Scroll below to find great winter resorts and winter lodging along the North Shore of Lake Superior. Take in great winter activities like ice fishing and snowmobiling and cross country skiing in the vast wilderness of Northern Minnesota. Click here to download a Crane Lake Area Snowmobile Trail Map PDF.
North Shore Lake Superior Year Round Resorts
The sweetest little motel nestled in a grove of birch trees of Highway 61. The white cottages at Trailside Cabins and Motel Offering you 8 classic cabins and 7 motel rooms, with a variety of amenities. Perfect if you are looking for a clean, old style North Shore resort.
Welcome to Caribou Highlands Lodge, an all-season resort nestled in the heart of the Sawtooth Mountains in legendary Lutsen. The mountain views from our lodge rooms, condos, townhomes and spacious four-bedroom Poplar Ridge log homes are inspiring, as are the vistas of Lake Superior from the top of Moose Mountain. Come see it.
Deeply-rooted in Duluth’s shipping community, Pier B docks once received cement from Great Lakes ships, storing the materials in the massive silos that remain on our property today. Now transformed into Pier B Resort Hotel and Silos Restaurant, our unrivaled location remains close to the heart of Duluth’s local tourism and activities, minus the congestion. Designed to connect you with Lake Superior, our resort, hotel, and restaurant bring you right next to the waterfront and our activities get you out on the water.
At Trout Lake Resort you’ll find a small resort on a pristine trout lake. You will be tucked away in the wilderness setting of the Gunflint Trail, yet only 16 miles from Grand Marais and all that the shoreline of Lake Superior has to offer. Kids love it at Trout Lake Resort. There’s a swimming area by the dock, a play area, and a fire pit for sharing the day’s stories. There’s also a sandy bottom beach on the east side of the lake. And, of course, catching fish is always a favorite! Children under age 3 are our guest.
Looking for that special spot that is remote but not isolated, a spot where mobile phones and TV reception are scarce but communications are not completely severed? Are you hoping to find that kind of place where you make your own entertainment by hiking trails and exploring natural formations along a lake or stream?
We are a family-owned and operated Northwoods lodge on Devil Track Lake, eight miles from downtown Grand Marais. We offer premium cabin rentals, private guest rooms, lakeside dining and a full bar at Raven Rock Grill, watercraft rentals, and an outdoor music series we call ‘Music by The Lake.
Castle Haven Cabins is located one mile off Highway 61 on the Minnesota North Shore of Lake Superior. We are a small, family-owned resort that was started in 1933 by Mark & Edgar Lind. We offer individual cabins with fireplaces, open year-round, that are right on the shoreline of the lake. Many guests like to hunt for agates on the small pebble beach in the summer, while others like to cross-country ski on our 2.5 miles of trails in the winter.
Superior Ridge Resort-Motel is a family run business opened in 1993. Our property has been featured in an episode of Venture North and The Lake Superior Magazine mentions Superior Ridge as “one of several of the North Shore’s most gracious motels”. Located in the quaint village of Schroeder, 10 miles South of Lutsen and 3 miles South of Tofte, we offer comfortable ridgeside motel or condo units.
Experience Chateau LeVeaux nestled on the breathtaking Lake Superior cliffs of Minnesota’s North Shore. Our condos are right in the middle of everything you want to do while being the perfect place to do nothing at all! We are at the center of the Lake Superior North Shore activity, year round! The Superior Hiking Trail and Gitchi-Gami Bike Trail are just outside our door, and Lutsen Mountains, the Superior National Golf Course, and all the major North Shore State Parks are just minutes away! We feature cozy and romantic lakefront condos with a balcony or patio and 3 hotel rooms each with a fireplace; you can’t get much closer to the Lake than this!
Island View Resort is a true american experience. Whether you are a returning quest or you have stayed with us before you are sure to be amazed. Island Views Resort is located conveniently on knife river and has a family and pet friendly atmosphere that is contagious. We are conveniently located near Lake superior on the North Shore in Northern Minnesota which is only a short drive to Duluth.
Stonegate on Superior is a family owned 4 season resort on the shores of Lake Superior nestled in tall trees. Our clean and comfortable housekeeping cottages are located on an easily accessible rock shoreline. Guests enjoy quiet relaxation in their cottage or enjoy just being on the shore, with the wind and waves, moon rise and stars, ships going by and fires on the rocks. The resort also has easy access to Duluth Shopping and entertainment and all of the North Shore has to offer.
Featuring a variety of studio and condominium units, Eagle Ridge Resort is set amidst the peaceful Sawtooth Mountain where guests play by day and relax by night. Each of our units has been designed to complement the natural beauty of the surrounding Superior National Forest. All rooms overlook Moose Mountain and the Poplar River Valley. Eagle Ridge Resort is within walking distance to all Lutsen Mountains amenities and services.
Lutsen Lodges Vacation Home Rentals specializes in high quality upscale vacation homes and cabin rentals in the Lutsen, Minnesota area. We cater to clients that are looking for a high quality rental experience that is away from the noise and crowds found on the ski resort. We have designed and built all 3 homes using age old post and beam construction providing vaulted ceilings of warm rich western red cedar and massive Douglas Fir beams combined with window walls of glass facing stunning views of Mother Nature at her finest.
The Schumachers welcome you with clean & cozy cabins. Each has a full kitchen and 24 hour electricity. All cabins are lake side or lake view. See complete details on our cabins page. We are located in the Superior National Forest with vast opportunity to fish area lakes, hike, hunt & snowmobile the many miles of trails and roads. Vacation with us and you can enjoy all the peace and beauty of the north woods experienced in the BWCA.
Refresh, relax, restore, reconnect… this is what awaits your arrival at Grand Superior Lodge, a Lake Superior resort on the North Shore. This prime lakefront resort is the perfect all-season getaway destination for couples to large groups. Our grand, authentic log resort hugs the shore of this inland sea amongst aged pines and mature birch and aspen. It is classic “Northern Minnesota” in its north woods location and all of the cabins, log homes, lodge rooms and lakeside suites surround you in a charmingly warm, north woods décor.
The Cliff Dweller is pleased to welcome you to the rugged beauty of Minnesota’s North Shore. Enjoy with us magnificent Lake Superior. We are perched cliff side on the edge of the lake. Each room’s walk-out balcony yields dramatic views. The whisper or roar of the waves on the rocks below will lull you to sleep. Relax and unwind. Let the lake work its magic.
Welcome to Anderson’s North Shore Resort! Nestled on the shore of Lake Superior just outside the picturesque town of Grand Marais, Anderson’s offers you your own home away from home while visiting the North Shore. Relax to the sound of the waves rolling against our cobblestone beach, enjoy an evening beach fire while watching the stars, stroll along the lovely Croftville Road or search for agates along the shoreline.
Stunningly Unique Lake Superior Cabins. All of the cabins at Breezy Point have been fully renovated. A modern twist on the timeless North Shore cabin will be the result. Each cabin is uniquely positioned on some of the most stunning Lake Superior shoreline on the entire North Shore.
Nestled in a beautiful and scenic valley of northeast Minnesota’s Sawtooth Mountains is Lax Lake. Once a logging community and Northern Rail stop, it was home to some of the state’s mightiest of loggers. Although the sawmill is gone, the beauty that once drew the first settler remains. It is here where each day nature’s ensemble invites your senses to experiences that no other place has.
Lutsen Mountains offers the Midwest’s only true mountain ski area experience. Four interconnected peaks overlooking Lake Superior bring big mountain skiing with Up North authenticity. Whether you’re looking for a family ski holiday, a romantic retreat or a weekend ski or snowboard getaway with friends, you’ll discover a real mountain vacation at Lutsen. Your True North.
A historic logging and fishing village, the charming town of Grand Marais, Minnesota, is located on the rugged shore of Lake Superior at the “Tip of the Arrowhead.” At the foot of the Gunflint Trail, it is the gateway to the famous Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Isle Royale, Lutsen Mountains Ski Area and Superior National Golf Course. Less than two hours northeast of Duluth, MN, today Grand Marais is rich in cultural and outdoor recreational activities boasting some of the most unique shopping on the North Shore.
Nestled in a private cove on the beautiful North Shore of Lake Superior, Lutsen Resort awaits you with historic charm, modern comforts and a classic resort experience. From romantic getaways and weddings to family vacations and girlfriend getaways, Lutsen Resort is the perfect place to savor Minnesota’s North Shore.
Lake Breeze Motel Resort is nestled in a quiet north woods setting with an unobstructed view of Lake Superior. It is close to both the attractions and entertainment of Duluth as well as the solitude and beauty of Lake Superior and the many State Parks along it’s shores. Lake Breeze Motel Resort is an eleven-plus acre complex has a 9-hole mini-putt, a children’s playground, campfire pit, horseshoe pit, volleyball and badminton fields, basketball hoop, wooded trails, picnic tables and grills, as well as a heated outdoor pool with lounging area.
The North Shore is known for its combination of stunning scenery and charming hospitality. Our cottages are located on the North Shore Scenic Drive, the gateway to eight State Parks, the Superior National Forest and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, yet we are less than ten minutes from downtown Duluth with its museums, parks, restaurants and entertainment.
Explore our distinguished lakeside family of resorts – Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior, Surfside on Lake Superior, and Temperance Landing — each offering warm and friendly hospitality and unlimited access to the very best of Minnesota’s North Shore. No place brings you closer to Lake Superior and to each other than the Bluefin Bay Family of Resorts. Discover unforgettable outdoor and indoor experiences complemented by breathtaking Lake Superior views, luxurious amenities, culinary excellence, and one-of-a-kind accommodations. Plan your North Shore vacation getaway here.
Nestled next to Lake Superior is this charming and romantic Minnesota lodge. At Cove Point Lodge, we provide our guests with a quiet atmosphere, privacy and breathtaking views from all areas of the resort. Guests will enjoy a wide variety of activities one would expect on the North Shore including hiking trails, recreation paths, bike trails, incredible cross country trails, and of course a beautiful pool, sauna, and spa. If you’re looking for the perfect escape for the hustle and bustle of everyday life, visit us at Cove Point Lodge.
PLAN NOW for a week on the Shore this summer or fall! All cabins offer similar amenities, yet each is unique in design with cozy and comfortable built right in. So please, read the descriptions, scrutinize the pictures, check out our rates and let us know if you have questions. We look forward to chatting with you by phone or through email.
A Scenic Lake Superior Retreat offering year round vacation cottages at the waters edge. Located in Castle Danger, just 2 miles south of Gooseberry Falls State Park, we are one of the few remaining quaint and cozy ‘Mom & Pop’ run resorts along the beautiful Shores of Lake Superior. Leave the routines of daily life behind. Explore the many State Parks, Hiking Trails, Rivers and Tributaries of Lake Superior’s North Shore.
Whether looking for stillness, quietude and refuge, or a launch point for North Shore adventure, Larsmont Cottages on Lake Superior is your place to celebrate the immense beauty and natural enormity of the planet’s greatest lake. Our North Shore cottages are tucked away in 40 acres of private woods, south of Two Harbors, MN, with 1,300 feet of Lake Superior beachfront shoreline.
With over 1,000 feet of rugged, picturesque shoreline to explore; here, you’ll find both grandeur and solitude. Our 15 one-of-a-kind accommodations range from intimate one bedroom log cabins to impressive lake homes. Many of our cabins and lake homes are located as close to Lake Superior as the lake allows, others have a lake view or forest setting. Each has its own special character. All are fully furnished with kitchen amenities, bed linens and towels.
Enjoy the warmth and comfort of Dodge’s authentic log cabins sitting right on the water’s edge. Adding to the cabin’s spectacular views are the lakeside decks, where you can enjoy sipping your morning coffee while listening to the waves breaking in on the granite shoreline, or watching as a ship passes by. It’s just you and the lake. On a cool day relax in the coziness of your cabin. Enjoy reading a good book in front of a crackling fire, cooking a steak on the grill, or taking a nice nap, “you deserve it”. The perfect place to unwind and relax.
Nestled in the trees, right on the eastern border of Gooseberry State Park, these vacation rental suites are romantic favorites for any special occasion. Skiers, hikers and bikers can access the State Park and Superior Hiking trails with our own official trail. The cedar sauna under the adjacent spruce trees can be enjoyed by all guests and is available for private use by reservation. Complimentary fire-wood, is available on-site. Ski rental is available nearby.
Welcome to the Mountain Inn at Lutsen, now managed by Cascade Vacation Rentals. Mountain Inn offers affordable and welcoming lodging accommodations at the base of Lutsen Mountains on Ski Hill Road. The Inn provides easy access to all the great natural attractions of Lutsen, Cook County and the North Shore of Lake Superior.
The North Shore Lighthouse Suites are a new vacation rental near the North Shore of Lake Superior. The building was a model of a lighthouse in Copper Harbor, Michigan. Prior to our purchase of the property, in the fall of 2014, the building served as a quaint nautical themed restaurant.
Located along the shores of Lake Superior in Duluth, MN, the Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark is your complete Duluth hotels vacation resort destination. Enjoy our indoor waterpark, arcade, outside play area, pool and hot tub, and easy access to Duluth’s Lakewalk and restaurants. Relax in a comfortable and clean room with all the amenities and views of Lake Superior. Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find it here at the funnest hotel in Duluth.
East Bay Suites is a Grand Marais, Minnesota hotel resort sitting in the heart of it all: on the edge of Lake Superior, at the base of the Sawtooth Mountains, a short drive from the pristine Boundary Waters Canoe Area and world class Superior Hiking Trail, and just steps from your favorite local shops and restaurants in the center of the quaint harbor village of Grand Marais. The perfect blend of outdoor recreation, unique shopping and culture, East Bay Suites has something for everyone.
It’s hard not to be drawn in by the rustic charm of these lake and creekside cabins. The first was built in 1924 and the most recent in 2000, so they cover atmosphere to suit any guest’s holiday wishes – from rustic coziness to modern luxury replete with amenities. Several are set by the rushing Cascade Creek set into thick stands of spruce and pine, while others allow a full view of Lake Superior. Wood burning stoves, stone fireplaces, and private campfire pits bring warmth to chilly nights and complete the welcoming ambiance and undeniable appeal of these cabins.
How is it that when you set out to leave the world behind, the world is exactly what you discover? Lakes, trees, trails, a canoe in the water, and an outfitter to set you up. All right here by your Bearskin Lodge cabin on Minnesota’s famed Gunflint Trail. Nestled in the pristine woods of northeastern Minnesota between Lake Superior and the Boundary Waters Canoe area (BWCA wilderness). As far as you can get from the rest of the world.