Exclusive Family Canoe Trip from Gunflint Northwood Outfitters


Still making summer plans for your family? Get ready to thrill them with a getaway that they'll talk about and remember for years to come.

Today we're bringing you an incredible adventure from Gunflint Northwood Outfitters, designed exclusively for Plum District families. Their new series - called "Becoming a Boundary Waters Family" - will take you and your family on a 4-day, 3-night canoe journey that includes everything you could possibly need:

  • Rustic cabin for the first night
  • Route planning maps
  • Canoe
  • Tents
  • Sleeping bags
  • Cooking gear (camp stoves are available for your camping nights)
  • All meals are provided, starting with lunch on the first day of your canoe trip and ending with lunch on the last day
  • Wilderness permits (Gunflint arranges for the permits, but plan on paying a base fee of $6, plus $16 per adult, $8 per child, and tax)
  • The experience of canoeing on a fairly easy route of the famed Boundary Waters Wilderness, through multiple lakes
  • Multiple wilderness campsites to choose from for your camping nights
  • Additional meals are available before and after the canoe trip in either the Red Paddle Bistro or Justine's Fine Dining

Grab your hub and kids, pack your bags, and head to the river for a once in a lifetime experience.

Julie D.


Natural beauty of the Boundary Waters + exciting family adventures = one amazing family vacation! This is the first in the "Becoming a Boundary Waters Family" series and I am thrilled to introduce this Plum EXCLUSIVE to you!


Julie D.


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Gunflint Lodge has been offering top quality resort vacations and wilderness canoe trips for 85 years. They offer lakeside fireplace cabins, two dining rooms, guided activities, horseback riding, canoeing, boating, hiking, fishing, wilderness canoe trips into the Boundary Waters and a recently added canopy tour.

  • Gunflint Lodge
    143 S. Gunflint Lake
    Grand Marais, MN 55604
    (800) 328-3325

$383 for a Family Canoe Trip (3 People) - a $767 Value
$464 for a Family Canoe Trip (4 People) - a $927 Value
$543 for a Family Canoe Trip (5 People) - a $1,088 Value

The Nitty Gritty:

  • Limit two per household
  • Please make reservations ASAP; more permits will be available from the US Forest Service earlier in the season
  • Cancellations require 1 week notice; more than one cancellation will result in a rebooking fee 
  • Included: 4 days & 3 nights total; 1st night in rustic cabin; canoeing portion of trip is 3 days & 2 nights, and includes route planning, maps, canoes, tents, sleeping bags, cooking gear (stoves available) and all food for your canoe trip (starts with lunch the first day and ends with lunch your last day) 
  • Gunflint will help you select a canoe route that fits your talents and skills
  • Camping sites available in the wilderness zone
  • Plum Dollars may not be used to purchase this Plum Steal (Learn why >>)
  • You cannot earn Plum Dollars for referring this Plum Steal (Learn why >>)
  • Plum District promotional codes may not be used toward the purchase of this Plum Steal
  • Additional Terms and Conditions apply

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