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Vermilion Dam Lodge
on Minnesota’s Beautiful Lake Vermilion
Box 1105, Cook, MN 55723
218-666-5418
800-325-5780
ed@vdl.com
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Area Info

Cook (21 miles out)

General Information
City of Cook Website Scenic Rivers Health Services
Family Attractions
Comet Theatre
218.666.5814
Monday to Friday @ 7p
Saturday to Sunday @ 1p
The Edge Mini-Golf @ Elbow Lake Lodge
800.441.1620
9a - Dusk
Dining

Harvest Moon Cooking Company
9257 E Olson Rd
218.666.0100

Montana Cafe
25 S River Street
218.666.2074

McDonalds
101 S Highway 53
218.666.0077

Fish Tales @ Elbow Lake Lodge
3975 Kennedy Drive
218.666.2631

Wolf Bay Lodge
3262 Randa Rd – Cook
218.666.6106

Moosebirds
3068 Vermilion Drive – Cook
218.666.2627

The Landing
3096 Vermilion Dr – Cook
218.666.0221

Wayside Cafe
3114 County Rd 77 – Cook
218.753.4828

Subway
221 S Highway 53 Ste. A
218.666.2666  

Comet Theatre
102 S River Street
218.666.5814

Churches

Holy Family Catholic Community
St. Mary's, Cook, Saturday - 5 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m.
Fr. Larry Antus, Pastor

Evangelical Covenant Church
11 2nd Street S Cook MN 55723
218.666.2266
Rev. Reuben Rosnau
Service at 11a Sunday (1st Sunday of the month communion)

Cook Congrgation of Jehova's Witnesses
303 E Vermilion Blvd. Cook
218-666-2139
SUNDAY - 9:30 am public bible lecture. 10:30 am Watchtower study.
TUESDAY - 7:30 pm Congregational Bible Study.
THURSDAY - 7:30 pm Theocratic school.

St. Mary’s Catholic Church
515 1st Ave SE Cook MN 55723
218.666.5334
Rev. Joseph Thomas
Mass Schedule
Saturday: 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:30 a.m.
Trinity Lutheran Church (ELCA)
231 2nd Street SE, Cook
218-666-5965
SUNDAY - 9:30 a.m. worship service; 10:30 a.m. Sunday School
Marcus Hess, Pastor
First Baptist Church
210 1st Ave NE Cook MN 55723
218.666.5979
Pastor Randy Swenson
Service at 8:45a (Fresh Fire Service) and 11a Sunday
Our Summer Worhip Hour schedule will run from Memorial Weekend (May 29th) through Labor Day Weekend (September 4th)  The Service will start at 10:00 AM.  The hospitality tent will be open after the service.

Orr (30 miles out)

Orr Bogwalk
(218) 757-3932
Open daily, year 'round
Vince Shute Bear Sanctuary
May 1 – September 30  Tues. to Sat.   11a – 4p
October 1 – April 30  Thurs. to Sat.  11a – 4p
Orr Tourism  

Tower/Soudan (42 miles out)

General Information
Lake Vermilion Chamber City of Tower
Family Attractions
Fortune Bay Casino
(800) 992-PLAY
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Bois Forte Heritage Center
218.753.6017
Tuesday to Saturday  10a – 5p
Pier 77
(218) 753-6004
Mini-golf, Gifts, and Creamery, 10:00 am to Dusk
Soudan Underground Mine State Park
(218) 753-2245
Open Memorial Day - Labor Day (Mon.- Sun.)
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tower Train and Depot Museum
800.TOWER-MN (869.3766)
Memorial Day to mid-June  Weekends  10a – 4p
Mid-June to Labor Day   Monday to Sunday  10a – 4p
 
Dining
Lyle's Sportsmans Bar & Grill
Tower, MN
(218)753-6045
Benchwarmers Sports Grill
Tower, MN
(218)753-5158
Tower Bakery & Coffee Shop
Tower, MN
(218)753-4705
Tower Cafe & Hotel
Tower, MN
(218)753-2710

Bay View Lodge
2001 Bay View Drive – Tower
218.753.4825

Tamarack Dining Room, North Star Bar, Tamarack Lobby Lounge, Baystreet Deli and The Wilderness Bar & Grill @ Fortune Bay Resort & Casino
1430 Bois Forte Rd - Tower
218.753.6400

Moccasin Point Resort
4650 Moccasin Point Rd – Tower
218.753.3309

Vermilion Club & Poor Gary’s Pizza
3191 County Rd 77 – Tower
218.753.6277

"Y" Store & Restaurant
6368 Highway #169, Tower, MN
(218)753-3868
Black Bear Café
6699 Highway 169 – Tower
218.749.2460
Papa’s in the Pines
3114 Co Rd 77 – Tower
218.753.6115
The Good Ol’ Days Bar & Grill
316 Main Street – Tower
218.753.6008
Churches

St. James Presbyterian Church
302 Spruce Street, Tower, MN 55790
(218)753-6005
Bill Evans, Pastor
Service @ 10a Sunday

Emmanuel Lutheran Church (ELCA)
304 Spruce Street, Tower
Worship Service with Holy Communion: 10:00 a.m.
Coffee Fellowship Hour - 11:00 a.m.
Sunday School: September - April: 10:00 a.m.
Pastor Aaron L. Lofgren

St. Martin’s Catholic Church
107 N 3rd Street Tower MN 55790
218.753.4310
Rev. Joseph Valliyamthadathil
Mass Schedule
Saturday: 4:15 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m

St. Paul's Lutheran Church (ELCA)
36 Church Street, Soudan MN 55782
SUNDAY -- 8:30 a.m. Worship service
The Rev. Lil Johnston & The Rev. Paul Johnston
Soudan Baptist Church, Soudan
SUNDAY -- 9:30 a.m. Worship service
10:40 a.m. Sunday School
7:00 p.m. Sunday evening service
The Rev. Lee R. Giddings, Pastor

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church - (Missouri Synod)
6959 Highway 169 (halfway between Tower and Virginia) Phone: 218-741-1977
Divine Service (Greenwood)- 8:00 am - Sunday
Sunday School (Sept-May) - 9:30 am - Sunday
Divine Service (at church) - 10:30 am Sunday
Bible Study (Sept-May) - 7:00 pm - Monday
Spoken Eucharist or Vespers - 7:00 pm - Wednesday
The Rev. John A. Frahm III

Virginia (49 miles out)

General Information
City of Virginia Home Healthcare Equipment & Supplies
Virginia Regional Medical Center  
Family Attractions
Minntac Tour - U.S. Steel
(218) 749-7300
Open Every Fri, Memorial Day - Labor Day, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kaleva Hall (formerly Finnish Temperance Hall)
(218) 749-2497
Open by Appointment only
Mineview in the Sky
(218) 741-2717
Monday to Sunday 9a – 6p
Virginia Heritage Museum
(218) 741-1136
May 1 – September 30  Tuesday to Saturday   11a – 4p
October 1 – April 30  Thursday to Saturday  11a – 4p
Churches
True Hope Fellowship (Assembly of God)
1 Sunrise Dr., Virginia
218- 741-2124
SUNDAY - 9:15 a.m. Morning Worship
Tim Pomp, Senior Pastor
Pike Apostolic Lutheran
6997 Oberg Road, Virginia
218-741-8354
Sunday Worship Services: 10:30AM
Sunday School / Bible Study: Sunday 9:00AM
The Rev. Carl Lamppa

Eveleth (54 miles out)

General Information
City of Eveleth Eveleth's Big Stick
Family Attractions
United State Hockey Hall of Fame
(218) 744-5167
Open year 'round, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Leonidas Overlook
(218) 744-2501
Open daily, year 'round, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Embarrass

General Information
Embarrass Chamber  
Family Attractions
Sisu Pioneer Homestead Tours
(218) 984-2106
Open daily, May 23 - Sept 15, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wirtanen Pioneer Farm
3322 Vermilion Trail
Makinen, MN 55763
Churches
Embarrass Evangelical Lutheran Church
28 Acacia Road Embarrass
218-827-2659
SUNDAY -- Sunday School at 10:30a.m.and Worship Services at 11:00 a.m. followed by Fellowship
The Rev. James Holmgren
Evangelical Free Church of Embarrass
5606 Taylo Rd., Embarraass
218-984-3402
SUNDAY -- Family Bible class at 9:00 a.m.
Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.
The Rev. Marlin Bjornrud

Chisolm (55 miles out)

General Information
City of Chisolm Chisolm Chamber of Commerce
Family Attractions
Minnesota Museum of Mining
(218) 254-5543
Monday to Saturday 9a – 5p
Sunday 1p – 5p
(Memorial Day to Labor Day)
Iron Range Research Center
218.254.7959 #2
Tuesday to Saturday 10a – 5p
Thursday 10a – 9p
Minnesota Discovery Center
(218) 254-3321
Open daily, May-Oct 1st, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
 

Hibbing (62 miles out)

General Information
City of Hibbing Hibbing Chamber
Family Attractions
Hull Rust Mahoning Mine
401 Penobscot Rd
Hibbing, MN 55746
218-262-416
Paulucci Space Theatre
(218) 262-6720
Open daily, June - Aug
Greyhound Bus Museum Hibbing High

Ely (63 miles out)

General Information
City of Ely Ely Bloomensen Community Hospital
Family Attractions
Dorothy Molter Museum
218.365.4451
Monday to Saturday 10a – 5:30p
Sunday 12p – 5:30p
(Memorial Day to Labor Day)
Ely-Winton History Museum
218.365.3226
May – September  Monday to Saturday  10a – 4p
North American Bear Center
218-365-7879
May 12 – October 14  Monday to Sunday  9a – 6p
October 15 – May 11  Monday to Sunday  10a – 4p
Vermilion Interpretive Center
(218) 365-3226
Open daily, May - Sept, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
International Wolf Center
(218) 365-4695
Hours:
Oct. 15 - Dec. 31; Sat. - Sun. 10a - 4p
Jan. 2 – May 14  Sat. to Sun. 10a – 4p
May 15 – June 14  Mon. to Sun. 10a – 5p
June 15 – Aug. 14  Mon. to Sun. 10a – 7p
Aug. 15 – Oct. 14  Mon. to Sun. 10a – 5p
Quaint Shops of Ely
Steger Mukluks, JD Mills & Co, Mealeys Gift & Sauna, Highstone Glassworks
Dining
Burntside Lodge
Ely, MN
(218)365-3894
The Chocolate Moose
Ely, MN
(218)365-6343
Churches
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church – Mary Brown Environmental
715 S Central Ave Ely MN
218.365.3364
Services every Sunday at 9:30 AM
The Rev. Mary Groeninger, Priest Sacramentalist
The Rev. Pat Gillespie, Team Mentor
The Rev. Pamela Webster, Priest Sacramentalist
 
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