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grand marais hotels and Lodging options

Grand Marais is basically one big resort; you’ve got multiple shopping and dining options, amenities throughout town, can walk everywhere, have Lake Superior out your front door and the Superior National Forest out back. And you have loads of Grand Marais MN lodging options including cabins, cottages, mom-and-pop motels, condos, townhomes, and hotels plus Vacation Homes, B & B, and Campgrounds. Looking for the quintessential North Shore tourist town, stay here.

mile 109.1
Municipal Campground


Grand Marais Campground has the perfect location - on a peninsula edged by the Grand Marais Harbor on one side, Lake Superior on the other and easy walking distance to downtown shops and restaurants, and the North House Folk School. 300 campsites including full hook-ups, primitive lake view and wooded tent sites, clean bathhouses, discount green fees, playground, softball field, hiking trails, and reduced rates spring and fall.


114 South 8th Avenue West | Grand Marais
mile 109.8 + 0.2 miles


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. Just steps from your favorite local shops and restaurants in the center of the quaint harbor village of Grand Marais. 

East Bay Suites offers the perfect blend of outdoor recreation, unique shopping and culture, East Bay Suites has something for everyone: Studio, 1- ,2- and 3-bedroom condos complete with full kitchens, and fireplaces.


21 Wisconsin Street | Grand Marais
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mile 103.7


“A Distinctive Retreat on Lake Superior" is this Grand Marais resort’s credo, and for good reason.

Nestled between the Lutsen and Grand Marais, Thomsonite Inn is perfectly situated to help you explore the North Shore. 

The Inn features complimentary amenities for guests including access to a wood-burning sauna overlooking Lake Superior, nightly bonfires with s’mores and use of bicycles for the nearby Gitchi-Gami State Trail. 

Thomsonite Inn is also unique in that it sits on a section of Lake Superior’s shoreline that feature’s “Minnesota’s Gemstone”, Thomsonite.


2920 West Minnesota 61 | Grand Marais
mile 104.0


Looking for luxurious  places to stay in Grand Marais, MN? It doesn’t get much better than these condominiums located on the cliffs of Terrace Point Bay, just four miles west of the quaint, harbor village of Grand Marais, Minnesota. 

On the northern shore of Lake Superior, Terrace Point Condominiums are at the doorstep of the vast Superior National Forest and Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

Terrace Point is the perfect destination for couples or anyone wanting quiet, luxury seclusion. Choose from King and Queen Suites, some with a sauna and some with a Jacuzzi. Enjoy a sunny patio or balcony for relaxing next to the lake.


Minnesota 61 | Grand Marais
mile 108.9


This classic North Shore resort offers eight cabins. Each of theseGrand Marais cabins features its own character. There are also eight motel units with microwaves and fridges. 

Trailside Cabins & Motel is set amidst a grove of birch trees on the paved bike path leading into Grand Marais. Lake trail leads to Lake Superior. Crystal's Quilt Shop is in the big log house. Open May into October.


1100 Minnesota 61 | Grand Marais
mile 108.6


Aspen Inn is nestled at the edge of the forest, conveniently on Hwy 61 as you come into town from Duluth or the Twin Cities. 

Tucked in behind northwoods landscaping, it fits right in with a peaceful, North Shore getaway, as many rooms overlook quiet aspen and spruce. 

Guests love this hotel’s spacious whirlpool-sauna centered in a sunlit room, which is also off a relaxing deck, surrounded by spruce, aspen and lilac for privacy.


1711 Minnesota 61 | Grand Marais
mile 109.9 + 0.1 miles


This award winning lakefront hotel offers a variety of richly-appointed guest rooms ranging from rooms with a king or two queen beds, to mini suites, up to our luxurious Renewal Steam Suite featuring a walk-in steam shower, whirlpool, fireplace, and dramatic lakefront view. 

Enjoy a delicious complimentary hot breakfast served in the fireside great room, lobby bar & bistro featuring wine on tap and a selection of local beers served with light menu items, and a newly renovated whirlpool and fitness center. 

Most rooms offer a spectacular lake front balcony and guests can enjoy the private Lake Superior rock beach.


104 1st Ave E | Grand Marais
mile 109.8 + 0.2 miles


Location! Location! Location! That’s one of the main draws of this hotel in Grand Marais, MN, located right on the beach near Artist Points' and the harbor.

Guests can easily walk to shops, restaurants, the lighthouse, marina, harbor and the Grand Marais Recreation Center and pool. 

We meet a variety of family vacation needs with king, queen, 2-bed, family or connecting rooms, all with in-room refrigerators.


20 South Broadway | Grand Marais
mile 109.8 + 0.2 miles


Your premier waterfront destination for enjoying the scenic beauty and serenity of Lake Superior. These luxury townhomes are located on the harbor within easy walking distance of everything to see and do in Grand Marais, including the lighthouse and scenic Artist Points'.

This beautifully designed and appointed lakeside vacation homes are smoke-free, have 2 gas fireplaces, a private deck, floor-to-vaulted ceilings, lakeview windows with a panoramic vista of the harbor, marina, Artist Points' and all the changing moods of this majestic lake.


17 South Broadway | Grand Marais
mile 109.9


Voted #1 in Reviews by Trip Advisor the last 9 years-

Cozy, clean, comfortable accommodations at affordable prices. Quaint, old school "up-north" charm with modern improvements and amenities. Central location in Grand Marais-walking distance to everything in town. 1 block to the lake.

Ten rooms, no two are the same.  -  Cozy, clean, great location. Owner operated. 

Mangy Moose- not mangy at all.

Book Your Favorite Room for Summer Now


202 1st Ave E | Grand Marais
mile 110.0


Aspen Lodge, located on the east edge of Grand Marais, is an in-town lodge and your ideal, four-season, vacation getaway. Nestled in a park-like setting, with views of Artists' Point, East Bay and the Coast Guard Station, Aspen Lodge is an easy walk to shops, restaurants and entertainment.

The beautiful swimming pool, giant whirlpool spa, sauna and sundeck are a favorite for end-of-day relaxing.

For different family needs, Aspen Lodge offers a variety of room-types, many with lake or wooded views, and is especially colorful in the fall. These include king or double-queen rooms, family suites, in-room spas and some handicap accessible rooms.


208 East Minnesota 61 | Grand Marais
mile 111.6 + 0.2 miles


Anderson’s North Shore Resort isjust 2 miles outside of lovely Grand Marais and right on the shore of Lake Superior with 8 cabins of varying sizes, all with kitchen facilities and some with fireplaces.

We have a beautiful, user-friendly beach set with fire rings for our guests' use. Open all year!


1390 Croftville Road | Grand Marais
mile 118.6


Among Grand Marais motels, The Outpost is a favorite. Knotty pine walls, hardwood floors, and beautiful views of Lake Superior give your motel room or fully-equipped kitchenette suite the warm feel of a cabin on the lake. 

Hike from your room to the Superior Hiking Trail, Kadunce River Wayside Park, or along Lake Superior’s shore. Picnic and playground area. Free WiFi. All units are smoke-free.


2935 East Minnesota 61 | Grand Marais
snowy east bay suites on lake superior in grand marais from drone perspective
gunflint mile 4.0 + 4.2 miles from Gunflint Trail

Skyport Lodge isare a family-owned and operated Northwoods lodge on Devil Track Lake, eight miles from downtown Grand Marais. 

Skyport offersa variety of private guest rooms and cabins, available through Devil Track Vacation Rentals at Skyport Lodge. 

If you’re looking for unique lodging in Grand Marais, MN, this is the place to explore, as each of Skyport Lodge’s distinctive cabins isprivately owned and individually decorated. Nestled inside this resort community, each one has access to Skyport Lodge and its amenities.


205 Fireweed Lane | Grand Marais
mile 107.9

Cheery red cabins up the hill two miles west of town. Clean, simple, affordable. Some with lake views; set on a wooded hilltop.


20 Fall River Road | Grand Marais
mile 108.8

Neat & clean reasonably priced accommodations. Lake Superior views, wood fireplaces, campfire pit and free firewood. 

Friendly, quiet rustic wooded setting on bike path / within easy walking [1/2-mile] to downtown. Free WiFi access. All units are smoke-free and pet-free. Where guests become friends.


1300 Minnesota 61 | Grand Marais
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| Grand Marais
mile 109.2

Built to be a B&B; MacArthur House offers 5 rooms with private baths; sitting area; common-are fireplace and jacuzzi. All of our suites and rooms are spacious and have their own private bathroom with shower or tub. Also offering 9 cabin and motel rentals; all located in residential Grand Marais near shopping and dining.


520 West 2nd Street | Grand Marais
mile 109.3 + 11.3 miles

Four comfy cozy housekeeping cabins, right on the water, each with a full kitchen and bath. Available in one, two and four bedroom layouts. Canoe, kayak, or relax; there’s lots of dock space with a boat rental available.

Devil Track Lake Cabins isare the only small lakeside cabin rental resort on Devil Track Lake. Perfect for singles, families and small groups. 

Set against a backdrop ofcharming woodland setting offers a secluded feel but is only 12 miles from Lake Superior and the quaint harbor town of Grand Marais.


18 Romans Road | Grand Marais
mile 109.0

Motel with six spacious rooms, eight charming housekeeping cottages (four with fireplaces), in a wooded setting near town.


919 Minnesota 61 | Grand Marais
mile 109.6 + 0.1 miles

Located in the heart of downtown Grand Marais, with incomparable views from the private rooms and rooftops decks. 

The six individual units are uniquely designed and built to be modular. Add to that, common spaces that can be shared with larger groups, or experienced alone. TheLobby has a beautiful fireplace, and the "Dragon Lounge" faces an outdoor fireplace with pizza oven.


107 W Wisconsin St | Grand Marais
mile 109.3 + 0.1 miles

On the Gunflint Trail one block north of Hwy 61 in town; 3 cabins for rent at a weekly rate near the harbor, and downtown.



20 5th Ave W | Grand Marais
mile 109.3 + 0.1 miles

Formerly the Gunflint Motel - now the Feather Nest Inn! On the Gunflint Trail a few blocks north of Hwy 61 in town; a small family-run motel offering hospitality in modern, comfortable rooms with wood interiors and cathedral ceilings.


101 5th Ave W | Gunflint Trail
mile 109.5 + 0.1 miles

Relax to the sound of the waves. Stay in the heart of downtown with stunning harbor views and easy walks to shops, galleries, and the lighthouse. Harbor Inn’srooms are non-smoking, clean and comfortable. Each room has comfortable bedding, a pillow top mattress, flat screen cable TV, free Wi-fi, seating area for savoring a cup of coffee, and a view of Lake Superior.


207 Wisconsin St | Grand Marais
mile 110.2 + 16.2 miles
Superior National Forest Campground

Small camping area particularly suited to people who are planning to fish in the Cascade River or are looking for a remote place to camp.  There are not tables at the campsites.  Fishing requires a valid license from the Minnesota Dept of Natural Resources, and trout fishing requires an additional stamp. No drinking water, 4 sites, day-use picnic area, no fees charged. Details here.

From Highway 61 in Grand Marais, north on the Gunflint Trail to Devil Track Road; left for 4.5 miles and veer left, continue 5 miles to Bally Creek Rd, turn right and campground is there.


Bally Creek Road | Grand Marais
mile 110.2 + 12.7 miles
Superior National Forest Campground

This federal campground at Devil Track Lake features:

16 sites, picnic tables, fishing, fire grates, toilets, are first come-first served, drinking water, are RV accessible (limited length, no hook-ups, though) and fee charged. A swimming beach, carry down boat access, a picnic site, berry picking and a boat launch a 1/2 mile east. Details here.

From Hwy 61, north 4 miles on Gunflint Trail (Co. Rd. 12), west 8.4 miles on Co. Rd. 8, left into campground on Forest Rd 1612.


Bergy Boulevard | Grand Marais
mile 110.2 + 14.1 miles
Superior National Forest Campground

Two Island Lake Campground has 36 first-come, first-served sites, picnic tables, fishing, fire grates, toilets, drinking water, RV accessible (limited length, no hook-ups) and fee charged. A boat launch; fishing lake.

From Hwy 61 in Grand Marais, north 3.7 miles on Gunflint Trail (Co. Rd. 12), west 6 miles on Co. Rd. 8, north 4 miles on Ball Club Road

For more information click here.


Ball Club Road | Grand Marais
mile 110.0

Part of the Grand Marais Hotel Co., Spruceglen Inn is one of Grand Marais’ most economical lodging choices … check in at the Aspen Lodge and enjoy their swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, sun deck, and continental breakfast. Free WiFi high-speed internet and refrigerators in every room.


218 Minnesota 61 | Grand Marais
mile 111.6 + 1.0 miles

Three newly renovated cottages nestled on 540 feet of rocky Lake Superior shoreline. They all feature the same cozy floor plans with plush beds and romantic gas stoves. Come relax by a fire, hike along the beach. Enjoy the ever changing sights and sounds of the lake.


1558 Croftville Road | Grand Marais
mile 111.6 + 0.3 miles

Clean, housekeeping cabins with 2- or 3-bedrooms, small living rooms and kitchenettes, including microwaves, dishes, silverware, TV and linens. Open May 15 - September 30.


1461 Croftville Road | Grand Marais
mile 111.6 + 0.3 miles

Housekeeping cabins with a full view of Lake Superior. Completely furnished and have kitchens, showers and microwaves. Open May 30 - October 10.


1423 Croftville Road | Grand Marais
mile 111.6 + 1.1 miles

Stay in a Lake Superior cabin near Grand Marais. Are you looking for tranquility on the North Shore? Somewhere you can sit around your firepit, or in your adorable tiny cabin and become mesmerized by the ever-changing majestic lake that sits right in front of you? Come stay in one of our four charming, unique cabins, all with updated amenities. Spend your day skipping stones into the Lake from our private beach, or take a stroll down the ever-so-charming Croftville Rd, just minutes outside of Grand Marais. Two of the four cabins accept well behaved dogs:)  Life doesn't get much better than this! 


1593 Croftville Road | Grand Marais
Grand Marais

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