Fat Tire Biking Up The Shore This Winter

If you are staying at Caribou Highlands and want to go fat tire biking, the Superior Cycling Association is there to help. They are working hard to make this section of the North Shore a winter fat tire mecca. “The Superior Cycling Association is kind of the go to cycling organization in the…

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Top 3 Reasons to Ski & Stay at Caribou Highlands this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to really enjoy being with your family and reflect on all that there is to be thankful for. What better place to do that than in the outdoors in beautiful Northern Minnesota? This year, we have everything you need to have a stress free, carefree holiday with your family. So,…

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Hiking the Colorful Hills

Before they’re covered with snow, the hills of Lutsen are covered with colorful leaves, and migrating birds pass by overhead. If you are staying at Caribou Highlands, you can see plenty of colorful leaves right around the resort. But, if you would like to be even more immersed in the fall scenery,…

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Hiking from Caribou Highlands: Nearby Superior Hiking Trail Trailheads

Since most people don't hike the entire 200+ mile trail at one time, the “Appalachian Trail of the Midwest” has many trailheads. Often the trail will come down from the inland ridgelines, follow a river valley, and then come back up. Along these rivers are usually waterfalls, and most of the bigger…

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The North Shore’s Number One Place to Visit This Fall

Hillsides awash in color. Clear blue skies. Crisp clean air. Crinkly leaves underfoot. Autumn is wonderful at Caribou Highlands Lodge at Lutsen Mountains. The resort sits in a maple-lined valley rolling down to Lake Superior. The hillsides are magnificent, covered in grand strokes of orange,…

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Owner Pick: Palisade Head

PICK BY Mary Owner of unit 519 at Caribou Highlands More at: Mary’s Off the Beaten Shore Guide   Thousands of people drive right past this overlook and have no idea that they have just passed one of the most beautiful overlooks on the entire North Shore. You…

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Owner Pick: Section 13 Cliffs

PICK BY Mary Owner of unit 519 at Caribou Highlands More at: Mary’s Off the Beaten Shore Guide   The Superior Hiking Trail is full of amazing vistas but the Section 13 Cliffs are especially awesome. The woods give way to huge tall cliffs that overlook the…

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Owner Pick: Sugarloaf Cove

PICK BY Mary Owner of unit 519 at Caribou Highlands More at: Mary’s Off the Beaten Shore Guide   This is a pristine nature center that offers an easy 1-2 mile hike, depending on your chosen route. It passes through various types of trees and then reaches the…

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Owner Pick: Iona’s Beach

PICK BY Mary Owner of unit 519 at Caribou Highlands More at: Mary’s Off the Beaten Shore Guide Heads up rock lovers: Minnesota has several Scientific Natural Areas, which were created to preserve natural phenomena. One is Iona’s Pink beach! This land was…

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Owner Pick: Gooseberry Falls

PICK BY Mary Owner of unit 519 at Caribou Highlands More at: Mary’s Off the Beaten Shore Guide   Every visitor to the North Shore should spend some time at Gooseberry Falls – it’s a must! It is also the most visited State Park in Minnesota and is…

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