Saturday, July 16, 2011

North Shore July Holiday

The Fourth of July week holiday up the North shore is over. The weather was fantastic. What is the North Shore without a stop in Grand Marais? Drinks on the top of the Gunflint Tavern,a walk out on Artist Point to the lighthouse and a stroll around town to the shops. The dining at the local restaurants is always a real treat. I like them all and wouldn't even rate them. Each has very good points. Breakfast at the Blue Water Cafe, dinner at the Gunflint Tavern or the Angry Trout. Lunch at the Crooked Spoon. The ice cream break at Sidney's over looking East Bay. The Java Moose is a favorite also while harbor watching. Walk the hiking trails just outside of town to work up a good appetite for dinner. Take a drive up the Gunflint trail and hike up a few overlooks. The list is endless! Even with the State shutdown there was more then plenty to do as access to trails and parks was still available in many places. Pictures above were taken on the run with a I-Phone. More photos to come!

1 comment:

Andrew Slade said...

Looks like you had a great time in Grand Marais! It must feel really good to be there in person and not by webcam. I'd never seen anyone climb the lighthouse steps before...good job!