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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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“Five Unforgettable Bicycling Experiences in Northeast Minnesota” View »

March 22, 2017 | Type: ,
Pedal Minnesota | By: Brian Fanelli

“Types of Minnesota lichen and ferns to look for, and where to find them” View »

March 16, 2017 |
Star Tribune | By: Lisa Meyers McClintick

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Grand Marais nominated by USA TODAY travel group for its Best Midwestern Small Town contest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Grand Marais nominated by USA TODAY travel group for its Best Midwestern Small Town contest   Grand Marais, Minn. – March 29, 2017 – This week, Grand Marais, Minn., was chosen as a contender for the “Best Midwestern Small Town” contest sponsored by 10 Best Readers’ Choice,[...] Read More.

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.