North Shore Spring Break Pro Tip: #3

North Shore Spring Break Pro-Tip #3: Experience the Lake School is stressful. Whether you’re a student, teacher, or faculty member you’re probably thinking, “I need a break”. Thankfully, we have this special lake in our home state called Lake Superior that happens to cause something called “Lake Effect”. Common side effects are total relaxation, rejuvenation, and reflection on the amazing experience you had while visiting the great Lake Superior. Don’t…


Gooseberry Falls

Hiking from Breezy Point

 .               .   The Superior Hiking Trail offers 200+ miles of rugged beauty. While some hike the entire length of it, the many trailheads make it easy to do a short or long day trip. The many trailheads also allow you to choose sections of various difficulty levels and different types of scenery. Where To Start Starting from any trailhead, you can always choose how much time and energy you want to spend by deciding at what point you will turn around. Groups with two vehicles have…


Cross Country Skiing Near Breezy Point

  There are two main close places to cross country ski if you are staying at Breezy Point. The one is the Erkki Harju Ski Trail and the other is the Korkki Nordic Ski Center. They both offer cross-country skiing and both have really difficult names to remember and spell, but the similarities end there. The Erkki is a fairly easy city trail, while the Korkki is a difficult trail cutting a narrow winding path through a thick forest. Matt Miller is on the Board of Directors for the Korkki…


Driving the Colorful Hills

The Arrowhead Region features a strong contrast–you can enjoy the sights and sounds of the inland forests and also the breezy shore of Lake Superior. While Breezy Point is on and facing the lake, the inland areas have incredible natural beauty as well. One of the best times of year to experience this is fall when all the leaves change colors. While you can find fall colors anywhere along the north shore, most people are looking for the bright red maples you’ll see further inland. These tend to…


Kid and Adult Activities at Breezy Point

If you have been to Breezy Point before, you will realize it is an understatement to say it is extremely scenic. The cool clear waters of Lake Superior crash on the rocks right outside your window and you can look far across the lake. Since the fascination with water is a universal human phenomenon, adults and kids all love the water and will enjoy being at Breezy Point. Still, not everyone will enjoy or be able to do every activity. If you have little ones, some things can be done together…


Gooseberry Falls

6 Waterfalls You Don't Want To Miss

Gooseberry Falls -Two Harbors, MN (18.1 mi) A crowd pleaser of the North Shore, Gooseberry Falls is an easy hike that takes you on a loop around the upper, middle and lower falls. Visitors can view the river and the way it flows into Lake Superior from numerous spots along the winding trail. If you are going to stop anywhere, Gooseberry Falls is a place you don’t want to miss. Lester River - Duluth, MN (16.0 mi) Located in Duluth, Minnesota at 61st Avenue East and Superior Street, the Lester…


A Dog Vacation: Dog Walk the Two Harbors Trail

Staying at the dog-friendly cabins at Breezy Point on Lake Superior gives you a chance to hang out with your best friend, while experiencing a great change of scenery. Back home you may have a chosen dog-walking path that is long enough to take care of business, but has grown old and boring. Maybe your dog gets tired of the old routine too. Near Breezy Point in Two Harbors, there is a path to walk your dog that is like going on several different walks at once. You can start on the Two Harbors…


Two Harbors Curling Club

The main attraction at Breezy Point is the North Shore's breath-taking beauty and scenery. It is there, right outside your window. While here though, you will probably want to see some of the local activities as well. What better way to experience a town or region than to watch locals participate in one of their favorite pastimes? In the winter it is fun to watch curling in Two Harbors. "It is just a fun sport", said Leon Pitzen at the Two Harbors Curling Club. "Our club here is kind of like a…


Breezy Cabin on Lake Superior

Fractional Ownership at Breezy Point

Buying a vacation home outright is a risky proposition. Besides the large price tag, there are two questions. One is “is it worth it to buy a whole cabin that we’ll only use a few weeks a year?” and the other is “how much maintenance are we going to have to do?” Purchasing a fractional share at Breezy Point Cabins on Lake Superior is a way to completely own a cabin for just part of the year. It gives you a front row seat to Lake Superior and a chance to offset some ownership costs by renting…


Top 8 North Shore Motorcycle Destinations

Top 8 North Shore Motorcycle Destinations The website Motorcycle Roads rates routes across the country, and the Incredible North Shore Tour was rated number one in Minnesota. Those of us who spend a lot of time on the North Shore are not surprised. Between the soaring cliffs, smoked fish shops, unique artwork, and tree-lined winding beaches, it’s no wonder the North Shore beat out 20 other routes throughout the state. Directions are simple, as you simply start in Duluth and take Highway 61…