Fun Links

A small group of resorts in Minnesota which take pride in offering “vacations with excellence”. We at Gunflint are one of  the 6 Distinctive Lodges, and we proudly recommend guests to each other as you seek vacancies that fit your needs in various areas of Minnesota.

Members of the Distinctive Lodge Group

In our Gunflint Trail area:
Bearskin Lodge

In the Lake Vermillion area:
Ludlow’s Island Lodge

In the Brainerd area:
Kavanaugh’s Lodge

Along the North Shore of Lake Superior
Lutsen Resort

On Gull Lake in north central Minnesota
Grand View Lodge

Other Referrals:

Gunflint Northwoods Outfitters: Your canoeing and camping headquarters for BWCAW and Quetico wilderness canoe trips

Gunflint Pines Resort and Campground

Wedding Vendors

Keepsakes and Promises: They create party favors for weddings, anniversary celebrations, birthdays, baby showers, corporate events, and more, plus an offering of chocolates, almonds and mints.

The Rosemary Company: They present a selection of unique scented herbal gifts for weddings, showers, anniversaries, friendship and memorial tributes.

Ashmont Engraving: Ashmont Engraving offers a sensational array of personalized gifts for weddings and other special occasions. Choose from our selection of custom glassware, key chains, executive gifts, cigar and golf accessories, pocket flasks, keepsake boxes, pocket knives, and more.

CD Celebrations: Special compact disks for weddings and other special occasions

Favors Direct: Wedding and party favors like silver plated keepsakes, pewter placeframes, votive candles and custom chocolates.

Affairnet: A premier resource for all your wedding and party planning needs

Tuxedos Direct: Offers a complete line of traditional tuxedos and accessories including jackets, trousers, shirts, vests, cummerbunds, ties, and patent leather shoes, from top names like Perry Ellis and Lord West.

Wedding Gown Preservation: Clean & Preserve with the Wedding Dress Preservation Company that has Been Trusted by Over 3 Million Brides Since 1913.

Cross Country Skiing

Bearskin Lodge:: Lower Gunflint Trail area neighbor

Gunflint Pines: Our next door neighbors

Kavanaugh’s Lodge: A nice resort in the Brainerd area

Lone Mt. Ranch: The premier cross country ski resort in Montana

Gunflint Trail Information: has huge amounts of information about the Gunflint Trail and what to do while vacationing on the Gunflint Trail.

Canoeing In Other Parts of the USA

New Jersey

Indianhead Canoes: with canoeing on the Delaware River


Mohican Canoe Livery: with canoeing on the Mohican River

North Carolina

Headwaters Outfitters: with canoeing on the French Broad River

Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Northwoods Outfitters: in Iron Mountain “Your Outdoors Adventure Store” with gear and supplies for sale


Boundary Waters Canoe Area: a general information site
Adventure Getaway: Outdoor activities across the country

Other Links of Interest

Northern Lights: This is a very informative site about what the northern lights are and how/why they occur.

Aurora Page: Another very interesting site about the northern lights

Gunflint Trail Association: has information about the Gunflint Trail and all the local businesses in the area.

Gunflint Trail Information: has huges amounts of information about the Gunflint Trail and what to do while vacationing on the Gunflint Trail.

Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply Store: in Grand Marais. Specialties: Gear, Tours and Rentals for outdoor adventures all year round. Everything you need to experience Minnesota ‘s North Shore through sports

Beginning Guide to Angling and Fishing: Good general information

A Beginner’s Guide to Fishing – Catching and Cooking: A good all around guide for fishing