Kettle Falls: A Peculiar Spot in Voyageurs National Park

Kettle Falls in Voyageurs National Park was part of the historical route of the fur traders. These French Canadians transported furs and other goods by canoe through the waters along the US-Canadian border. But don't spend too much time looking for a waterfall. A dam at Kettle Falls was built between 1910 and 1914. It… Continue reading Kettle Falls: A Peculiar Spot in Voyageurs National Park

View rock spires and trees on Sunday Gulch Trail

11 Summer Vacation Ideas

It's never too late or too early to plan your next trip. So branch out and try something new this year. Need inspiration for summer vacation ideas? We loved these destinations, and I hope you will too! 11 Awesome Summer Vacation Ideas 1. Buffalo National River, AR The 135 mile Buffalo National River is located… Continue reading 11 Summer Vacation Ideas


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

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