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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Campground
“This is one of the best spots for driftwood and for agate hunting. It's a drive, but the roads are nice to get there. You will loose cell phone reception and likely not have any/much reception when getting there. There's a campground and bathroom facilities. There are some challenging hikes to get to them, but beautiful waterfalls in the area. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Great restaurant to get food and drinks at. Very old world feel to Silver Street.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Beach
“Absolutely put this on your list to go, especially at night. Make sure to bring a fire starter, chairs, blankets, and s’more supplies to make a great family evening. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Ski Area
“The only ski flying hill outside of Europe. Take the Adventure ride to the top or check out the mountain bike trails!!!”
  • 8 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Grocery or Supermarket
“Little bit of a drive; albeit an easy one just down US 2, but a full-service grocery store when a local stop won't cut it or if you need more than just a few things. Prices are better than a lot of grocery items at the local convenience store.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Start here! If you want to hike and see beautiful waterfalls, be sure to make this a destination. Important lesson I learned... bring water and snacks.. you will love it so much you will be here longer than you anticipated. Enjoy!”
  • 3 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Small, very popular out-of-the-way restaurant and bar with Up North ambiance and varied menu with German specialties as well as vegetarian options. I love the mushroom cheese polenta - good for at least three meals!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Ski Lodge
“Ski Resort Part of Big Snow Resorts as is Powderhorn. Daily pass includes both ski hills”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cafe
“closest and best coffee and breakfast. Also excellent dinner Friday and Saturday”
  • 7 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“They offer chair lift rides in the fall to view the colors over the lake. Skiing in the winter, along with lantern lit snow shoe trails in the winter. You can also hike to the breathtaking Lake of the Clouds.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Amazing view from a giant bluff in the Porcupine Mtns overlooking beautiful lake in the valley. Also pretty drive to it along Lake Superior. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Lodging
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“They don't deliver all the way out to the hill, but it's a great place to go for pizza and salads!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Lovely art gallery stocked with art of all kinds from area artists. Everything from jewelry, to items made of driftwood and metal and beautiful artwork.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Cool atmosphere, games, and good drinks. They do not serve food but you're welcome to bring your own in. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Dinner (Closed Sun & Mon) - Good place for a burger and fries, Friday fish frys, etc and is located just around the corner from the chalet. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Big Powderhorn is about 11 miles away, the closest ski resort to the cabin.”
  • 2 locals recommend