Planning your wilderness adventure starts here. We’re your source for northern Minnesota tourism information and guidance. We’ve curated this extensive list of dining, local services and shopping opportunities to help our visitors craft the perfect Cook County getaway.

Local businesses are essential to Cook County. They contribute to our culture and delight our visitors with extensive knowledge and expertise to share. If you have any questions along the way, we, and our local business owners, will be more than happy to help.

Browse our local service listing below. You can narrow your search by the communities you plan to visit. Be sure to click the Visit Cook County compass to add ideas to your trip planner. You can find and review your trip planner anytime under Plan – Trip Planner.

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Voyageur Brewing Co.

Grand Marais, MN, sits squarely between the ancient Sawtooth Mountains on the west and Lake Superior, the world’s largest body of perfect brewing water ...

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The Crooked Spoon

The Crooked Spoon is a family owned and operated restaurant, serving lunch and dinner in a casual atmosphere, with unique menu offerings that change seasonally.

Waves of Superior Café

At Waves of Superior Café, nurturing you is our second nature. Our treatments, services and menu are inspired by our natural surroundings.

World’s Best Donuts

Our name says it all! Recipes handed down for generations for homemade cake donuts, raised glazed donuts and long johns. Home of the skizzle.