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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Points Unknown: Canoe, Snowshoe, Hiking and Sled Dog Adventures

Points Unknown offers unique, off grid lodging and activity experiences. Mindful paddling ...

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North Shore Winery & Sawtooth Mountain Cider House

North Shore Winery and the Sawtooth Mountain Cider House offer red, white and rosé wines, and hard ciders created with a local flair to experience ...

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Sawtooth Outfitters

Canoes • Kayaks • Bikes • Skis • Guided Tours • Outdoor Gear  • Apparel Our knowledgeable staff can assist with everything you need to make your North Shore adventure a ...

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Mueller Studio

Mueller Studio is a public art and sculpture fabrication practice located on Lake Superior’s North Shore in Lutsen, Minnesota.

Pine Mountain General Store

We have opened the doors to Pine Mountain General Store! We have a great selection of beer, wine, and spirits, and will be expanding our ...

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Nor’wester Lodge and Canoe Outfitters

Nor'wester Lodge & Canoe Outfitters has been one of the most unforgettable Northern Minnesota vacation spots for over 80 years. Located on the historic Gunflint Trail ...

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Sawtooth Aviation

Minnesota North Shore scenic flights. Scenic airplane rides and tours available to fit your schedule. Moose scouting, Gunflint Trail, fall color tours, Lutsen, Grand Marais ...

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North House Folk School

Mission is to enrich lives and build community by teaching traditional northern crafts in a student-centered learning environment that inspires the hands, heart & mind.

North 61 *New Grand Marais location!

NORTH 61 is family, adventure, and love of place. Shop American-made NORTH 61 branded clothing, adventure goods, leather bags and vintage clothing at the NORTH 61 store in ...

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Poplar Haus Wine & Spirits

Poplar Haus is the embodiment of the Northwoods dream. We are situated 32 miles outside of Grand Marais on the historic Gunflint Trail. Poplar Haus is ...

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North Shore Commercial Fishing Museum

The North Shore Commercial  Fishing Museum, at 7136 Hwy 61 in Tofte, MN is open from 10 am to 5 pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday starting 4/21/2022.  Admission is $3 for ...

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Sivertson Gallery

Sivertson Gallery, Art of the North, where the story of survival and adventure in northern places is expressed by extraordinary artists in a variety of ...

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North Shore Artists League

The North Shore Artists League is organized by artists, for artists, as a place to network, learn, be inspired, promote and share the artist’s ...

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