Last Leg - Part 1

Trip Start May 11, 2008
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Trip End May 24, 2008


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Sunday, May 25, 2008

We were up early in our suite at the Mystic Lake Casino Resort... waiting for our room service breakfast. It was huge ... and part of our package.  By 9:30 am we were on our way, heading north.  It took an hour to get through Minneapolis-St. Paul. Saturday morning traffic on Memorial Day Weekend was quite  busy ... I guess everyone was heading out of the city, too.  I was surprised that the traffic didn't really let up all the way to Duluth. 

We arrived in Duluth and got our first glimpse of Lake Superior in 2 weeks. We've traveled this route before so we knew the beautiful view that awaited us as we reached Spirit Mountain (okay ... a northern Minnesota mountain is NOT a Rocky Mountain... but the view of Lake Superior cannot be met anywhere!).

In Duluth we headed for the Hermantown-Miller Hill Mall area and did a bit of shopping and grabbed lunch. It was nice to drive through a city without looking at a map! About 3 pm we were ready to finish our journey, and after gassing up, headed north on Highway 61.
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