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Outside of paying us a visit in person, here’s where you’ll find everything you need to get to get to know Cook County better. Simply put, we have more ‘ests than anyone in the Midwest. The greatest of the Great Lakes. The highest peak. The most trails. The finest unique experiences. Every day is filled with outdoor adventure and activity, relaxation and renewal. Learn more about Cook County, read recent news, download a logo or photo, watch a video – or contact us if you can’t find what you’re looking for.

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“Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Amelia & Chris, Day 2 In Lutsen” View »

February 17, 2017 | Type: , ,
WCCO | By: Amelia Santaniello & Chris Shaffer

“Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Amelia & Chris Go To Lutsen” View »

February 16, 2017 | Type: , ,
WCCO | By: Amelia Santaniello & Chris Shaffer

“25 Under-the-Radar Midwestern Towns for Girlfriend Getaways” View »

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Country Living Magazine | By: Perri Ormont Blumberg

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Perfect spring break destination: Prime Conditions Predicted for Weekend of Winter Fun in Tofte and Gunflint Trail March 11 – 12

Perfect spring break destination:   Prime Conditions Predicted for Weekend of Winter Fun in Tofte and Gunflint Trail March 11 – 12   Cook County, Minn. – Feb. 17, 2017 – There is more fun to be had this winter at a brand-new event, The Sugar Tour at Oberg Trailhead[...] Read More.

Visit Cook County receives record-breaking three awards during Explore Minnesota annual conference

Visit Cook County receives record-breaking three awards during Explore Minnesota annual conference   Feb. 1, 2017-St. Paul, Minn.-Visit Cook County, the tourism organization for Grand Marais, Minn. and surrounding communities, walked away from the Explore Minnesota annual conference last night with a record-breaking three awards. No organization has previously received[...] Read More.

Plenty of snow for Beargrease Marathon, skiing and snowmobiling in Grand Marais and surrounding communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Plenty of snow for Beargrease Marathon, skiing and snowmobiling in Grand Marais and surrounding communities   Cook County, Minn. – January 27, 2017 – Although race officials have expressed concern about trail conditions for the 400-mile sled-dog marathon, there is plenty of snow for the upcoming Beargrease,[...] Read More.