Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Grand Marais

The lake and forests create a pretty picture of Grand Marais. Well known for its hiking, cafes and canoeing, this walkable city won't disappoint. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Grand Marais

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Grand Marais for its hiking and canoeing. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Grand Marais a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pincushion Mountain (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Gunflint Hills Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Eagle Mountain Trailhead (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Lutsen Mountains (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Lutsen Ski Area (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Superior National Golf Course (19.3 mi / 31 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Grand Marais

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Grand Marais is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pincushion Mountain (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Judge Magney State Park (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Grand Portage State Forest (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Road Lake (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
  • Lonely Lake (29.7 mi / 47.9 km)
  • Cross River Heritage Center (29.9 mi / 48.1 km)

Where to stay near Grand Marais?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 122 holiday rentals near Grand Marais. From 55 Cabins to 37 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Grand Marais for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Grand Marais?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Grand Marais. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Judge Magney State Park: 63 holiday rentals
  • Road Lake: 19 holiday rentals
  • Pincushion Mountain: 98 holiday rentals
  • Gunflint Hills Golf Course: 96 holiday rentals
  • Cook County Court House: 110 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Grand Marais listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Grand Marais?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 55 Cabins in Grand Marais. Our other popular types of Grand Marais holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 37 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 55 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 14 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Grand Marais?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Grand Marais. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.