Cook County Blog

Fall Color Report on the North Shore and Gunflint Trail | 2022 | Updated weekly

It's finally spring in Cook County - 2022

2022 Waterfall Season Will Make a Splash

Winter Fireplace Tour of Cook County, Minnesota

Welcome Back Canada!

Heart of Hospitality Awards - 2021

Road North Toolkit

Fall Color Report on the North Shore and Gunflint Trail | 2021 | Updated weekly

What is the current wildfire situation in Cook County, MN?

Project 61 Highway Construction and Your Visit to Grand Marais in Summer 2021

Paddle and Play on the Gunflint Trail

Our Favorite Minnesota Winter Activities | Visit Cook County

Winter Trail Conditions

Heart of Hospitality Awards - 2020

Fall Color Report on the North Shore and Gunflint Trail | 2020 | Updated weekly

Do Your Part, Please Stay One Moose Apart

What is "Leave No Trace" and Why is it Important

Visiting Cook County: What to Expect This Winter Season up North

Picture yourself here, take a virtual vacation!

Tell Us A Story - Surviving social distancing through storytelling and imagery

The North Shore and Gunflint Trail during COVID-19

Winter Camping - Tips and Tricks From The Pros

Cook County offers 450 miles of snowmobile trails and a variety of terrain and destinations

Early January weekend features a dogsled event, fat-tire bike race and a music festival.

The Best Snowshoe Trails in Cook County MN

Find Winter Adventures on Cook County Trails

Our Top 8 Tips for Seeing the Northern Lights in Minnesota

Beware the Gales of November | Lake Superior Storms and Shipwrecks

Historic Lake Superior Storms of Cook County MN

Exploring the art in Grand Marais by E-bike

Summer Adventures at Lutsen Mountains

Portaging & Paddling: Canoeing to Ham Lake on the Gunflint Trail by Wander The Map

Foodie Fridays

Big Lake Effect - by Carah Thomas-Maskell

A Few Of Our Favorite Spring Things

Waterfall Wednesday - Waterfall season weekly updates (2019)

Plan a Dog-Friendly Vacation in Cook County, MN

When Lake Superior Freezes - February in Cook County MN

Cold hands, warm heart. Romance in the northwoods

Hygge inspired books to read this winter

6 Fun Facts About The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon

Top Celestial Events to experience in Cook County this year

5 reasons why you must go cross country skiing this winter

The joy of skating on a frozen lake - Gunflint Lake

Celebrating 40 years of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Act

Searching for peak fall foliage in Minnesota? Let Cook County, MN be your guide.

Be Inspired by Nature This Fall in Cook County

The Sky is Falling! Just kidding, it's the annual Perseid Meteor Shower.

Boundary Waters Basics: Insider Tips for Planning a Memorable Family Camping Adventure

Visit Cook County – Top 5 Fun Summer Activities

Finding that perfect training ground

Waterfall Wednesday - Waterfall season weekly updates

A Spring Break Destination for Those Who Think Differently.

Escape the Super Bowl madness - head NORTH!

Make the Most of Your Winter Vacation | Visit Cook County

How to harvest the perfect Christmas tree in the Superior National Forest

Finding your inner warmth - Hygge Season

Northern Lights Viewing Routes - Find the best places to view the aurora borealis in Cook County MN

What are frost flowers? Rare phenomena appears in Cook County, Minn.

Why you should VOTE for Grand Marais, MN for Best MN Town

Rare Autumn Rain Storm Creates Raging Waterfalls in Minnesota

Woke Up North Photo Contest - North Shore lodging deals

Woke Up North - Capturing the best ways to wake up in Cook County, Minn.

Swimming Hot Spots - Best Places to Cool off in Cook County

Water Adventures You Absolutely Need to Try in Cook County This Summer

Top 10 Things to Do in Cook County This Summer

30 Min. Climbs - Quick hikes around Cook County.

What floats your boat? - Boating Events in Cook County MN

Spring Training Ground - No better place to train than Cook County MN

Moose rescued from Hungry Jack Lake after breaking through the ice

Maple syruping - A labor of love

Talking Tourism with Linda Jurek - Hygge and the DMO Life

Winter condition update - plenty of snow for the Beargrease and winter sports in Cook County MN

Talking Tourism with Linda Jurek: Holiday Celebrations, Education and Growth.

Talking Tourism with Linda Jurek: Art, Unplugged, Fall Colors, and Upcoming Marketing

Talking Tourism with Linda Jurek: Fisherman's Picnic

Even Pokemon goes on vacation.

Talking Tourism with Linda Jurek: Summertime, summertime, sum-sum-summertime…..

What You Need To Know About The Summer Solstice & Why We Should Celebrate It!