Next to everything. Away from it all!

Book Barn House NOW! Book Farm House NOW! Book Log Cabin NOW! 

Finnish homesteads

We found shelter from a passing storm, and some beautiful Finnish craftsmanship at the historic Mikko Pyhala farmstead in Embarrass yesterday.  This and several other historic homesteads in the area are open for tours in the summer months!

Small-town 4th of July!

Experience big fun in a small town this 4th of July!  Our quaint Bavarian-themed town of Biwabik comes alive this time of year with a parade, games, socials and other activities.  We’ve still got availability for the July 3-7 period, so give us a call to book your stay!

Availability this weekend!

Our one-of-a-kind barn home is available this weekend, and the campfire wood, farm-fresh eggs, books, and games are waiting for you! 

It’s porch-sittin’ season at The Farmhouse

“In course of time, the settler has so advanced as to be justifiable in making his family more comfortable in their homestead, and naturally turns hus thoughts to an addition to its accomodation.”-C.P. Dwyer, The Homestead Builder, 1872

Father’s Day in a farmhouse

Surprise Dad with a memorable golf & stay getaway at Giants Ridge this Father’s Day weekend. The Farmhouse is available this weekend, and golf specials are in play at both The Legend and The Quarry courses nearby. Give us a call to book your stay!

Thoreau’s cabin

What could be better than sitting next to a secluded river in the forest? How about sipping beverages, reading and relaxing in our cozy tiny house overlooking a secluded river in the forest! Reserve The Barn Home, mention this post and this private space is included with your stay!

The eighth wonder of the world?

View one of the world’s largest open pit mines from the Hull Rust Mahoning MineView in Hibbing. Three miles wide and eight miles long, the mine view is a must-see on the Iron Range. You’ll glimpse two-story haul trucks, super-sized electric shovels and more as they operate in Hibbing Taconite’s mining operations. Kids will enjoy … Continue reading

Climbing wall now open!

The newly-constructed outdoor climbing wall is now open at Giants Ridge for your family fun, exercise and team-building experience!

Ely Folk School open!

Looking for an escape from the digital world? Pair your stay at one of our beautiful guest houses with a class at the Ely Folk School less than an hour away from our property.  Learn traditional skills and crafts while on a relaxing vacation at our northern Minnesota retreat. Visit for more information, and give … Continue reading