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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Gun Flint Tavern

Craving a place they could enjoy a craft-brewed beer, nice glass of wine, organic food and live music year-round, Jeff and Susan Gecas opened The ...

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LutZen Reflections Massage Lutsen and Grand Marais, MN

Step into your zen. Our massage therapists will consult with you to create a personalized experience based on your needs. Appointments for massage services are ...

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Hungry Jack Outfitters

Hungry Jack Canoe Outfitters provides gear, food, and advice for wilderness canoe trips in northeastern Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Ontario’s ...

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Lockport Marketplace & Grill

Lockport Marketplace and Grill has been a North Shore tradition since 1928. It is a friendly one-stop shop with groceries, gas, espresso, supplies and homemade pasties. ...

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Java Moose Espresso Café

Serving espresso based coffee drinks, chai, tea, bakeries, ice cream, soup and sandwiches.

Jeweler of the North Shore

North Shore’s headquarters for North Shore inspired jewelry, custom jewelry, jewelry repair, engagement/wedding rings. JNS Gallery features unique art, Irish sweaters, performance wear &...

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Grandma Ray’s

Grandma Rays is the former American Legion Post 413. Local music & dancing. Famous for broasted chicken, burger and taco nights. Dart leagues and trivia nights!

Joy & Co.

Art supplies, antiques, local rock shop and eclectic items by 120 local and regional makers. Kid friendly. Pet friendly. People friendly. #unleashjoy #createconnectcollaborate

Gunflint Hills Golf Course

Gunflint Hills Golf Course is located just over the Sawtooth Mountains, above the ...

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Gunflint Mercantile

Handmade, stirred with a wooden spoon, fudge and truffles. Variety of  candy, ready-to-make food items, t-shirts and aprons. + Read More

Hungry Hippie Tacos

Hungry Hippie Tacos, Northern Tacos & Smoked Brisket. Fast homemade food, featuring the iconic Northern Minnesota frybread taco! Eat in or take out.

Grand Portage Marina RV Park

The RV Park is located at the Marina with 29 sites with full hook-ups, and a comfort station with restrooms and showers. Guests may use the ...

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Great Gifts

Overlooking Lake Superior, Great Gifts embodies the spirit of your journey along the North Shore, and the wilderness beyond...for every season & every reason, ...

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