Blog Archives - Lake Superior Circle Tour

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March 6th, 2024

Lake Superior Rock Hunting

If you’re a rock enthusiast or simply intrigued by the beauty and mystery of geological formations, embarking on a rock hunting expedition along the Lake Superior Circle Tour promises an exhilarating adventure to discover nature’s treasures. From sparkling agates to mesmerizing amethysts and unique Yooperlites, the Lake Superior region is a haven for rock collectors […]

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February 5th, 2024

The Lake Superior Circle Tour Infinite Playlists

I think we can all agree that road trips are some of the best vacations. For one, it gives you many opportunities to spend quality time with friends and family. Some of my favourite memories from when I was young were road-tripping with my family all up and down the North shore of Lake Superior. […]

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January 17th, 2024

Explore Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park is a popular destination for nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and history buffs. Located on the Sibley Peninsula, about 75 km east of Thunder Bay, Ontario, the park covers 24,400 hectares of boreal forest, lakes, cliffs, and islands. The park is named after the Sleeping Giant, a rock formation that resembles a […]

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January 17th, 2024

Marathon, Ontario ~ A Pebble Beach Paradise

Along the Lake Superior Circle Tour, you will encounter stunning landscapes, diverse wildlife, rich history, and charming communities. One of these communities is Marathon, Ontario, a small town located on the north shore of Lake Superior, about halfway between Thunder Bay and Sault Ste. Marie. Marathon is a great destination for nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, […]

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January 16th, 2024

The Mystery of the Devil’s Kettle Waterfall

What is the Devil’s Kettle Waterfall? The Devil’s Kettle Waterfall is a unique and adventurous destination in Minnesota. Located in the Judge C. R. Magney State Park, this waterfall has long puzzled and fascinated visitors with its mysterious split. The Brule River flows through the park and splits into two at a large rock outcropping. […]

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August 24th, 2023

Lake Superior Circle Tour Fall Colors

The Lake Superior Circle Tour is a year-round destination, but it is especially stunning in the fall, when the leaves change color and create a contrast with the blue water and the rocky cliffs. The fall foliage season varies depending on the location and elevation, but generally it starts in mid-September and lasts until late […]

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August 15th, 2023

How to Travel with Your Dog Around Lake Superior: A Guide for Pet Lovers

Traveling with a dog can be a rewarding and fun experience, especially if you are planning to do the Lake Superior Circle Tour, a scenic road trip that takes you around the majestic Lake Superior. However, there are some things you need to know and prepare before you hit the road with your furry friend. […]

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July 27th, 2023

Visiting Lake Superior Provincial Park and Batchawana Bay

The North shore of Lake Superior is the most rugged, captivating, and magnificent adventure destination.  There is so much to see and do with limitless options as you navigate down Highway 17. Maybe that is why the Lake Superior Circle Tour is such a popular and incredible summer journey. This year my family decided to […]

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July 19th, 2023

Bathtub Island - Spa Built by Nature

The Lake Superior Circle Tour is a renowned journey that takes travelers on an unforgettable expedition around the majestic Lake Superior. As adventurers traverse the scenic route, they are met with awe-inspiring landscapes, picturesque beaches, and a plethora of natural wonders. Among the well-known attractions along this iconic tour lies a hidden gem that often […]

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July 14th, 2023

Terrace Bay: A Hiker's Paradise

During the summer months in Northern Ontario, anyone will tell you this is a place only described as a hiker’s paradise destination. The sun seems to shine a little brighter, the sky becomes a deeper blue, and the lake dances in the rays of the summer sun while our beloved towns hold a little something […]

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June 29th, 2023

Smoke Weather, Forest Fires, and Fire Bans Around Lake Superior

The allure of Lake Superior’s attractions is undeniably captivating, but it’s essential to consider the impact of smoke on visibility, personal health, and even fire safety. During periods of smoke from wildfires or other sources, the scenic wonders of Lake Superior may be obscured by a hazy atmosphere, diminishing the vibrant colors and obstructing iconic […]

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June 16th, 2023

Lingo by the Lake: Exploring Lake Superior's Local Slang

The Lake Superior Circle Tour is like entering a linguistic amusement park. Along the way, you’ll encounter a delightful blend of local slang that will leave you giggling and scratching your head. From “Uffda” to “hot dish,” these quirky expressions will have you feeling like a true Lake Superior local (or at least a well-informed […]

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