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Ludlow's Island Resort

8166 Ludlow Rd, Cook, MN 55723
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Ranked #2 of 8 Specialty lodging in Cook
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Having never been to northern Minnesota, I wasn't sure what to expect from Ludlow's Island Resort and Lake Vermillion. Both exceeded my expectations. I wanted to take my boys fishing but wanted to be sure there were plenty of other activities as well. Rain or shine, cold or hot, Ludlow's had it covered. There was at least one kid's activity... More

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Shorewood, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

As a longstanding customer/guest, you'll find the Ludlow's Island Resort an experience compelling as ever as it consistently delivers the highest level of service: unique clean cabins, each with all the amenities one could ask for. The quaintness of the Island which resides in one of the jewels of all MN lakes, offers a combination, in my opinion, that is... More

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

This was our 15th annual guys getaway to ludlows. As expected Paul, Lori and the boys made everything at Ludlows easy and care free. Doug Knorr put us on the fish both days and we enjoyed wonderful shore lunches and brought home pour limits! we will be back next yeatr to keep the tradfitional going.

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Wayzata, MN
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

This is the most friendly, scenic and tranquil spot! Our first visit was in the autumn, with the colors at their peak. We can't say enough about the hospitality, convenience, beauty and service. Thank you, we have already made two future reservations. I will never forget kayaking over to the gourmet market to get a few heirloom tomatoes for my... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Fourteen of us, from 6 months old to 88 years. Swimming, boating, fishing, anything that anyone could want to do on a lake is readily available and the staff is ready to help make it happen. There are special activities for children and even the fish seem to accommodate by biting almost as soon as a hook is dropped in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

What a great experience! We were at Ludlow's to celebrate our 40th anniversary and it was just what we wanted. We did not stay on the island as the only one bedroom cottage is "Northshore" located on the North Shore of the mainland relative to the island. The area is not accessible by car so you still have the island... More

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This place deserves all the praise they receive. Our family enjoyed our Northwoods adventure immensely. The cabin had every amenity. You know you have had a great vacation while as you travel home, you think about when you can return. The staff are top notch and any request was happily filled. I can not say enough good things about this... More

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Los Angeles, California
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

This year was our 6th year at Ludlow's. We are from Los Angeles and fly across the country to come here, it is that special. It is the highlight of my daughter's year, not just summer. It is such a special place.There is someone to assist you at every turn, for anything you may need. The staff cater to the... More

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Minneapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

This was a last-minute trip before school started for the kids and we stayed in the Northside cabin. We had kids who ranged from 6 - 18 years old. We loved how each person was able to enjoy the resort from simply relaxing in a lakeside cabin to enjoying the activities the resort provided. We are planning to go back... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I just returned from another great week up on Lake Vermilion and Ludlow's Island Resort. I started going up to Ludlow's in the 1980's when I was in college, and over the past several years have returned with my teenage kids and it is by far their most favorite place to vacation in North America! Paul, Kelly and Laurie (the... More

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Address: 8166 Ludlow Rd, Cook, MN 55723
Location: United States > Minnesota > Cook
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Spa
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