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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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“Cool Art in Grand Marais, Minnesota” View »

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Midwest Living Magazine | By: Lisa Myers McClintick

“Outdoor holiday gift guide” View »

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Sun Herald | By: Sam Cook

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Ski Free at Lutsen Mountains & Experience Small Town Charm in Grand Marais on Black Friday

LUTSEN MOUNTAIN – That blast of winter wonderful has dumped four inches of snow on Lutsen Mountain which is being added to the base of man-made snow to provide a good start for the ski season. This weekend, you are invited to Cook County for a weekend of fun and snow.[...] Read More.

See world-class sled dog races in Cook County | Gunflint Mail Run Jan. 7-8 and John Beargrease Jan. 29-Feb. 2

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE See world-class sled dog races in Cook County Gunflint Mail Run Jan. 7-8 and John Beargrease Jan. 29-Feb. 2   Cook County, Minn. – Nov. 17, 2016 – Mushers and their teams of dogs from around the globe are preparing to cover hundreds of miles of terrain[...] Read More.

#OptOutside and Ski Free at Lutsen Mountains on Black Friday

#OptOutside and Ski Free at Lutsen Mountains on Black Friday Nov. 17, 2016 – Last year REI stores across the country eschewed the craziness of Black Friday shopping, closed their stores and encouraged employees and customers to #OptOutside.  It became a movement, and 1.4 million people spent the day enjoying the[...] Read More.