Life in the Region
Living and working in the Northland offers a unique blend of outdoor recreation activities, arts &
entertainment, fine dining and shopping experiences, education and career opportunities.
Whether it's cross country skiing at Lutsen Mountain or
snowmobiling in Washburn County, kayaking in the Apostle Islands, running in Grandma's Marathon
or the Whistlestop Marathon in Ashland,
Wisconsin, listening to the Duluth Superior Symphony
Orchestra or spending the weekend at Bayfield, Wisconsin's Apple Fest,
cheering on the UMD Bulldog hockey
team or the Northland College Lumberjacks basketball team,
or maybe catching any of the area's high school sporting events, the Northland has something for every sports
enthusiasts young and old.
If you plan to attend college straight out of high school, or going back to school to finish your degree, or
maybe looking to improve your skills to advance your career, look no further than the Northland's highly
touted four-year, two-year, business and technical colleges and universities including,
the University of Minnesota-Duluth, Northland College
(Ashland, WI), Lake Superior College,
the University of Wisconsin-Superior, Rainy River
Community College, the College of St. Scholastica,
Hibbing Community College, Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College,
Duluth Business University,
Mesabi Range Community & Technical College,
LCO Community College,
Northcentral Technical College,
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College and
Vermilion Community College.
Shopping for that special gift, a great place to eat or that perfect bed & breakfast, check out the
Northland's best by going to the area's convention and visitor bureau's websites linked to this page.
If you're living here already, we're very glad you decided to make the Northland your home. If you're
considering a move, we invite you to visit our website often. Contact our local workforce centers, colleges
and universities to inquire about career and educational opportunities. We think you will be amazed by the
quality of life we can offer you and your family.
Welcome to the Northland! It's a great place to live, work and raise your family.