Home to the nationally renowned North House Folk School, musicians, artists, photographers, and artisans add an artistic flair to the area’s unique restaurants and shops.
What will inspire you? Sipping a cappuccino as you watch the painters at Artists’ Point? Watching otters play by the dock? Enjoying fresh Lake Superior fish while dining al fresco at an outdoor café? A Lake Superior sail aboard the Hjordis? A hike up Pincushion Mountain? Or, an adventurous drive up the Gunflint Trail Scenic Byway?
This quaint, friendly harbor village is bursting with creative personalities, as well as natural beauty and one-of-a-kind events. Grand Marais was named a Top 100 Adventure Towns by National Geographic Adventure Magazine, won the title of “America’s Coolest Small Town” by Budget Travel Magazine, and the Grand Marais Arts Colony was listed as one of the Top 10 Artist Colonies in America by Coastal Living Magazine.
Grand Marais is your invitation to it all. Check out the Grand Marais Harbor Cam for live inspiration.