Renew or Become a Member of Visit Cook County

Not only is being a member of Visit Cook County rewarding but it is also easy to verify your commitment to membership!

New Members:

  1. New members, complete the Membership & Listing Form or contact


Renewing Members:

  1. Review business name, address, website, contact info, images, text, and amenities
    • your listing(s) on our website 
    • your listing(s) in the visitor's guide 
  2. Changes – can be made to your listing(s) in the Partner Portal or by contacting
  3. Review the detail of benefits
  4. Complete the Membership & Listing Form*

*Renewing members, if we do not hear back from you, it is our understanding that you wish to maintain your membership with no changes to your business details. An invoice will be automatically generated and sent to you on May 1st.

General Visitor Guide Listing Deadline: February 15, 2024

Renew &/or make updates to your information by February 15 to be included in:

  1. Visitor Guide. The visitor guide is produced annually in the spring. Members with a current “Active” status as of February 15 will be included.
  2. Downtown Grand Marais Map & Other Print Collateral (as appropriate)


Of course, membership can be added or renewed at any time. However, to be included in the printed materials, membership must be renewed or added before the February 15 deadline. 

Visitor Guide Ads - Deadline February 15


NEW this year, we are offering content ads in our Visitor Guide! For only $500, you will receive an image and text placement in our new ads section of the guide. As a bonus, the Visitor Guide ad includes a standard membership (a $100 value).

To maintain uniformity and the beauty of the sought-after guide, the team at Visit Cook County will oversee the photos and content placement. Click here to see an example of the ad space.

Special Offers Add-on

Special Offers appear throughout the site and are featured promotions. They can be discounts, packages, or unique opportunities at your business. Only one active offer per listing is available per month, however, the contents of the offer may be changed during the month at your discretion. 

Special Offers are available to all members of Visit Cook County for $300/annually per listing. Lodging tax members with pillow counts of 150+ receive (1) complimentary special offer per month attached to a lodging listing. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions? Contact

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Carah Thomas-Maskell Information Center Coordinator

Partner Portal

Learn all about the Visit Cook County Partner Portal and find a training video and helpful documents.