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2016 LODGING PARTNERS
A Room of One’s Own
A personal retreat center on the North Shore of Lake Superior
Art House B & B
- 10% discount with coupon code: student GM
A Creative Space for Artists, Adventurers, Everyone!
Best Western Plus Superior Inn & Suites
On the shore of Lake Superior in downtown Grand Marais.
218-387-2240 | 1-800-842-VIEW(8439)
Bluefin Bay Family of Resorts
We bring you closer to the lake and to each other.
218-663-7296 | 800-258-3346
Cascade Lodge on Lake Superior
Cabins, Lodge, Restaurant/Pub
Cascade Vacation Rentals
Managing 75 privately-owned and unique homes available for nightly rental.
1-800-950-4361 | 218-663-7971
Croftville Road Cottages
Four season luxury cottages on the shore of Lake Superior
218-387-1790 | 866-387-1790
Eagle Ridge Resort at Lutsen Mountains
Your base camp for Art Colony classes – 2 for 1 weekday specials
- Art Colony Rate: $65+ taxes per night per room
Ella’s welcomes Art Colony attendees – your home away from home
Feather Nest Inn
- 5% discount for students and instructors
Where birds of a feather flock together
Grand Marais Recreation Area
Grand Marais’ Municipal Park, Campground & Marina on Lake Superior
218-387-1712 | 800-998-0959
Harbor Inn Hotel
- 10% discount for students
Downtown location, great harbor view, Wi-Fi, & pet-rooms.
218-387-1191 | 1800-595-4566
Hungry Hippie Hostel
Affordable accommodations, overlooking Lake Superior, minutes from Grand Marais
Hungry Jack Outfitters
Lakeside cabins and BWCAW day trips and overnight adventures.
218-388-2275 / 800-648-2922
Lutsen Resort on Lake Superior
Iconic Lake Superior Resort providing hospitality since 1885.
1-800-258-8736 | 218-663-7212
Mangy Moose Motel
- 10% discount for students
Dave and Don welcome you to the Moose!
218-387-2975 | 800-796-2975
Naniboujou Lodge & Restaurant
Quiet Elegance on Lake Superior – A place to come home to
Nelson’s Travelers Rest Cabins & Motel
Reasonable, Inspiring, Close, Cabins and Motel “Where guests become friends”
218-387-1464 | 800-249-1285
Opel’s Lakeside Cabins
On Lake Superior – Housekeeping Cabins – 3 miles East of Grand Marais
- 15% for a 5 day stay; 20% for 7 day stay
Lakeview motel rooms and kitchenette suites.Attractive environment; reasonable prices.
218-387-1833 | 888-380-1833
Pincushion Trails Inn
In the woods, on the trails, close to town.
The Writer’s Cabin
A cozy “hobbit home” for 2 near the Art Colony. Fireplace, Jacuzzi, patio.
Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites
- 10% discount, lodging only
Spectacular views with this Lake Superior lodging gem.
2016 BUSINESS PARTNERS
Angry Trout Cafe
Open seasonally from May – October
Arrowhead Electric Cooperative
Connecting the tip of the Arrowhead with power and broadband
218-663-7239 | 800-864-3744
Betsy Bowen Gallery & Studios
Betsy’s hand-printed woodcuts and books, plus multiple working art studios.
Birchbark Books & Gifts
Biggest bookstore on the North Shore! Unique Gifts, Clothing & more!
Blue Water Cafe
The “Meeting Place” in Grand Marais
We appreciate our local arts culture.
Coldwell Banker North Shore
Your REAL ESTATE EXPERTS on the North Shore
218-387-2131 | 800-732-2131
Como Oil and Propane
Delivering a lot more than fuel.
Cook County Whole Foods Co-op
Community owned & operated, dedicated to a healthy & sustainable society.
Crooked Spoon Cafe
Contemporary American cuisine taken down the crooked path.
Dockside Fish Market
Locally caught fresh & smoked fish, seafood, deli & fish-n-chips
Drury Lane Books
Books for book lovers.
Roasted in Grand Marais – Enjoy everywhere.
Frykman Art Studio
Specializing in site specific art in glass, metal, & wood
Grand Marais Family Dentistry
Creating Healthy Smiles
Grand Marais Municipal Liquor Store
The North Shore’s finest selection of beers and wines.
Grand Marais Playhouse
Creating Community through high quality theater since 1971.
218-387-1284 x 2
Grand Marais State Bank
The financial institute of choice.
218-387-2441 / 800-835-1293
Hedstrom Lumber Company
Providing Jobs and Building Products for 100 years
Favorite coffee shop for locals and visitors alike.
Shop our small aisles. Check out to big smiles!
Joynes Ben Franklin Department Store
In downtown Grand Marais on the North Shore of Lake Superior.
Kah-Nee-Tah Gallery and Cottages
Featuring Minnesota-made paintings, pottery, turned wood, glass art & more!
Lake Superior Trading Post
A Grand Marais tradition since 1971
Last Chance Studio & Gallery
Contemporary fine art on the North Shore
Lutsen Mountains * Papa Charlie’s
Mountaintop dining, music & recreation. Sightseeing rides on new gondola.
Mike’s Holiday Station
Mike’s Holiday Station stores in Grand Marais and Tofte
We identify, nurture, and publish transformative literature.
Norshor Insurance Agency
Your local insurance store – home, auto, commerical & health
North House Folk School
An educational non-profit organization devoted to teaching traditional Northern craft
218-387-9762 / 888-387-9762
North Shore Federal Credit Union
Because if you’re up here, you belong here.
218-387-1312 / 877-387-1312
North Shore Music Association
Nonprofit presenter/supporter of musical entertainment, education, and cultural enrichment
North Shore Visitor
“Best link to the North Shore” – National Geographic Traveler
Northern Wilds Media
Read Northern Wilds to learn what’s happening along the Shore.
Pie Place Bakery
Homemade pies, specialty cakes, and assorted baked goods.
Promoting sustainable printing as Northern Minnesota’s only certified green printer
218-740-4465 / 888-791-8349
Sawbill Canoe Outfitters
Educating & outfitting BWCA visitors for over 60 years
Where northern art is celebrated daily
218-387-2491 / 1-888-880-4369
Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply
We are your Grand Marais outdoor adventure shop.
Hadley Pottery, wind chimes, kitchen, and even incense. What treasures!
Voyageur Brewing Company
Brewed with Lake Superior Water and Your Adventure in Mind
White Pine North
Gourmet coffees & teas | Northwoods Gifts | Collectibles
WTIP North Shore Community Radio
Weather, news, arts, culture and entertainment from Minnesota’s North Shore
218-387-1070 / 1-800-473-9847
2016 FOUNDATION SUPPORT
Arrowhead Regional Arts Council
The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council’s mission is to facilitate and encourage local arts development. This mission statement grows from a conviction that the arts improve the quality of life in the region.
Cook County Visitors Bureau
Cook County, Minnesota
Grand Marais Lions Club
Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation
The mission of the Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation is to enhance educational opportunities in Cook County and to significantly improve the quality of life in the North Shore communities of Cook, Lake and southern St. Louis County through competitive grant making in the areas of Arts and Culture, Community and Economic Development, Education, Environment, and Social Welfare programs to qualified nonprofit organizations.
The McKnight Foundation, a Minnesota family foundation, seeks to improve the quality of life for present and future generations.
Minnesota State Arts Board
The Minnesota State Arts Board is a state agency that stimulates and
encourages the creation, performance, and appreciation of the arts in the state.
The Dorsey & Whitney Foundation
The Dorsey & Whitney Foundation, formed in 1982, reflects Dorsey’s strong and enduring tradition to aid those with limited resources — from helping individuals gain access to our legal system, to collaborating with pro bono organizations and contributing personal time in volunteer service. The Dorsey & Whitney Foundation also is an enthusiastic supporter of cultural programs and initiatives.