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Browse our blog for all things North Shore exploration, outdoor appreciation + tips, and lots of local love. Happy adventuring!

The Perfect Memory-Making Destination

The Perfect Memory-Making Destination

Sep 27 , 2022

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Scott & Sara Clifton

" If you are looking for a new adventure, the North Shore will never let you down. " - Guest Writer Nikki Butler 

Fave Fall Festivities!

Fave Fall Festivities!

Sep 23 , 2022

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Scott & Sara Clifton

So much cozy goodness is right around the corner! We love local happenings that celebrate the season and bring community together. Here's a few loc...

It's Time to Cozy Up on The North Shore

It's Time to Cozy Up on The North Shore

Sep 15 , 2022

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Scott & Sara Clifton

Find a few cozy decor hacks from our first guest writer owner of The  Altered Abode, Aubrey who shares her tips for bringing the coziness of the se...

3 of North & Shore's Nostalgic Stops

3 of North & Shore's Nostalgic Stops

Sep 06 , 2022

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Olivia Cahoon

Come along as we share a few of our nostalgic places with you. We hope it reminds you of your own memories of the beautiful North Shore! Nostalgia...

An Ode to North Shore River Swimming + Best Locations!

An Ode to North Shore River Swimming + Best Locations!

Aug 13 , 2022

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Scott & Sara Clifton

Oh river, flowing stream Keeper of Childhood Dreams Fish or net or splash all day Wild and free this home of play Refresh our bodies, minds, and so...

4 Tips for Camping with Kids!

4 Tips for Camping with Kids!

Aug 13 , 2022

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Scott & Sara Clifton

Uffda! Did it feel a little in-tents reading that title?  Camping with kids is serious business! Lots of work but friends, it's oh so worth it! Sco...

Grand Opening Recap!

Grand Opening Recap!

May 27 , 2022

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Scott Clifton

Uffda! What a wonderful Grand Opening celebration. We were so honored to host around 350 attendees for the evening. Details included: -Live art and...

North & Shore Grand Opening!

North & Shore Grand Opening!

May 08 , 2022

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Scott Clifton

Our Makers Mercantile mobile store is expanding into a new storefront, North & Shore, in Duluth's Enger Lofts! We'd be honored if you would joi...