Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Grand Marais

The lake and forests create a pretty picture of Grand Marais. Well known for its hiking, cafés and canoeing, this walkable city won't disappoint. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Grand Marais

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Grand Marais for its hiking and canoeing. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Grand Marais a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pincushion Mountain (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Gunflint Hills Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Eagle Mountain Trailhead (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Lutsen Mountains (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Lutsen Ski Area (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Superior National Golf Course (19.3 mi / 31 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Grand Marais

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Grand Marais is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pincushion Mountain (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Judge Magney State Park (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Grand Portage State Forest (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Road Lake (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
  • Lonely Lake (29.7 mi / 47.9 km)
  • Cross River Heritage Center (29.9 mi / 48.1 km)

Where to stay around Grand Marais?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 180 holiday lettings near Grand Marais. From 59 Cabins to 45 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Grand Marais is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Grand Marais?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Grand Marais. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Judge Magney State Park: 104 holiday lettings
  • Road Lake: 22 holiday lettings
  • Pincushion Mountain: 142 holiday lettings
  • Gunflint Hills Golf Course: 140 holiday lettings
  • Cook County Court House: 158 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Grand Marais listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Grand Marais?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 59 Cabins in Grand Marais. Our other popular types of Grand Marais holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 45 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 59 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 59 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Grand Marais?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Grand Marais. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.