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fall color itinerary north shore mn

north shore itinerary - fall colors

Fall colors are magnificent. And weather dependent. And we have two seasons on the North Shore. First the maples turn, showy and bright, peaking around September 23 through October 9. As the maple leaves begin to fall, the shoreline birch and aspen go golden making the Highway 61 corridor fantastic. The second season runs from late September through the 3rd week of October. Or so. Sometimes we get a Halloween snowstorm. Once in a [great] while, it is balmy through Thanksgiving.

Here are ideas for you to make the most of your fall color visit. Choose an itinerary that works for you, or mix and match. Use the rest of the website to customize your trip [Lodging, Communities, Events, etc].

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