Well known as one of the most scenic lakes in the United States, Lake Vermilion:
- is located in Minnesota’s famed Arrowhead Region
- stretches 37 miles across northeastern Minnesota
- encompasses over 40,000 acres
- is one of the largest lakes in Minnesota
- is navigable in almost any weather thanks to the 365 islands and hundreds of protected bays
TO FULLY EXPERIENCE ALL THAT NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA HAS TO OFFER, BASE YOUR VACATION ON LAKE VERMILION:
To the EAST, you will find the city of Ely with many attractions – including the wolf and bear centers – and unique shops, as well as routes to the North Shore of Lake Superior for an enjoyable day trip.
To the NORTH is Voyageurs National Park, the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness, and the one-of-a-kind experience of the Vince Shute Bear Sanctuary. Or you could even take a day trip to Canada!
To the SOUTH and WEST is the Iron Range with mining history and heritage to explore, plus the US Hockey Hall of Fame.
IN EVERY DIRECTION you will find scenic drives, golf courses, hiking trails, fairs and festivals, shopping, dining, and an abundance of wildlife.
Add the attractions found on LAKE VERMILION, such as the Soudan Underground Mine State Park, the Wilderness championship golf course, and the casino at Fortune Bay and a Lake Vermilion vacation will be an experience your family will never forget!