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Beautifully built log cabin with breathtaking views of Lake Superior and surrounding hills. Enjoy waterfalls, trails, parks, beaches, and relaxation.
900 Sqft Cabin hosted by Sarah
6 Guests . 2 Bedrooms . 1 Bathroom

Overview

We would love for you to stay at our log cabin on the North Shore of Lake Superior! It is a great place to create your perfect vacation.

With beautiful, 270 degree views overlooking Lake Superior and the steep hills of Tettegouche State Park, the cabin offers an awe-inspiring location to observe the beauty of the surrounding area.

Perched on a wooded hill 600 ft higher than Lake Superior, the Apostle Islands on the south shore can be seen along with the large freighters going to and from Duluth. Witness spectacular sunrises and sunsets, experience impressive weather patterns and watch for falling stars and the northern lights at night!

We built this full scribed log cabin out of large white pine logs in a peaceful and remote location. Enjoy this perfect place to relax all day or return to your home-away-from-home after an adventurous day of exploring the hiking trails, State Parks, and beautiful rocky beaches of Lake Superior. Sit on the deck or screened porch and enjoy the views. Listen to the wind in the trees, the morning birdsong, or the distant sound of a waterfall. Grill a steak or have a drink while taking in the peace and quite. Read, play games, sit around a fire at night watching the moon on Lake Superior, or hike to the river and see the falls!

Baptism River and Illgen falls, with a thunderous 50 foot drop, are about 1/4 mile from the cabin and are easily accessible. Watch people rope swinging or jumping at the falls or walk up river to take a dip in a private swimming spot.

Lake Superior and Crystal Beach are only 1.5 miles away. This beach offers a less-visited place to look for rocks, listen to the waves, or take a refreshing swim in the cold waters of Lake Superior.

Kayak the clear waters of the big lake and enjoy the cliffs and rocky shoreline or bike the paved Gitchi-Gami trail.

Hiking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing trails and rock climbing routes can all be found within a 5-10 minute drive on the Superior Hiking Trail, Tettegouche State Park, and impressive Palisade Head. The trails in this area offer some of the best hiking and scenery in the midwest taking you to cascading waterfalls, through thick balsam, poplar, and maple forests and up and over steep rocky climbs that offer breathtaking views of the inland lakes, hills, and Lake Superior. No matter what season, natural beauty is everywhere!

Within 20 minutes there are numerous restaurants, gift shops, a golf course, a lake cruise, and chartered fishing opportunities. Wolf Ridge Environmental Center is a pretty and unique place to visit.

Within 40 minutes you will find Lutsen Mountain which offers the best downhill skiing and snowboarding in the Midwest! In the summer you can take a Gondola to a sweeping overlook and have lunch, take a fun ride on the alpine slides, or enjoy the gift shops and restaurants in the area. Gooseberry, Split Rock, Temperance State, and George Manitou State parks all offer site seeing, hiking, gift shops and information about the area. All the state parks have beautiful lake access and mesmerizing waterfalls. In the city of Two Harbors you will find many shops, restaurants, a cruise, train ride, light house and various other attractions.

The unique villages of Ely and Grand Marais are each within an hour's drive and offer various regional activities, recreational opportunities, shopping , and restaurants. Both of these quaint destinations have seasonal festivals, events, and music.

Lakes, streams, and rivers are abundant and offer great fishing opportunities in winter and summer.

Snowmobiling is a popular activity in the area with trails nearby.

We hope you enjoy the cabin and your vacation!

Here is a compilation of activities and locations nearby that we have discovered and enjoyed.
HIKING, SNOWSHOEING, OVERLOOKS, BEACHES: Illgen Falls, Baptism River, Crystal Beach, Tettegouche State Park, High Falls, Bean and Bear Lake, Superior Hiking Trail, Palisade Head, Black Beach, Wolf Ridge Environmental Center, Kadence River, Gitchi-Gami State Trail, Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, Split Rock River Wayside, Ionas Beach, George Manitou State Park, Gooseberry Falls State Park, Temperance River State Park, Lutsen Mtn, Cascade River State Park, Eagle Mountain
OTHER ATTRACTIONS:
Silver Bay Golf Course, Superior National Golf Course, Lakeview National Golf Course, Amicus Adventure Sailing, Two Harbors Lighthouse, North Shore Winery, Lutsen Mountain Gondola, Alpine Slides, Sawtooth Outfitters, Tofte Charters, Beaver Bay Sports, Positive Energy Outdoors, North Shore Scenic Railroad
TOWNS, RESTAURANTS, GROCERY
Silver Bay: Northwoods Family Grill, Jimmy's Pizza, Zup's Grocery, Julie's True Value, Library; Finland: Finland Coop general store, Four Seasons Supper Club, Our Place, The Trestle Inn; Beaver Bay: Cove Point Crossings, Cove Point Lodge Restaurant, Lemon Wolf Cafe, Camp 61, Big Dipper Ice Cream Shoppe; Caste Danger: The Rustic Inn; Tofte: Coho Cafe, Bluefin Grille; Lutsen: Papa Charlies, Moguls, Cascade Lodge, Fica Coffee
CROSS COUNTRY SKI TRAILS: Korki Nordic, Gooseberry, Tettegouche, Northwoods, Flathorn Gegoka, Sugarbush, Pincushion, Norpine, Cascade River
DOWNHILL SKIING: Lutsen Mountain, Spirit Mountain
FATBIKING: Split Rock Lighthouse State Park
SNOWMOBILING: North Shore State Trail, Moose Walk, Red Dot

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Suitability

Family/Kid Friendly
Ask for pack n play and high chair
Baby friendly
Crib/Pack 'n Play
High chair
No Pets Allowed
No pets
No Smoking Allowed
Not Wheelchair Accessible
Not Suitable for Events
No Parking Included
Enough parking for two vehicles or 1 vehicle and one small trailer

Amenities

Washing Machine
Clothes Dryer
Hair Dryer
Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Heating
Ceiling Fan
What we supply
We supply toilet paper, paper towels, bath and dish towels, all bedding, hand soap, dish soap and trash bags
Gas Grill
Grill us on front deck with picnic table. Indoor woodstove available with wood provided.
High Speed Internet
Small radio, tv, and DVD player. No cable or antenna. TV only for DVDs.
Full Kitchen
Stove
Oven
Fridge
Microwave
Toaster
Coffee Maker
Cooking Utensils
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher

Activities

Fishing Charters
Kayaking
Cross country skiing
Skiing
Snowboarding
Snowmobiling
Sledding
Mountain biking
Hiking
Rock climbing
Golf
Swimming
Cycling
Roller blading
Walking
Nature Viewing

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Reviews (136)

Excellent based on 136 Reviews
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Host

Sarah
Owner
We have been traveling the short distance to the North Shore for many years enjoying the hiking, waterfalls, and State Parks in the area. We took a log building class near Ely, MN in 2009 and decided to build our log home. We enjoyed the process enough that we decided to build another log cabin and place it near Silver Bay so we had a permanent location for enjoying the shore and for providing to others who love the shore as much as we do. We love having guests stay at our Falls Ridge Log Cabin and being able to provide a beautiful and quality place for them to enjoy. We enjoyed it enough that we purchased one last log home near Beaver Bay to add to our collection and called it Split Rock Log Cabin. We hope you enjoy the peace that the cabin provides as much as we do!
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Speaks: English
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Policies and Rules

Check In 4PM - Flexible
Check Out11AM

I will give you a call a week before your arrival to briefly discuss the cabin, answer any questions, and then email or text the lockbox code and directions.

Minimum age limit for renters: 25
Contact me with questions about age.
House Rules
No pets, smoking, fireworks, parties, discharge of firearms, 4 wheeler/snowmobiles off of driveway. 6 person max.
4 wheel drive needed in winter.
Garbage will have to be taken with you.
$300 damage deposit will be held if there is any sign of pets, damage, extra people, or for extra cleaning and trash.
See Rental Agreement for all Rules.
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Payment Policy
I will email you the rental agreement and rules to sign and then email back to me at the time of payment. We can take check payment, PayPal, or Venmo.
Refundable Damage Deposit
Damage deposit refunded after stay when no sign of pets, damage, disturbance, garbage, parties, or extra cleaning needed.
Cancellation Policy
100% refund if canceling 30 days or more before arrival
50% refund if canceling 14 -30 days before arrival
0% refund if canceling less than 14 days before arrival
Notes
3 NIGHT MINIMUM ON WEEKENDS MID MAY-MID OCTOBER, HOLIDAY WEEKENDS, AND MEA WEEKENDS

Check in: any time after 4:00pm
Check out: any time before 11:00am

For more than two adults, there is an additional $25/night/adult. Ask about reducing the additional guest fee for children.

No pets allowed. Please respect our request.

We cannot get garbage service to the cabin, so garbage will need to be taken with you or dropped at Johns Sanitary Removal in Silver Bay M-F.

$300 damage deposit may be held if there is any sign of pets, damage, disturbance, additional people, or extra cleaning or garbage removal is needed.

4-wheel drive or all-wheel drive required in the winter. Winter tires recommended.

Other cabin rules will be on your rental agreement.

I will give you a call to discuss the cabin and email the directions and arrival info a week before your stay.

Please feel free to contact me at fallsridgelogcabin@gmail.com or 715-461-0398 with any questions.

Check out www.facebook.com/lakesuperiorlogcabins for discounts, updates, and more pictures.

You can also view our other cabin, Split Rock Log Cabin, at www.Houfy.com/16472
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Falls Ridge Log Cabin is a Cabin located in Silver Bay, Minnesota, United States. This Cabin is available for short term lodging and accommodates 6 guests
Falls Ridge Log Cabin has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and was listed on Houfy on Jul 2020

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