Enjoy Summer – Hiking along the beautiful North Shore!

With the many fantastic summer activities in Two Harbors, it’s a perfect time of year for a visit to the North Shore.

C.J. Ramstad / North Shore State Trail

The C.J. Ramstad/North Shore State Trail is a 146-mile natural surface trail from Duluth to Grand Marais. The trail runs through St. Louis, Lake and Cook counties in northeastern Minnesota, winding its way through the forests on the ridge-line overlooking Lake Superior. The trail provides access to some of the most rugged and beautiful scenery in Minnesota.

Country Inn provides direct access to the CJ Ramstad/North Shore State Trail. Explore endless trail loops along the North Shore or travel inland towards Ely or the Iron Range. We’re conveniently located on Hwy. 61.  We offer ample, well-lit parking, close to gas, within walking distance to restaurants and bars.

Seasonal Activities

Fat Tire Biking

For trail and rental information the Lake County Chamber of Commerce as all the information that you need.

 Hiking & Biking

The Two Harbors area offers numerous hiking & biking opportunities. Click here for more information.

Tours, events, and festivals

Grandma’s Marathon

Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, MN is a premier long-distance running event covering 26.2 miles along Lake Superior’s scenic route. Renowned for its picturesque course, runners are treated to stunning views of the lake, forests, and cliffs, making it a visually captivating experience.

As a spectator, you’ll witness a display of athleticism, endurance, and sportsmanship as participants push themselves to achieve their personal best. The event also fosters a sense of community, with spectators coming together to support and cheer on the runners, creating an electric atmosphere along the route.

Lake County Fair – August 8-11, 2024

If there’s one thing Minnesota does right, it’s hosting spectacular fairs and festivals. Indulging in delicious fried foods with live music echoing in the background is what summer days are all about. In addition to yummy treats and local bands, the Lake County Fair will also have a beer garden, farm animals, daily prize drawings, and various vendors selling all sorts of goods.

Farmers Market – Every Saturday, 10am-1pm

From May 25th through October, the Two Harbors Farmers Market will occur every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the parking lot of Burlington Station. Farmers’ markets are a great way to get to know the community and support local businesses. Farmer markets are the only place you can go to find the freshest produce, home baked goods, and one-of-a-kind crafts all in one space.