Best time to visit Grand Marais, MN, USA?

  • We recommend visiting Grand Marais during the month of October when there are fewer tourists and accommodations are less expensive. During this month, the nightly cost of a 1-bedroom vacation rental is approximately $115. That's 25% cheaper compared to August. Temperatures hover in the high 40s, a little cooler than the average 65°F you would experience during peak season.
  • Most tourists visit Grand Marais during the summer/early fall. This is the busiest season so make sure to book your accommodation early. The Fisherman's Picnic week (August 3rd - 6th) and the Labor Day week (August 31st to September 4th) are also popular dates that you should avoid if that's not the reason for your visit.
  • Snow is common in Grand Marais in November - April.

Avoid the crowd

The best time to avoid the crowd in Grand Marais, MN, USA is April.

August

Most crowded

April

Least crowded


Save money

The cheapest time to travel to Grand Marais, MN, USA is April.

$158
JUL
$161
AUG
$157
SEP
$152
OCT
$122
NOV
$138
DEC
$114
JAN
$111
FEB
$113
MAR
$110
APR
$146
MAY
$163
JUN

Approximate nightly cost for a one bedroom vacation rental.

Events

Busiest dates.

08/03 - 08/06
Fisherman's Picnic 66
08/31 - 09/04
Labor Day 53
09/06 - 09/12
Price increase 24.5
09/22 - 09/26
Fall Colors 25
10/19 - 10/24
MEA Weekend 35.5
12/24 - 01/02
Christmas 2017 26.5
02/13 - 02/19
Presidents Weekend 17.5
05/25 - 05/29
Memorial Day 45
08/02 - 08/05
Fisherman's Picnic 87.5
08/31 - 09/04
Labor Day 69

Weather

In Grand Marais, MN, USA, July is the sunniest month and July the warmest.

68
20
JUL
65
18
AUG
60
16
SEP
48
9
OCT
36
2
NOV
25
-4
DEC
17
-8
JAN
16
-9
FEB
29
-2
MAR
39
4
APR
50
10
MAY
60
15
JUN
UV index
1
6

2.9
7cm
JUL
3.6
9cm
AUG
2.4
6cm
SEP
2.2
5cm
OCT
2.8
7cm
NOV
2.7
7cm
DEC
1.3
3cm
JAN
2.1
5cm
FEB
2.3
6cm
MAR
2.6
7cm
APR
3.8
10cm
MAY
4.3
11cm
JUN
Rainfall/month
inch/centimeter