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Refreshing Up North Vacations on the Shores of Gunflint Lake!

Heston's Lodge is the perfect Northern Minnesota getaway. Family-owned and operated, guests can be sure that their family will be welcomed warmly to the resort. Each of the charming cabins have been designed to be the perfect getaway, and are situated on the shores of Gunflint Lake. Choose the cabin that's right for you, from the Birch Cabin with a fire pit to the White Pine Cabin with a large porch, the right lodging is just around the bend. There are plenty of activities to keep you busy, like hiking, fishing, and canoeing. You can also spend your time relaxing and taking in all the natural beauty around you. Witness spectacular sunsets, a night sky full of stars, and even occasionally the northern lights!

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Exterior view of Heston's Lodge. Head to Heston's Lodge for the perfect romantic retreat! Outdoor lovers will get a kick out of this place, located near the famed Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness area. Go on an adventure and try out white water rafting, cast your line together and go fishing, or simply enjoy a relaxing retreat in the outdoors. At night, watch the stars in the night sky together.
Skiing at Heston's Lodge. Explore the winter paradise of Heston's Lodge with over 75 kilometers of cross-country ski trails beginning right at the property. Groomed with a Pisten-Bully groomer, the season typically lasts from late December to well into March. An Upper Gunflint Trail ski pass is required, which is available right in the lodge.
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Historic photo of Heston's Lodge. Head to Minnesota and stay at Heston's Lodge for a perfect vacation. While you're here, learn what the area around Gunflint Lake was used for in the early days. Learn about the settlers and what the area was used for. You'll be happy you took time out of your vacation to learn a thing or two! Book today.
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Amenities
Open Dates
  • All Year
Property Size
  • 5 units
Nearby City
  • Grand Marais
Nearby Water
  • Gunflint Lake
General
  • Gift Shop
  • Sauna
  • Wireless Internet
Room
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Full Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
Activities
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Hunting and Shooting
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Beach
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Canoeing
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
  • Ice Fishing
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Snowmobiling
Parking
  • Free Parking
Suitability
  • Children Welcome
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