At Lutsen Resort on Lake Superior, Minnesota family vacations have been “Unforgettable Since 1885.” Our resort on the North Shore of Lake Superior offers an exhilarating wilderness playground for kids and kids at heart. It’s easy to spend a full week here! At the resort, your family will enjoy a wide array of activities, from guided nature hikes, waterfall tours, kayaking on the lake and pitch & putt golf, to evening campfires with s’mores and live music, and much, much more.
Bring a sense of adventure. Discover new things. Play together. Take home memories that will last forever!
At Lutsen Resort on Lake Superior, we have the accommodations and amenities to fit the needs of Minnesota family vacations of all sizes. Our lodging ranges from cozy rooms in the historic lodge to suites in the Poplar River Condos with jacuzzis and fireplaces.
Winter at Lutsen Resort is like vacationing inside a snow globe
With the largest alpine skiing and snowboarding resort in the Midwest, one of the largest cross-country ski trail networks in North America, over 450 miles of snowmobile trails, and countless other activities, the North Shore provides ample reasons to get outside and play for your winter vacation!
Experience Spring on the North Shore
From spring skiing to exploring the area’s raging rivers and waterfalls, spring is a beautiful time of year.
There is nothing like summer on Lake Superior
From beach bonfires to sea kayaking, Lake Superior’s rugged shoreline will help you create memories that will last a lifetime.
Fall on the North Shore is Like Nothing You’ve Ever Seen
Soak up the vibrant palette of reds, oranges and yellows that grace the Lake Superior shoreline. Retire to an evening at the resort by our crackling fireplace.
Winery Shuttle Mar 20, 2020 at 3:15pm
Requirements/restrictions: Lutsen Resort Guests. Kids are welcome with an adult, as the winery has home-made root beer and sparkling waters.
What to bring: Tastings at the North Shore Winery are $9, with options for add-ons, bottle purchases, and specialty packages. Payment is made at the winery.
Tour description: The Lutsen Resort shuttle will leave from the lobby and take you to the North Shore Winery and Sawtooth Mountain Ciderhouse for an afternoon visit. Another great place to sit back, relax, and enjoy the ambiance of the season. Tours or conversations with the winemakers and owners may be available to learn even more about the place and the process, and the social atmosphere is great for wine lovers and casual tasters. Wine tasting cost is $9.
Pick up is at 4:30 at the winery
You can sign up for this event on week prior.
Cross Country Ski Tour Mar 20, 2020 at 12:30pm
**$10 Minnesota Day Ski Pass Required on trails for guests 16 and older, available at the Lutsen Resort Front Desk. Annual passes are available at Clearview Store in Lutsen, Holiday Station in Tofte, and Buck’s in Grand Marais.
**This tour is geared toward beginner skiers and those looking for a casual group pace; instruction is provided to help skier comfort and confidence in the sport, and the group will stick together.
When conditions allow. Available for Lutsen Resort guests, consider time and distance for guests under 14. Join us on the nearby Sugarbush Trail Network on a beginner trail for an introductory lesson and tour to explore the North Shore in a new way. Cross country ski tours require a moderate level of fitness. Classic ski’s are used/provided. Don’t forget appropriate clothing for the season’s weather/conditions, and water.
A $10/per person no-show fee will be added to a guests’ reservation, as we often have waitlists and want to accommodate for this popular activity. Reservations must be canceled 24 hours in advance.
You can sign up for this event one week prior.
Live Music- Gordon Thorne Mar 21, 2020 at 7:00pm
Lutsen Resort lobby, 7-10pm. In Gordon’s words, he describes himself as playing: “Early American music from a time when giant bluesman roamed the earth.”