There’s no such thing as a cookie-cutter event in Lutsen-Tofte-Schroeder, Grand Marais, the Gunflint Trail, or Grand Portage.
Holding a meeting or saying “I do” in Cook County, Minnesota is perfect for people who want to choose from the most unique wedding and group travel venues in Minnesota—not to mention the most spectacular settings.
Start planning by getting inspired:
- Look through our trip ideas for activities and locations you might want to incorporate in your event.
- Use the interactive map to find potential venues and places to stay on the North Shore or near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness/BWCAW.
Nor'wester Lodge & Canoe Outfitters has been one of the most unforgettable Northern Minnesota vacation spots for over 80 years. Located on the historic Gunflint Trail right on the shore of Poplar Lake, Nor'Wester Lodge & Canoe Outfitters is surrounded by the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) and Superior National Forest.
All-season family resort located on the Poplar River and nestled in the Sawtooth Mountains in Lutsen Mountains. Lodge rooms, condos, townhomes, and Poplar Ridge log homes. Pool, restaurant and lounge on site. Birding and wildlife watching. Many complimentary resort activities and guest services. Pet friendly.
A new, luxurious waterfront retreat. Two- or three-bedroom townhomes and master suites. Pool and whirlpool, fitness center and Waves of Superior Spa.
Voted Minnesota's Favorite Resort" by Minnesota Monthly and "Most Romantic Resort" by Lake Superior Magazine
Iconic resort on Lake Superior's shore, rich with history and romance, with lodging options including a Lakeside Scandinavian lodge, luxury townhomes/condos, log cabins. The restaurant been given the Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator Magazine. Amenities include in-room fireplaces, whirlpools, and massage. Activities are complimentary for guest and are guaranteed to create memories!
Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters – Lakeside fireplace cabins, tasty meals and beverages, guided naturalist activities, riding stable and Towering Pines Canopy Tour. Open year around, many cabins with hot tub, private sauna, and washer/dryer, boats and motors, fishing guides, complimentary canoes, kayaks, and standup paddle boards, and onsite hiking trails. Winter activities include cross country skiing, snowshoeing and dog sledding. Full meal service and bar from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Eagle Ridge Resort at Lutsen Mountains is your Base Camp for Adventure - on the slopes, in the woods, and along the Lake Superior shore! This year-round resort offers ski-in/ski-out access to Lutsen Mountains in the winter, and on-site access to Lutsen Mountain's Alpine Slide and Mountain Tram during the non-winter months. Each of our cozy studios and condos have a fireplace and mountain view, many have a Jacuzzi, full kitchen and/or private balcony. Minutes from Superior National Golf. Spectacular fall colors. Kids eat free.
On the North Shore of Lake Superior featuring log cabins, main lodge and motel units. Miles of wild, scenic and accessible Lake Superior shoreline interspersed with ledge rock and cobblestone beaches unspoiled by any development. Completely surrounded by Cascade River State Park with the nationally recognized Superior Hiking Trail coming right to your door. Excellent restaurant and pub onsite serving hand crafted meals daily.
Located right on Lake Superior, 35 minutes north of Grand Marais. Lodge has 95 updated rooms including 5 whirlpool suites, pool & sauna. Dine in the Island View Dining room, Antler's Lounge or Casino snack bar. Casino has over 425 slots and a Bingo Hall. Campgrounds open May 15 through October 15, 12 tent sites, 29 RV sites.
Historic Lodge with breathtaking Dining Room on Lake Superior only 15 miles from Grand Marais. A Must See!
Explore nearby Temperance River State Park, Carlton Peak, Caribou River and Sugarloaf Cove. Single or two bedroom condos or motel units with gas fireplaces or whirlpool options. Great internet and cell phone service. Vaulted ceilings, DVD players and Refrigerators. Restaurants in the area.