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 features

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)

How many holiday rentals are available around Grand Marais?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 167 holiday lettings around Grand Marais. From 50 cabins to 45 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Grand Marais? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Grand Marais. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cook County Court House: 155 holiday lettings
  • Judge Magney State Park: 95 holiday lettings
  • Pincushion Mountain: 131 holiday lettings
  • Gunflint Hills Golf Course: 129 holiday lettings
  • Eagle Mountain Trailhead: 160 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Grand Marais listed on 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. offers 50 Cabins in Grand Marais. Our other popular types of Grand Marais holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 45 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 50 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 50 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Flats 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 21 holiday homes with pool available in Grand Marais. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.