Freak out with our authentic Finnish Sauna!! What is it? Find out here!

Let’s get a couple things straight. Sauna is pronounced Sow-na. And the ONLY authentic Finnish Sauna, located at a North Shore resort, is at Larsmont Cottages. What is an authentic Finnish Sauna you ask? Prepare to get invited, excited and educated on the steaming subject of an authentic Finnish Sauna. So what is it? An authentic Finnish Sauna is an awesome blend of warmth and relaxation, steeped in Finnish tradition. An authentic Finnish sauna has a few specific properties. First, it’s...


Yellows, Oranges, Reds, Oh My! 3 Things (and colors) You Can’t Miss On the North Shore!

North Shore Fall Colors! The colors are coming! The colors are coming! We’ve always said that one of the most colorful and beautiful seasons on the North Shore is the fall season. And this season won’t disappoint! The Department of Natural Resources is predicting one of the prettiest falls seasons in 10 years! Here are 3 things (and colors) to look for when headed to the North Shore. You will not want to miss this year’s colors! See the fall colors from a train ride! CNN named the fall...


How lodging in Two Harbors, Minnesota could change your life

Life-Changing Vacation How can a resort, hotel or vacation change your life? How can my life be transformed in Two Harbors, Minnesota? Quite simple. See below and the master will educate the grasshopper. Vacations lower stress among women! In a Wisconsin Medical Journal study from 2001, they showed that women ages 25-75 had lower levels of tension, more satisfied marriages and decreased depression when regular vacations were taken.  When on vacation or time off it’s important to rest through...


5 Secrets of Staying at Larsmont Cottages in August

Minnesota Summer Vacation There’s nothing better than a nice, Minnesota summer day in August. I’m talking about a day with just a bit of humidity, lots of sunshine with zero bugs. Yes, those days are rare, but when they happen there’s nothing better. At Larsmont Cottages, we pride ourselves on being located only 20 miles from Duluth with private cottages along beautiful Lake Superior. And in August, there’s no better place to enjoy that.  Here are some reasons to come see us so we can...


Have you enjoyed a stunning moon rise over Lake Superior lately?

Lake Superior Moon Rise Catching the sun rise over Lake Superior is inspiring and a great start to any day. But have you had the opportunity to catch a moon rise over the horizon? Many of us have experienced the awesomeness that Lake Superior offers in the early morning, but many have missed the majestic beauty of the moon rising over Lake Superior. Here are three reasons to enjoy an excellent moon rise over Lake Superior and some of the best places to view this spectacular event. The shoreline...


3 Reasons to Enjoy the Ledge Rock Grille.

Whether you are a guest at one of our cottages, vacationing as a family or enjoying some time at your cabin, you’ll enjoy our menu at the Ledge Rock Grille, located at Larsmont Cottages. At Larsmont Cottages, we are extremely fortunate to have one of the best dining destinations on Minnesota’s North Shore. The menu creations of our Executive Chef Uriah Hefter, are amazing and Chef Uriah is a genius at engaging our guest’s appetites. Why is it so great you ask? What makes the Ledge Rock...