The Tiny Beach Town In Minnesota You’ve Never Heard Of But Need To Visit
Being landlocked, Minnesota isn’t exactly known for its beach towns in the traditional sense. You’ll find no boardwalk amusement parks or saltwater taffy shops here. But that doesn’t mean the Land of 10,000 Lakes doesn’t have beach towns. They’re just a bit different than what you might typically consider a beach town. Instead of white sand and palm trees, you’ll find agates and pine. One of our favorites is on the North Shore of Lake Superior. There, a tiny beach town with a distinctly Minnesotan feel awaits your visit. Take a look:
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The North Shore is the closest thing Minnesota has to the ocean. All of the towns along its shores are well worth visiting, but we especially love Two Harbors. Have you been there?
Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 19 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at [email protected] or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.
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