61 Gems on Highway 61: A Guide to Minnesota's North Shore¿from Well Known Attractions to Best Kept Secrets

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Highway 61, from Duluth to the Canadian border, is peppered with tourist hotspots that Minnesotans love. But even the most devout North Shore traveler doesn't know Lake Superior like Kathryn and William Mayo do. These explorers and residents of the region outline the best sites you may not know about. This entertaining guide will lead you to 61 hidden treasures and tourist favorites, so you'll experience the beautiful region in a whole new way.
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Overview

Highway 61, from Duluth to the Canadian border, is peppered with tourist hotspots that Minnesotans love. But even the most devout North Shore traveler doesn't know Lake Superior like Kathryn and William Mayo do. These explorers and residents of the region outline the best sites you may not know about. This entertaining guide will lead you to 61 hidden treasures and tourist favorites, so you'll experience the beautiful region in a whole new way.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591932239
  • Publisher: Adventure Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/5/2009
  • Pages: 136
  • Sales rank: 712,419
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

A Minnesota native and longtime visitor to the North Shore, Kate Mayo now resides within view of Lake Superior. Frequent trips Up North finally gave over to permanent residence, and Kate has drawn on her previous perspective as a visitor to the area in the compilation of these narratives. She spent most of her career in the role of counselor and is a licensed therapist and addictions counselor, with an MA in counseling psychology.

Bill Mayo is a former Duluth resident and has lived in Two Harbors, Minnesota, for over two decades. Long a part of the poetry scene of the North Shore and a former Artist-in-Residence for Isle Royale National Park, he has published work in National Geographic's Traveler, Poets Who Haven't Moved to St. Paul and Zenith City Arts. He also holds an AAS degree in Human Services and is an enrolled member of the Leech Lake Pillage Band. His love of the North Shore came early while driving along old Highway 61 with his parents as a boy. Whether in a canoe, diving, or walking the beach, the eternal mystery of the Lake is always awe-inspiring for him.

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