On Minnesota's North Shore, spectacular scenery and superbly groomed trails make it a perfect place to ski and snowshoe.
Where to ski: For cross-country skiing, the Sugarbush system between Tofte and Lutsen, Norpine Trails between Lutsen and Cascade River State Park and Pincushion near Grand Marais. For alpine skiing, Lutsen Mountains.
Events to catch: Feb. 15, Pincushion Ski Festival and candlelight skis in Gooseberry Falls State Park and on the Sugarbush Trails.
Details: For more, see Skiing on the North Shore.