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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Sawtooth Aviation

Minnesota North Shore scenic flights. Scenic airplane rides and tours available to fit your schedule. Moose scouting, Gunflint Trail, fall color tours, Lutsen, Grand Marais ...

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Poplar Haus Wine & Spirits

Poplar Haus is the embodiment of the Northwoods dream. We are situated 32 miles outside of Grand Marais on the historic Gunflint Trail. Poplar Haus is ...

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Sawbill Canoe Outfitters & Campground

Whether you are a beginner or expert, we can help you have a successful trip in the BWCA. We are conveniently located on Sawbill Lake ...

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Poplar Haus Restaurant & Bar

Poplar Haus is the embodiment of the Northwoods dream. We are situated 32 miles outside of Grand Marais on the historic Gunflint Trail. Poplar Haus is ...

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Rocky Knoll Dog Boarding

You leave 'em, We love 'em!  Rocky Knoll Boarding provides a safe, loving climate controlled environment with outdoor runs for your ...

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North Shore Winery & Sawtooth Mountain Cider House

North Shore Winery and the Sawtooth Mountain Cider House offer red, white and rosé wines, and hard ciders created with a local flair to experience ...

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Sawtooth Mountain Clinic & Pharmacy

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic, Inc. is a 501©(3) not-for-profit federally funded Community Health Center offering primary, urgent, and emergency health care services, and a full-service pharmacy, Monday-Saturday.

Pine Mountain General Store

We have opened the doors to Pine Mountain General Store! We have a great selection of beer, wine, and spirits, and will be expanding our ...

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Sawtooth Outfitters

Canoes • Kayaks • Bikes • Skis • Guided Tours • Outdoor Gear  • Apparel Our knowledgeable staff can assist with everything you need to make your North Shore adventure a ...

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North Shore Waste

North Shore Waste is Grand Marais' sanitation and garbage collection and drop-off option. We strive to provide exemplary service to our customers while ensuring our ...

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Rockwood Lodge & Outfitters

Rockwood Lodge and Canoe Outfitters is a historic resort on Poplar Lake 31 miles up the Gunflint Trail from Grand Marais with direct entry into the ...

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Points Unknown: Canoe, Snowshoe, Hiking and Sled Dog Adventures

Points Unknown offers unique, off grid lodging and activity experiences. Mindful paddling ...

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Poplar Haus

Nestled in the heart of the Gunflint Trail Scenic Byway lies your launchpad to Northern Minnesota adventure. Located just outside the Boundary Waters Wilderness, we ...

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