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Sleigh Rides

North Shore Winter Sleigh Rides

Take an old fashioned sleigh ride under the starry skies of the north woods! Sit back, snuggle under a quilt and experience the beauty of a winter night along lantern-lit trails. Caribou Highlands Lodge offers a Thursday night sleigh ride every winter week at Okontoe Sleigh Rides on the famous Gunflint Trail, north of Grand Marais.

Cap and Dan, the 2000-pound Belgians pull the sleigh through the woods on a 45-minute ride highlighted by a stop at the Kissin' Tree and completed with homemade cocoa at the hundred-year old log lodge. Wintry nights are gorgeous in the woods with snow-capped pines, big white flakes of snow softly falling or crystal clear nights with countless stars. Perhaps you will even catch the Northern Lights dancing across the sky!

Wonderful Winter Vacation

Sleigh rides have become a highlight for many of our guests. It is a unique and wonderful way for a couple, a family or a group to spend the evening. And we make it easy by providing transportation and a discount for our Thursday night sleigh rides. Sign up when you call to make your reservation or at the front desk during your stay.

Not going to be here on a Thursday? We can help you set up your own private sleigh ride. Ask at the front desk.

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