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Visitors are always welcome. Take a course, check out our public programs or special events, sail on our schooner Hjørdis, or browse through our school store.

School Store Hours

8am - 5pm, 7 days a week

Things to do

Daily Sailing
Public Programs
School Store

Getting here

Grand Marais is located on the shore of Lake Superior, along scenic Highway 61, about two hours north of Duluth, Minnesota.

North House Folk School Location


From Chicago: 575 miles
From Duluth: 110 miles
From Milwaukee: 502 miles
From Minneapolis-St.Paul: 275 miles
From Thunder Bay, Ontario: 80 miles

Carpool info available at North Shore Rideshare
Shuttle Service available from Duluth through the Superior Hiking Shuttle


Thunder Bay International Airport
Duluth International Airport
Minneapolis-St.Paul International Airport

Staying here

Places to sleep
Places to eat
Other things to do in Cook County