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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Boundary Country Trekking Outdoor Adventures

Guests come here for the adventure and outdoor connection we offer. Thriving in all seasons, our adventure trips, in partnership with + Read More

Blue Moose

Joyful treasures for the spirit, home and garden. A one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Open from May to October, seven days a week.

Bear Track Outfitting & Fishing Charter

In The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness  (BWCAW),  Canada’s Quetico Provincial Park, & Isle Royale National Park (an island on Lake Superior), and the ...

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Betsy Bowen Gallery & Artists Studios

Betsy Bowen Gallery is the best place to find rare and exclusive woodcuts by Betsy, signed books, calendars & cards. Also home to ...

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Beth’s Fudge & Gifts

Beth's Fudge and Gifts: sweatshirts, t-shirts, 30+ fudge flavors made in the store, candy, food, mugs, kids toys & clothes, postcards, key chains, & more! Mail ...

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Blue Water Cafe

Blue Water is a favorite place to eat in Grand Marais, MN and is on the harbor of Lake Superior. It's "The Meeting Place in ...

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Bearskin Lodge & Wilderness Outfitters

Sometimes, the best way to reconnect is to disconnect. How is it that when you set out to leave the world behind, the world is ...

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Big Bear Lodge

Big Bear Lodge is a small quiet resort 31 miles up the Gunflint Trail on Poplar lake. We offer lakeside cabins and guest rooms. All cabins ...

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Boreal Community Media

Visit - the leading on-line resource with information for dealing with emergencies at ...

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Borderland Lodge

Borderland Lodge (fka Cross River Lodge) is a small, family-owned resort located 45 miles up the beautiful Gunflint Trail. Guests staying in our newly renovated cabins ...

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Border Lakes Tour Company

Join us up the Gunflint Trail for a guided day trip by canoe, foot, or snowshoe into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Our tours are ...

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Birch Terrace Supper Club and Lounge

Overlooking Grand Marais harbor, the historic Birch Terrace Supper Club and Lounge has great food featuring in house BBQ and full cocktail service! Live Outdoor ...

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Bluefin Grille at Bluefin Bay Resort on Lake Superior

Experience the Bluefin Grille's sophisticated yet casual atmosphere while savoring the most breathtaking views on the Shore and enjoying our regionally inspired cuisine.