Grand Portage National Monument is a trail used by fur traders in the late 18th century to transport trade goods from the Lake Superior shore to the Pigeon River and furs in the opposite direction. It is now administered by the U.S. National Park Service.
Pigeon River Falls is in the Grand Portage State Park.
Grand Portage a launching point for ferries to Isle Royale, a wilderness preserve and national park in Lake Superior. Day trips to the park are offered by Grand Portage Isle Transportation Line, +1 715-392-2100, toll-free: +1 888-746-2305.  daily mid-June thru mid-September. $45 round-trip.
Thunder Bay, a popular area for outdoor recreation, lies a short distance over the border in Ontario.