Lutsen MN North Shore Activities for the Whole Family, Year-Round
Located on the North Shore of Lake Superior within the Superior National Forest, Lutsen offers family-friendly activities all year round. If you want a beautiful view of Lake Superior, Lutsen is the place you need to visit with your family. Known for winter skiing, Lutsen also offers summer fun. The area abounds with resorts and lodges where you are sure to find the perfect vacation spot for your family.
Resorts and Lodges at Lutsen
Lutsen is the home of Minnesota’s first resort, founded by Swedish immigrant Charles Nelson in 1881. A homesteader, Nelson provided lodging and meals to the new immigrants arriving to the area. From those humble beginnings, Lutsen is now home to many resorts. The business area of Lutsen lies along Highway 61. There you will find an assortment of shops brimming with gifts, souvenirs, art and necessities.
Papa Charlie’s Tavern & Stage
Music lovers will enjoy an evening at one of Minnesota’s top music clubs, Papa Charlie’s Tavern & Stage. Come for lunch or dinner and bring the entire family. You will love the view offered by Papa Charlie’s and outdoor dining on the deck is provided in the summer. Enjoy a game of pool, play games or just sit and relax.
In winter, the ski slopes are abuzz with winter skiing fun. In summer, the Alpine slide provides thrills. Enjoy the ride on the chairlift to the top of Eagle Mountain. Once there, take in the view before hopping on your sled and cruising down the half-mile track to the bottom. The twists and turns of the Alpine slide will add thrills and excitement to your visit.
Lutsen offers a variety of activities and fun experiences for every age group. Plan your visit to Lutsen Mountains today and remember to pack the camera!