoy a pre-season hike in one of the State Parks. The Baptism River's waterfall is the state's highest and can be quite spectacular.
The North Shore offers a wide variety of activities during the summer months. The Resort offers indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs to relax in, hiking trails and a quarter mile pebble beach, perfect for evening bonfires.
Don't forget to bring along the golf clubs. The Lakeview National Golf Course in Two Harbors offers eighteen holes of championship golf. Two of Minnesota's finest golf courses-- Superior National at Lutsen and Giant's Ridge are just over an hour's drive. Discount golf passes are available to owners and guests. The link to Lakeview National Golf Course is www.lakeviewnationalgolfcourse.com
Spend an afternoon of casual cycling along the North Shore Drive between Duluth and Two Harbors or on the Willard Munger Trail in West Duluth. If you're seeking more of a challenge head north to Lutsen's mountain bike park.
Two Harbors boasts a working harbor and Minnesota's only operational lighthouse. Tours are offered of the lighthouse and three museums are available for you to explore the history and heritage of our area. The Two Harbors City Band performs concerts in the park Thursday evenings at 7:30PM.
Try your luck at fishing. The numerous rivers and streams along the North Shore are home to brook trout and brown trout. The breakwater in Two Harbors extends 1000 feet into Lake Superior and has been known to yield both lake trout and salmon. Enlist the services of one of several charter fishermen in the area and spend a day fishing on the big lake. Jim Latvala, captain of the Rainbow's End and Dexter Nelson captain of Fishing Luhrs offer charter fishing and sightseeing cruises.
The fall colors along the North Shore have been drawing guests to this area for generations. Spend an afternoon driving the back roads, through the Sawtooth Mountains for some of the most spectacular scenery imaginable. The Superior Hiking Trail and numerous state parks will grace you with breathtaking vistas of Lake Superior and the fall foliage.
While the bears may be sleeping through the winter months residents and tourists definitely are not missing out. The Midwest's premiere downhill skiing is just an hours drive. Lutsen Mountain boasts four mountains, 72 runs, and the lake effect snow that means skiing from November through April. Spirit Mountain, 30 miles south in Duluth, lights all runs and extends the skiing until 9:00PM nightly.
Over 500 kilometers of cross-country ski trails await you on the North Shore. Both classic and skiing trails are nearby. Two Harbors offers 10 kilometers of groomed trails, with three kilometers lit for night skiing.
Yes, you can sled to your door. The North Shore State Trail, just north of Two Harbors, connects to the Yukon and Tomahawk Trails. Ely, Grand Marais and the Range Cities can be day trips from the Resort.
John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon
Two Harbors Heritage Days
Two Harbors Folk Festival
Bayfront Blues Festival
North Shore In-Line Skate Marathon
* Dates change annually, please call 1-800-242-1988 for exact dates.
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