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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Blueberry Picking

Staff Pick: Blueberry Picking on Poplar Lake

PICK BY Kacy Front Desk Manager at Caribou Highlands Kacy’s favorite day trip is kayaking across Poplar Lake with her dog, and picking blueberries on one of the lake’s many islands. Picnic Table at Poplar Lake by Kacy Most…

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Palisade Heade on Lake Superior

Staff Pick: Palisade Head

PICK BY Aaron Marketing at Caribou Highlands/Odyssey Resorts. Palisade Head is magnetic. I drive up and down Highway 61 many, many times each year. It’s all I can do drive past Palisade Head without stopping every single time. There’s something about…

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Onion River

Staff Pick: Onion River

PICK BY Emily Guest Services Manager at Caribou Highlands. Just up the road between Lutsen and Tofte the Onion River flows into Lake Superior. It gets its name from the ramps, or wild onions, that bloom all the way up and down the river. They’re always the first…

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