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MEA Weekend on the North Shore

At Bluefin Bay Family of Resorts, we like to celebrate all things Halloween on MEA weekend! And Halloween is one of our FAVORITE holidays. Creative costumes, scary movies, tasty treats – what’s not to love? We begin with our annual pumpkin carving contest for guests.  There are over $300 in prizes and three different age […]

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Annual Calendar Contest

Neon Skies Lenny Palmer, Des Moines, IAEach year, we invite guests to submit their prize photos of the Bluefin Bay resorts and the North Shore area to our annual calendar contest. Our calendar covers all three Bluefin Bay Family of Resorts — Bluefin Bay, Surfside and Temperance Landing. We’re looking for photo entries from all three resorts and our beautiful surrounding area, in all four seasons.

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Fishwrapper

FishwrapperThe Fishwrapper is Bluefin Bay’s bi-annual newsletter, published in print and online. Stay up to date on news and happenings at the Bluefin Bay Family of Resorts, check out our seasonal specials, upcoming calendar of events, and more.

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  • Awards & Accolades

Over the years, Bluefin Bay has earned high marks from guests, the industry, and our peers. But it is pleasing our guests that matters most and their accolades that make us most proud. To all our special guests, we say thank you.

  • Trip Advisor Hall of Fame, Certificate of Excellence 2014-2020
  • Bluefin Grille Voted Restaurant with Best Views, Northern Wilds, 2017 & 2018
  • 2017 Best of the Lake, Best Lodging, Lake Superior Magazine (2017)
  • BEST of North Shore Experiences Award for Lodging, North Shore Experiences, Voter’s Choice, 2015
  • Waves of Superior Spa wins BEST of North Shore Experiences Award for Rejuve, North Shore Experiences, Voter’s Choice, 2015
  • Best Romantic Getaway, Duluth Reader, Reader’s Choice, Jan. 2015
  • Favorite Resort for a Girlfriends’ Getaway, Minnesota Women’s Press, 2015
  • Top Minnesota North Shore Resort 2014, Resorts & Lodges.Com, 2014
  • Best Overnight Stay, Lake Superior Magazine, 2014
  • Best Honeymoon Resort, Minnesota Bride Magazine (seven years in a row: 2005-2011)
  • Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 2014
  • Resort Property of the Year, Minnesota Innkeepers Association
  • Resort Property of the Year, Minnesota Lodging Association
  • Minnesota’s Favorite Resort, Readers of Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  • Best Minnesota Resort, Minnesota Bride Magazine
  • Official Best Resort in Minnesota, MediaWorld USA
  • Minnesota’s Most Romantic Resort, Mpls. St. Paul Magazine
  • Favorite Romantic Spot, Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  • Best Romantic Resort, Lake Superior Magazine
  • Most Romantic Resort in Minnesota, Star Tribune
  • Best Spot for Kids, Lake Superior Magazine
  • “A Perfect Family Retreat,” Outside Magazine
  • Minnesota’s Top Wedding Resort, 2009, Resorts&Lodges.com
  • Top Minnesota North Shore Resort, 2010, Resorts&Lodges.com
  • Best Overnight Stay, 2012, Lake Superior Magazine
  • Best Lodging View, 2012, Lake Superior Magazine
  • Restaurant Awards
  • Bluefin Grille Voted Restaurant with Best Views, Northern Wilds, 2017 & 2018
  • Bluefin Grille wins BEST of North Shore Experiences Award for Dining, North Shore Experiences, Voter’s Choice, 2015
  • Coho Café & Bakery – Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2014
  • Bluefin Grille – Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2014
  • Bluefin Grille, voted “Minnesota’s Favorite Resort Restaurant,” by readers of Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  • Bluefin Grille, “A restaurant worth the drive,” Mpls. St. Paul Magazine
  • Coho Café & Bakery, Grand Prize, Statewide Pizza Contest, Minnesota Restaurant Association
  • Bluefin Grille, “Best View from a Restaurant”, 2012, Lake Superior Magazine