Explore the beauty of the Northwoods

Located 90 miles north of Duluth and 240 miles north of the Twin Cities, America’s North Coast is perfectly located on the rugged North Shore of Lake Superior, the world’s largest freshwater lake. The picturesque communities of Lutsen, Tofte and Schroeder together form the foundation of America’s North Coast, an area featuring stunning natural beauty and diverse entertainment offerings.

Soaring mountains. Plunging valleys. Eclectic local economies. World-class restaurants. As a visitor to America’s North Coast, you’ll discover one of the best vacation spots in the country—and quite possibly rediscover some of the best parts of you. It’s time to wake up.  To explore all the area has to offer visit


The lodging choices on America’s North Coast are as varied as the visitors who enjoy them. From rugged to resort, camping to pampered, options are nearly endless. We invite you to explore our offerings and find the one that best balances your heart’s sense of adventure with your body’s craving for relaxation. Check out the resources below for a variety of lodging options:

Air Travel

Duluth International is the closest airport. Car rentals are available. Follow directions from Duluth, it’s about a two hour drive. Ship your bike to a local bike shop and pick it up in time for the race.

Dining and Activities

Look around. There’s not a chain restaurant in sight. Instead, America’s North Coast serves up delicious local meals, with a healthy serving of memories at no extra charge. From fresh local seafood to thick steaks to vegetarian, from casual, yet refined, to just-outta-the-woods, you’ll be counting the hours until it’s time for your next meal.

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