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).

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 day trips and some Friday Guided 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

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
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 day trips and some Friday Guided 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
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!

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.

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.