The Hjørdis & Scenic Airplane Rides - East Bay Suites Hotel Resort in Grand Marais, MN

The Hjørdis & Scenic Airplane Rides

The Hjørdis

You’ve been skirting the shore of Lake Superior for two hours to get here. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to get out on the lake? Feel what it’s like to be on all that water? Reverse things and view the shoreline from the lake? An easy way to do this is aboard the 50-foot schooner, the Hjørdis, sailing out of North House Folk School on the harbor. Schooner outings are offered daily and include an overview about sailing, a tour of the harbor, and weather permitting, a sail into the big lake. The Hjørdis sails from late May through early October and is used for sailing classes, sunset sails and full moon sails, too. Stop by North House or get details online. Visit Website


Scenic Airplane Tours

Sawtooth Aviation

View the spectacular North Shore scenery and Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness from the air! See the crystal clear waters of Lake Superior, the Sawtooth Mountains, Isle Royale National Park, Cascade River state Park, Devil Track Canyon, Brule River’s Devil’s Kettle and many other sights along the shore, including picturesque Grand Marais harbor. The Gunflint Trail and BWCA W lakes provide a perspective of the vast wilderness spreading for miles into Canada. Moose Mountain at 2301 feet above sea level is Minnesota’s highest point. There is always potential for moose and other wildlife sightings. The fall colors are spectacular from above. Let Sawtooth Aviation show you Minnesota’s most beautiful county-Cook County-from the air. Visit Website


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The northern lights shined over Grand Marais last night at around 3 am and for those who missed it, local photographer David Johnson just happened to be up to catch these stellar pics. Enjoy

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