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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Wilderness Canoe Base

What type of experiences are available at Wilderness Canoe Base? Because of our unique program and location, there are many different ...

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Way of the Wilderness Canoe Outfitters

Canoeists choose Way of the Wilderness for a variety of reasons:

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White Pine North

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

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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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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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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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.

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.

Yellow Bird Fine Art

Art is a reflection of the human experience, an image or glimpse of life translated by the artist.  It is the artist's goal to share ...

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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 Canoe Outfitters

Wilderness seekers look no further, for admittance into all entry points along the Gunflint Trail, outfit with Voyageur Canoe Outfitters. We are conveniently located with ...

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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.

Big Bear Lodge

Big Bear Lodge is a small quiet resort 31 miles up the Gunflint Trail on Poplar lake. We offer lakeside cabins and guest rooms. All cabins ...

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