Nestled on the shores of Lake Superior in Minnesota, surrounded by miles of unspoiled wilderness, Cascade Lodge is rife with outdoor adventure. The nationally renowned Superior Hiking Trail runs right by your front door. Nearby Cascade River State Park has snowmobiling and fishing. The 57 kilometers of Norpine trails running through the area are packed with snow and ready for skiing. Built in 1927, the property has all the trappings of a woodsy hideaway, complete with a historic Main Lodge, log construction cabins, roaring fireplaces, and a restaurant decorated with wagon wheel chandeliers, mounted fish, and stuffed animal trophies.
Test out your complimentary rental skis: on the surrounding cross-country trails. You can also try your hand at downhill skiing at Lutsen Mountains, located 10 minutes from the hotel, though rentals there are not included.
The award-winning restaurant and pub: serves fresh pesto-crusted salmon, spaghetti with meatballs, fried chicken. and other hearty American fare, plus a daily happy hour
Small, rustic cabins and motel units offer views of Lake Superior, are equipped with refrigerators and microwaves, and are pet-friendly
Main Lodge guest rooms: feature a variety of amenities that might include whirlpool baths or water views
Lutsen, Minnesota: Lake Superior Resort with Renowned Hiking and Downhill Skiing
The resort town of Lutsen, Minnesota sits in the heart of backcountry wilderness framed by the shores of Lake Superior and the Superior National Forest. A year-round recreation destination, families flock to the area for skiing, golfing, and fishing, and some of the Midwest's best hiking—more than a hundred miles of trails wind through maple forests, cedar wetlands, and small ponds. You might spot a deer or a pack of wolves along the way. There’s also a vast network of downhill skiing routes at Lutsen Mountains Ski Area carved into more than 1,000 acres of skiable terrain with options ranging from wide-open cruisers to the expert-only "The Plunge."
The small harbor town of Grand Marais is just 10 miles away along the Gunflint Trail, a 57-mile scenic roadway runs past boreal forests and glacial lakes. At the northern reach of the Gunflint Trail lies the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, a one-million-acre wilderness reserve with more than 1,200 miles of canoeing trails and off-the-beaten-path campgrounds. National Geographic Traveler named it one of "50 Places of a Lifetime" in its "Paradise Found" category.
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What You Get
2-night stay for two in cabin #8-9, motel unit 5a, 5b, 5c, or a main lodge standard room
Option 1: $123 to check in Sunday-Wednesday; not valid for Friday or Saturday night stays (up to a $274 value)
Option 2: $142 to check in Thursday-Saturday; not valid for Monday-Wednesday night stays (up to a $318 value)
Included in all options:
One breakfast for two people
One souvenir book
One day of sports equipment rental for two
Policies and Fees
Book by: 2/14/14
Travel by: 4/12/14
Blackout dates: Not valid 12/25/13-1/1/14, 1/17-1/19 or 2/14-2/16/14
Cancellation policy & fees: 14-day cancellation notice required or fee up to the Groupon price applies