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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Woodlands Spa at Caribou Highlands Lodge

Nestled in the woods of Northern Minnesota, we are inspired by the natural beauty that surrounds us. Enjoy a relaxing massage or body treatment at ...

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Waves of Superior Spa

At Waves of Superior Spa nurturing you is our second nature. Our treatments, services and menu are inspired by our natural surroundings.

WatersEdge Trading Co.

We are the place to go in Tofte, MN for your oudoor apparel and gear. We also have an extensive selection of footwear, books, jewelry, ...

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Tofte General Store

Groceries, camping supplies, fresh produce, vegetables and fruit, locally handmade products, smoked fish, fresh meat cut in house and homemade sausage. The  Bottle Shoppe features ...

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WatersMeet Spa and Wellness Center

WatersMeet Spa is nestled in the woods overlooking Lake Superior. Services include facials, massage, body care, and nail services. Groups, couples and individuals are welcome.

White Pine North

Gift shop in the heart of Grand Marais featuring Boundary Waters Coffee, clothing, jewelry, gifts, purses and unique food items.

Trading Post Store at Grand Portage Lodge & Casino

Convenience store open 7 days a week with great rates on gas and diesel fuels (with 24 hour pay-at-the-pump). Propane tank refills, groceries, beer, fishing & sporting ...

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Waves of Superior Café

At Waves of Superior Café, nurturing you is our second nature. Our treatments, services and menu are inspired by our natural surroundings.

Thomsonite Beach Jewelry

Fine cut & polished Thomsonite gemstones & jewelry unique to the North Shore. Our shop features jewelry and gemstones from 5 different artists and rock hounds.

The Market

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

World’s Best Donuts

Our name says it all! Recipes handed down for generations for homemade cake donuts, raised glazed donuts and long johns. Home of the skizzle.

Voyageur Brewing Co.

Grand Marais, MN, sits squarely between the ancient Sawtooth Mountains on the west and Lake Superior, the world’s largest body of perfect brewing water ...

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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.