Grand Marais Homes For Sale

With unique shops, restaurants, and access to countless outdoor activities, Grand Marais real estate provides a spectacular place to call home. View our listings of Grand Marais homes for sale and see what this beautiful city has in store for you.

Median Home Price: $238,000

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Grand Marais is one of the greatest cities for those who enjoy outdoor recreation. Hiking, biking, boating, fishing, hunting, swimming, you name it, you can do it in Grand Marais. The city also maintains a dedicated recreational area filled with 300 campsites, a nature area, a playground, ball field, basketball court and more.


If you enjoy shopping then Grand Marais has a store for you. From Lake Superior Trading Post to Joy & Company pottery and gifts to The Little Red House, you’ll find anything and everything that you’re looking for. Yarn, gifts, clothing, outdoor equipment, you name it; you’ll find it here.


Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or a hearty meal, Grand Marais has the selection of restaurants sure to please. The Crooked Spoon Café is serving up decadent dishes like seared sea scallops and pan roasted lamb sirloin, while just down the road you can grab an outstanding slice of pizza at the Grand Marais staple Sven & Ole’s! No matter what you’re hungry for, you’ll find a delicious meal in Grand Marais.


Grand Marais is extremely diligent about sustainability and environmentally friendly efforts. By recycling old buildings, focusing on improving access and use of local food markets, and reducing unnecessary waste, the city will remain a beautiful and sustainable destination for years to come.


There are two primary centers for educational services in Grand Marais, one is the Cook County School District, and the other is the Great Expectations School for K-8th graders. The Cook County School District provides challenging curriculum in a safe and encouraging environment, utilizing community collaboration to facilitate student success.

Great Expectations School is a free public school that focuses on individual student learning. Educational practices are based on student strengths and passions, helping them to realize their potential.


Arrowhead Transit provides public transportation services from Grand Marais to Duluth every 2nd Tuesday and 4th Thursday of the month. This allows residents to have easy access to Duluth without needed to utilize their own personal vehicles.

Local Government

As a Statutory City, Grand Marais operates under a five member City Council. This Council, consisting of the Mayor and four councilmembers, dictates city ordinances and policies, and is responsible for the administration of those policies.

City History

Originally part of Rosebud Township, Grand Marais was incorporated into a city in 1903. The city left the Township three years later and became the independent entity that it is today. Since it’s incorporation, Grand Marais has been attracting those who love the outdoors and the arts. In 1995, the North House Folk School was established, and has become nationally renowned. Today, Grand Marais is a natural oasis with just under 1,500 residents.

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