Travel Guides

Winter Travel Guide – Lutsen

Ski and Snowboard

Standing at 1088 feet with 1000 acres of ski area, 95 runs and 8 lifts, Lutsen Mountains is Mid-America’s largest and tallest ski area. You can downhill ski, snowboard or cross-country ski at Lutsen Mountains. The area is best known for its wide-open, groomed cruisers, and family-friendly activities. It offers a diverse variety of terrain spread over 4 mountains, and is expanding. And one little known secret for the more adventurous among you, Lutsen offers 60 acres of tree skiing runs.

For more information on lift passes, conditions, rentals and trail maps visit Lutsen Mountains website.

Snowmobiling

Why not explore the area’s breathtaking scenery by snowmobile on its 450 miles of trails. Zip through miles of trails taking in the Lake Superior vistas, and wildlife such as moose, foxes, coyotes and wolves. Then stop off at one of the cozy small town cafes to refuel and warm up.

For rentals and more information visit Lutsen Mountains website.

Dog Sledding

Experience the stunning scenery in arguably one of the most unique and memorable ways – dog sledding. There a number of dog sled rentals nearby that offer from two hours to full day trips. There are also some races where you can watch the professionals in January.

For more details visit the Cook County website.

Snowshoeing

Try snowshoeing on the Superior Hiking Trail or the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. The most leisurely way to explore the scenery and get a great workout at the same time.

For more information, visit the Cook County website.

Hygge Fireplace Tour

As you know, we’re all about hygge – enjoying a calm and comfortable time with friends and family in an atmosphere of warmth. So why not warm up the hygge vibes and visit the Hygge Fireplace Tour of Cook County throughout the month of February?

Hygge Festival

Check out the Hygge Festival happening from February 4th to February 14th in and around the Lutsen area. From guided winter treks, to live music and sleigh rides. There’s a little bit of hygge for everyone to enjoy.

Cozy Up in The Hygge Suite

After a long day on the slopes, ski / board back to the condo, take a dip in the hot tub then head back to the condo and cozy up under a blanket in front of the real log fire. There are games, DVDs and books provided to allow for some quality hygge time with your loved ones. Cook a homemade meal, shake up a cocktail and kick back.

There are tons of extra ideas in the activities bowl in each condo. Close your eyes, pick a coin, and see what fun activities you can explore!

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