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The Perfect 4 Days on Minnesota’s North Shore

It's a Perfect 4 Days on Minnesota's North Shore (in our opinion)! Thank you Condé Nast Traveler for including Cove Point Lodge in the 'ultimate version of the North Shore road trip'. We're honored. Make sure to check out the article below, many of our neighbors...

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Take This 2 Hour Fall Drive

This 2-hour, 110 mile drive along Minnesota’s North Shore that might just be the best place to see fall colors in Minnesota. Check out the Minnesota DNR fall color finder to find the best time to go, then pack up the car for a trip up north. Here’s what you’ll...

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MN “Big Things” Tour

Minnesota is home to many “big things” such as Paul Bunyan and Babe his blue ox in Bemidji, or Big Fish in Bena, or A Northern Pike in Erskine, The World’s Largest Snowman in North St. Paul, the World’s Largest Pelican in Pelican Rapids, and the Otter in Fergus...

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Vacationing with or without Pets

We get asked if we allow pets.  In short the answer is no.  However, service dogs (not emotional support animals) are welcomed and allowed under the laws of the ADA.  Cove Point Lodge has had a long history of being pet free. In 2018 we did a trial of allowing pets...

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Simple Pleasures of Simple Vacations

Some of the best vacations are the simple ones.  At Cove Point Lodge, you can just make your reservation and the rest will fall into place once you arrive.  No need to make big plans or labor over maps.  You can show up and start vacationing from the first moment...

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ID’ing Plants on the Trail

Did you know that there are apps for your phone that can ID plants just by snapping a photo while out on the trail?  PictureThis- Plant Identifier is one that you can carry with you and learn about the ecosystem for while you are visiting. Knowing what plants are...

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Hot Weather Tips

Did you know the lodge was originally built without Air Conditioning?  It wasn’t needed. Generally, the cool breeze of Lake Superior would keep the building cool without the need for A/C.  A few years ago, the trend for hotter days increased and A/C was installed...

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Luck in the Lights

For some, viewing the beauty of the northern lights dancing in the sky is a bucket list item that can be hard to check off.  If you are lucky to be on the shore during an episode of Northern Lights, go no further than the point at Cove Point Lodge. Most folks have...

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