Trips

Kakabeka Falls in Ontario

The North Shore of Lake Superior is littered with waterfalls. There are so many great parks and hikes in this area that it's not possible to see them all in one trip. So, how to choose which ones to visit? Our stop at Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park in Ontario was just an afterthought. We were… Continue reading Kakabeka Falls in Ontario

The Point at Grand Marais in Minnesota
Trips

The Point in Grand Marais

Grand Mara is a small town in Minnesota with a population of less than 1500. This delightful community is located on the North Shore of Lake Superior. It is a perfect place to stay to explore the North Shore. And, while you are there, you don't want to miss the Point in Grand Marais! The… Continue reading The Point in Grand Marais

Shelf of Long Johns and Donuts in Grand Marais, Minnesota
Trips

Donuts in Grand Marais, MN

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. So, I always research breakfast options before my travels. When planning for our stay in Grand Marais, MN, I found a highly rated donut shop, The Worlds Best Donuts. On our first morning in Grand Marais, we decided to check it out. The World's Best Donuts was… Continue reading Donuts in Grand Marais, MN

Pile of Amethysts at Panorama Mine
Trips

Thunder Bay Amethyst Mine

On our recent trip to the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota, we stayed in Grand Marais. However, we decided to take a day trip to Thunder Bay, Ontario to visit one of Canada's amethyst mines. We selected the Amethyst Mine Panorama. This family owned mine is open to the public. At the Amethyst… Continue reading Thunder Bay Amethyst Mine