Couples Retreat in Minnesota

May 7th, 2020


Couples Retreat in Minnesota: Romance at Cascade Lodge

With summer rapidly approaching, the team here at Cascade Lodge continues to gleefully prepare for an influx of travelers in search of an extended break from the city’s clutch. Year after year, we welcome hundreds of couples during the summer months, primarily because of our spacious, woodland property, undeniably romantic cabins, and proximity to Cascade River State Park (as well as nearby Grand Marais). In fact, Cascade Lodge remains the most alluring couples retreat in Minnesota. Our classic yet modernized Lutsen lodge is just steps from a seemingly endless array of outdoor explorations—not to mention those heartwarming Lake Superior vistas!

Piecing Together a Long-Overdue Couples Retreat in Minnesota

Researching, planning, and executing a well-deserved, long-awaited couples retreat in Minnesota takes savvy, patience, and collaboration. Luckily for you and your sweetheart, Cascade Lodge perfectly blends romance, elegance, and adventure, regardless of the season. Summer, in particular, is all about the outdoors. Whether you enjoy hiking, mountain biking, or birdwatching, your extended break on the North Shore will be the highlight of your summer. Here are 10 unique, romance-infused activities to try on your next long-overdue couples retreat in Minnesota’s north country.Q4L0DkEKnpjVQKR3xdizSqWVIdlfLtod59D8fblvkhCFPwHGUdChrHh2gqVCBw9RyHcHTRzkXS9PIppD14PjOr9i0zZJJuE7BwWwTsrzj-jAueBXPZOkQ68jxC9otrUkINheyonr

  1. Meander through Cascade River State Park. A trailhead can be discovered on the eastern rim of our sprawling property.
  2. Hike to the top of Oberg Mountain. Those vast Lake Superior views are truly unbeatable.
  3. Swim underneath Tettegouche State Park’s High Falls.
  4. Create a jar of easy date night ideas beside your wood-burning fireplace while sharing a bottle of wine.
  5. Boost your photography skills on the North Shore with stops at Devil’s Kettle Falls, Split Rock Lighthouse, Oberg Mountain, Cascade River, and Grand Portage’s High Falls.
  6. Enjoy a picnic at the Wayswaugoing Bay Overlook, on Ellingson Island, or right here in the state park.
  1. Roast weenies and marshmallows over your private campfire near Cascade Creek.
  2. Order take out from Cascade Restaurant & Pub, and savor each delicious bite on your private, lake-view porch.
  3. Unplug for an entire day. No smartphones. No television. No email. Then try forest bathing in an effort to reconnect with nature.
  4. Peruse through Grand Marais’ many gems, such as the Lake Superior Trading Post, Voyageous Brewing Company, Beth’s Fudge, and Sivertson Gallery. Don’t leave town without trying one of the World’s Best Donuts!

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Hopefully, these 10 mid-summer date ideas give you a proper “taste” of what a couples retreat in Minnesota could look and feel like. Cascade Lodge remains the premier accommodation option on the North Shore, as you won’t find a more idyllic location to everything that this awe-inspiring region has to offer. Feel free to browse through our extensive collection of historic Lutsen cabins. Or, perhaps, an extended break in our modernized Main Lodge is precisely what you and your partner need this summer? Please give us a call today at 218-387-1112 to learn more about our particularly enticing slice of Minnesota’s North Shore (or check availability online).