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November Events & Guided Adventures Around Two Harbors, MN

As the days grow shorter and a hint of winter looms, this month presents a variety of experiences to embrace. From exhilarating outdoor adventures to captivating tours that offer new perspectives, November is filled with opportunities for reflection, celebration, and the creation of cherished memories. Here are some exciting events and activities to experience this month!

Superior Experience Charters – Two Harbors, MN


Superior Experience Charters, formerly Muskie Doom Guide Service, is committed to delivering exciting and memorable outdoor adventures. They offer a range of experiences, from mild to wild, continuously adding new adventures to their repertoire.


Specializing in muskie fishing, they excel in guiding beginners who want to explore this thrilling sport. However, their primary focus now lies in Lake Superior fishing charters. With 16-foot small-boat charters, they teach clients how to navigate and fish the lake independently, with a hands-on approach that encourages active participation.


For those seeking larger vessels, Superior Experience Charters provides 23-foot Lake Superior boat charters. They offer scenic cruises, including BYOB booze cruises, allowing guests to savor the breathtaking views and unwind on the water.


Their offerings extend beyond Lake Superior, encompassing inland backwoods fishing and ice fishing adventures. Winter pike spearing is also on their menu for those seeking a unique and thrilling winter fishing experience. Superior Experience Charters ensure unforgettable outdoor adventures throughout the year.


Helicopter Tours – Duluth, MN

Feeling adventurous? Discover the breathtaking beauty of Duluth, Minnesota, from a whole new perspective with a private helicopter tour by Lake Superior Helicopters. As you settle into your comfortable window seat, you’ll be treated to unparalleled bird’s-eye views of this charming city.


During this exhilarating ride, you’ll soar over iconic landmarks such as the Port Terminal, the awe-inspiring aerial lift bridge, and the picturesque Canal Park waterways.It’s a unique and unforgettable way to experience the beauty of Duluth and the North Shore.


Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial Beacon Lighting at Split Rock Lighthouse – November 10th – Two Harbors, MN

This annual event serves as a poignant remembrance of the tragic sinking of the freighter Edmund Fitzgerald and the heartbreaking loss of all 29 crew members on November 10, 1975. It also provides a moment for reflection on the memory of all those who have perished on the vast waters of the Great Lakes.


During the event, visitors can explore the lighthouse, fog signal building, and visitor center, all of which will be open and staffed by knowledgeable guides. These guides will warmly welcome visitors and offer insights into the historical significance of the site and details about the shipwreck itself. Throughout the day, attendees have the opportunity to watch a compelling film about the Edmund Fitzgerald in the visitor center or join a guided tour that delves into the poignant history of the ship’s final voyage.


At 4:15 pm, there will be a brief closure of the lighthouse as the names of the crew members are solemnly read, accompanied by the tolling of a ship’s bell and a rendition of the Naval Hymn. Following this moving ceremony, the lighthouse’s beacon will be lit once more, and the tower will reopen for tours until its closing at 6 pm.


For those planning to attend, it’s advisable to bring a flashlight or headlamp as the grounds and trails are unlit. Given the unpredictable weather conditions, it’s recommended to dress appropriately for the occasion.


Winter Wonderland Market at Burlington Station – November 5th – Two Harbors, MN


Step into a Winter Wonderland Market on Sunday, November 5th, from 12pm-5pm at the Burlington Station in Two Harbors, MN. Discover handcrafted treasures, enjoy family-friendly fun, and capture holiday memories with Santa Claus from 1pm-4pm. This event supports local artisans and offers a festive atmosphere with twinkling lights and delicious holiday treats. Mark your calendars for a joyful day of holiday shopping and creating cherished memories.


Bentleyville – Opens November 18th – Duluth, MN


If you’re looking for the ultimate holiday experience in Duluth, Minnesota, look no further than Bentleyville “Tour of Lights”. This magical attraction is an absolute must-visit during the festive season. Picture this: millions of sparkling lights, towering Christmas trees, a mesmerizing light show, and Santa’s arrival by firetruck. Bentleyville transforms Bayfront Festival Park into a dazzling winter wonderland, making it the perfect destination for families, couples, and friends seeking holiday cheer. Be sure to dress warmly, grab a cup of hot cocoa, and immerse yourself in the enchanting holiday spirit at Bentleyville. It’s an unforgettable experience that will leave you with heartwarming memories and a true sense of holiday magic. Don’t miss out on this Duluth tradition!


Whether you’re seeking outdoor adventures, historical reflection, family fun, or the enchantment of the holiday season, these remarkable events and activities beckon. Embrace the spirit of November in the North Shore, and create lasting memories throughout the month.


The first step to planning your trip to Two Harbors, MN is making sure your lodging is booked! Stay with us at the Country Inn of Two Harbors and experience cozy, comfortable rooms with amenities such as an indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, and more. We hope to see you soon!



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