winter and wander

at the quiet magic of the forests and ever-changing moods of Lake Superior. Take a journey by Nordic ski, snowshoe or fat tire bike: the trails are groomed and ready. Fire up the sled and ride like a kid—or bring the kids—for the quintessential snowmobiling experience. 

SO MUCH SNOW, so many twists and turns, so many memories. Stoke a fire by a lodge. Sip hot cocoa and sing songs of the season. Let your light shine bright in the dark cold night under infinite starry skies. Travel with sled dogs. Ice fish the endless inland lakes. Hunker down in a stunningly remote winter camp or surprisingly cozy cabin overlooking the shores of Lake Superior.

Winter adventure guide

When the snow falls, northern Minnesota transforms into a winter wonderland. From snowshoeing or hiking through our scenic state parks, blazing new trails on a sled, or simply soaking in the magical beauty of new-fallen snow, Lake County makes the ultimate winter adventure destination.

Browse our Winter Adventure Guide for winter activity recommendations and tips for a grand up-north getaway.

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