Great Family Trip

We had a great family trip around Lake Superior which we completed on Aug. 26, 2016. Some of our favorite places/experiences included: 1. Da Yooper Tourist Trap in Ishpeming, Michigan. 2. Gooseberry Falls State Park in Minnesota. 3. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan. 4. Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan. Marena Lewis, Williston, ND Kristin Lewis, Minneapolis, MN Sarah & Eric Lewis, Morris, MN

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

A Great Adventure

My husband and I just returned after completing the Lake Superior Circle Tour. We left on Tuesday, Aug. 16 and returned Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. Day #1 we traveled from our home in New Richmond, Wisconsin to Grand Marais, Minnesota and stayed at Grand Marais Municipal Campgrounds. Day #2 we traveled to Thunder Bay, Ontario and camped at Sleeping Giant Provincial Park. Day #3 we went to Kakabaka Falls and 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

Our Lake Superior Circle Camping Trip

We began in Toronto, north to Algonquin Provincial Park on July 13, then to Killarney Provincial Park (strictly speaking Georgian Bay, but gorgeous), past Sault Ste. Marie to Rabbit Blanket campground in Lake Superior Provincial Park. Absolutely fantastic sights and great hiking! And between the thunderstorms the weather was brilliant! Next we camped at Pukaskwa National Park for wild and beautiful vistas. Bald eagles on a tree over our tent More

A Wonderful Trip!

We did the Lake Superior Circle Tour from July 3-12, 2015. What an awesome trip! It is so hard to pick favorites. Loved the view of Split Rock Lighthouse from afar. Watching climbers at Palisades Cliffs. Grand Marais was a cute little town (great meal at The Angry Trout). We saw a bear on the Gunflint Trail. High Falls and Kakabeka Falls were just the beginning of many beautiful falls. More

Well Worth It

My family and I were visiting family in Minnesota and were told about the Circle Tour of Lake Superior. We took in the views and a couple of ships at the Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior. The Upper Peninsula of Michigan offers some great views of the lake. The Canadian side is just as good. Some nice places to stop along the way include Ouimet Canyon, Split Rock Lighthouse, 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

A Beautiful, Scenic Ride Around Lake Superior

We left from Ishpeming and traveled east to the Canadian border, taking our time to take in all of the beautiful scenery. We stopped at the Lake Superior Provincial Park and hiked down to the Indian Pictographs. This is a piece of history that is slowly disappearing. We visited many many waterfalls and made our way to Wawa and then westward towards Thunder Bay. After that the trip south along More

Highly Recommend It

We arrived in Duluth on June 21 and returned on July 5 after going clockwise around the lake. My dad had been on several mine tours before but thought the Soudan Underground Mine’s was the best he had seen. He was also impressed with Quincy’s. We had beautiful weather so we were really able to enjoy the shore views and waterfalls. I really enjoyed discovering the various views of Split More