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2016 LODGING PARTNERS

A Room of One’s Own
A personal retreat center on the North Shore of Lake Superior
218-387-9239

Art House B & B

  • 10% discount with coupon code: student GM

A Creative Space for Artists, Adventurers, Everyone!
218-370-1625

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
218-387-1112

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

  • 2 for 1 weekday specials

Your base camp for Art Colony classes – 2 for 1 weekday specials
218-663-7284

Ella’s Inn

  • Art Colony Rate: $65+ taxes per night per room

Ella’s welcomes Art Colony attendees – your home away from home
218-387-3131

Feather Nest Inn

  • 5% discount for students and instructors

Where birds of a feather flock together
218-387-1454

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
218-387-4827

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
218-387-2688

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
218-663-7971

Outpost Motel

  • 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.
218-387-2009

The Writer’s Cabin
A cozy “hobbit home” for 2 near the Art Colony. Fireplace, Jacuzzi, patio.
218-387-9441

Thomsonite Beach Inn & Suites

  • 10% discount, lodging only

Spectacular views with this Lake Superior lodging gem.
218-387-1532, 888-387-1532

2016 BUSINESS PARTNERS

Angry Trout Cafe
Open seasonally from May – October
218-387-1265

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.
218-387-1992

Birchbark Books & Gifts
Biggest bookstore on the North Shore! Unique Gifts, Clothing & more!
218-387-2315

Blue Water Cafe
The “Meeting Place” in Grand Marais
218-387-1597

Buck’s Hardware
We appreciate our local arts culture.
218-387-2280

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.
218-387-1165

Cook County Whole Foods Co-op
Community owned & operated, dedicated to a healthy & sustainable society.
218-387-2503

Crooked Spoon Cafe
Contemporary American cuisine taken down the crooked path.
218-387-2779

Dockside Fish Market
Locally caught fresh & smoked fish, seafood, deli & fish-n-chips
218-387-2906

Drury Lane Books
Books for book lovers.
218-387-3370

Fika Coffee
Roasted in Grand Marais – Enjoy everywhere.
218-387-4040

Frykman Art Studio
Specializing in site specific art in glass, metal, & wood
218-387-1949

Grand Marais Family Dentistry
Creating Healthy Smiles
218-387-2774

Grand Marais Municipal Liquor Store
The North Shore’s finest selection of beers and wines.
218-387-1630

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
218-387-2995

Java Moose
Favorite coffee shop for locals and visitors alike.
218-387-9400

Johnson’s Foods
Shop our small aisles. Check out to big smiles!
218-387-2480

Joynes Ben Franklin Department Store
In downtown Grand Marais on the North Shore of Lake Superior.
218-387-2233

Kah-Nee-Tah Gallery and Cottages
Featuring Minnesota-made paintings, pottery, turned wood, glass art & more!
218-387-2585

Lake Superior Trading Post
A Grand Marais tradition since 1971
218-387-2020

Last Chance Studio & Gallery
Contemporary fine art on the North Shore
218-663-7008

Lutsen Mountains * Papa Charlie’s
Mountaintop dining, music & recreation. Sightseeing rides on new gondola.
218-406-1320

Mike’s Holiday Station
Mike’s Holiday Station stores in Grand Marais and Tofte
218-387-1043

Milkweed Editions
We identify, nurture, and publish transformative literature.
612-332-3192

Norshor Insurance Agency
Your local insurance store – home, auto, commerical & health
218-387-9139

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
218-387-1272

North Shore Visitor
“Best link to the North Shore” – National Geographic Traveler
218-387-2368

Northern Wilds Media
Read Northern Wilds to learn what’s happening along the Shore.
218-387-9475

Pie Place Bakery
Homemade pies, specialty cakes, and assorted baked goods.
218-387-1513

Pro Print
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
218-663-7150

Sivertson Gallery
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.
218-387-3136

The Market
Hadley Pottery, wind chimes, kitchen, and even incense.  What treasures!
218-387-2118

Voyageur Brewing Company
Brewed with Lake Superior Water and Your Adventure in Mind
218-387-3163

White Pine North
Gourmet coffees & teas | Northwoods Gifts | Collectibles
218-387-1695

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.

800-569-8134

Cook County Visitors Bureau

1-888-922-5000

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.

218-726-9000

McKnight Foundation
The McKnight Foundation, a Minnesota family foundation, seeks to improve the quality of life for present and future generations.

612-333-4220

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.

(651) 215-1600

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.

(612) 340-2847