Courtesy Ryden’s Border Store

Anyone who has crossed the U.S.-Canadian line at the Pigeon River knows Ryden’s Border Store on the Minnesota side of Highway 61. more

Dec 22, 2017 10:38 AM Minnesota



Think small town means little going on for the holidays? These northern Minnesota community events might make you rethink that notion. more

Dec 22, 2017 10:35 AM Minnesota



Imagine telling bedtime stories to your children by the glow of millions of twinkling holiday lights. Talk about creating a memory – and you can do just that when you plan a three-day getaway for the family on the Duluth waterfront. more

Dec 20, 2017 9:46 AM Minnesota


Lake Superior Magazine

In 1987 when Duluthian and dive-shop owner Elmer Engman called up a few diving friends, sent around a few announcements and gathered up a crew to hear speakers at Barker’s Island in Superior, he didn’t know he was launching an annual program. more

Nov 1, 2017 9:44 AM Minnesota

Sammi Manning and her co-driver Haley Rohe pulled into Duluth with the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile for five days of activities. She took the time to answer a few questions about a most unusual job. more

Oct 27, 2017 11:25 AM Minnesota


Courtesy Duluth Airshow

In early June , tens of thousands came to don sunglasses and earplugs at Duluth International Airport to marvel at the aerial maneuvers of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. more

Oct 18, 2017 10:29 AM Minnesota


North House Folk School

One of the best ways to enjoy Lake Superior is to get out on Lake Superior. Visitors to Minnesota’s North Shore in summer can choose sightseeing tours, dinner cruises or even a sailing adventure. more

Oct 18, 2017 10:22 AM Minnesota


Bob Berg / Lake Superior Magazine

On Highway 61, Tom’s Logging Camp is a throwback roadside attraction with some modern twists. more

Oct 18, 2017 10:17 AM Minnesota


Courtesy DSACF

Bringing a community of givers together is what the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation does best. We honor their work with our 2017 Lake Superior Magazine Achievement Award. more

Oct 17, 2017 9:07 AM Minnesota


Courtesy Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

From Shostakovich and Bernstein to Prince and Celtic tunes, the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra’s new season has something for everyone. Lake Superior Magazine’s managing editor, Bob Berg, had a chance to chat with DSSO Music Director Dirk Meyer. more

Oct 11, 2017 1:04 PM Minnesota

Marcia Hales Lighting Display

Paul L. Hayden / Lake Superior Magazine

The evening's first visitors at Marcia Hales' Park Point lighting display were a trio of bundled-up women. “Shirley will show you around,” Marcia joked, gesturing toward her bearded collie. “Or you can follow the cats.” The ladies were skeptical. more


Grandma's Saloon & Grill

Courtesy Grandma's Restaurants

It's 40 years and counting for a groundbreaking Canal Park eatery. Get the backstory about Grandma's family of restaurants. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 AM Minnesota


Minnesota DNR

Choose one of the state parks that offer snowshoe walks with instruction. They even supply snowshoes (in limited numbers) to borrow. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 AM Minnesota

A.G. Thomson House

Courtesy A.G. Thomson House

TripAdvisor gave the A.G. Thomson House its Travelers’ Choice Award, naming it the No.1 B&B in the United States for the second time in four years. We caught up with co-owner Tim Allen to ask how he and his wife, Angie, brought the inn to the top. more

May 12, 2016 3:09 PM Minnesota

Hartley Park’s Urban Wilderness

Courtesy Hartley Nature Center

It is surrounded by residential neighborhoods, but this urban park still allows you to forget that you’re in the city while enjoying a quiet walk. more

Apr 1, 2016 12:00 AM Minnesota

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