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They’re only little for a while. Make big memories.

Family AvatarImagine a two-mile hike and not a single “She’s touching meeee.”

While we can’t promise your kids will behave perfectly for the duration of your Cook County vacation, we can promise they won’t run out of things to do.

And neither will you. That’s the beauty of traveling to Lutsen-Tofte-Schroeder, Grand Marais, the Gunflint Trail, and Grand Portage: There’s something for every family.

Top 5 Family Lake Adventures

  1. Explore the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness/BWCAW. Learn more about canoe trip outfitting.
  2. Drive the beautiful North Shore Scenic Drive along Lake Superior to Grand Portage State Park. Then take a short, barrier-free hike to see High Falls—the highest waterfall in Minnesota.
  3. Look for agates.
  4. Visit unique attractions like Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center, the Towering Pines Canopy Tour, the Mountain Tram and the Alpine Slide.
  5. Enjoy kid-friendly festivals and events like Fisherman’s Picnic and Moose Madness.

Want more? Browse all of our summer activities.

We invite you to unplug, reconnect and recharge in a place where the tweets come from actual birds.