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Scenic Attractions & Events - Things to See and Do while traveling around Lake Superior

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Porcupine Mountains Wilderness Park


Fall Color Tours around Lake Superior.

Leaf Color Change is occuring and the best time to take a trip might be now.

See our Fall Color Reports and Scenic Drives Directory - Latest Report October 7, 2021

Here's some of our favorite destinations for the best fall color

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Great Fall Color Porcupine Mountains

Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Tahquamenon Falls is one of the most impressive waterfalls around Lake Superior. Tahquamenon Falls State Park

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Pictured Rocks National Park

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Black River Harbor Scenic Area

To help you plan your upcoming visit to Lake Superior communities, check out our links for weather forecasts at selected points around Lake Superior on our Weather Reports page. If you select the monthly view you can see the historical average highs and lows for the current and subsequent months.


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Links to Waterfalls
around Lake Superior


To follow are some of the 2021 fall events in Lake Superior towns and villages you might enjoy.

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Selected upcoming
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
OF INTEREST

Ashland MuralFest & Car Show - September 11, 2021

Bayfield Apple Festival
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Madeline Island Fall Festival
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Duluth Fall Color Train - Fri, Sat Mid-Sept to Mid-October

Grand Marais, MN Unplugged Fall Festival - September

Grand Marais Moose Madness - October

 

More Articles of interest on SuperiorTrails.com

Grandmas Race Festival

Devil's Island Sea Caves, Apostle Islands

Lake Superior Agate

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Town Park Picnic Pavilion

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Piorcupine Mountains Lake of the Clouds

Agate collections on sale

US Brig Niagara at the Tall Ships Festival

Here's a few recently added or updated articles and features that might interest you:

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Thanksgiving Dinner at Historic Pickwick Inn
- Great Food & Service in a Duluth landmark since 1914

Agate Finds Black River Harbor
- See agate and agate-wannabes we found along the beach in May 2018.

Grandma's Marathon
- See our article and photos from the 2017 race.

Devil's Island Sea Caves
- We've posted a new video of the Sea Caves from our latest Apostle Islands Boat Cruise.

Agate Success at Little Girls Point
- pictures from our rock picking and beach agate hunting trip in May of 2016. Also cool video of Rainbow Falls.

Best Lake Superior Agate Beaches
spacer - pictures and maps with guides to the top agate hunting and rock picking beaches around the lake.

Madeline Island Town Campground
spacer - pictures and information on the newly remodeled Madeline Island Township Park and Campground, adjacent to Big Bay State Park.

- UP 200 Dog Sled Race
spacer spacer - pictures and article on the 24th running of this 240 mile Iditarod qualifying race

- Munising Snowshoe and Cross-Country Ski Trails
spacer spacer - pictures, links to trail maps, and article on XC ski and snowshoe trails in Pictured Rocks National Park and the Munising area of the Upper Peninsula.

- Lake of the Clouds Scenic Overlook, Porcupine Mountains State Park
spacer - We did our a recent all color trip to the Porcupine Mountains and the Black River Harbor Scenic Byway. Close to Peak Color in the Porkies but a little ahead of peak color at Black River Harbor. Also see our new Hiking & Back-Packing Guide to the Porcupine Mountains.

- Rock On with Lake Superior Agates
spacer - A fun festival and convention of Lake Superior beach rock picking and agate hunting enthusiasts. A fun time and we learned quite abit about collectiing and identifying Lake Superior Agates

- The Duluth Tall Ships Festival
spacer spacer - We had a great time seeing all the classic tall ships in Duluth. They came again in 2016 and 2019.

- Copper Harbor, Michigan
spacer spacer - some new pictures from the tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula

- Keweenaw Scenic Drive
spacer spacer - article and pictures from on our one day scenic drive around the entire Keweenaw peninsula

- Raspberry Island Lighthouse
spacer spacer - We took the Apostle Islands cruise and guided tour of the Lighthouse

- Best Bars & Burgers in Superior, WI
spacer spacer - we added a review of the Shack Smokehouse & Grille in north Superior

 

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Outstanding Fall Color Porcupine Mountains Lake of the Clouds scenic overlook.

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Brockaway Mountain Fall Color By Ziming Zheng
Brockway Mountain
Fall Color, Copper Harbor

rainbow falls - color tour Black River Harbor Fall Color & Waterfalls

AppleFest Midway
Bayfield Apple Festival

October


Fall colors from the top of Moose Mountain
Minnesota North Shore Fall Colors from the top of Moose Mountain.

 

rainbow falls - color tour Black River Harbor Fall Color & Waterfalls

Canal Park Brewery Beer Garden Enjoying lake breezes and views at the Duluth Canal Park Brewery Beer Garden - Canal Park.

Devils Island Lighthouse Apostle Islands
See the lighthouses on an Apostle Islands Cruise.

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See our reviews on Best Hiking and Camping Guides around Lake Superior.

Weather Reports
Regional Weather from the Weather Channel

Travel Information

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Lake Superior Circle Tour Road Map & Guide to Travel Attractions around Lake Superior.

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Best Scenic Fall Color Drives around Lake Superior


How to recognize Lake Superior Agates and Beach Rocks.Lake Superior Agate?

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Wisconsin Fall Color
Tour Map
- Scenic drives near Lake Superior in Wisconsin and the western Upper Peninsula.


See our Directory of our favorite Upper Peninsula Scenic and Recreation areas.Upper Peninsula Porcupine Mountains

Brockaway Mountain Fall Color By Ziming Zheng
Brockway Mountain
Fall Color, Copper Harbor

Walking along Canal Park Drive Don't miss experiencing Duluth's Canal Park, Shopping and Entertainment District.

Understanding and Finding Agates
See Our Reviews of the best guides to Lake Superior Agates and Beach Rocks.

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Terrific Fall Scenery in Porcupine Mountains
State Park

Enger Park Tower
Duluth's Enger Park Tower provides a panaramic view of the city of Duluth.

Duluth Fall Color Train
Fall Color Train Ride
Duluth to Two Harbors, Minnesota.

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Wisconsin Lake Superior Fall Color Drives

Enger Park Tower Duluth MN
Duluth's Enger Park Tower provides a panaramic view of the city of Duluth.

Grandpa Tony's madeline island and Most popular Madeline Island AttractionsSee our guide to interesting and fun things to see and do on Madeline Island.

Golf Courses Around Lake Superior
See our
Reviews of golf courses around Lake Superior.