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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My Sister’s Place

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

North Shore Laundry Services

North Shore Laundry Services is a local, commercial laundry service located at Cedar Grove Business Park in Grand Marais, born out of a need and ...

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North Shore Health

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

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North Shore Outdoors

Captain Kelly Shepard is a 5th-generation guide to Grand Marais, located on the scenic North Shore of Minnesota. He has been guiding fisherman ...

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North Shore Music Association

The North Shore Music Association, NSMA, offers high-quality musical performances and workshops at comfortable, accessible venues where listeners are immersed in the experience without distractions. ...

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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 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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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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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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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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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.

Mueller Studio

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

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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