14 Best Pet-Friendly Cabin Rentals Near Duluth, Minnesota - Updated 2023


Situated on the northern shore of Lake Superior is the port city of Duluth, Minnesota’s second-largest metropolitan area. The city is a significant area in the state, owing to its prime location and economic impact. One of the city’s primary economic drivers is tourism. It is recognized as one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Midwest region, serving as a starting point for road trips into the north shore of Lake Superior and into Ontario, Canada. There is so much to explore within the city alone—notable ones include Great Lakes Aquarium, Aerial Lift Bridge, and Minnesota Point. Plus, outdoor enthusiasts will like the 23 sprawling parks and trails that are scattered in the city. All family members, including pets, are welcome to explore its delights. Scroll down for the best pet-friendly cabins near Duluth, Minnesota.

1. Spacious cabin near Lake Superior (from USD 395)

This amazing cabin offers a nice homebase for your Duluth family getaway. It’s located a short stroll from Lake Superior, providing you easy access to many outdoor activities such as fishing, kayaking, and more. There are also several places to eat and shop nearby.

The fully furnished and pet-friendly cabin features three bedrooms that can sleep up to six guests in comfort. There are lots of indoor and outdoor spaces for your kids and fur babies to run around. The kitchen is equipped with all the cooking and dining essentials for your convenience. The large deck and patio offer a nice hangout spot where you can fully enjoy the beautiful sceneries.

Log Home Retreat with Modern Amenities near Lake Superior
Knife River, Minnesota, United States
36 reviews Premier Host  Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the property owners have done a very good job in thoughtfully furnishing usb extensions and small kitchen items
the kitchen is furnished very well and so are linens and comforters
we will be back during the summer/fall all linens and towels were washed and clean
chad was so helpful with any questions we had
super responsive host (thank you chad ) and a very well taken care of property
this is a great property with great proximity to state parks we thoroughly enjoyed the fire table at sunset
we walked into the cabin and we were all blown away by how beautiful it was
recommend this great location for anyone looking to explore the north shore and duluth
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2. Authentic log cabin on the shores of White Iron Lake (from USD 149)

Welcoming guests with beautiful sceneries all around and that charming rustic appeal, this log cabin will truly make your nature getaway more memorable. The property features lots of nature views as well as open space that even your pets will surely enjoy. It sits directly from White Iron Lake, making it a perfect spot to reconnect with nature via birdwatching, fishing, boating, hiking, and more.

The cabin itself is something to be excited about as it’s a true log cabin furnished with the comforts of a modern home. It can sleep up to four people, great for a fishing trip with a couple of your friends as well as with your dogs. In the evening, you can sit by the fireplace and enjoy a relaxing drink with the gang.

Welcome toThe White Iron Heritage! where coming together happens naturally.
Ely, Minnesota, United States
144 reviews Premier Host
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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there is no air conditioning in the cabin but open windows and fans should keep you cool
we thoroughly enjoyed our stay on iron heritage lake
we had a great time snowshoeing on white iron lake just a few steps from the cabin
jeff was very kind as a host
the 2 times that we did see the owner it was a pleasure to talk with him
jeff was a great host the cabin is rustic and comfortable just as pictured
the cabin comes with everything you need and jeff was the perfect host
jeff and hans are great hosts and i cant wait to stay again :)
a great location for a great vacation
great location and it had everything we needed
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3. Peaceful retreat with a traditional sauna (from USD 119)

You surely have plenty of room to explore when you book this secluded cabin located in Northwoods, a 45-minute drive away from Duluth. Individuals on the lookout for a quiet place should book a night or two and see what this place is all about. Inside, you have a spacious bedroom with a loft perfect for six people. For your cooking needs, you have a microwave, gas stove, and refrigerator. The highlight of your stay here, however, will be the traditional, Finnish-style sauna where you have to manually heat up the wood stove and fill the water tank for a pampering experience. Pets are also allowed to join you on your vacation here.

'Northwoods Retreat'
149 reviews
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
it was very clean and welcoming and we felt at home right away
the cabin was warm comfortable and clean
the outhouse was very clean and not too far away
clean well stocked and organized we absolutely loved having a sauna to ourselves and how private it was
the hosts were pleasant and they take good care of the property
it's pretty close to drive to nearby towns and parks however
great place to unplug close to major towns in the area for day excursions
it is a great place to unplug
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4. Lakeside haven with nature views (from USD 238)

Guests looking for a serene setting to host their gatherings should consider booking this cabin on the shores of Pequaywan Lake. Expect a memorable and fun holiday with the cabin’s 10-people capacity and accessibility to excellent tourist spots. If you come here just to appreciate Pequaywan Lake, you will not be disappointed. After all, the views from the deck are just mesmerizing, especially in the morning or afternoon. At night, families and friends can gather around the fireplace or watch movies on HD TV. Your dog can have a comfortable stay too, thanks to the kennels provided on site.

Lake Cabin on beautiful Pequaywan Lake
82 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
cabin was comfortable and the amenities perfect for what we needed
very clean comfortable and relaxing
quiet very peaceful gorgeous clean lake with great fishing
owners were easy to work with and had quick response times
we loved our stay the cabin has a warm friendly feel
communication with the owners was easy and and they are very friendly
not too far away from but yet far enough to enjoy the quiet
close to the north shore attractions
beautiful quiet lake had a great long weekend
a great place to stay
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5. Secluded hut near Sturgeon Lake (from USD 174)

You can’t go wrong with this riverside hut located near Sturgeon Lake. Forget the worries of everyday life as you spend a night or two inside this hut. In the morning, you can enjoy a cup of coffee as you listen to the sound of the gushing river. Wildlife is abundant here, so be prepared to come across them. You can bring your pets with you and let them explore the new surroundings. As for the hut itself, six people can comfortably fit inside, thanks to triple bedrooms with a common bathroom.

A secluded cabin on the wild and scenic kettle river
26 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
it was clean and kept up well
hosts were very communicative and gracious
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6. Private abode with a deck

Discerning guests don’t have to scour the net anymore for the perfect getaway with this private home on Lake Superior’s shores. Featuring contemporary interiors and modern facilities, you simply can’t go wrong when you book this one for the weekend. It sleeps six, thanks to three separate bedrooms. There’s only one bathroom though, but it is big enough for everyone. The kitchen has been fully remodeled with everything you might need for a delightful dinner. For the best experience, try hosting a simple gathering on the deck as the views here are simply amazing. If that’s not enough, you can even bring your dog with you!

Highway 61 Revisited is a spacious vacation rental home located on the shore of Lake Superior between Two Harbors and Beaver Bay, MN
Two Harbors, Minnesota, United States
18 reviews
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

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Amenities & Room:
the private view of the lake from the living room was beautiful
wonderful view with a spacious relaxing room nice kitchen and cozy beds
it was clean and easy to access
the house is in a beautiful location and is as it appears in the photos
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7. Dog-friendly cabin with access to a sauna (from USD 122)

Located in the town of Cotton, this tiny cabin has separate access to a sauna for enjoying the winter months. The open-air showers are detached from the cabin so guests can enjoy a unique bathing experience during the summer. Up for adventure? Bring your kayak and fishing gear. When it’s time to hit the sack, return to the main cabin where single-sized beds await you and your special someone. The whole cabin is also dog-friendly, so don’t forget to bring Fido on your next trip.

Adorable cabin. Find your true north!
Cotton, Minnesota, United States
193 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
the bed mattress was also comfortable
i watched a couple of movies with the lights on and ran the fan all night
great jumping off point to head into the mesabi iron range explore the trails and see wildlife
the couch in the loft is comfortable and there are games and movies provided
the outdoor shower was awesome and had its own water heater
the beds were extremely clean and comfortable
sleeping cabin is clean and comfortable
clean beautiful little cabin in the woods
the cabin was clean secure and creatively designed
excellent place to stay the cabin was adorable clean and everything well maintained
great host and super accomodating
erik was a friendly host who was helpful and kind
erik and his wife were wonderful hosts
erik was a great host and provided us with whatever we needed to make our stay special
erik is a wonderful host and very responsive to messages
beautiful location along the river
great access to the river and close to several lakes
it is a beautiful location on whiteface river
the location was quiet and such a peaceful atmosphere
i didn’t like the location
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8. Quaint cabin with modern conveniences (from USD 181)

Stay in this one-of-a-kind cabin that oozes a fisherman’s rustic-in-the-woods vibe. It is a one-bedroom cabin and can accommodate four people. Cozy enough for simple gatherings, the cabin has decent facilities to satisfy you and your guests. Just remember that it employs an open-space layout, so everything that you need is within arm’s reach. On one side, you have a kitchen complete with a microwave and gas range while on the other, a living space for some chit-chats. You also get a bathroom with a walk-in shower. Need warmth for the night? Set up a campfire in the side yard to keep you, your special someone, and your pets warm.

Cozy Parkplace Cabin
Two Harbors, Minnesota, United States
264 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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adorable quaint cabin with an extra cozy feel
this is the cutest cozy cabin right off the lake with a beautiful view while driving in
this cottage has been completely updated and is comfortable and very clean
small but super clean and newly remodeled
it was meticulously clean and comfortable
the place was so clean and the decor was very charming
it was also extremely clean which is always great
everything was extremely clean
daniel was a great host and responded to all communication quickly
everything is labeled and he's very responsive
we also loved that it is pet friendly so our dogs could travel with us
cute place in a great location
the location was perfect
peaceful location would go back
a perfectly cozy getaway in a great location
great little place close to everything
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9. Homey cabin on acres of woodland (from USD 264)

This homey, rustic cabin is located on acres of woodland in Two Harbors, Minnesota. Inside, there’s enough space for five people and a pet. Two bedrooms with queen-sized beds guarantee guests a good night’s sleep. Plus, you even have a sofa bed in the living room. In the winter, friends and families can gather around the fireplace for some warmth. The kitchen is also fully equipped, and there is even a spacious patio and garden for your and your pets.

London Crossing Cabin
98 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were very comfortable
sparkling clean great kitchen and fireplace/sauna were fabulous amenities and worked very well
very clean cabin with updated kitchen and bathroom
this is a lovely clean and well-equipped cabin in an exceedingly peaceful setting
perfect for a clean and quiet stay while exploring multiple north shore destinations
nice clean secluded little cabin right next to the state trail
very clean and quaint cabin within a short distance to many state parks
appreciate when hosts are super responsive which was totally the case
i loved the location of this beautiful cabin
very cute cabin and great base location for our fall color hikes
we appreciated being tucked away in a secluded spot while still having easy access to so many state parks
this is a delightful house very family friendly the location is beautiful
great location for a long weekend of hiking we stayed in this cabin as we hiked various state parks
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10. Stylish yet rugged log cabin along the bay (from USD 275)

Looking for a cozy hideaway? Stay at this stylish yet rugged log cabin that is more than 30 years old. It is the perfect spot for a family of four, featuring two bedrooms and one bathroom with a hot tub and a shower. While here, enjoy its amenities as well as the sweeping views that are just breathtaking. There is an outdoor grill on the patio for preparing mouthwatering barbecues. Don’t miss the chance to have a good coffee while enjoying the view of Lake Superior and the rising sun. A maximum of 2 fur babies is welcome on the property for 30 USD per pet, per stay.

Palisade Log Cabin on Lake Superior's North Shore
218 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
views were spectacular all amenities operated perfectly except we were never able to log in to wifi
best view and very comfortable cabin
we loved the cozy cabin and the beautiful views
cabin was very clean
the cabin is well maintained and very clean
very clean supplied with everything we needed wonderfully comfortable bed
owners are very nice and quick to respond
love this property/area great price for the location too
fantastic secluded cabin with a perfect location to hiking trails and beaches
tettegouche state park is a few minutes away and has wonderful hiking trails
easy to get to and close to so many attractions hiking and just relax by the fire
great proximity to the north shore parks we so love to hike
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11. Farmhouse-style home near downtown

This “Falu Hus”, which means “red house” in Swedish, is located in Two Harbors. Six people (and pets) can easily be accommodated here, thanks to the spacious interior. It has three bedrooms, each with queen-sized or full-sized beds. Guests only have a microwave and a refrigerator to work within the kitchen, but it is better than nothing. For entertainment, you can watch movies on the flat-screen TV, or let your kids and pets play in the spacious yard.

Falu Hus North Shore Minnesota cottage vacation rentals pet-friendly
Two Harbors, Minnesota, United States
41 reviews
Entire cabin 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds and other amenities were very nice
air conditioning or at least ceilings fans would have been nice
nice furnishings well equipped kitchen and modern bathrooms
3 queen beds and a couch worked great
also the water pressure in the shower was outstanding also we binge watched netflix after long days fishing
very clean and neat
very clean and comfortable
the house was very clean and the beds were extremely comfortable
very well stocked kitchen super clean great beds
) aside from that the property and cleanliness were great
awesome service from the hosts great value if you are staying in two harbors
cascade vacation rentals was friendly and helpful
also the owners own a fabulous restaurant called louise’s s place it is great food
anyway if the owner clears up these issues for future guests they may have a nice time
came in for the grandma's marathon and couldn't have asked for better host or better place
good restaurants close by
great location near the lake
great location and comfortable beds
nice house in a great location
the location was fine for us felt like "downtown" two harbors
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12. Rustic home in the town of Cloquet

Coming in with the family? Choose this wooden cabin located in the town of Cloquet as your next home base. Thanks to its wooden interiors, the cabin projects a rustic vibe to please even the most discerning guests. Inside, you’re looking at a full house with space for nine. Here are the essentials: two bedrooms with queen-sized, full-sized and twin-sized beds as well as one spacious bathroom with a walk-in shower. You also get a spacious kitchen with an oven and a refrigerator to cook sumptuous meals. Grilling up some barbecues instead? A grill on the walk-in deck has you covered. In the afternoon, you and your family can enjoy the laid-back life on the screened-in porch while your furry companions run wild in the wide, green lot.

Rustic Cloquet Home w/ 3-Season Porch & Fire Pit
42 reviews
cabin 9 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
huge bathroom however short vaulted ceiling upstairs
the house was very neat and clean
the cabin is cozy and clean and had everything we needed
jason the owner went out of his way to help us out with something
close to the lake for ice fishing and close to snowmobile trails which were a lot of fun
it was a cute little place to stay
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Other pet-friendly accommodations

13. Beachfront rental with lake views (from USD 350)

This beachfront rental located in the heart of the North Shore is a cozy place to stay for families and pets. It has two bedrooms and two bathrooms to accommodate up to four guests. Your furry pals are also welcome here for a fee of 25 USD per pet, per day.

This house features an elegant kitchen that is well equipped with stainless steel appliances. In the same room are the dining and living areas with a sectional sofa and flat-screen TV. There is also an extra dining space on the deck for you to enjoy your meals while taking in beautiful lake views.

At Blue Stone Bluff, It’s all about the view!
112 reviews  Wifi Available
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was really slow and could definitely use a booster
the deck was perfect the bed was so comfy but the highlight was of course the view itself
comfortable and very nicely decorated all the amenities
bluestone bluff was cozy clean with an excellent view of lake superior
the place is clean and updated; a great spot
the kitchen was well stocked and it was clean and comfortable
very clean well appointed home with an awesome view
we highly recommend bluestone bluff and it's friendly owners
the home was in a great location very clean and theresa and joe were very responsive with questions
lovely property great location new and well furnished
the location is excellent convenient for both down and up the shore
we would definitely recommend this place to future visitors
stunning view excellent location - perfect for a weekend away with the family
we would recommend this place to everyone
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14. Spacious home with a hot tub and sauna (from USD 550)

Treat your family and friends to a relaxing vacation at this spacious home set in a peaceful forest. It features a hot tub and sauna that you can use to cleanse and relieve some stress during your trip. There is also a fitness center if you like to work out and break a sweat.

This large living space has four bedrooms and three bathrooms and can accommodate a total of ten guests. There is also a fully equipped kitchen that allows you to prepare home-cooked meals and plenty of seating areas where you can hang out. It allows pets for a fee of 100 USD, so your furry pals can join the fun.

Still in the Forest - on 10 private acres
140 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

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Amenities & Room:
we also enjoyed using the weight room in the garage
great activities/games available including work-out/weight room
the property was great; clean easy to access great amenities comfortable beds and a great gathering space(s)
host was responsive and helpful
the owners have put a lot of work into making this a great space to stay
the house is breathtaking when you first walk in
would definitely consider renting this place again
it is close to duluth two harbors and we really enjoyed our stay
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The wonders of Duluth awaits

Truly, the port city of Duluth is a wonder to behold. Lake Superior is just a short drive (or walk) away, granting you access to many outdoor activities. Also, the city has 23 parks scattered within the vicinity. So, start exploring Duluth today and choose from one of the best pet-friendly cabins in the city.

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