Grand Marais – Minnesota

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Grand Marais, Minnesota, just so happens to be one of those towns that you will love to travel to all year round.

Located a little over 40 miles southwest of the Canadian border on the beautiful North Shore of Lake Superior, Grand Marais is most definitely a favorite destination among Minnesotans as well as among visitors from many other states.

Grand Marais’ infamous harbor area is considered to be the main gateway to the scenic Boundary Waters Canoe Area, which makes it a highly visited vacation and travel destination. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) is a beautiful 1,090,000 acre pristine wilderness area located within the Superior National Forest.

It is widely known for its excellent fishing and beautiful landscape and scenery, and is also a favorite among hikers, canoers, kayakers, fishermen, dog sledders, skiers, and anyone else who loves the relaxing peace and natural beauty of the rustic outdoors.

The Loon is Minnesota’s State Bird
Nearby Gunflint Trail is also a favorite among visitors. The Trail is a 55 mile stretch of road that runs through the midst of the wilderness bordering BWCA and is full of beautiful pine, aspen, birch, and maple trees.

The beautiful Gunflint Trail lakes are a favorite for the Minnesota State Bird – the Minnesota Loon – and are widely known for their relaxing and peaceful surroundings, calming waters, and their extreme natural beauty, as well as their (many times over) abundance of wildlife which include moose, deer, bears, coyotes, lynx, bobcats, and many others.

The Grand Marais area, also known as part of Minnesota’s infamous ‘Northwoods’ area, has a wide variety of different Resorts, Motels, Restaurants, and Shops which are conveniently located in or around Grand Marais in order to make your vacation or visit one of ease.

For the more advanced camper or extreme nature and wildlife lover that wants to spend a few days in the rustic, rugged wilderness, Grand Marais is an absolute ideal destination that will not only leave you with memories of a lifetime, but also a deep inner peace that continues to draw you back to the area year after year.

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