The Best Way To See The Northern Lights In Minnesota

February 15, 2023

The Best Way To See The Northern Lights In Minnesota

Northern Minnesota is one of the best places in the United States to see the Northern Lights. Getting out of the city and away into the wilderness will enhance your Northern Lights viewing experience in Minnesota. Get started now by booking directly with Cascade Lodge in Lutsen, Minnesota, right along Lake Superior. Here’s how you can enjoy the Northern Lights show in Minnesota.

  • Find the Right Location: To see the Northern Lights in Minnesota, it's important to head out of the city lights and away from other sources of light pollution.

  • Be Patient: The Northern Lights can be unpredictable, so it's important to be patient when you're out watching them. Allow plenty of time to enjoy the display, and don't be discouraged if you don't see the lights right away.

  • Stay Warm: Minnesota can get very cold in the winter, so it's essential to dress warmly when you're out watching the Northern Lights.

  • Check the Aurora Forecast: The Northern Lights are most active when there is a lot of solar activity, so it's essential to check the aurora forecast before heading out to see them.

  • Find The Right Time To Visit: The best time to see the Northern Lights is typically between late August and early April.

  • Bring A Camera: If you want to never forget the moment, bring your camera. Be sure to read a bit about how to properly adjust your camera settings so that you get the best view of the Northern Lights.

Create An Unforgettable Experience

We think that you won’t soon forget what you see when viewing the Northern Lights in Lutsen, Minnesota. Our Lodge is incredibly accommodating for you and your guests. It's the perfect place for you to call home for a week or weekend. Cascade Lodge offers comfy cabins and vacation homes between Grand Marais and Lutsen. To book your vacation with Cascade Lodge, please check availability online or call us at 218-387-1112.