Photos of Thunderbird Lodge
TripAdvisor Reviews Thunderbird Lodge International Falls
Travel Blogs from International Falls
... eagles and loons and paddled close in to the shore at some points to see the beautiful forest landscape that comes right down almost to water's edge.
Almost all the trees and plants are new to us and it's fun getting to know them.
Today we were scheduled to go out on a boat trip led by the Park Service to Kettle Falls, the place where one lake empties into another. All these lakes flow into ...
... AT&T dominated so lots of roaming charges) and couldn't locate an RV park on-line earlier in the day. I must say that Manitoba and Northern Ontario cell service sucks! It's virtually nonexistent! Fort Frances looks like it is really suffering since the closure of the pulp and paper mill last year.
We took a walk after dinner and spotted our first wild life of the trip - a friendly skunk!
... trunks) are actually involved.
Luckily, in amongst the mayhem, we got time to go have dinner with the Koski family, and on the menu was the fabled Lutefisk. This dish, made from old rehydrated cod fish, is popular in Scandinavia and also (it would seem) Fort Frances. The dinner was a good escape from the hard work, and to the shock and awe or the avid Lutefisk fans there (Norma, her dad and Tom Koski); I actually enjoyed it. The next day Tom drove ...
... 10,000 lakes, and there are actually almost 12,000 lakes over 10 acres in size. As I approached the northeast corner of the state I saw that I was close to International Falls so I decided to go take a look. Surprise, no falls! Talking to some locals, it seems that they dammed up the falls and built a power plant. Destroying a waterfall just to supply electricity to tens ...
Ate a great lunch in Duluth, Minnesota, at Fitger's Brewery. The stout was amazing. So was the root beer.
Spending the night in International Falls, Minnesota, where we HAD to come because it is so frequently cited as the coldest place in the continental U.S. during the winter. It is rainy and mild. ...
Other places to stay in International Falls
2326 US Highway 53 South/Frontage Rd, International Falls | 1 star hotelfrom $64
2331 Highway 53 S, International Falls | 2 star hotelfrom $76
10 Riverview Boulevard, International Falls | 1 star hotelfrom $55
2002 2nd Ave West, International Falls | Hotelfrom $42
1500 Highway 71 Box 272, International Falls | 3 star hotelfrom $118