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A Weekend Up North

We decided to take off this weekend, just the two of us and head north. Our original plan was to camp at a state park and go and see some sights each day. However, we didn't realize the magnitude of the great weekend migration that happens every weekend apparently here. We stopped at four state parks and all were full. At the fourth we asked where else we could camp and the super nice employees called a nearby campground and found they had several open sites. It was near the town of Finland.

It was nice, small secluded campground. I think it has about 20 sites and we saw a total of five people the whole time were there.
Our camp site and tent.

Our plan still worked, even though we ended up a bit further north then we had wanted too. We saw many different things including:
The view from the swinging bridge at Jay Cooke State Park.
The Aerial Bridge in Duluth.
Wilbert skipping stones on Lake Superior.
The view of the coast from Silver Bay Cliff.
The waterfalls in Gooseberry Falls State Park.
The view from Shovel Point in Tettegouche State Park.
Climbed a lot of stairs to get to...
High Falls, a 60 foot waterfall.

More highlights of the trip to come. We had a great weekend away.


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