Lutsen Resort is a historic resort that was built in the late 1800’s. It sits on the western shore of Lake Superior north of Duluth , Minnesota and south of Thunder Bay in Canada . You can have a great winter getaway there since they specialize in skiing and other winter activities. The lodge is a pleasant place to stay even if you don’t like to ski or do other winter activities since you can look out at the large Lake Superior .
Skiing is a popular winter sport in Minnesota and Lutsen has both downhill and cross-country skiing. The Ski hill is only a five minute drive away from the historic resort and on the way you might see some wildlife. The ski hill is just short of a 1000 foot vertical drop and the longest run is about two miles. You will find about a 1000 acres of terrain to ski on. Snowboarding is also available there on a special snowboarding hill.
Cross-Country ski trails are groomed and ready to ski on. The trails range from beginner trails to some that are much more difficult. The scenery on the ski trails is fabulous and you can always get a chance at a glimpse of wildlife. Deer can be seen regularly on the trails but you may also have a chance to see a moose.
Ski lessons are also available so you can go and learn to ski if you don’t already know how. If you stay at the Lutsen Lodge they have complimentary snowshoes and cross-country skis for you to use. Guided trail tours are available for an extra fee but you can also go off with a map yourself. The staff at the lodge is friendly and helpful and they know what the ski conditions are.
Once you are done skiing you can head back to the lodge for a swim in the large heated pool. Y ou can sit and enjoy the view of Lake Superior or relax by the warm fire and read a good book if you wish.
The Lutsen Resort is a great place to go for a winter getaway and it is also a nice place for a romantic getaway. The historic rooms are inviting, cozy and decorated in a north woods lodge décor. If you plan to get married you can even have your wedding there. If you would like to know more about Lutsen Resort you can go on the net to http://www.lutsenresort.com/ for more information on a great winter vacation.