North Shore Explorer Guide
Official Guide of the North Shore Scenic Byway
The North Shore Explorer guide is the only comprehensive guide of Minnesota's North Shore of Lake Superior. Starting in Duluth, follow the guide for over 150 miles along Highway 61 (the North Shore Scenic Byway), all the way to the Canadian border. Use the guide to make sure you don't miss a thing!
Discover the best things to see and do on the North Shore!
Points of interest are listed in mile-marker order so you can find popular hikes, scenic overlooks, historical sites, fun attractions, restaurants, lodging, and more.
See highlights featuring the waterfalls, the arts, the communities, the activities, etc. Each community has a map, and the back page features a fold-out map of the entire North Shore Scenic Byway.
The Lodging Guide lists 45 hotels, resorts, and cabins, in mile-marker order, as a handy resource for North Shore explorers.
Business advertising highlights specific lodging properties, restaurants, gift shops, museums, and more.
The North Shore Explorer guide is published once per year, coming out in January. Over 100,000 of the free guides are distributed to visitors each year. It is available at visitor information centers across Minnesota, and at over 130 locations along the North Shore Scenic Byway.
Formerly North Shore Visitor
In 2018 Do North Marketing acquired the popular North Shore Visitor guide which has been in circulation since 1995. Do North Marketing now publishes the guide under the name North Shore Explorer.