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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Cross River Heritage Center

The Cross River Heritage Center—known locally as The Heart of Schroeder—was originally built as the Stickney Inn in 1929 as one of ...

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Dappled Fern Fibers

Dappled Fern Fibers is a yarn shop in Grand Marais, MN. We empower creativity, weave community, and craft with the seasons while supplying high quality ...

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Lockport Marketplace & Grill

Lockport Marketplace and Grill has been a North Shore tradition since 1928. It is a friendly one-stop shop with groceries, gas, gifts, espresso, supplies and homemade ...

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Kari Vick, Ink.

Painter and printmaker Kari Vick, illustrator of 7 children’s books. Kari offers her imagery for collaboration on custom projects, portraits, and more.
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Gunflint Mercantile

Your number one source for all things sweet! Our fudge is made from scratch in our in-store ...

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Grand Marais Municipal Liquor Store

The store is open every day of the week except on some holidays. Large selection of wines, national brand and craft beer, spirits and mixes ...

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Drury Lane Books

Small indie bookstore in an historic cottage on the East Bay in downtown Grand Marais. New books in all genres, for all ages. Founded by ...

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Cook County Whole Foods Co-Op

Whether you’re grocery shopping or looking for a quick food stop along the North Shore, you’ll find organic, local and delicious food at ...

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Grand Marais Marathon Station

Convenient location on Highway 61. The Marathon carries a wide selection of gear, food, and fuels for your vehicles and sport machines.

Jeweler of the North Shore – Gallery & Boutique

North Shore’s headquarters for North Shore inspired jewelry, custom jewelry, jewelry repair, engagement/wedding rings. The Gallery & Boutique features unique art, Irish sweaters, ...

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Moose Tracks

Moose Tracks is a unique clothing and souvenir store with the famous concept of free printing on clothing. Located in beautiful Grand ...

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Joy & Co.

Art supplies, antiques, local rock shop and eclectic items by 120 local and regional makers. Kid friendly. Pet friendly. People friendly. #unleashjoy #createconnectcollaborate

Grand Marais Putt ‘n Pets

We are a unique 18-hole miniature golf course with furry and feathered friends to keep you company while you golf. We have also added a ...

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