Get Out and Play: Grand Marais Golf, Tennis, and More

Grand Marais golf opportunities abound in this small town in Cook County, Minnesota. French for "Great Marsh," Grand Marais sits on the northwestern shore of Lake Superior. It boasts scenic views, especially by the bay, plus there's so much to do here like golf and tennis. Get out and play while on vacation, and let BBOnline help you find that perfect Grand Marais bed and breakfast to accentuate your stay. The great outdoors beckons in any season, but particularly in the warm weather. From biking and hiking to tennis and golf, Grand Marais lures in visitors and makes them lifelong fans.

Gunflint Hills Golf Course
1181 Golf Course Rd
Grand Marais, MN 55604
(218) 387-9988

Three miles from the center of Grand Marais lies the ever-popular Gunflint Golf Course. It's an 18-hole course, featuring 5,260 yards of golf with a par of 34. Gunflint first opened its doors in 1942, making it one of the oldest Grand Marais golf courses in the area.

Superior National Lutsen-Golf
5731 W Highway 61
Lutsen, MN 55612
(218) 663-7195
www.superiornational.com

Hop in your car rental and head over to nearby Lutsen for even more golfing options. Superior National at Lutsen boasts 27 holes of golf overlooking the sparkling Lake Superior, nestled in the northeast corner of Minnesota. During your round of memorable golf, you may even catch a glimpse of whitetail deer, timber wolves, fox and even moose. Rated #1 in the state by "Golf Digest Magazine," Superior National is a 27-hole, 6,300 yard course that snakes through the Poplar River Valley.

Cook County Tennis Courts
201 W. 5th Street
Grand Marais, MN 55604
www.cookcountytennis.org

Comprised of five public tennis courts, the Cook County Tennis Association offers clean, accessible tennis courts to residents of and visitors to Cook County. The Association also sponsors summer tournaments, along with youth programs, team tennis and events like the Cook County Tennis Block Party, the Grand Marais Open Tennis Tournament and Team Challenge.

Superior Hiking Trail
Superior Hiking Trail Association
P.O. Box 4
731 7th Ave
Two Harbors, MN 55616-0004
(218) 834-2700
www.shta.org

Take a hike; on The Superior Hiking Trail, that is. The SHT meanders more than 200 miles along the ridgeline above Lake Superior, with convenient trailheads and parking lots dotting the route every 5 or 10 miles. Great for day hiking and long distance backpacking, the SHT footpath is a great way to explore the Grand Marais area on foot. With more than 82 backcountry campsites and 42 additional miles of trails through the forests of Duluth, the Superior Hiking Trail is a must-do while enjoying your Grand Marais inn.

Whether you decide to take in some Grand Marais golf, tennis, hiking, biking or other outdoor pursuits, Minnesota does not disappoint. BBOnline makes it easy on you when planning your vacation to a charming bed and breakfast, so be sure to check us out first.