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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WatersEdge Trading Co.

We are the place to go in Tofte, MN for your oudoor apparel and gear. We also have an extensive selection of footwear, books, jewelry, ...

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WIF-MAN WEAVING

Wif-Man Weaving is located in Tofte. Creating one of a kind items for the home or to wear.

Upstate, MN

UPSTATE MN in Grand Marais, MN aims to reflect this northern landscape through element, tone and materials. Artist made goods.

The Mountain Shop at Lutsen Mountains

A unique little shop located in the historic Scandinavian Chalet nestled within the hills of the Lutsen Mountains Ski area.  We carry gifts, ski and ...

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Tofte Holiday Station Store

Holiday has what you need! Head to Tofte Holiday Station Store for everything from fuel to fishing gear and gas to groceries! Conveniently located in ...

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Temperance Liquor

Off-sale beer, wine & sprits on Lake Superior's Scenic North Shore Drive. Stock up in Schroeder!

Thomsonite Inn Jewelry – currently closed

Fine cut & polished Thomsonite gemstones & jewelry unique to the North Shore. Our shop features jewelry and gemstones from a variety artists and rock ...

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WatersMeet Spa and Wellness Center

WatersMeet Spa is nestled in the woods overlooking Lake Superior. Services include facials, massage, body care, and nail services. Groups, couples and individuals are welcome.

The Sweetwater Co.

The Sweetwater Co. provides shoppers with a beautiful and uniquely curated selection of apparel, accessories, and home décor. Our fun and unique shopping experience ...

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The Market

Signs, Salts, Napkins Incense, Masks, Chimes, Soap Garden, Games, Baby Bracelets, Necklaces Dresses, Sweaters, Tops Christmas, Halloween

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center

Breathtaking views of Lake Superior and scenic Sugarloaf Point await you. Log cabin visitor center offers exhibits and gift shop. Programs offered throughout the year.

The Big Lake

An approachable art and gift shop with unique items that reflect the culture and lifestyle of the North Shore. Celebrating the love of gift giving ...

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Trading Post Store at Grand Portage Lodge & Casino

Convenience store open 7 days a week with great rates on gas and diesel fuels (with 24 hour pay-at-the-pump). Propane tank refills, groceries, beer, fishing & sporting ...

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