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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Mueller Studio

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

NORTH 61

NORTH 61 is family, adventure, and love of a place. Shop our American-made NORTH 61 branded clothing, adventure goods, leather bags and vintage clothing online. + Read More

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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Loon Lake Lodge

Enjoy one of the few remaining original log constructed resorts on the Gunflint Trail. Wake up to the calls of loons and sunrise outside your ...

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My Sister’s Place

24 unique burgers, appetizers, pizza, hot dogs, sandwiches, meat-free, "green" meals too.

North Shore Health

North Shore Health providing "community access to compassionate care" through our hospital, emergency services and care center for all of Cook County.

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 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 eBike

"See more of the shore" with electrically powered bikes. Rental and sales. By appointment by email: nsebike@gmail.com ...

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North Lake Wellness

LUTSEN is chock full of abundant outdoor activities, beautiful lakeside resorts, clean rivers, clean lakes, and breathtaking waterfalls.  Make North Lake Wellness a part of ...

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LutZen Reflections Massage Studios: 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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Naniboujou Lodge Dining Room

Enjoy a meal in one of the most famous and breathtaking dining rooms on the North Shore, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and Sunday ...

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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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