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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Cross River Heritage Center

The Cross River Heritage Center—known locally as The Heart of Schroeder—was originally built as the Stickney Inn in 1929 as one of ...

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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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Crooked Spoon Food Truck

The Crooked Spoon Food Truck serves up some classic comfort food. Burgers, sandwiches, frozen soups for later and more. Follow on Facebook or Instagram for ...

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Grand Marais Marathon Station

Convenient location on Highway 61. The Marathon carries a wide selection of gear, food, and fuels for your vehicles and sport machines.

Grand Marais Municipal Liquor Store

The store is open every day of the week except on some holidays. Large selection of wines, national brand and craft beer, spirits and mixes ...

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Drury Lane Books

Small indie bookstore in an historic cottage on the East Bay in downtown Grand Marais. New books in all genres, for all ages. Founded by ...

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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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Dappled Fern Fibers

Dappled Fern Fibers is a yarn shop in Grand Marais, MN. We empower creativity, weave community, and craft with the seasons while supplying high quality ...

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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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Golden Eagle Lodge & Nordic Ski Center

This is World-Class cross-country skiing at its best! The nationally renowned Central Gunflint Ski Trail System, owned jointly by Golden Eagle Lodge and Bearskin Lodge, ...

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Cook County Higher Education

Education Where You Live Cook County Higher Education (CCHE) is a non-profit organization established in 1996 to address four critical issues facing our rural remote community: ...

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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 Market

The Cook County Market celebrates its 25th anniversary this summer, offering handmade quality products by Cook County artists and artisans. Look ...

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