Now is the perfect time for a summer vacation, and Cook County, Minnesota is just the place. If you’re looking for community and togetherness, you’ll find it in our lineup of summer festivals, events and races. For those that prefer something a little more remote and rugged, we’ve got that, too. Hundreds of miles of trails for hiking and mountain biking, and amazingly scenic routes for road bikers. We provide the setting. The rest of the adventure is completely up to you.
Explore highlights and amazing summer activities in each of the four unique communities of Cook County.
Get a taste of the lake life in Cook County, Minnesota. There’s no missing beautiful Lake Superior, and you’ll find thousands of lakes and streams as you travel inland. Move at your own pace to find the perfect balance of adventure and relaxation. Plan your trip at visitcookcounty.com.
2. Four Unique Communities
We have four amazing communities you’ll want to explore, each with a unique vibe. You’ll find a welcoming mix of local businesses, restaurants and shops, plus a range of incredible places to stay. Explore Lutsen, Tofte & Schroeder, Grand Marais, the Gunflint Trail and Grand Portage at visitcookcounty.com/communities.
3. Lutsen, Tofte and Schroeder
The communities of Lutsen, Tofte and Schroeder mark the gateway of Cook County, and they’re your basecamp for adventure. Play Superior National Golf Course, experience the thrilling Alpine Slide and stay in a rustic cabin, mountain resort or lakeside condo. Explore more at visitcookcounty.com/community/lutsen-tofte-schroeder.
4. Grand Marais
The harbor village of Grand Marais will capture your heart. Spend time eating, drinking, creating, shopping and exploring in our downtown district, and find adventure one of the many nearby hiking and biking trails. Discover all things Grand Marais at visitcookcounty.com/community/grand-marais.
5. Gunflint Trail
There’s nowhere in the world quite like the Gunflint Trail, home to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and so much more. Enjoy the hospitality of our historic lodges and outfitters, or paddle and portage through the BWCAW. Discover the Gunflint Trail at visitcookcounty.com/community/gunflint-trail.
6. Grand Portage
Grand Portage is a historic meeting place and a launching point for adventure. Hike to High Falls, the state’s tallest waterfall, learn about the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, and win big at the Grand Portage Lodge & Casino. Explore more at visitcookcounty.com/community/grand-portage.
7. Pack Your Bags and Head to Cook County
Pack your bags, hop in the car and head to Cook County before our summer reservations are booked, and your calendar is full. Book now at visitcookcounty.com/stay.
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