• Unique. Private. Cozy. Relaxing. Our one-of-a-kind property is located next to Giants Ridge resort area, about an hour from Duluth, the BWCA, and Lake Superior's legendary North Shore. Enjoy quick and easy access to Giants Ridge golfing and skiing, the Mesabi Bike Trail and miles of paddling waterways. Our historic 13-acre homestead is also the perfect getaway to relax and enjoy the simpler life.

Mini-escape Spring spa retreat

Need a getaway to rejuvenate this Spring?  2-hour massage treatments at the Laurentian Divide Salon and Spa paired with a memorable stay at one of our unique and well-appointed guest houses…the perfect Spring retreat for you and the special people in your life! This special is available through Mother’s Day, so give us a call … Continue reading

Thank you for considering us in your vacation plans. By staying at Green Gate, you are investing in entrepreneurship, preserving history, supporting local artists & craftspeople, and promoting sustainability.  We are continually humbled by, and grateful for your patronage!

Giants Ridge golf opens 4/21!

The Quarry golf course @giantsridge will open for the season on Friday, April 21. $62 Opening Weekend Special. Call 218-865-8030 to book your tee times, and contact us to book your lodging! Whose ready for a fantastic golf season? 

Laskianen Finnish Festival February 4-5

The Laskianen Finnish festival happens the first weekend of February every winter in the nearby community of Palo. Come enjoy ethnic crafts, food, music, history, and the famous sliding hill. Make it an even more memorable weekend by staying in our historic Finnish log cabin, currently available for that weekend!

We’ve got snow

Winter has been good to us here in northern MN, and the abundant snow has Giants Ridge fully operational.   Giants Ridge is now open every day through April 2, weather dependent. ALPINE: 95% of our skiable terrain is open! TERRAIN PARKS: Both the Placid beginner’s terrain park & Garmisch intermediate park are open with … Continue reading

Winter arrives

Old Man Winter blew in yesterday and it appears as though he’s staying for a few months! Come enjoy the Giants Ridge Recreation Area, WE’VE GOT SNOW!

A Golf/travel writer speaks…

“Green Gate Guest Houses are incredible works of art packed with rooms of the most intricate craftsmanship. Shawn built these homes by hand over years of time each. This ‘barn’ has been our home for the past two days and is one of the 5 best places I’ve ever stayed of the 168 resorts/hotels I’ve … Continue reading

Soudan underground mine tours now open!

Slip on a hard hat and travel a half mile underground to explore one of Minnesota’s first iron ore mines. Experience the life of a miner from the last century, or go high tech with a visit to the high-energy physics lab (also located deep underground)…located only 30 minutes from Green Gate, this is a … Continue reading

Golf opener April 29!

The Quarry golf course opens on Friday, April 29! Call 218-865-8030 to book your tee times and contact Shawn at 218-290-2607 to reserve one of the Green Gate Guest Houses. We are ready for a fantastic golf season!

A Season of Discoveries

  April & May are transition months… a time to get outdoors, hike around in bog boots, discover the earth again after the melt of the snow. Early Spring is filled with the raw aromas of the thawing earth underground. Join us at Green Gate to escape the bustle of life for a while. Our … Continue reading