Located on the shores of Rainy Lake near the mouth of the Rainy River, Loony’s Brew offers a variety of craft beers, a deck and dock for boats to pull up to, and live music including a range of house instruments to play from.
Opened in 2003 with wine focus on MN hybrids by the University of MN and Elmer Swenson. Won many international Gold Medals and MN Governors Cup. Introducing our new Lumberjack Hard Cider line Oct. 28,2016. Available in 22 oz. bombers and 1/6 barrel kegs. Cheers!
Chuck Corliss, a long-time Lutsen visitor and homeowner, and his wife, Kim Schroeder, an avid North Shore fan, are the founders of North Shore Winery and the Sawtooth Mountain Cider House. Both of us have long term interests in wine, vineyards, and wine making. But our decades of experience tasting wine, beer, and cider gives … [ Read more]
The Starkeller by August Schell Brewing Company is the latest venture for Brewmaster Jace Marti and features favorites from the Noble Star series of “sour” Berliner Weiss style beers.
Operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers, the most visited marine museum on the Great Lakes; exhibits and programs on upper lakes commercial shipping, Duluth Ship Canal and Aerial Bridge, three replica cabins and pilothouse from ships, two-story steam engine, 50 scale models and lots of interactive displays. 1,000-foot freighters pass within 200 feet … [ Read more]
For over 40 years, the S.S. William A. Irvin was the flagship of U.S. Steel’s Great Lakes Fleet, carrying iron ore and taconite while hosting guests and dignitaries in her elegantly appointed staterooms. Take a 60 minute guided tour from bow to stern on this 610 foot laker. Get the real feel of life on … [ Read more]
The history of Joseph Wolf Brewing Company dates back more than 150 years to 1868. Today, the great-granddaughters of Joseph Wolf are reviving this historic brand. With three contract-brewed beers currently available, they’re working toward opening a brewery and taproom of their own in 2018.
The 18-hole “Wildflower” course at the Fair Hills Resort facility near Detroit Lakes, Minnesota features 7,000 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating ranges from 74.6 – 72.0 and it has a slope ranging from 133 to 124 on blue grass.
With 11 galleries of modern and contemporary art, the Walker Cinema, and McGuire Theater, the Walker is an essential experience for the culturally curious. Dine at the Gather Café, and find artful gifts at the Walker Shop. Stroll the 11 acres of the adjacent Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, featuring the iconic Spoonbridge and Cherry sculpture and … [ Read more]
Come hear and see the history of these sandstone caves. You will explore the original mined caves and see the finished caves (once a romantic night club called The Castle Royal). Hear the legends of the gangster massacre and ghostly lore in the most unique setting from Chicago to San Francisco.
The newly built, 14,000 square foot museum features 9 SPAMtastic galleries with interactive games and photo opportunities. Admission is free to all visitors.
This 43,000-acre National Wildlife Refuge hosts more than 250 species of birds and is a premier production site for trumpeter swans. Features nesting bald eagles, golden-winged warblers, otters, porcupine, wolves and more. A wildlife drive and visitor center offer spectacular vistas of marshes, trees and wildlife.
Shipwrecks from a mighty 1905 November gale prompted this rugged landmark’s construction. Completed by the U.S. Lighthouse Service in 1910, Split Rock Light Station soon became one of Minnesota’s best known landmarks. Restored to its 1920s appearance, the light station offers a glimpse of lighthouse life in this remote and spectacular setting.
Tour Minnesota’s first iron mine. Don a hardhat and journey 2,341 feet via a cage to the 27th level, ride the rails back into the mine and listen to the stories of mining a century ago. Above ground, explore the dry, drill shop, crusher and engine house. Hike the trails through a hardwood conifer forest … [ Read more]