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Tettegouche Campground

Perched on the shore of Lake Superior, the Tettegouche Campground lies within a state park of the same name. It's just one hour’s drive from Duluth and around 90 minutes' drive from Grand Portage near the Minnesota border with Ontario, Canada.RV camping at the Tettegouche Campground includes access to 28 RV sites plus an additional 20 that are accessible to tent campers. Electric and sewer connections are available at most of the RV sites, with all offering access to flush toilets and hot showers.Pets are welcome to stay with you at this Silver Bay campground, and there are group camping facilities that can be booked ahead. If you want to stay in touch with family and friends back home, you can take advantage of the campsite’s Wi-Fi and purchase firewood on-site to use in the RV park’s fire pits.



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Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

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The Great Outdoors

When you’re camping at the Tettegouche Campground, you have direct access to the Tettegouche State Park, which sprawls across 9,346 acres along the shores of Lake Superior. It’s famed as being home to the highest waterfall in Minnesota, the 70-foot-tall High Falls, which cascades into the Baptism River. You can stretch your legs on the park’s 22 miles of hiking trails, which include part of the long-distance Superior Hiking Trail, or tackle the rock climbing cliffs of Shovel Point and Palisade Head. If you’re visiting during the winter months, there are also 12 miles of ski trails to explore, not to mention the Red Dot motorized trail that’s accessible to snowmobiles and ATVs. Anglers can try their luck at luring walleye and northern perch in Tettegouche State Park’s six inland lakes while history buffs can explore the heritage-listed buildings of Tettegouche Camp on Mic Mac Lake.Campsites at the Tettegouche Campground are also on the doorstep of the Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, which lies just 15 minutes’ drive to the south. It’s home to one of the most photographed lighthouses in the United States, the Split Rock Lighthouse, which was built in 1910 by the United States Lighthouse Service. Browse the exhibits that are now on display at the lighthouse museum and its surrounding buildings or stroll along the picturesque trails that radiate from here. The Split Rock Lighthouse State Park is also traversed by the Gitchi-Gami State Trail and the 310-mile Superior Hiking Trail for those after a lengthy walk. If you’re interested in exploring the waters of Lake Superior, join a scuba diving trip to the famous Madeira wreck, which lies just offshore and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.Directly north of the Tettegouche Campground is the George Crosby Manitou State Park, which sprawls along the banks of the Manitou River. It remains predominantly undeveloped, with large tracts of fir, cedar, spruce and northern hardwoods that provide habitat for Canadian lynx, red squirrels, moose, and black bears. Bird watchers should keep their eyes peeled for golden eagles, peregrine falcons, and American kestrels while several species of bats also inhabit the park.

Exploring the City

Campsites at the Tettegouche Campground are five minutes’ drive from the town of Silver Bay, where you’ll find a small supermarket for stocking up on grocery supplies. There’s also a gas station here if you need to fill up your RV rental and a couple of eateries if you want to dine out.Silver Bay campers are around 40 minutes’ drive from Two Harbors, which is home to The Duluth and Iron Range Depot Museum. It occupies a historic train station that was built in 1907 and explores the influence of the Duluth and Iron Range Railroad on the development of Two Harbors. The building is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places and houses a fascinating range of exhibits that detail the region’s Native American people and the local mining industry.The Tettegouche Campground makes a good base for visiting Duluth, which is situated just one hour’s drive away. It’s home to plenty of museums and family-friendly attractions, as well as an Aerial Lift Bridge that raises and lowers to let ships and cruise liners pass through. Get up close to vintage locomotives at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum or come face-to-face with both saltwater and freshwater species at the Great Lakes Aquarium. If you want to soak up the waterfront views of Lake Superior, stroll along the Lake Walk, where there’s also a replica of Erikson’s Viking ship that sailed from Norway to Duluth.Whether you want to explore the state parks along the shores of Lake Superior or discover the museums of Two Harbors and Duluth, book an RV in Lake County and start planning your next vacation.


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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.