Summer Fun in Two Harbors - 2018 Edition

Summer Fun in Two Harbors - 2018 Edition Two Harbors Tours Ongoing, Unique Summer Tours: North Shore Scenic Cruises Mon., Tues., Thurs., Friday at 1 pm Sat. 11am & 2:30pm, Sun 11am $30/person Brewery Tours Fridays and Saturdays | 30 min tours | $3/person TwoHarborss Light Station Tours Monday through Saturday 10 am - 6 pm Sunday 10 am - 4 am | $5/person Architecture Antiques Thurs., Friday, Sat., Sun., Monday 10 am - 5 pm Flavorful Events Lake County Fair  August 16th - August 19th |…


Fat Biking

Fat Tire Biking

If you are staying at Grand Superior Lodge during winter, you can give fat tire biking a try. This fun way of exploring the area with extra wide wheels is newer but growing fast. “It seems like it gains traction every year with more and more of the mainstream population,” said Josh Kowaleski, Sales Manager at Spokengear in Two Harbors. “Every day people come in and ask about them and wonder what they are for. As long as that keeps happening that lets me know that the mainstream is catching up…


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Winter Adventure on the North Shore

There is so much to do on the North Shore during the winter months! Check out a few of our favorite activities! Snowmobiling Stay at Grand Superior Lodge and access the best trails in the state. These trails are conveniently located near the resort, are packed with snow and beautifully groomed for the perfect day of riding. Learn More and Find Trail Conditions Here Cross Country Skiing Located in the heart of the top cross country ski trails in the Midwest, there’s nowhere else you’ll want to…


Shipwrecks

Ship Wreck Exploration from Grand Superior Lodge

When you stay at Grand Superior Lodge, you have a front-row view of Lake Superior. The lake may be calm and smooth or full of giant waves crashing on the shore. Depending on the time of year, you may be witnessing Lake Superior’s pure force and power. Past demonstrations of Lake Superior’s power have left a number of shipwrecks along the shore. While it is sad they occurred, they are fascinating to learn about. There are a number of stops on our north shore shipwreck experience tour close to…


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Colorful State Parks Near Grand Superior

Fall is a time when the trees prepare to lose their leaves. Unlike the sure and steady evergreens, deciduous trees go through a spectacular display during their final hurrah. This spectacular display goes well with the spectacular natural features in Minnesota State Parks. There are a number of state parks near Grand Superior Lodge where you can witness these colorful scenes during the fall. Gooseberry Falls is just down the road from Grand Superior Lodge. It has the most accessible falls,…


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Gooseberry Falls in Winter

Gooseberry Falls in winter is another world. With the waterfall mostly frozen and few tourists afoot, you can see the land as it must have looked to the first inhabitants. I visited Gooseberry Falls on a Tuesday in February. I didn't check the weather, but it must have been close to zero and was definitely windy. There were only about 15 cars on Gooseberry Falls’ parking lot. Most of these appeared to belong to cross-country skiers. Walking the main trail to the visitor center was quick and…


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Two Paths in Two Harbors

Two Harbors is famous for its Two Harbors. Now that's deep. During the winter there are also two paths you can take. There are more than two, but let's just discuss two of the best. The first is made for cross-country skiing and the second for good old-fashioned walking. The first involves a vigorous workout and the other a light stroll. So, check out either one, but just remember what Led Zeppelin said about there being two paths and time to switch between them. Two Harbor's Erkki Harju Ski…


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Music at Grand Superior Lodge

Grand Superior Lodge can be your castle in the north woods. Like a castle, it is a self-contained experience with everything you need to for enjoyment and entertainment. Even if you never get in your car until your last day, there is plenty to enjoy in these log-cabin-styled walls. Like a king in the castle, you can let the entertainers come to your court. Grand Superior Lodge brings you live shows that you don't have to drive to see. "The music is normally on Saturday night from 7 to 9 pm,"…


6 Tips For Organizing a Family Reunion

How nice it is when we meet an old friend by chance. Afterward, you may promise to meet more often, which might happen. Friends and families can drift apart when they don't deliberately plan to spend time together. Family reunions are a good way to strengthen bonds between relatives. They don't just happen by accident. Someone has to put it all together. This "someone" maybe you. Here are a few things you can do to make your family reunion successful. #1 Have the event well planned and…