Resort Amenities

Minnesota Resort Amenities


Camp Twain: Supervised children’s program meeting 2 hours/day, Monday–Friday. Activities include model boat building and regatta, ceramics, interpretive nature hikes, fly-tying, crafts, games and cook-outs. (June 9th – August 23rd, 2019).

Fitness Room:  Work out in our new fitness room. Utilize our hand weights, resistance bands, medicine balls, yoga mats, weight bench, stationary spin bike and our stair master.

Sports: Paved “Sport Court,” featuring basketball, badminton, pickle ball, tennis hitting wall and foursquare. Also available: shuffleboard, horseshoes, croquet, bocce ball, beanbag toss, table tennis, sand volleyball and swing/gym sets.

Water Sports: Enjoy kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, water skiing, canoeing, hydro biking, paddle boating, and paddle boarding. Learn to waterski or improve your skiing skills behind our 340 HP Malibu Competition ski boat. Training boom and the best equipment make all the difference. Weekly "Free Ski Day" offered for summer stays.

Swimming/water play: Enjoy one of Lake Vermilion’s finest beaches, now featuring splashy water slides and play structures! Active fun in the sun for all ages!

Area Activities: Tower-Soudan Iron Mine, Fortune Bay Casino, American Bear Association Bear Sanctuary, International Wolf Center in Ely, State and National Forest hiking trails, canoe trips, golf, biking and Minnesota Discovery Center.

Internet: Convenient resort-wide basic wireless internet in each cabin allows for viewing websites and using email.  Our internet system is not intended for video streaming. 

Local Airport: Cook, Minnesota: 3,250-foot blacktop runway with nightlights and hardstand parking. Commercial flights to Hibbing (1 hour away) & Duluth (1 ½ hour away).

Peace & Quiet: Please do not use ATVs, dirt bikes or Jet Skis on or near the resort. Public landings and off road vehicle sites are available.

Library: Find an excellent selection of books and current magazines, as well as a peaceful haven in which to enjoy them.

Game Room: A spacious getaway with a pool table, foosball, table tennis and a nice selection of board games.

Movies/TV: Guests are welcome to enjoy TV with satellite programming and DVD player in the library. Some bring a TV or laptop for in-cabin movie viewing. A wide selection of DVDs is available for loan in the office.  Please… No streaming of video via resort internet.  Our system does not have that capacity.  Each townhouse of the Grand Vermilion Chalet has satellite TV with DVD player.

Laundry Facility: Enjoy the convenience of an onsite laundry facility, located at the walkout level of the new Grand Vermilion Chalet. No need to lug detergent: our per-load rate includes the soap!

Smoke-free/Pet-free cabins: Pets allowed in eight designated “pet friendly zone” cabins only. Please see policy.

Paved Walkways:  Blacktop path is great for biking, roller blading, pushing strollers and walking.