"There's something spiritual here. Something that welcomes you home. It never turns you away. It's as steadfast as the lighthouses welcoming the ships back to harbor. It'll wait for you as long as you need it to, and will always provide you comfort."
If you're like me - than odds are, you're keen on trying to find suite-style or apartment-style accomodation when you travel. East Bay Suites is an apartment and condo-style accomodation within the Odyssey Resort Group in Grand Marais, Minnesota. It's within driving distance of the Sawtooth Mountains, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and even one of the most gorgeous hiking trails in Minnesota, the Superior Hiking Trail.
The Tullibee restaurant just inside is one of my go-to places for any occasion, special or otherwise. It's a modern take on Scandinavian and Minnesotan classics, with an in-house butcher and food focused on hyper-local first. I love the farm-to-table philosophy that Tullibee prides itself on, especially as it promotes local vendors and freshwater fisherman to keep their Scandinavian roots at the forefront.
As we focus so frequently on moving forward and keeping up with the times, I find that it’s most important to remember where we came from. Our histories, our roots and learning to appreciate our past. Boutique hotels are beginning to pop up worldwide, embracing this exact principle. How can we stand out? How can we modernize without losing sight…