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Lovely Loyly, Sweaty Saunas are a Northland Family Tradition

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If you're a transplant to northern Minnesota, you may have noticed the

strong Finnish heritage that thrives here. In the early 1900s, Duluth was home to one of the largest Finnish communities outside Finland.


But you don't have to be Finnish to enjoy one of their finest imports: the sauna. A true, traditional sauna experience is not a spa or a resort bonus, and it's certainly not something you do after a chlorinated swim at the Holiday Inn.

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