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Fall In Love With Minnesota's North Shore : In 15 Instagram Photos

A little tour as to why Northern Minnesota should be your next travel destination.. #visitcc

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1. Welcome to Minnesota! Land of 10 000 lakes!

You've just crossed into Minnesota's North Shore area, presumably from Canada! Adventure awaits just around the bend!
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You've just crossed into Minnesota's North Shore area, presumably from Canada! Adventure awaits just around the bend!

2. All of the views.. Everywhere.. Spectacular

Grand Portage Point, only about 3 Miles, or 6 Kilometres south of the US/Canadian Border!
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Grand Portage Point, only about 3 Miles, or 6 Kilometres south of the US/Canadian Border!

3. Adventurous? Good!

Artist's Point, Grand Marais, MN
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Artist's Point, Grand Marais, MN

4. Real Small Town USA!

Grocery Store, Grand Marais, MN
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Grocery Store, Grand Marais, MN

5. But yet so close to Canada, you could almost taste it!

Sleeping Giant in Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
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Sleeping Giant in Thunder Bay, ON, Canada

6. Best of all : Lake Superior

Grand Marais Lighthouse, Artists Point, Grand Marais, MN
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Grand Marais Lighthouse, Artists Point, Grand Marais, MN

7. With its strong inflow..

Pigeon River.. The border between the USA and Canada.. The side with the tree is Ontario, Canada whereas the side on the other side of the water is Minnesota, USA
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Pigeon River.. The border between the USA and Canada.. The side with the tree is Ontario, Canada whereas the side on the other side of the water is Minnesota, USA

8. And incredible colour! (or color)

Lake Superior off Artist's Point.. Grand Marais, MN
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Lake Superior off Artist's Point.. Grand Marais, MN

9. This inland sea is sure to amaze!

Grand Marais Harbour.. Grand Marais, MN

Grand Marais Harbour.. Grand Marais, MN

10. They do the 4th of July like a champ!

Downtown Grand Marais, Grand Marais, MN
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Downtown Grand Marais, Grand Marais, MN

11. A short hop up the Gunflint Trail is sure to blow you away!

A lake.. Gunflint Trail, MN
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A lake.. Gunflint Trail, MN

12. Which brings you towards the world famous : BWCA!

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area, which connects to Ontario's Quetico Provincial Park! BWCA, near Ely, MN.
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The Boundary Waters Canoe Area, which connects to Ontario's Quetico Provincial Park! BWCA, near Ely, MN.

13. The locals are a hoot!

And the people are even better!! A moose in Grand Portage, MN
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And the people are even better!! A moose in Grand Portage, MN

14. So.. Pack up.. Head on across the border!

Ryden's Border Store.. Grand Portage Port of Entry.. Grand Portage, MN
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Ryden's Border Store.. Grand Portage Port of Entry.. Grand Portage, MN

15. I am certain, it will bring the artist out of you!

Grand Marais Art Colony.. Grand Marais, MN
Gerrit Wesselink

Grand Marais Art Colony.. Grand Marais, MN

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