Winter Getaway Listings


A.G. Thomson House Historic Bed & Breakfast Inn

2617 E. Third St., Duluth, MN 55812

Located in the Congdon Mansion District, the Historic A.G. Thomson House is seven blocks from Duluth’s Lakewalk and minutes from ski trails, downtown, and Canal Park.

AmericInn of Tofte

7231 W. Hwy. 61, Tofte, MN 55615

Fifty-one rooms including double queens, king whirlpool suites, and family suites. Indoor pool, whirlpool, and sauna. Free high-speed Internet. Complimentary breakfast. Children 18 and under stay free with adult.

Andes Tower Hills

4505 Andes Rd. S.W., Kensington, MN 56343

“I never knew it would be this nice” is the phrase we most often hear as families discover the best-kept ski secret in Minnesota.

Baptism River Inn Bed and Breakfast

6125 Hwy. 1, Silver Bay, MN 55614

Quiet, cozy log B&B on the Baptism River. Beautifully appointed rooms. Private baths, whirlpool tubs, fireplace, sauna, and full breakfast. Ski and snowshoe the Shore.

Beacon Point Condominiums

2024 Water St., Duluth, MN 55812

Explore the best ski trails of Duluth and the North Shore. Luxury condominiums on Lake Superior, surrounded by exceptional art, shopping, dining, and recreation.

Bear Track Outfitting Co.’s Bally Creek Cabins

P.O. Box 937, Grand Marais, MN 55604

Cozy, remote, romantic-rustic cabins…wood-heated, lantern-lit, 25 km of groomed ski trails, easy to intermediate. Ski and snowshoe rental. Pets welcome! Non-smoking. Sleeps 2-10.

Bert’s Cabins (at Itasca State Park)

15782 Wilderness Dr., Lake Itasca, MN 56470

Stay at Bert’s Cabins in the tall pines, while you ski and snowshoe Itasca State Park. Comfortable housekeeping cabins with fireplaces. Open Jan.-Feb. and May-Oct.

Best Western Superior Inn & Suites/Lake Front Hotel

Hwy. 61 E., Grand Marais, MN 55604

66 lakefront accommodations with breathtaking Lake Superior views. All rooms are non-smoking and feature a refrigerator, microwave, and free HSIA. Luxurious whirlpool/fireplace suites. Giant indoor whirlpool. Free continental breakfast. One block to restaurants and shops.

Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior

7192 W. Hwy. 61, Tofte, MN 55615

Friendly hospitality, excellent service, and a spectacular seaside location are the hallmarks of Bluefin Bay. Free shuttle to and from Lutsen Mountains, less than 10 minutes away.

Buck Hill Ski Area

15400 Buck Hill Rd., Burnsville, MN 55306

Buck Hill, conveniently located only minutes from both downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul, offers skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing day and night mid-November through March.

Caribou Highlands Lodge

371 Ski Hill Rd., Lutsen, MN 55612

Premier resort for winter enthusiasts. Ski-in/ski-out, plus direct access for cross-country and snowmobiles. Lodge rooms, condos, townhomes, and log homes. Pools, whirlpools, saunas, and restaurant/lounge.

Cascade Lodge

3719 W. Hwy. 61, Lutsen, MN 55612

Ski the North Shore! 60 km of groomed trails, classic/skate. Trailside cabins with fireplaces. Excellent restaurant open daily. Snowmobiling, snowshoeing trails into lodge. Alpine skiing within minutes.

Chateau LeVeaux

6626 W. Hwy. 61, Tofte, MN 55615

“The most spectacular views of Lake Superior available on the Shore.” One- and two-bedroom condos. Indoor pool, spa, and sauna. Limitless recreational activities nearby.

Eagle Ridge at Lutsen Mountains

P.O. Box 106, Lutsen, MN 55612

Studios and condominiums centrally located at Lutsen Mountains for the ultimate ski-in/ski-out convenience. Unique indoor/outdoor pool heated year-round. Walking distance to gondola base and Papa Charlie’s.

East Bay Suites

21 Wisconsin St., Grand Marais, MN 55604

Beautifully modern, fully furnished studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom condominium suites on Lake Superior in downtown Grand Marais. Free transportation to Lutsen Mountains and Pincushion! Dog friendly. Smoke free.

Ely Chamber of Commerce

1600 E. Sheridan St., Ely, MN 55731

Ely features over 140 km of pristine cross-country trails, with groomed trails for classic and skate-skiers, plus untouched terrain for backcountry adventure skiers. Visit Ely this winter!

Embracing Pines Bed & Breakfast

32287 Mississippi Rd., Walker, MN 56484

Birding, hiking, biking, canoeing, cross-country skiing, or snowmobiling, all accompanied by a delicious breakfast. All this and more at “A Place to Relax in the Woods.”

Golden Eagle Lodge and Nordic Ski Center

Gunflint Trail, 468 Clearwater Rd., Grand Marais, MN 55604

A “silent sports only” resort with true seclusion as the only resident on Flour Lake. Over 70 km of ski trails with skiing for all levels starting at your cabin doorsteps.

Grand Ely Lodge Resort & Conference Center

400 N. Pioneer Rd., Ely, MN 55731

Experience Ely’s winter wonderland where endless ski trails lead right from our doors. Cozy Fireside lobby, restaurant, and lounge, game room, indoor pool, and whirlpool.

Greater Mankato Convention & Visitors Bureau

112 Riverfront Dr., Mankato, MN 56002

Whether you’ll be hitting the slopes of Mount Kato or traversing miles of cross-country ski trails, Greater Mankato is the perfect winter getaway.

Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau

111 Third St. E., Hastings, MN 55033

Near the Twin Cities. Enjoy skiing, tubing, or snowboarding at Afton Alps or Welch Village ski resorts. Cross-country ski along the St. Croix or Mississippi Rivers.




5425 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, MN 55416

Hoigaard’s is the Twin Cities’ leader in downhill, cross-country, and race ski equipment; snowboards; snowshoes; ski wear; and accessories for the entire family.

The Inn at Terrace Point

P.O. Box 1000, Grand Marais, MN 55604

After ski perfection! Beautiful, romantic accommodations bordered by rugged ledge-rock and overlooking the stunning natural beauty of Lake Superior. Suites designed for couples.

Iron Range Tourism Bureau

403 N. First St., Virginia, MN 55792

Northeastern Minnesota’s Iron Range–home of Giants Ridge Golf & Ski Resort, 2,000 miles of snowmobile trails, cross-country ski trails, lodging, dining, events, and more.

Lutsen Lodging Company

360 Ski Hill Rd., Lutsen, MN 55612

The Lutsen Lodging Company provides an eclectic lodging selection. On the mountain, Lake Superior, townhomes, private cottages, and more. Voted Top Vacation Property on the North Coast.

Lutsen Resort on Lake Superior

P.O. Box 9, Lutsen, MN 55612

Downhill/cross-country ski vacations and romantic getaways. Lakeside dining. Pools, whirlpools, and fireplaces. Historic lodge, log cabins, townhomes, and luxury condos. Free cross-country skis and snowshoes. Free ski hill shuttles.

Midwest Mountaineering

309 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55454

The complete Nordic ski shop: Performance, classic, skate, touring, backcountry, skijoring, kiteboarding. Outdoor Adventure Expo Nov. 16-18, 2007: 70 presentations, 70 exhibitors, and sale.

Mille Lacs Area Tourism

P.O. Box 758, Onamia, MN 56359

Cross-country skiing and miles of snowmobile trails are only part of what is available on Mille Lacs in the winter. Call for events.

Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce

1204 Park Ave. S., Park Rapids, MN 56470

Experience cross-country skiing at its finest. Exceptionally scenic groomed trails include Soaring Eagle, Shingobee Recreation Trail, Hiram Trail, and Itasca State Park.

Positive Energy Outdoor (ed)Ventures

15 miles north of Duluth, MN

Join us for dog sledding, sleigh rides, kayaking, teambuilding, and rock climbing programs. Personalized, beginner-friendly instruction, women’s programs. Over 30 years experience as outdoor educators.

Powder Ridge Winter Recreation Area


Just northwest of the Twin Cities, we offer skiing, snowboarding, and snow-tubing. Our spacious chalet has two food service areas and a lounge.

Rainbow Resort

36571 County Highway 35, Waubun, MN 56589

23 km of on-site ski trails. Lodge with grill, recreation center, waxing/ski rental facility, and winterized cabins. Near Itasca State Park and Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge.

Solbakken Resort

4874 W. Hwy. 61, Lutsen, MN 55612

Ski the North Shore! 60 km of groomed trails, classic/skate. On Lake Superior, Sawbill Lodge, cabins, motel, fireplace suites. Restaurant, five minutes away open daily. Alpine skiing within minutes.

Villas at Giants Ridge

6266 Giants Ridge Rd., Biwabik, MN 55708

Within walking distance of skiing, snowboarding, and cross-country skiing at Giants Ridge. Lakefront accommodations in studios, suites, and villas. Enjoy the best in Minnesota winter recreation!

Visit Bemidji

300 Bemidji Ave., Bemidji, MN 56619

Explore beautiful forests and rivers on 140 km of groomed trails. Easy to challenging trails for the whole family. Map and trail condition reports available.

Wabasha-Kellogg Chamber/CVB

137 Main St. W., Wabasha, MN 55981

Ski and snowboard the Coffee Mill Ski Area, featuring the longest vertical drop south of Duluth. Enjoy fantastic views of river valleys and two states.

Welch Village Ski Area

26685 Co. Rd. 7, Welch, MN 55089

Welch Village Resort, located 35 miles southeast of MSP airport, features 50 runs on three Cannon Valley ridges, serviced by eight chairlifts, 150 snowmakers, and three lodges with food and beverage service, rental equipment, and learning center.

Wild Mountain

37200 Wild Mountain Rd., Taylors Falls, MN 55084

We are located just north of the Twin Cities in beautiful Taylors Falls. We are known for our excellent conditions and terrain. We have something for everyone: skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing.

Wintergreen Northern Wear

205 E. Sheridan St., Ely, MN 55731
600 E. Superior St., Duluth, MN 55802

Quality outdoor apparel made in the North for over 22 years. Visit our stores in Ely and at the Fitger’s Complex, Duluth.