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  • 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.

Book Your Autumn Getaway TODAY!

  Fall is upon us in just over a month and the Iron Range is the best place to experience the outdoors and the colorful fall leaves. There is much to do on the Iron Range. This video highlights hiking, bicycling, and motorcycling. Green Gate Guest Houses is on the Mesabi Trail; we’re next to … Continue reading

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

Spring golf around the corner!

Our spring golf season will be opening soon, and we are proud to note Golf Digest ranked the Giants Ridge Quarry the #1 public course in the state and #4 overall. The Giants Ridge Legend course ranked as the #4 public course in the state and #14 overall. Few other golf facilities in the nation … Continue reading

“We spent an amazing weekend getting away from the city relaxing in the cabin. We spent the mornings in our panamas, afternoons building snowmen and the nights curled up with movies. By the end of the weekend we didn’t want to leave. We’ll definitely be returning!” -Dave, Jena & Liam

Laskianen Festival February 6-7

The Laskianen Finnish Festival is happening this weekend, celebrating the ethnic heritage of customs, crafts, music, sports, marketplace, foods and of course, sliding! We have availability In our cozy Farmhouse, as well as our lakeside, slope side villa at Giants Ridge. Bring your skis, and enjoy a family fun getaway this weekend!

We’ve got snow!

Northern MN was transformed into a winter wonderland literally overnight this week. Fresh natural snow added to the man made base on the hill and blanketed the Nordic trail system with a solid base for cross-country skiers. Come enjoy a white Christmas in Biwabik!

Shop small this holiday!

If, like us, you’re contemplating the over-commercialization of Christmas, why not give the gift of memories instead? With availability remaining in our cozy log cabin (perfect for two) and slope-side Villa (comfy for up to 13!), we’d enjoy hosting your family for a truly memorable holiday experience.