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Recent Lake Vermilion reviews

  • Wonderful retreat on Lake Vermilion

    "We had a wonderful time at this cabin. It was our first time ´Up North´and we were absolutely amazed by the beauty of the lake. The location of the cabin is wonderful, it is well maintained, the kitchen well equipped for many guests. We rented the pontoon boat and were positively surprised about the 2nd boat that was offered to us. Not only the kids loved being pulled ... everything was just perfect! We will definitely do it again in fall or summer."
    Guest: Birgit P. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 15, 2014
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  • Perfect Family Getaway

    "We've stayed at this cabin for the past 2 years in a row. We have 2 young children and the location and swimming for them is absolutely perfect. While we've stayed at other cabins before this one is the best. We walked to the marina for ice cream daily and enjoyed fishing in the lagoon as well as on the lake. Perfect swimming beach for the kids and very private."
    Guest: Jennifer R. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 10, 2014
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  • Home away from home

    "As soon as you enter the cabin you have a beautiful panoramic view of Lake Vermilion through the floor to ceiling windows. You feel totally relaxed in this home like atmosphere. I like to cook and had no trouble finding what I needed. Great spot on the Lake. Would like to spend another vacation here."
    Guest: Mike & Jackie Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 27, 2014
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  • Peaceful

    "Enjoyed the view, the walks, the water and canoe. Took some side trips on windy days. Found the cabin clean and comfortable. Walked up road 24 numerous times and saw deer and ate a lot of ice cream at Moosebirds. Had a good dinner at the Landing and a good fish fry at the Crescent. Cooked several meals over the fire pit at the cabin and enjoyed s'mores over the open fie also. Thank you for a relaxing time."
    Guest: Jeannie Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 26, 2014
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Lake Vermilion Travel Tips

Lake Vermillion Vacation Rentals of Northern Minnesota

The “land of 10,000 lakes,” as Minnesota is known, is home to Lake Vermillion vacation rentals, one of those numerous lakes. Often we do not consider the northern states for holidays, figuring they will be too cold and offer mostly indoor activities. Lake Vermillion, however, has plenty to offer in the summer season for outdoor enthusiasts. Lake Vermillion is located in northern Minnesota about 100 miles from Canada’s Ontario border. In this area, you are more likely to see national forests and Indian reservations than you are to see populated cities.

Pinpointing Lake Vermillion Lake Houses for Family Gatherings

If you have a family reunion or just need a vacation with your family, Vermillion Lake houses will be your best choice. Children will have to give up their iPods, mobile phones, video games, and computers for a truly natural experience. Arriving in Lake Vermillion will take a bit of navigation though. For those traveling north or from Wisconsin, your best road is Highway 53 and from the west going east, you will need Highway 2. These highways will only take you so far into the northeast quadrant of Minnesota before they become two-lane roads, like the one Highway 53 turns into. This highway will bring you right into Cook which is one of the towns near Lake Vermillion. The Lake Vermillion cottages will be a little farther outside of Cook along the beaches.

Nature Surrounding Lake Vermillion Cottages

Since Minnesota is more about nature, especially in the northern sections, you can bet you have numerous wilderness areas to explore. You might begin your day with Bois Forte Heritage Center which was dedicated to the telling of the Bois Forte Ojibwe story. Here, you will discover a birch bark dwelling, tipi, and paths which take you to the 1866 gold mine. The center takes an hour of your time; if you examine the history of the sites and the outdoor exhibits, it can take you half a day. After you are done at the heritage center, it might be time to return to your Lake Vermillion vacation rentals for a meal. You could also enjoy another popular attraction such as the Mailboat Excursions. You will be able to take in 80 miles of the scenic lake on this tour in a uniquely styled boat.

Fortune Bay Casino offers two floors of entertainment for adults. It might be a night out for Mom and Dad, while the kids sleep. For another day trip, consider the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. The tour will bring you along 1,200 miles of trails where you can snap photos of the entire family or just get a little peace on your mountain vacation.

Superior National Forest Near Lake Vermillion

Superior National Forest is so large it earns a section of its own to discuss the wonders it can bring to your vacation. The forest is located in the Arrowhead Region of Minnesota and borders the north shore of Lake Superior, hence its name. During its early history, the land surrounding the lake was used by fur traders and Native Americans as a resource. In 1909, the U.S. decided to create a border around 3,900,000 acres of forested land to protect it for future generations. The forest until that time was used both for logging and recreation. Now, it is an important site for camping, boating, and fishing.

Many landforms have been created over time, such as Lake Vermillion, from a variety of geological changes. Some of the most important features of Minnesota’s northern region are the glaciers and glacial scouring. Rising above you at Lake Vermillion cottages will be the Sawtooth Mountains and Eagle Mountain. The glaciers have started to melt even more in recent years, so you may want to take an aerial tour of those that still remain in Minnesota. On your holiday, you should also spend some time looking for wildlife. Moose, birds, and numerous fish are plentiful. Most particular to the region are the American Black Bear, Timber Wolf, and Canadian Lynx.

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