Lodging

Timberlake Lodge Hotel and Timberlake Restaurant

144 Southeast 17th Street
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

866-800-2200 or 218-326-2600

Come out to the Timberlake Lodge for a relaxing evening after your ride. 84 spacious rooms, including extended stay suites, spa suites & family suites. Finish your evening with a drink and dinner at the Timberlake Restaurant, right on site, offering outdoor patio seating. Start your day with a complimentary hot breakfast.

MJ’s Lodge & Resort / Restaurant

28179 East Shore Drive
Pengilly, MN 55775

218-885-1093

Join us on the shore of beautiful Swan Lake in our family friendly atmosphere - offering newly remodeled cabins and seasonal RV sites. Serving exceptional food plus a full bar. Check out specialty nights - Wed wing night, Thur outside music, Fri fish fry and Sun meat raffle. Open Wed thru Sunday, Memorial Day to Labor Day, noon to 11 pm.

AmericInn Lodge and Suites AmericInn Lodge and Suites

5480 Mountain Iron Drive
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-7839 or 800-634-3444

Relax, Renew and Recharge in our inviting lobby and Bear Den Pub. Enjoy our complimentary Hot Breakfast Bar, Complimentary WIFI, warm pool, spa and sauna. 1 & 2 room family, spa & fireplace suites. Enjoy your visit to the area’s Award Winning Lodging Property located on Hwy 53 next to the Sawmill Restaurant. Make sure to visit the Anytime Fitness Center adjoining our building.

Green Heron Bed & Breakfast Green Heron Bed & Breakfast

2810 Meyers Bay Road
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

218-999-5795

A cozy inn on the shores of Pokegama Lake, minutes from Grand Rapids & the Mesabi Trail. Small enough to tailor breakfast to your tastes & schedule; pre-arranged on-site massage available. Ground floor rooms, private baths & views of the lake. Easy lake access, non-motorized water craft available.

Comfort Inn and Suites Comfort Inn and Suites

8570 Rock Ridge Drive
Mountain Iron, MN 55768

866-987-7411 or 218-741-7411

Call 218-741-7411 and ask for the “Trail Package” – $122 for a room, breakfast and Trail Pass. Conveniently located 1 mile west of highways 53 & 169. Amenities include – fridge & microwave in every room, 42″ flat screen TV’s, indoor pool & whirlpool, fitness center, wireless internet and complimentary hot breakfast bar. Newly renovated, strict sanitizing & delivery program.

Fortune Bay Resort / RV Park Fortune Bay Resort / RV Park

1430 Bois Forte Road
Tower, MN 55790

800-555-1714

Our 173 room resort located on Lake Vermilion features a wide variety of room types, including Jacuzzi or fireplace suites. We feature a pool, sauna and whirlpool. The RV Park features 36 sites, including 16 that have full-power hook up capabilities.

Visit Grand Rapids Visit Grand Rapids

10 Northwest 5th Street
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

800-355-9740

Welcome to Grand Rapids! Start your Mesabi Trail adventure with us at the farthest west entry point. Grand Rapids provides breathtaking wilderness beauty, a welcoming community, lodging options with a view and the surprise sophistication of arts and culture. Come explore the Mesabi Trail in Grand Rapids…It’s in Minnesota’s Nature.

Eveleth Super 8 Eveleth Super 8

1080 Industrial Parkway
Eveleth, MN 55734

218-744-1661 or 800-800-8000

Nationally Award Winning Property, all rooms & suites with microwaves & refrigerators. Free Super Start Breakfast Bonanza with Belgian waffles, fresh fruit, cinnamon rolls & more. Indoor pool, GIANT spa & barrel sauna. 1/2 mile from Mesabi Trail, right off Hwy 53.

Quality Inn & Suites Quality Inn & Suites

502 Chestnut Street
Virginia, MN 55792

218-749-1000

Experience small town charm & hospitality in this historic hotel, right in downtown Virginia – just three blocks from the Mesabi Trail. Completely and newly remodeled – offering 75 rooms, full continental breakfast, pool, hot tub and sauna. Walking distance from downtown restaurants. Some COVID restrictions and closures may be present.

Villas at Giants Ridge Villas at Giants Ridge

6266 Giants Ridge Road
Biwabik, MN 55708

855-373-4231 or 218-865-4155

Relax and unwind on the shores of pristine Wynne Lake. Choose studio, 1 or 2 bedroom suites, or a stand alone 3 or 4 bedroom villa. Enjoy our outdoor pool & hot tub, rent kayaks, canoes and more to adventure the lake. Rent bikes onsite at Giants Ridge and hop on the Mesabi Trail with our convenient access! Call today to book your next northern Minnesota vacation.

Vermilion Park Inn Vermilion Park Inn

30 Center Street
Soudan, MN 55782

218-753-2333

A home-style Bed & Breakfast, newly renovated in the historic Old Soudan Miner’s Hospital building. Located adjacent to the Mesabi Trail, within blocks of the Lake Vermilion Soudan Underground Mine State Park, near public access/beach on Lake Vermilion, within 30 miles of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

The Lodge at Giants Ridge The Lodge at Giants Ridge

6373 Wynne Creek Drive
Biwabik, MN 55708

877-442-6877 or 218-865-7170

Located right on the Mesabi Trail in the heart of the Giants Ridge Recreation Area. Enjoy 1-4 bedroom condos with lodge décor, full kitchenettes & comfortable living areas. Fitness center, large indoor pool, hot tub, and Aveda spa are all onsite.

Hotel Rapids Hotel Rapids

680 U.S. 2
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

218-999-7229

Hotel Rapids is a historic hotel right in town! Hotel Rapids is near the Great River Road scenic byway, the Mississippi River and the beautiful veterans memorial park. it’s a quick drive to some of the best fishing, recreational lakes and bike trails from Hotel Rapids.

Motel Ely

1047 East Sheridan Street
Ely, MN 55731

218-365-3237

Locally owned & operated, this quaint environmentally conscious motel offers impeccably clean & comfortable rooms, offering some of the lowest rates in Ely...without sacrificing quality or service. Make a stay in Ely part of your Mesabi Trail adventure - in the heart of the Superior National Forest, main entry to the BWCAW.

Hampton Inn Hibbing Hampton Inn Hibbing

4225 9th Avenue West
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-262-0000

At Hampton’s new location, guests will experience comfortable accommodations, outstanding amenities and exceptional value. Enjoy nearby shopping, dining and entertainment, all of which make Hampton Inn Hibbing, MN the perfect getaway. Free WiFi, hot breakfast, indoor pool and access to our spacious fitness center.

Iron Range Tourism Bureau Iron Range Tourism Bureau

111 Station 44 Road
Eveleth, MN 55734

800-777-8497

The Iron Range Tourism Bureau serves multiple communities along the Mesabi Trail, including Hibbing, Chisholm, Mountain Iron, Virginia, Eveleth, Gilbert, Biwabik, Aurora, Hoyt Lakes and Embarrass. Follow us on social media, and visit our website to find out about area events, attractions, lodging and trails.

Green Gate Guest Houses

5748 Giants Ridge Road
Biwabik, MN 55708

218-290-2607

Eleven unique vacation rentals along the Mesabi Trail between Biwabik and Giants Ridge. Complimentary 3-day Mesabi Trail wheel passes provided when you mention this ad at time of booking.

The Bike and Ski Bunker

404 Main Street
Biwabik, MN 55708

218-780-4541

Newly remodeled apartment, sleeps two. Located on the main street of Biwabik, across from Honk the Moose Park. Free wi-fi, microwave and mini-fridge. Indoor bike storage available. Email to reserve the apartment.

Pine View Inn

903 17th Street North
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-8918 or 866-263-0535

Just blocks away from the Mesabi Trail - exceptionally clean, comfortable and reasonably priced rooms. Dining options five blocks to 1/4 mile away. Private sauna upon request. Continental breakfast. Fast, fun, and friendly service.

Lakeshor Motor Inn

404 North 6th Avenue
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-3360 or 800-569-8131

Located between two beautiful lakes in Virginia, where a warm welcome and relaxed atmosphere awaits you. Free Wireless internet. Refrig & microwaves in all rooms. Conveniently located by restaurants, and the Mesabi Trail is right our our back door.

Nashwauk Lodging LLC

204 Central Avenue
Nashwauk, MN 55769

218-360-2522

Experience small town charm and hospitality at incredibly reasonable prices. Find our three properties on airbnb - Jasmin's Place, The Bird House, and Jimbo's Bunkhouse. 14 private rooms (with some shared spaces) and a bunkhouse great for larger groups. Rent daily, weekly or monthly.

Lake Vermilion Resort Association


218-666-5850

Lake Vermilion's scenic 40,000 acres border the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, and are almost completely surrounded by the Superior National Forest. Our 38 member resorts, hotels, campgrounds, cabins and houseboats invite you to experience the beauty and hospitality of Lake Vermilion.

Chisholm Inn and Suites

501 Iron Drive
Chisholm, MN 55719

877-255-3156

Enjoy the areas friendliest hotel right across from the Mesabi Trail, Minnesota Discovery Center and the Redhead mountain bike park. Indoor heated pool, sauna & whirlpool, complimentary breakfast buffet, whirlpool suites and bicycle rentals right at the hotel.

Country Inn by Radisson

2601 So Hwy 169
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

800-456-4000 or 218-327-4960

Located right off US Hwy 169, choose from 56 guest rooms and suites. Start your day with a complimentary "Be Our Guest Breakfast". Enjoy cookies & coffee in the lobby all day. Relax after your bike ride in our indoor pool & whirlpool. Free high-speed internet, dog friendly.

Country Inn of Hoyt Lakes

99 Kennedy Memorial Drive
Hoyt Lakes, MN 55750

866-444-3555 or 218-225-3555

Five miles from the Mesabi Trail, ten minutes from Giants Ridge Recreation Area and Mountain Bike Bike Park, one hour from the north shore of Lake Superior. Indoor pool & whirlpool, deluxe continental breakfast, rooms have refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, and free wireless.

Side Lake – Cozy Northwoods Cabin

Between rides, relax in the woods with a cabin of your own. Comfy 2 bed/2 bath cabin with wifi, full kitchen, whirlpool tub, firepit and charcoal grill. Private setting, sleeps up to six. Perfect for families. Near the center of the trail - great headquarters for exploring year 'round. Just 18 miles from Chisholm.

Dahlin House

Aurora, MN 55705

218-780-2292

A clean, bright house at a nice price. This renovated historic house can be rented in its entirety (min16/max24) or choose from ten smaller units, housing 1-7 people; six bathrooms and three kitchens, one of which is shared. Just minutes from the Mesabi Trail and Giant's Ridge Recreation Area and Mountain Bike Park.

Swan Lake Campground and Resort

29995 East Shore Drive
Pengilly, MN 55775

218-256-4573

We are a small, quiet, family oriented campground and resort. Located on the east shore of beautiful Swan Lake in Pengilly, near Grand Rapids. Three cabins available for weekly or daily rental. Seasonal, weekly and weekend camping for RV's and tents. Come up and relax!

Hampton Inn Hibbing

4225 9th Avenue West
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-262-0000

Website

At Hampton’s new location, guests will experience comfortable accommodations, outstanding amenities and exceptional value. Enjoy nearby shopping, dining and entertainment, all of which make Hampton Inn Hibbing, MN the perfect getaway. Free WiFi, hot breakfast, indoor pool and access to our spacious fitness center.

Hampton Inn Hibbing
Eveleth Super 8

1080 Industrial Parkway
Eveleth, MN 55734

218-744-1661 or 800-800-8000

Website

Nationally Award Winning Property, all rooms & suites with microwaves & refrigerators. Free Super Start Breakfast Bonanza with Belgian waffles, fresh fruit, cinnamon rolls & more. Indoor pool, GIANT spa & barrel sauna. 1/2 mile from Mesabi Trail, right off Hwy 53.

Eveleth Super 8
Villas at Giants Ridge

6266 Giants Ridge Road
Biwabik, MN 55708

855-373-4231 or 218-865-4155

Website

Relax and unwind on the shores of pristine Wynne Lake. Choose studio, 1 or 2 bedroom suites, or a stand alone 3 or 4 bedroom villa. Enjoy our outdoor pool & hot tub, rent kayaks, canoes and more to adventure the lake. Rent bikes onsite at Giants Ridge and hop on the Mesabi Trail with our convenient access! Call today to book your next northern Minnesota vacation.

Villas at Giants Ridge
Iron Range Tourism Bureau

111 Station 44 Road
Eveleth, MN 55734

800-777-8497

Website

The Iron Range Tourism Bureau serves multiple communities along the Mesabi Trail, including Hibbing, Chisholm, Mountain Iron, Virginia, Eveleth, Gilbert, Biwabik, Aurora, Hoyt Lakes and Embarrass. Follow us on social media, and visit our website to find out about area events, attractions, lodging and trails.

Iron Range Tourism Bureau
Quality Inn & Suites

502 Chestnut Street
Virginia, MN 55792

218-749-1000

Website

Experience small town charm & hospitality in this historic hotel, right in downtown Virginia – just three blocks from the Mesabi Trail. Completely and newly remodeled – offering 75 rooms, full continental breakfast, pool, hot tub and sauna. Walking distance from downtown restaurants. Some COVID restrictions and closures may be present.

Quality Inn & Suites
Hotel Rapids

680 U.S. 2
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

218-999-7229

Website

Hotel Rapids is a historic hotel right in town! Hotel Rapids is near the Great River Road scenic byway, the Mississippi River and the beautiful veterans memorial park. it’s a quick drive to some of the best fishing, recreational lakes and bike trails from Hotel Rapids.

Hotel Rapids
Visit Grand Rapids

10 Northwest 5th Street
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

800-355-9740

Website

Welcome to Grand Rapids! Start your Mesabi Trail adventure with us at the farthest west entry point. Grand Rapids provides breathtaking wilderness beauty, a welcoming community, lodging options with a view and the surprise sophistication of arts and culture. Come explore the Mesabi Trail in Grand Rapids…It’s in Minnesota’s Nature.

Visit Grand Rapids
Vermilion Park Inn

30 Center Street
Soudan, MN 55782

218-753-2333

Website

A home-style Bed & Breakfast, newly renovated in the historic Old Soudan Miner’s Hospital building. Located adjacent to the Mesabi Trail, within blocks of the Lake Vermilion Soudan Underground Mine State Park, near public access/beach on Lake Vermilion, within 30 miles of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Vermilion Park Inn
Comfort Inn and Suites

8570 Rock Ridge Drive
Mountain Iron, MN 55768

866-987-7411 or 218-741-7411

Website

Call 218-741-7411 and ask for the “Trail Package” – $122 for a room, breakfast and Trail Pass. Conveniently located 1 mile west of highways 53 & 169. Amenities include – fridge & microwave in every room, 42″ flat screen TV’s, indoor pool & whirlpool, fitness center, wireless internet and complimentary hot breakfast bar. Newly renovated, strict sanitizing & delivery program.

Comfort Inn and Suites
The Lodge at Giants Ridge

6373 Wynne Creek Drive
Biwabik, MN 55708

877-442-6877 or 218-865-7170

Website

Located right on the Mesabi Trail in the heart of the Giants Ridge Recreation Area. Enjoy 1-4 bedroom condos with lodge décor, full kitchenettes & comfortable living areas. Fitness center, large indoor pool, hot tub, and Aveda spa are all onsite.

The Lodge at Giants Ridge
Green Heron Bed & Breakfast

2810 Meyers Bay Road
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

218-999-5795

Website

A cozy inn on the shores of Pokegama Lake, minutes from Grand Rapids & the Mesabi Trail. Small enough to tailor breakfast to your tastes & schedule; pre-arranged on-site massage available. Ground floor rooms, private baths & views of the lake. Easy lake access, non-motorized water craft available.

Green Heron Bed & Breakfast
Fortune Bay Resort / RV Park

1430 Bois Forte Road
Tower, MN 55790

800-555-1714

Website

Our 173 room resort located on Lake Vermilion features a wide variety of room types, including Jacuzzi or fireplace suites. We feature a pool, sauna and whirlpool. The RV Park features 36 sites, including 16 that have full-power hook up capabilities.

Fortune Bay Resort / RV Park
AmericInn Lodge and Suites

5480 Mountain Iron Drive
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-7839 or 800-634-3444

Website

Relax, Renew and Recharge in our inviting lobby and Bear Den Pub. Enjoy our complimentary Hot Breakfast Bar, Complimentary WIFI, warm pool, spa and sauna. 1 & 2 room family, spa & fireplace suites. Enjoy your visit to the area’s Award Winning Lodging Property located on Hwy 53 next to the Sawmill Restaurant. Make sure to visit the Anytime Fitness Center adjoining our building.

AmericInn Lodge and Suites
Nashwauk Lodging LLC

204 Central Avenue
Nashwauk, MN 55769

218-360-2522

Website

Experience small town charm and hospitality at incredibly reasonable prices. Find our three properties on airbnb - Jasmin's Place, The Bird House, and Jimbo's Bunkhouse. 14 private rooms (with some shared spaces) and a bunkhouse great for larger groups. Rent daily, weekly or monthly.

Dahlin House

Aurora, MN 55705

218-780-2292

Website

A clean, bright house at a nice price. This renovated historic house can be rented in its entirety (min16/max24) or choose from ten smaller units, housing 1-7 people; six bathrooms and three kitchens, one of which is shared. Just minutes from the Mesabi Trail and Giant's Ridge Recreation Area and Mountain Bike Park.

Lakeshor Motor Inn

404 North 6th Avenue
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-3360 or 800-569-8131

Website

Located between two beautiful lakes in Virginia, where a warm welcome and relaxed atmosphere awaits you. Free Wireless internet. Refrig & microwaves in all rooms. Conveniently located by restaurants, and the Mesabi Trail is right our our back door.

Chisholm Inn and Suites

501 Iron Drive
Chisholm, MN 55719

877-255-3156

Website

Enjoy the areas friendliest hotel right across from the Mesabi Trail, Minnesota Discovery Center and the Redhead mountain bike park. Indoor heated pool, sauna & whirlpool, complimentary breakfast buffet, whirlpool suites and bicycle rentals right at the hotel.

Timberlake Lodge Hotel and Timberlake Restaurant

144 Southeast 17th Street
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

866-800-2200 or 218-326-2600

Website

Come out to the Timberlake Lodge for a relaxing evening after your ride. 84 spacious rooms, including extended stay suites, spa suites & family suites. Finish your evening with a drink and dinner at the Timberlake Restaurant, right on site, offering outdoor patio seating. Start your day with a complimentary hot breakfast.

Motel Ely

1047 East Sheridan Street
Ely, MN 55731

218-365-3237

Website

Locally owned & operated, this quaint environmentally conscious motel offers impeccably clean & comfortable rooms, offering some of the lowest rates in Ely...without sacrificing quality or service. Make a stay in Ely part of your Mesabi Trail adventure - in the heart of the Superior National Forest, main entry to the BWCAW.

Country Inn by Radisson

2601 So Hwy 169
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

800-456-4000 or 218-327-4960

Website

Located right off US Hwy 169, choose from 56 guest rooms and suites. Start your day with a complimentary "Be Our Guest Breakfast". Enjoy cookies & coffee in the lobby all day. Relax after your bike ride in our indoor pool & whirlpool. Free high-speed internet, dog friendly.

MJ’s Lodge & Resort / Restaurant

28179 East Shore Drive
Pengilly, MN 55775

218-885-1093

Website

Join us on the shore of beautiful Swan Lake in our family friendly atmosphere - offering newly remodeled cabins and seasonal RV sites. Serving exceptional food plus a full bar. Check out specialty nights - Wed wing night, Thur outside music, Fri fish fry and Sun meat raffle. Open Wed thru Sunday, Memorial Day to Labor Day, noon to 11 pm.

The Bike and Ski Bunker

404 Main Street
Biwabik, MN 55708

218-780-4541

Newly remodeled apartment, sleeps two. Located on the main street of Biwabik, across from Honk the Moose Park. Free wi-fi, microwave and mini-fridge. Indoor bike storage available. Email to reserve the apartment.

Green Gate Guest Houses

5748 Giants Ridge Road
Biwabik, MN 55708

218-290-2607

Website

Eleven unique vacation rentals along the Mesabi Trail between Biwabik and Giants Ridge. Complimentary 3-day Mesabi Trail wheel passes provided when you mention this ad at time of booking.

Swan Lake Campground and Resort

29995 East Shore Drive
Pengilly, MN 55775

218-256-4573

Website

We are a small, quiet, family oriented campground and resort. Located on the east shore of beautiful Swan Lake in Pengilly, near Grand Rapids. Three cabins available for weekly or daily rental. Seasonal, weekly and weekend camping for RV's and tents. Come up and relax!

Side Lake – Cozy Northwoods Cabin

Website

Between rides, relax in the woods with a cabin of your own. Comfy 2 bed/2 bath cabin with wifi, full kitchen, whirlpool tub, firepit and charcoal grill. Private setting, sleeps up to six. Perfect for families. Near the center of the trail - great headquarters for exploring year 'round. Just 18 miles from Chisholm.

Country Inn of Hoyt Lakes

99 Kennedy Memorial Drive
Hoyt Lakes, MN 55750

866-444-3555 or 218-225-3555

Website

Five miles from the Mesabi Trail, ten minutes from Giants Ridge Recreation Area and Mountain Bike Bike Park, one hour from the north shore of Lake Superior. Indoor pool & whirlpool, deluxe continental breakfast, rooms have refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, and free wireless.

Lake Vermilion Resort Association


218-666-5850

Website

Lake Vermilion's scenic 40,000 acres border the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, and are almost completely surrounded by the Superior National Forest. Our 38 member resorts, hotels, campgrounds, cabins and houseboats invite you to experience the beauty and hospitality of Lake Vermilion.

Pine View Inn

903 17th Street North
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-8918 or 866-263-0535

Website

Just blocks away from the Mesabi Trail - exceptionally clean, comfortable and reasonably priced rooms. Dining options five blocks to 1/4 mile away. Private sauna upon request. Continental breakfast. Fast, fun, and friendly service.

Funding Source

The Mesabi Trail™ has been funded in part by the LCCMR and the Minnesota Environmental and Natural Resources Trust Fund.