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Foot bridge over temperance River Falls in Schroeder/Toftey mn

Schroeder and Tofte MN Lodging

For such tiny towns, you certainly have lodging choices, on and off Lake Superior. The towns are next door to each other, Schroeder / Tofte lodging choices include condos, cabins, small motels, a hotel, and full-service resorts. Looking to stay on the shore, but don’t need a small town experience, this is your place. You still have a grocery store, a liquor store, a gas/convenience station, some nice shops and eating establishments. Lutsen skiing and golf is 10 minutes away, Temperance River State Park is right there and all kinds of trails are nearby.

mile 82.6


Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior, Surfside on Lake Superior, and Temperance Landing make up our distinguished family of resorts. All are located in the Lutsen-Tofte area along Lake Superior’s magnificent North Shore. Each resort offers breathtaking Lake Superior views, upscale lodging and resort amenities, 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 closer to each other – than the Bluefin Bay Family of Resorts. Plan your North Shore vacation getaway now.


7192 Minnesota 61 | Tofte
mile 82.6


Welcome to Bluefin Bay, the premier Lake Superior resort where you’ll experience up close and personal the very best Minnesota’s North Shore has to offer. At Bluefin Bay, the outdoors offer access to the year-round playground that is the Lutsen-Tofte region, set against the backdrop of the Sawtooth Mountains and surrounded by the Superior National Forest.

The indoors are more enjoyable with upscale accommodations that include in-suite wood fireplaces, whirlpool baths, and breathtaking views of Lake Superior. Whether you select a stunning lakeside suite, multi-bedroom condo, or a guest room overlooking the ancient Sawtooth Mountains, you’ll get a front row seat to one of nature’s greatest shows. At Bluefin Bay, we bring you closer to the lake, and to each other.


7192 Minnesota 61 | Tofte
mile 81.3


Beyond the rugged beauty of Lake Superior’s North Shore, embraced by lush green forests and sloping ledgerock, lies Surfside on Lake Superior. This luxurious waterfront resort boasts a collection of new coastal contemporary townhomes designed to captivate the senses and redefine relaxation.

Refined accommodations, warm and friendly hospitality, and all of the creature comforts and amenities you can imagine, including Waves of Superior Spa -- the North Shore’s only destination spa. Enjoy four seasons of indoor relaxation and pampering and outdoor activities and adventure in one of Minnesota’s most spectacular natural settings.


10 Surfside Drive | Tofte
view of Grand Superior Lodge from above Lake Superior shoreline
mile 78.8
Private Campground


A VERY COOL CAMPGROUND! The only campground on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota with sites right on the lake. We also have many sites tucked in the woods. There are two beautiful beaches on our 1/2 mile of shoreline to which everyone has access, and the property is bisected by the Cross River, in which kids and fish often swim.

We have primitive tent sites, RV sites with water and electric hook-ups and Rv sites with water, electric and sewer; plus 14 cabins!

We welcome pets of responsible owners. Pets are welcome but must be registered, may not be left unattended, and must be leashed at all times when outdoors. $10/stay for campers and $50 /stay for cabins.


19 Lamb's Way | Schroeder
mile 78.8
Private Campground


Spacious secluded log cabins overlook Cross River or Lake Superior; half-mile beach on 60 acres; 100 secluded and lakeshore campsites; gift shop; walk to cafe; river hiking trails. Open May into October.

We welcome pets of responsible owners. Pets are welcome but must be registered, may not be left unattended, and must be leashed at all times when outdoors. $10/stay for campers and $50 /stay for cabins.


19 Lamb's Way | Schroedeer
mile 79.4


Luxury Lake Superior Waterfront Townhomes

It begins the moment you arrive at Temperance Landing on Lake Superior. A delight and wonder at the beautiful natural surroundings, outdoor recreational opportunities, and the history and charm of Lutsen-Tofte on Minnesota’s North Shore.


Minnesota 61 | Schroeder
mile 82.2


The AmericInn of Tofte is situated on Highway 61, only minutes away from world-class golf, hundreds of miles of hiking, biking and cross-country ski trails, snowmobiling, kayaking, canoeing and fishing.  We are proud to provide the amenities you want most starting with comfortable, quieter guestrooms featuring new 32” LCD flat screen TVs, cozy Serta® Perfect Sleeper Beds, and free hotel wide WiFi.  Wake up each morning to our free, hot, home-style AmericInn Perk breakfast.  Guest also enjoy our inviting indoor pool, hot tub and sauna.


7231 Minnesota 61 | Tofte
mile 86.3


Private townhome lodge on 600' of Lake Superior pebble beach. Sleeps 2-8; pet friendly. Direct access to the Gitchi-Gami bike trail. Only 8 minutes to Lutsen Mountains. Check availability and rates on website.


6528 Aspenwood Drive | Tofte
mile 86.1



Meandering North, above crashing waves and jagged Lake Superior rock cliffs are 5 stunning new cabins adorned with 140 year old reclaimed barn wood. Perfectly nestled on 17 acres of pristine forest wilderness, our prime location provides easy access to all the top rated, year round North Shore adventures.

Each cabin is created for the perfect getaway for two. Details from secure storage for your gear to heated floors to automatic blinds allow you to arrive and relax. Welcome to your next North Shore vacation rental.


151 Onion River Road | Tofte
snow covered cascade lodge on north shore with stunning blue sky
mile 78.4

Condo and motel units with gas fireplace and whirlpool options. Wireless Internet, DVD or VCR, satellite TV, queen beds, refrigerator and knotty pine vaulted ceilings in all rooms. Meeting room and sauna on site. Open all year!


8041 West Minnesota 61 | Schroeder
mile 80.6
State Park Campground

Want to stay at the Temperance River State Park Campground? It is open almost year-round [closes in the dead of winter] and features

52 [almost year round] drive-in sites; the upper campground offers 18 electric sites, 2 are pull-through sites; 60' RV length limit. The lower campground [non-electric] has 34 sites, and a few have excellent Lake Superior views.
6 cart-in sites a short distance from parking, 3 sites each in upper and lower campground; carts and bear-proof storage lockers provided.
Seasonal accessible showers and flush toilets in upper campground, and year round vault toilets.
Firewood and ice for sale at seasonally at office.
2023 payment update for camping and firewood


7620 West Highway 61 | Schroeder
mile 81.8 + 0.1 miles

Fifteen individual cabins either right on Lake Superior or with a lake view; from a cozy cabin for two with a big sunny deck to a an original log cabin to a modern lakeside 3-bedroom home with all the amenities.


7316 Tofte Park Road | Tofte
mile 82.9 + 24.0 miles
Superior National Forest Campground

On Crescent Lake, this federal campground features:

33 sites, 1 group site, 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 barrier-free campsite and fishing pier, a boat launch; details here.


The Grade | Tofte
mile 82.9 + 23.0 miles
Superior National Forest Campground

This campground offers camping at 50 sites with picnic tables and fire grates. In addition to Sawbill Lake, amenities include toilets, drinking water, RV accessible (limited length, no hook-ups, though), and are first come-first served with a fee charged. Barrier free fishing pier, interpretive nature trail, large group area & picnic area, and an entry point for the BWCA - nearby Sawbill Outfitters offers canoe rentals & convenience items. Details here.


Sawbill Trail | Tofte
mile 82.9 + 22.5 miles
Superior National Forest Campground

Rustic campground located in a stand of red pine on the shore of Baker Lake.  Unlike most other rustic campgrounds, there is a solar powered faucet for drinking water.  It is an excellent first or last night site for people who are using the Baker Lake Entry Point to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. 5 secluded sites, a boat launch, no fees charged; and walleye, northern & perch in the lake. Details here.

From Highway 61 in Tofte, North on the Sawbill Trail 16 miles to The Grade, turn right on The Grade and drive for 6 miles; left on FR 1272.


Forest Road 1272 | Tofte
mile 82.8 + 11.2 miles
Superior National Forest Campground

9 sites on the Temperance River; 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. Details here.

From Hwy 61, north on Sawbill Trail (Co. Rd. 2) for 12 miles, campground is on west


Sawbill Trail | Tofte
mile 85.2

Small, family-owned and operated resort in the Tofte area. Eight housekeeping cabins which overlook our cobblestone beach on Lake Superior. Cobblestone is more than just cabins, it’s a way of life on Gitchi Gami that offers quietude and simplicity which nourishes the spirit. Our intention is to carry on this tradition with dedication.Cobblestone Cabins


6660 Minnesota 61 | Tofte
mile 86.4

We are perched cliff side on the edge of the lake. All 22 guest rooms are tastefully decorated and feature sliding glass doors leading to individual balconies that yields dramatic views. Located between Tofte and Lutsen.


6452 Minnesota 61 | Tofte
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