We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Put this on your list

If you are physically capable of hiking over rocky terrain you must head out here. Follow along the... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Bradenton, Florida
via mobile
MUST DO short hike in Grand Marais

If you're into views - or - if you're into local history - you really should do this short hike... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Read all 21 reviews
All photos (16)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good9%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“porta potties”(2 reviews)
“waves crash”(2 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Grand Marais, MN
Improve This Listing
Reviews (21)
Filter reviews
21 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews porta potties waves crash rock formations the coast guard station watch your step lake superior trees woods lighthouse artists
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 21 reviews
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

If you are physically capable of hiking over rocky terrain you must head out here. Follow along the shoreline and the other visitors behind the coast guard station and bear left. Every turn is a another photo op. The trees and the rock formations and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Averagejoe001
Reviewed August 19, 2018

If you're into views - or - if you're into local history - you really should do this short hike. Take time to read the posted board at the entrance to the Point to get an idea of the history and the people involved in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 378chesterd
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This should be at the top of your list for things to see in Grand Marais. So relaxing and peaceful! No food or drinks by there that you can purchase, restaurants near by. Clean: yes clean area. Different: Some place you never seen before!!!! Seating:...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Kim H
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I might be a bit biased but I am certain this is the most beautiful place in the world! My boyfriend was so adamant about watching the sunset here... and now I know why! What a gorgeous backdrop to his proposal. We sat and watched...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Leah R
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This is my favorite spot in the whole world! I finally got to introduce it to my daughters and their friends this past weekend. Just head to the Coast Guard station and park in their lot. Then walk toward the back of the station. You...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Reviewed June 30, 2017

Artists point is amazing. Like stepping into a different world. The greenery (trees, moss, plantlife) reminds me of the Pacific Northwest. The lake is amazing. The trail might be tough for small kids and can be muddy but it is worth a look!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank minnesotamomoftwo
Reviewed September 15, 2016

The walk to Artist point is a nice, little walk near the downtown area. If you're having trouble understanding where Artist Point is located just go for a walk near the lighthouse and the breakwater. That's Artist Point. Again BE VERY CAREFUL WALKING INTHIS AREA...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank photoguywisconsin
Reviewed August 1, 2016

We were sitting on the Sydney's rooftop and noticed people jumping and swimming off of a point to the right. Our group of 5 adults and 7 kids took a nice walk down the beach, hiked the island, and found a great place for swimming...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank 539melissac
Reviewed July 26, 2016

What an amazing view! This was my favorite stop in Grand Marais. We had not been here before and the waves were crashing and huge but others were telling us that it's not generally that active. I'm not sure about what it's normally like but...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank DGR33
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Artist's point has been a favorite with my family for years! We were just there again yesterday at the request of my two teens who have been going there since they were in pre-school. You can enjoy it in every type of weather. You can...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank 965melissaLI
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Artists Point staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines