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Gooseberry Falls- (is on Hwy 61 about 40 miles from Duluth MN, and 12 miles from Two Harbors MINNESOTA) is the gateway to the North Shore. It is known for its spectacular waterfalls, river gorge, Lake Superior shoreline, Civilian Conservation Corps log and stone structures, and north woods wildlife. Listen to the thunderous roar of the Upper, Middle and Lower Falls of the Gooseberry River as it plummets through a rocky gorge. Watch for waves, ships, or the moon rise on Lake Superior from an ancient lava flow known as the Picnic Flow. Hike or ski to see the Fifth Falls through a forest of evergreens, aspen, and birch, and enjoy camping in modern campsites, picnicking, and relaxing along the Lake Superior shoreline or the Gooseberry River. To get the most out of your visit, stop by the Joseph N. Alexander Visitor Center where you can find park information, interpretive displays, a park video, Nature Store, and more. Don’t miss the Gateway Plaza for outdoor interpretive signs on area resources and history.
Split Rock Lighthouse-(are on Hwy 61 about 48 miles from Duluth, Minnesota and 20 miles from Two Harbors, MN) This park is situated on the North Shore of Lake Superior. Perhaps best known for its historic lighthouse, this park offers numerous recreational opportunities. Visitors can cart-in their supplies to pristine campsites along Lake Superior. Scenic trails along the lake link up to the spectacular Superior Hiking Trail. Anglers cast their lines for lake trout, salmon, and brown trout. The rocky beach is perfect for skipping stones into Lake Superior.
George Crosby Manitou-(is on County Road 7 about 14 miles from Hwy 61 & MN Hwy 1. The park is about 74 miles from Duluth, Minnesota and 19 miles from Silver Bay, Mn. ) come to this north-country wilderness park where waterfalls cascade through a volcanic canyon surrounded by majestic forest. The trails in the park are carved through a forest of fir, cedar, spruce, and northern hardwoods. Although the trails are steep and challenging for hikers and backpackers, they offer spectacular views. Secluded campsites are for backpackers only. Trout (brown, rainbow, and brook) and splake (a hybrid of brook and lake trout) reside in Benson Lake. Watch for moose, deer, bear, and wolves.
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When it comes to travelling you will be hard pressed to find anywhere as exciting as Mexico to visit. Mexico can offer you historical heritage and modern day cities combined into one, so there is something for everyone in Mexico.
The country seems to be split into two when it comes to the differing terrain in Mexico. You can choose from the tropical south with it rain forests or the rocky and sandy north with the mountains and deserts.
Mexico can be such an exciting place if you want to delve deeper into the countries heart and visit the many villages as well as the locals who are only too willing to greet visitors.
Your trip into Mexico however would not e complete without going to visit Mexico City. This place is something to behold as it is recognized as probably the oldest urban dwellings in the whole western hemisphere. Mexico City is also known for being one of the biggest metropolises in the world.
If you are a current United Sates citizen then it is not compulsory for you to take a passport when visiting Mexico although it can be a lot more convenient if you do take one. All you actually need to take is proof that you are a citizen which could be in the form of any type of photo identification.
Anybody that considers taking their car on their visit to Mexico will need to obtain a permit which can be acquired at one of the Mexican consulate in the U.S. or from the customs office at your point of entry into Mexico.
Mexico is a true year round holiday destination but it is invariably split into two main seasons. The low season runs from Easter until the middle of December and then the high season takes over.
There may be more chances of bargain priced holidays during the low season, so if you are thinking of visiting Mexico then this may be worth considering.