In Silver Bay, shopping is primarily located up town in the plaza where the True Value has gifts and the grocery store has dollar items and flowers. Nearby are a gas station-convenience stop and the local liquor store.
Little Marais is an unorganized area of the North Shore from Lake superior halfway in line to Finland. You will find a non-traditional gift ship and little roadside shop with gifts and hand-turned wooden bowls.
The folks in Finland do most of their shopping at the Co-op and you should too. During summer season the Heritage Center has offers some Finland related items for sale.
Zup’s was founded on family tradition, the spirit still lives within the organization. The friendly greetings, the welcoming smiles and always an extended hand of help.
Carries a wide variety of off-sale liquors, wines, beer and mixes. Ice and tobacco products are also available. There is a Minnesota State Lottery machine on site. Cash, local checks, and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard & Discover) accepted. ATM available on site. Silver Bay Lounge is attached and this bar offers entertainment some weekends.
Open seasonally; a small collection of local artifacts and exhibits; acts as the Silver Bay Visitor Center, too.
Memorial Day to Labor Day :: 10am-4pm daily
Labor Day to October 15 :: Friday- - Sunday, 10am-4pm
Open seasonally; a small collection of local artifacts and exhibits; acts as the Silver Bay Visitor Center, too. Hours Memorial Day to Labor Day :: 10am-4pm daily Labor Day to October 15 :: Friday- - Sunday, 10am-4pm
The new visitor center and rest area is now open! There's a great interpretive area, plus solar panels, a gift shop and 24/7 restrooms.
Featuring hand-turned wooden bowls made right here, many made with native wood. Take home a true piece of the North Shore! Souvenirs to remember your trip up North, locally made jewelry, regional books, local and imported rocks including beautiful Canadian Amethyst garden rock. Maple syrup, wild rice and wild rice soup mixes - take some flavor home! Sweatshirts and Baja's to keep you warm o cool nights. Knives for the camper or collector, and the list goes on ... Open mid-May to mid-October. Stop by to say hi and see what we have.
Orchard, gardens, hiking trail, picnic tables, museum, one-room schoolhouse, sauna, original homestead, and Visitor Center with gifts. events include guided tours mid-May through September and the Annual Finnish Tori Marketplace and Music, the second weekend in August.