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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Coho Café & Bakery

Kick back with an espresso or glass of wine in our casual, yet chic north shore bistro. Sample the award-winning pizza, homemade breads, or specialty ...

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Cook County Snowmobile Club Ridge Riders

Based out of Grand Marais, Minnesota, the Gunflint Trail system has got something for everyone. From Grand Marais to Gunflint Lake, our trail systems cover ...

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Cross River Lodge

Boat and motor rentals, Pontoon boat rentals, Horseback riding, Fishing guide service and Canoeing and kayaking
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Dairy Queen

OPEN ALL YEAR to enjoy DQ's Chicken Strip Basket, Blizzard Treats, Malt & Shakes, Frozen Cakes, Orange Julius & Fruit Smoothies and the world famous ...

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Cook County Community Center

Event space, commerical kitchen, Curling Club arena, outdoor ice rink, skateboard park, playground, ball diamond, tennis courts, 4H Log Building. 4th St. Horse & Dog ...

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Cross River Heritage

For the Summer of 2020 the Center will be closed.  We will miss you and we hope to welcome you all back in 2021. The gift shop ...

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Cook County Airport & Seaplane Base – Grand Marais

Located 7 miles from Grand Marais, it is a full service, public use airport and seaplane base for the convenience, benefit and safety of general aviation ...

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Drury Lane Books

Quaint independent bookstore with a hand-curated selection of books for book-lovers. Full moon readings and author events.

Coldwell Banker North Shore

Whether you are buying or selling, our experienced agents look forward to helping you find YOUR piece of the North Shore. Give us a call!

Cook County Tennis Association

Cook County Tennis Association provides recreational tennis play throughout the summer at the five hard surface Cook County Tennis Courts, located in Grand Marais. Charles ...

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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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Cook County Higher Education

Hear stories about local sights & history. Listen to artists describe their processes and works. Call for more information!
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Cook County Community YMCA

Indoor pool with waterslide and zero-depth entry play area. Sauna, Whirlpool, group exercise classes, cardio machines, weights, gymnasium, volleyball, pickleball, tennis and walking track. Drop-in ...

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