Highlights From Our Lake Superior Circle Tour

Distance Traveled: 3,748 kilometers. Do it in your corvette; do it on your motorcycle; do it in your tin car or pick-up truck. It doesn’t matter how you travel this route, just do it! You will see interesting sights, spectacular scenery and the real beauty of the Canadian North. On Aug. 10, John and I in our Altima and BFF Betty in her Mercedes headed out on a trip of More

Circuit Completed

My husband and I embarked on the circle tour on Aug. 2 (Tuesday) and completed it on Aug. 13 (Saturday) with a thoroughly enjoyable amble around the Lake by car. Favorites included: Gooseberry Falls, Split Rock Lighthouse, Fort William, the Kinniwabi Pines Restaurant in Wawa, the Soo Locks at Sault Ste. Marie, the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and the charming village of Bayfield, Wisconsin. Marcia & Michael Carle, Strasburg, PA

Will Do It Again

Seven-day Circle Tour: July 27 to Aug. 2, 2016. 1,517 miles round trip from Hayward, WI riding two motorcycle trikes. 1) Most picturesque shoreline Duluth to Grand Marais, MN By Grand Marais, MI Munising, MI Marquette, MI Copper Harbor – Eagle Ridge, MI Ontonagon – Silver City, MI High overlooks on Hwy. 17, ON 2) Most picturesque towns/lakeside cities Grand Marais, MN Duluth – Canal Park Copper Harbor, MI Grand More

My Second Circle Tour

I completed my second Circle Tour of Lake Superior in July of 2015. First time I completed it was in June of 1980. My favorites stops along the way. Duluth MN North Shore — Gooseberry Falls, Split Rock Lighthouse Thunder Bay — Sleeping Giant Provincial Park Tahquamenon Falls, MI Whitefish Bay/Great Lake Shipwreck Museum Bayfield/Gruenke’s Inn (especially their whitefish livers – yum!) Gerry Ford, Minneapolis, MN

The Highlights of Our Trip

Hello, we completed our Circle Tour of Lake Superior Oct. 4-13, 2014. This final leg of our journey found us staying at great locations along the way: Big Bay MI, Copper Harbor MI, Bayfield WI, Duluth MN, Grand Marais MN, Thunder Bay ON, Marathon ON, Mackinaw City MI. The stay in Duluth was TWO nights because of our hotel location: South Pier Inn at the foot of the Duluth Harbor Channel Aerial Lift Bridge! We had room More

Favorite Spots and Experiences

Bayfield, WI – Waterfront and Blue Vista Farm Eagle Harbor, MI – Lighthouse Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Grand Marais, MN – Fish Market Ely, MN – International Wolf Center Rossport, ON – Rainbow Falls Provincial Park Thunder Bay, ON – Sleeping Giant Provincial Park Wawa, ON – Kinniwabi International Cuisine Restaurant Duluth, MN – Bellisio’s Italian Restaurant Mike & Gayle Rowland, Thunder Bay, ON

Everything I Had Dreamed Of

I completed the circle tour by vehicle, specifically in my Jeep Cherokee, in 2014. I started by driving through Wisconsin. I made it to the north shore and found Cornucopia. This little town will forever be in my top favorite destinations. I found it by accident as the road I was on turned into a detour due to construction. There was a motel on the corner and next to it, More

We Loved All of It

We have just completed our first circle tour of Lake Superior. It has been in two parts. Summer 2012: we traveled in Michigan from Sault Ste. Marie to Copper Harbor, over a period of about 8 days. We (wife, Karen, and our 90# flat-coat retriever named Jake) were camping along the way except in Copper Harbor, when we stayed in the King Copper Motel. We loved all of it … More

Enjoyed Every Minute

My wife and I, accompanied by our dog, Tyler, did the Circle Tour from September 4 through September 14, 2013, and enjoyed every minute of it. Highlights for us included the High Falls on the Pigeon River, Kakabeka Falls, Fort William Historical Park, Ouimet Canyon, gourmet dining, including a fabulous dessert, at the Serendipity Gardens Café in Rossport, Aguasabon Falls and Canyon, another fantastic dinner at Kinniwabi International Cuisine in More