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Having Fun, In Spite Of Winter

A photo I  was looking at today from earlier this February reminded me of something very important–we Minnesotans don’t let snow get in our way. Ever. snow But the newspapers are reporting that this is coldest winter in 139 years, and that has a way of getting even the best of us down. So we’ve put together a list of three ways to embrace the winter in Two Harbors. Superior Hiking Trail Snowshoe Hike 03/01/2014 / Meet at 10am 6866 Cramer Rd, Finland, MN 55603 (218) 353-0300...


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Just Do It! Leave Reviews And Help Other Guests!

Online reviews are becoming a great source of wisdom and knowledge among many of our guests. Our guests often times share about their experiences so our other guests can benefit from their wise words. Online reviews, like Google Places, social media sites, Travelocity, Tripadvisor and Yelp help connect guests in order to share information. We welcome all reviews! Good and bad alike! Next time you stay with us, leave a review online. Tell us how we did. Tell us if you would recommend staying with...


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Four Snowshoe Spots Worth Exploring

There is an austere beauty to being outdoors in winter. Soft snow casts its hush over the woods, so that you can hear your own breath. All is still, except for the occasional rabbit darting by or bird wheeling overhead. It’s beautiful and somber all at the same time. Even the Victorian novelist George Meredith was not immune to its joys:  “Just got back from a beautiful eve of winter solstice snowshoeing. My heart was lost and enlivened by both the hush of the mountainous snow world and a...


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How Not To Get Punched In The Face By Groupon!

Groupon is a great deals and savings site. However, just like a lot of deal-based websites, there are pro’s and con’s to consider, especially when booking hotel rooms on the North Shore. A guest of ours recently wrote a blog post about an American Airlines experience that was booked through a flight-deals website. Not good! So what is Groupon and how can you avoid being punched in the face by this and many other hotel and resort deal-sites? Read on! You Get What You Pay For: If you are...


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Do Not Get Burned By Bad Reviews Online! 3 Sites To Know!

When booking a hotel room and resort on the North Shore, you probably want to know what other guests are saying about it. When booking online, wouldn’t you want to know if guests had a great experience or a terrible experience? What if we told you that you can! Here’s how. Online review sites are a great source of knowledge about a specific hotel or resort. You can learn about amenities that guests enjoyed and which ones to avoid. Check out these 3 sites to learn more! Google Places When you...


Gooseberry Falls

4 Of The Best North Shore Venues To Visit!

Want to know where the coolest places to visit on the North Shore are located? Want to know why you should visit the North Shore and why the venues are SO cool? So what are the best places to visit? Where are the romantic destinations to soak up the scenery? Read on! The answers are below! Gooseberry Falls: One of the most visited North Shore venues, Gooseberry Falls is located only 20 minutes from Larsmont Cottages. It is great for kids, families and is an awesome place for a photo session for...


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5 Reasons Why You NEED to Indulge In Our Massage Services!

Massages come at a premium when living in Minnesota, during the winter months. When it is SO cold outside, you often times have zero motivation to venture out! Consider the benefits of a night’s stay at Larsmont Cottages to enjoy our integrated wellness experience. Here are some valuable reasons why Larsmont Cottages massage services are calling your name! Massages Relieve Stress: We live in a stressful world today. The American Institute of Stress states that 46% of American’s suffer from...


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Amazing Hotel Amenities With Wow Factor, Part 2

In our Part I of a two part blog series, we talked about 5 AMAZING onsite amenities at Larsmont Cottages. In Part II, we’re going to wow you with the other AMAZING reasons to stay with us! WARNING: you’re going to need a bib because you’ll be salivating by the end of this blog post! Reason Our Resort Rocks On the North Shore Cabin Fever in February: Ok, ok. So this isn’t an amenity, but it is one AMAZING reason to stay with Larsmont Cottages! Our cabin fever deals will help you fly the...


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Wow! What our guests are saying about Larsmont Cottages!

Are you looking a great resort and hotel to stay when visiting the North Shore and Duluth, MN? Are you looking for memorable and luxurious stay? Look no further! But don’t trust what we say! Take a look at what our guests are saying about Larsmont Cottages online! The following reviews are from actual guests that have stayed with us at Larsmont Cottages and then left a Google Review. One Google reviewer writes “Stayed at Larsmont Cottages on Jan 10th, 2013. The views and facilities were...


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Amazing Resort and Hotel Amenities With Wow Factor, Part I!

Winter can be brutal in Minnesota, especially on the north shore! So in this Part I of a two part blog series, we’re going to tell you about how you can enjoy over 18 different amenities while staying with Larsmont Cottages! Here are 3 stupendous ways to relax while enjoying the winter waves! Onsite Resort Amenities We have both onsite and offsite resort activities to pass the time. Here are a few. Full Sized Indoor Swimming Pool: Who doesn’t like swimming in a pool, with the average temp...