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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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.

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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The Mountain Shop at Lutsen Mountains

Dale of Norway sweaters, Dansko shoes, ski and snowboard jackets, snow pants, gloves, mittens & hats, Smartwool. Sunglasses, goggles, jewelry and unique gifts.

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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Studio 21 – Grand Marais Art Colony

Open for classes only, Monday-Friday Open for exhibitions / general public from 9 am - 4 pm on Saturdays Closed on Sundays

The Market

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

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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The Big Lake

An approachable art gallery and gift shop with unique items that reflect the culture and lifestyle of the North Shore of Lake Superior.

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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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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Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply Co.

We are your Grand Marais outdoor adventure shop. Visit our store for guided tours, rentals, high quality gear and clothing. Tours and rentals: canoes, sea ...

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North Shore Commercial Fishing Museum

Learn about the lives of commercial fishing families and techniques the Scandinavian settlers used at a replica of an early red Tofte fish house.

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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