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Grand Portage, Minnesota

Historic Site or District

Journey along legendary Highway 61 and take a short run east along Lake Superior to Grand Portage. Experience one of Minnesota’s most picturesque areas at The Great Rendezvous Place. Attractions. Relaxation. Excitement. Recreation. There’s something for everyone!

Grand Portage Lodge & Casino is owned and operated by the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. The most northerly of the Great Lakes, Lake Superior has been home to the Ojibwe people for over 500 years. Surrounded by Minnesota's north woods and overlooking the largest freshwater lake in the world, Grand Portage welcomes visitors year round for relaxation or play.

Grand Portage Lodge & Casino is where non-stop gaming action takes place. The 15,000 square foot casino contains a bingo hall and over 425 slot machines like Keno, multi-line and multi-game machines.

Enjoy daily specials, contests and events! Have a blast with our Hot Seats, tournaments, special bingos, prize drawings and more – at Grand Portage, excitement and fun are what we’re all about. And we’ve always got something on the go! We hold exciting holiday celebrations for New Years, Valentines, Easter, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Christmas and more. We’ve got a ton of other special events like Super Sunday, Snowarama for Easter Seals, Mothers and Fathers Day fun, Picnic by the Lake, seasonal tournaments, and promotions. Plus, we’re always bringing in great live music to help our guests get their party on.

Our 95-room lodge is the perfect place to warm up with an indoor heated pool, sauna and three-storey fireplace. Five fully serviced suites feature fireplaces and Jacuzzis. Feast at the Island View Dining Room, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner featuring delicious regional specialties like wild rice buttermilk pancakes, fresh local fish and hearty steaks. Relax and enjoy your favorite beverage in Antlers Lounge.

Plus, our fully-stocked Trading Post is a smoke-free facility located directly off of Highway 61 and adjacent to the Lodge and Casino. Visitors can stop by to grab a bite to eat and pick up some groceries. Plus, the Trading Post has great rates on gas and diesel fuel. A perfect, one-stop destination!

Grand Portage is just two and a half hours north of Duluth and less than one-hour south of Thunder Bay, Ontario. Warm welcomes are guaranteed year round. Call 1-800-543-1384 for reservations or book online at

Time Period Represented

Early aboriginal community


Seasons Open




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