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Ninas North Shore Guide
     

Ninas North Shore Guide

by Nina A. Simonowicz, Betsy Bowen (Illustrator), Betsy Bowen (Illustrator)
 
Where is the best place to spot a moose along the Gunflint Trail? What are the lodging options in Grand Marais? Which trail to choose for a good day hike from Lutsen? What is there to do with the kids on a rainy day in Duluth?Extensively revised since its last publication in 1999, this third edition of Nina's North Shore Guide includes entirely new sections on

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Where is the best place to spot a moose along the Gunflint Trail? What are the lodging options in Grand Marais? Which trail to choose for a good day hike from Lutsen? What is there to do with the kids on a rainy day in Duluth?Extensively revised since its last publication in 1999, this third edition of Nina's North Shore Guide includes entirely new sections on historical societies and heritage centers; spas and wellness therapies (massage services, yoga classes, and saunas); recently designated areas offering educational opportunities for nature observation; watercraft access points to and from Lake Superior; and bike and kayak rental facilities. Information on trails has been substantially updated to provide the latest about all hiking, biking, snowmobile, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and ski-joring trails, along with current accounts of the Lake Superior Water (Kayak) Trail and Gitchi Gami Trail projects. Web site addresses for accommodations, businesses, and activities have also been added. The North Shore of Minnesota, following Lake Superior from Duluth to the Canadian border, is a beloved destination for Midwesterners, and this invaluable guide compiles crucial information about this region in one handy resource. Detailed descriptions of where to stay and eat, what to do, and when to go to experience unique events tell North Shore visitors everything they need to know to plan their Superior trip. Whether providing facts about well-known sites or presenting discoveries exciting even for the seasoned North Shore explorer, this new edition of Nina's North Shore Guide covers the Lake Superior area through all seasons and for all budgets. Nina A. Simonowicz owns a tourism marketing company in Grand Marais, Minnesota. Betsy Bowen works from her studio in Grand Marais and has written and illustrated several books about northern Minnesota. Sidebar: "This book accomplishes the near impossible: it's attractive, well-organized, just about as complete as it could be, and at the same time it's small enough to be quite portable. And did I mention readability? Nina's personality shines through, making it a fun read as well." -Minnesota Monthly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816644407
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
04/08/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
452,863
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.90(d)

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