A variety of seasonal and year round resorts offer some great rustic and modern cabins to host your next Minnesota family vacation or fishing trip. Please browse the resort listings below to find accommodations to fit your next up north getaway.
Lake Vermilion, Minnesota Resorts and Lodges such as Everett Bay Lodge are the mainstay of the Minnesota fishing family vacation. Our affordable Minnesota cabins for rent, boat rentals, reserved docking, heated swimming pool/sauna and convenient central location on the lake make the perfect setting for your Lake Vermilion vacation. See for yourself why our Lake Vermilion fishing resort was named one of Minnesota’s “Nine Great Family Fishing Getaways” by Minnesota Sportsman magazine.
Classic Northwoods cottages hand-crafted by the Ludlow family and updated with every expected amenity. Your vacation starts with a luxury, hand-crafted cottage on our private island on Lake Vermilion in Northern Minnesota. You’ll get a personalized, full-service vacation with world-class recreation, natural beauty, and a northern Minnesota ambiance for all ages. Our cabins have multiple baths, wood-burning fireplaces, decks and screened porches. All are situated under a canopy of pine and birch trees within 50 feet of the water.
We want your stay to be fun, enjoyable and hopefully a memorable one. Our goal is to provide you with clean and comfortable accommodations in a warm and friendly “northwoods” atmosphere. Personal service is as important to us as we think it is to you. Quite simply, we want to serve your needs! Please feel free to ask questions, make suggestions and share ideas with us.
We’re located on Lake Vermilion, one of Minnesota’s most pristine bodies of water. Vermilion is known for its great fishing, including muskies, walleyes, smallmouth and largemouth bass, northern pike, bluegills, crappies and perch. The scenery is breathtaking, a rocky, hilly landscape that was sculpted by glaciers. Our 19 cabins accommodate from two to 15 people, with many featuring fireplaces and Jacuzzis. Guests have the option of having their meals cooked by the resort’s chef on our American plan.
Outdoor beauty and adventure awaits! If you have ever wondered what it would be like to kayak one of the many lakes in Minnesota or sit fire-side as you roast marshmallows in the evening sunset without a care in the world, Elbow Lake is for you. There is more untouched natural beauty here for you to discover. Come stay at Elbow Lake Lodge and let your worries disappear as you are whisked away into a world of natural beauty only Minnesota can offer.
Pike Bay Lodge is a Lake Vermilion resort open year round on beautiful Lake Vermilion. Located on the southeast corner of the lake in Pike Bay this is the first resort on the lake when traveling north. Pike Bay is the river inlet to the lake and is the spawning area for many species in spring. The lake is teeming with Walleye, Northern pike, Musky, Smallmouth Bass, Perch and has good populations of Crappie, Blugill, Largemouth bass and Tulibee.
No matter your heart’s desire, Lake Vermilion is the preeminent destination for Northern Minnesota vacations. First-rate fishing, five-star dining, top-rated golfing, and over 40,000 acres of water are all just out your front door and ready to explore when staying at Lake Vermilion Houseboats. Houseboating is a unique experience that allows you to customize your vacation. With our houseboats you can spend a night near the portage to the BWCAW (Boundary Waters), enjoying amazing views of nature and walking through the waterfalls.
Shamrock Rentals is a Minnesota resort located on Lake Vermilion in Blackduck Bay that offers three fully modern housekeeping cabins along with a full service marina, now operating as Shamrock Landing. Shamrock’s cabins offer all the conveniences of home, including DirecTV satellite TV and wireless internet access. All of our modern housekeeping Lake Vermilion rental cabins have bedding, coffee makers, refrigerators, ranges, toasters, microwaves and TVs. Each cabin also has a charcoal grill and large deck.
Polley’s has been family owned and operated since 1941. Owner Tod Polley has kept the old world charm of this resort. Its cabins are homey and reflect the way vacationing on Lake Vermilion has been done since the 50’s. Tod has created a home away from home for guests and friends alike. Cabins, Liquor/Beer, Gas and Bait. Large Dock for swimming and fishing and a sandy shoreline. Covered Boat Slips, Public Launch, Picnic and Camping areas.
With its wonderful location in the heart of Daisy Bay on beautiful LAKE VERMILION, our resort is a family and fisherman’s paradise. The lake is known for Walleye, Crappie, Northern Pike, Muskelunge, Bass, as well as many other pan fish. Located just 15 miles from both, Cook & Tower Minnesota, our resort offers that desired peace and privacy. Guests will be able to rent a cabin at very REASONABLE RATES. So reserve early to ensure your getaway for a truly relaxing vacation.
Our cabins are cozy and rustic, with knotty pine interiors, full kitchens, full baths, and a deck. We also have hotel units available. Both our cabins and hotel units definitely fit the bill when you need a place to lay your head after a day in the outdoors on Lake Vermilion. At BayView, we firmly believe that life is meant to be a celebration, and it shows. Our full service bar and restaurant are ready to serve.
Eight modern and clean housekeeping cabins, most within 20 feet of the waters edge. Each cabin has its own TV, kitchen with microwave oven,bathroom,lake front deck, and boat dock. Most cabins have a fire pit. Paddle boats, playground, game room, and Weber grills are provided. Complete facilities with personal service. Groceries, bait, tackle, gas, late model boats and motors, boat launching facilities, and swimming beach. Open in the fall for hunting & fishing. Visa/Mastercard.
Spring Bay Resort is nestled among towering Norway Red Pine, along a protected bay, on the most beautiful lake in all of Minnesota – Lake Vermilion. We can accommodate large groups, families or a simple cabin for two. We also have the largest selection of boats and pontoons on Lake Vermilion. Our goal is to provide a top quality resort, with great customer service, yet at a reasonable price. When you arrive you will find that nearly everything that you will need is provided for you.
A scenic and secluded Lake Vermilion retreat featuring year round cabins at the water’s edge. Glenmore’s location is ideal. We’re located only two miles from Tower for convenient shopping, restaurants, and services. Escape to the Great Northwoods during Minnesota’s famous summer. Leave the routines of daily life behind. Explore the 1,200 miles of spectacular Lake Vermilion shoreline and its more than 365 rocky, pine-studded islands. Fish for walleye, perch, northern, muskie, smallmouth bass and pan fish. Relax on our safe, sandy beaches.
We have four cabin and cottage homes available for rental. We can accomodate couple or a whole party! See our ‘Cabin Rental’ tab and call, e-mail or stop by Gruben’s today! Let us launch, recover, fuel, store, park your vehicle and trailer, maintain, repair and upgrade your boat. See our ‘Marina & Boats’ tab and call, e-mail or stop by Gruben’s todal!
Eleven modern housekeeping cottages nestled among towering pines and white birch. Log cabins, open beam ceilings, pine interiors, decks, screened porches, Weber grills, fireplaces. Deluxe lakeside cabin with five bedrooms sleeps 17; three baths and much more. Beautiful sand beach, playground, picnic area, bonfire pit. Recreation building with TV/VCR, pool table, video games.
Whispering Winds Resort is located on the western end of Lake Vermilion. Most of the resort is situated directly on the water and the grounds are level and well maintained. Accommodations at Whispering Winds Resort include lakeside housekeeping cabins. All cabins have sundecks, deck furniture, electricity, heat, hot and cold running water, showers, cooking ranges, refrigerators, dishes, cooking utensils, microwave ovens, cozy bedrooms, blankets, sheets and pillows. Weber grills, cribs, and high chairs are also available at no charge.
Timbuktu Marina is conveniently located in Oak Narrows between the east and west ends of Lake Vermilion. We offer everything you need to have a great trip to Minnesota’s most beautiful lake including: Cabin rentals, live bait, tackle, refreshments and snacks, Caribou Coffee, St. Croix rods, fishing licenses, ice, beer and liquor. Boat services include boat/pontoon rentals, service, storage, winterizing, and sales. We sell Ranger Boats, Premier Pontoons and G3 boats thru our dealership location Timbuktu Marine.
We invite you to relax in the north woods. Extra clean, modern housekeeping cabins with TV on picturesque Big Bay. Gentle slope to sandy beach. Motors, bait, gas, boat launch. Nearby attractions include: mine tours, mini-golf, casino, bear and wolf centers, shops and restaurants. An new 18 hole championship golf course is less than 4 miles away! Free canoes, kayak and paddleboat, fire ring by lake and playground.
Located in the heart of scenic wilderness country, Vermilion River Cottages, is 21 miles northeast of Cook, Minnesota. Vermilion River Cottages is a unique family resort that offers our guests access to three of the highest rated wilderness and recreation attractions in Northern Minnesota. Quality fishing is available for the serious trophy fisherman or for those who just want to throw a line in and spend the day on the water.
Life of Riley Resort is the only resort on Norwegian Bay – a super fishing area and one guaranteed to give you that wilderness sensation of being in God’s Country. Our resort has a “down-home” atmosphere – informal and friendly – with nothing fancy or posh. We specialize in good fishing, good food and good times. Service here is more than a slogan. Our goal is to make YOUR stay the best vacation ever.
The classic Minnesota resort experience for more than a century. Make it your tradition. Twenty-six lovely cottages nicely spaced on 2,000 feet of Vermilion’s finest frontage. Cabins have sundecks, full kitchens, and great views. Most have fireplaces and dishwashers. Enjoy comprehensive children’s program, sailboats,hydro- bikes, sea kayaks, wind surfers, canoes, and paddle boats at no charge. Large fleet of power boats available in full-service harbor. Expansive sand beach, playground, campfire ring, nature trail, library. Golf minutes away.
On Beautiful Lake Vermilion is a Family, Fisherman’s paradise with it’s attractive LOCATION in the heart of Lake Vermilion, known for walleye, muskie, pike, large & small mouth bass as well as other pan fish. Located on the mainland , just 14 miles from Cook Minnesota on 26 wooded acres, Retreat Lodge offers that desired peace and privacy both on land and on the lakeside since many island shield our Lake Vermilion Resort giving guests needed protection for boat docking, fishing and swimming.
Nestled among the birch and pine trees – our cottages are all located on the lakeshore. Each provides a beautiful view of Lake Vermilion. Smallmouth, walleye, northern and panfish abound in the structure provided the this Canadian shield lake. Vermilion was the first Trip Tip choice of the “In-Fisherman” Magazine. Vermilion is a boater’s paradise. Enjoy yourself water-skiing, windsurfing, canoeing, sailing, or just relax on the beach watching the kids paddleboat.
The forested lake country of Vermilion offers splendid scenery and adventure. White Eagle is your platform for a great resort vacations – done in comfort. We offer private lake home cabin experiences within a fully-serviced resort setting. We provide everything needed for a carefree family or fishing hiatus. Meticulously cared for accommodations plus the best of Vermilion boat and pontoon rentals equals the beginning of a vacation your family and friends will love.
Located on beautiful Lake Vermilion, Fortune Bay Casino is the perfect place to play. Our deluxe accommodations, Las Vegas-style gaming, and a variety of outdoor activities make your getaway unforgettable! Snowmobile, ice fish, cross country ski, snowshoe. Or, relax poolside while enjoying a dazzling view of the lake. Our restaurant and lounge will cater to your tastes, whatever they are! Join us for your-round fun!