Shopping / Merchandise

Lyric Center for the Arts

510 Chestnut Street
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-5577

Shop downtown Virginia and visit the Historic Lyric Center for the Arts! Our art gallery features work by local and regional artists. A new exhibit each month plus lots of artwork for sale. Open Thurs - Sat, 11 am - 3 p.m. Check our website for music and theater events all year long.

The Red Ore Shoppe – Hibbing Tourist Center The Red Ore Shoppe – Hibbing Tourist Center

1202 East Howard Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-262-4166

Tourism information and souvenirs from the area – open year round. Don’t miss our gift shoppe with items such as handmade soap, lotions, honey & syrups. Be sure to stop by for local ethnic food favorites like sarmas, potica, and pasties (don’t know what those are? come find out).

The Pebble Spa Co. – Ely The Pebble Spa Co. – Ely

229 East Sheridan Street
Ely, MN 55731

218-365-0809

The Pebble Spa Company is currently made up of 2 cozy spas in the heart of northern Minnesota. Experience the best of the spa world but with the excellent service of the small town! Offering massages, facial treatments, foot & hand treatments, spa parties, couples treatments, holistic healing and phenomenal clothing and gift boutiques. Visit our spas in both Ely and Virginia!

The Pebble Spa Co. – Virginia The Pebble Spa Co. – Virginia

1422 South 12th Avenue West
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-5610

The Pebble Spa Company is currently made up of 2 cozy spas in the heart of northern Minnesota. Experience the best of the spa world but with the excellent service of the small town! Offering massages, facial treatments, foot & hand treatments, spa parties, couples treatments, holistic healing and phenomenal clothing and gift boutiques. Visit our spas in both Virginia and Ely!

Paddle Hoppers Paddle Hoppers

17 County Road 63
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

218-326-5853

We are your local paddle store, providing sales and service. We offer on and off site kayak and “standup paddle board” rentals (including 1-2 hour rentals), as well as Mississippi River half and full day trips. Whether you’re looking for an afternoon excursion, rentals for your vacation, something special like a team building paddle, or gear of your own, we’ve got the products and expertise to get you on the water.

Piragis Northwoods Company, Inc.

105 North Central Avenue
Ely, MN 55731

218-365-6745 or 800-223-6565

Piragis Northwoods Company and the Boundary Waters Catalog have been supplying canoe paddlers and campers since 1979 with top-quality equipment that you can easily pack and carry. Our goal is to make your canoe trip as enjoyable and easy as possible. We are canoe trip outfitters in Ely, Minnesota. If you can't make it to the store - be sure to shop online!

Annabella’s Antique Mall

407 2nd Street
Bovey, MN 55709

218-245-2055

Stop by for a cup of locally roasted & brewed coffee, while exploring one of the largest vintage markets in Northern MN...just six miles from Grand Rapids. Featuring over 10,000 sq. ft. of treasures from over 40 dealers. You'll also find a huge selection of one of a kind finds...including vintage clothing, DIY paint, furniture, jewelry and collectibles. Pre-schedule a tour of the Bovey Speakeasy & Underground Escape Tunnel from the prohibition Era.

Canelake’s Candies – Minnesota’s Oldest Candy Store Since 1905

414 Chestnut Street
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-1557

MacRostie Art Center

405 Northwest 1st Avenue
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

218-326-2697

MAC is the hub of the creative community in downtown Grand Rapids. Stop by to view new exhibits each month, "shop small" and support local artists selling their work, or get creative yourself and sign up for an art class. Visit the website for the latest events.

Nordic Home North Nordic Home North

303 Main Street
Tower, MN 55790

218-753-3313

Situated on Main Street in the northern Minnesota village of Tower is a charming, little store brimming with cabin and Scandinavian-inspired gifts, gorgeous furniture, luxury area rugs, home décor, gourmet delicacies, and imported Nordic finery.

Irma’s Finland House Irma’s Finland House

625 9th Street North
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-0204

Irma’s Finland House is a Nordic lifestyle shop established in 1967. We specialize in unique imports that celebrate Nordic design and focus on keeping our heritage alive here in the Nordic North of Virginia, Minnesota.

The Pebble Spa Co. – Virginia

1422 South 12th Avenue West
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-5610

Website

The Pebble Spa Company is currently made up of 2 cozy spas in the heart of northern Minnesota. Experience the best of the spa world but with the excellent service of the small town! Offering massages, facial treatments, foot & hand treatments, spa parties, couples treatments, holistic healing and phenomenal clothing and gift boutiques. Visit our spas in both Virginia and Ely!

The Pebble Spa Co. – Virginia
Nordic Home North

303 Main Street
Tower, MN 55790

218-753-3313

Website

Situated on Main Street in the northern Minnesota village of Tower is a charming, little store brimming with cabin and Scandinavian-inspired gifts, gorgeous furniture, luxury area rugs, home décor, gourmet delicacies, and imported Nordic finery.

Nordic Home North
The Pebble Spa Co. – Ely

229 East Sheridan Street
Ely, MN 55731

218-365-0809

Website

The Pebble Spa Company is currently made up of 2 cozy spas in the heart of northern Minnesota. Experience the best of the spa world but with the excellent service of the small town! Offering massages, facial treatments, foot & hand treatments, spa parties, couples treatments, holistic healing and phenomenal clothing and gift boutiques. Visit our spas in both Ely and Virginia!

The Pebble Spa Co. – Ely
The Red Ore Shoppe – Hibbing Tourist Center

1202 East Howard Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-262-4166

Website

Tourism information and souvenirs from the area – open year round. Don’t miss our gift shoppe with items such as handmade soap, lotions, honey & syrups. Be sure to stop by for local ethnic food favorites like sarmas, potica, and pasties (don’t know what those are? come find out).

The Red Ore Shoppe – Hibbing Tourist Center
Irma’s Finland House

625 9th Street North
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-0204

Website

Irma’s Finland House is a Nordic lifestyle shop established in 1967. We specialize in unique imports that celebrate Nordic design and focus on keeping our heritage alive here in the Nordic North of Virginia, Minnesota.

Irma’s Finland House
Paddle Hoppers

17 County Road 63
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

218-326-5853

Website

We are your local paddle store, providing sales and service. We offer on and off site kayak and “standup paddle board” rentals (including 1-2 hour rentals), as well as Mississippi River half and full day trips. Whether you’re looking for an afternoon excursion, rentals for your vacation, something special like a team building paddle, or gear of your own, we’ve got the products and expertise to get you on the water.

Paddle Hoppers
Lyric Center for the Arts

510 Chestnut Street
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-5577

Website

Shop downtown Virginia and visit the Historic Lyric Center for the Arts! Our art gallery features work by local and regional artists. A new exhibit each month plus lots of artwork for sale. Open Thurs - Sat, 11 am - 3 p.m. Check our website for music and theater events all year long.

Piragis Northwoods Company, Inc.

105 North Central Avenue
Ely, MN 55731

218-365-6745 or 800-223-6565

Website

Piragis Northwoods Company and the Boundary Waters Catalog have been supplying canoe paddlers and campers since 1979 with top-quality equipment that you can easily pack and carry. Our goal is to make your canoe trip as enjoyable and easy as possible. We are canoe trip outfitters in Ely, Minnesota. If you can't make it to the store - be sure to shop online!

MacRostie Art Center

405 Northwest 1st Avenue
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

218-326-2697

Website

MAC is the hub of the creative community in downtown Grand Rapids. Stop by to view new exhibits each month, "shop small" and support local artists selling their work, or get creative yourself and sign up for an art class. Visit the website for the latest events.

Annabella’s Antique Mall

407 2nd Street
Bovey, MN 55709

218-245-2055

Website

Stop by for a cup of locally roasted & brewed coffee, while exploring one of the largest vintage markets in Northern MN...just six miles from Grand Rapids. Featuring over 10,000 sq. ft. of treasures from over 40 dealers. You'll also find a huge selection of one of a kind finds...including vintage clothing, DIY paint, furniture, jewelry and collectibles. Pre-schedule a tour of the Bovey Speakeasy & Underground Escape Tunnel from the prohibition Era.

Canelake’s Candies – Minnesota’s Oldest Candy Store Since 1905

414 Chestnut Street
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-1557

Website

Funding Source

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