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A Minnesota Lakes Family Retreat for Over a Century!

Beginning as a hotel to host railway travelers back in 1908, the Train Bell Resort has evolved to become a premiere family vacation destination in the Brainerd Lakes region. Situated amongst the pine trees on the shores of North Long Lake, all that remains of the historical stop is the newly remodeled Grand Lodge and the train bell for which the resort was named. Ideal for families, Train Bell offers a full Family Activity Program for everyone to enjoy throughout the summer. From the comforts of the cabins to the laid-back atmosphere, to the stunning sunsets and tranquil lakeside campfires, Train Bell Resort is sure to be enjoyed by all!

Family

Tailor-made for families, Train Bell Resort offers a full Family Activity Program for the everyone, no matter what age, to enjoy throughout the summertime. Enjoy a train ride on the “Train Bell Express,” search for pennies hidden on the beach at the weekly Penny Hunt, or watch a movie on the big screen with a delicious bag of fresh popcorn in the Movie Center. You can also demonstrate your talent and creativity with their Coloring Contests, or test your family's knowledge with the Trivia Contest, and much more.

Reunions

With a variety of lodging options -- including accommodating up to 40 in the Lakeside Lodge -- the Train Bell Resort offers a great venue to host a Minnesota family reunion! Spring, fall, and winter lodging specials, as well as many other special packages are available throughout the year. You'll love reconnecting with your siblings and cousins with trivia contests, train rides and more!

Fishing

A Minnesota fishing adventure awaits you right outside your door at Train Bell Resort. A variety of fish species, particularly walleyes and northerns, make their home in North Long Lake. The 6,000 acres of water allows anglers a perspective every time. Rent a boat from the resort, or feel free to bring your own!

Holiday

Boasting a beautiful lakeside setting and a seemingly endless list of family activities, Train Bell Resort provides the perfect holiday weekend Minnesota escape! Several special lodging packages -- at great discounts -- are available during holiday weekends throughout the year. Make your next holiday getaway a retreat on the lake!

Lake

North Long Lake provides guests with plenty of water activities including water skiing and fishing. Try to catch your limit of crappies, sunfish and perch! Rent a pontoon or fishing boat to take you out on the lake. With the lake encompassing 6,000 acres of water, there is plenty of room for swimming, paddleboating and kayaking. Paddleboats and kayaks are free to use at Train Bell Resort!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Train Bell Resort offers a wide range of accommodations from nine individual cabins, a boat house, the Grand Lodge, as well as condos and villas. The options range from one to six bedrooms, with the Grand Lodge being the six-bedroom and can accommodate up to 22 guests. Train Bell Resort offers a versatile assortment of lodging options, sure to cater to just about any size group.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 19 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Merrifield
  • Nearby Water North Long Lake
  • Open Dates All Year

Nearest Airports

  • Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD) / 5.1 miles
  • St Cloud Regional Airport (STC) / 63.9 miles
  • Chandler Field (AXN) / 71.6 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

Additional Information

General
  • Bicycles
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Library
  • Pack N Play
Outdoors
  • Beach
  • Beach Volleyball Court(s)
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Boat Docks
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Kayaking
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
  • ATV/Fourwheeling
  • Beach
  • Bird Watching
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Ice Fishing
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Sailing
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Full Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Sundeck
Activities
  • Bingo
  • Horseshoes
  • Hunting and Shooting
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Live Entertainment
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
Parking
  • Free Parking
Services
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Meeting Room(s)
  • Fitness Programs
Languages Spoken
  • English
21489 Train Bell Rd Merrifield, Minnesota 56465 United States  
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1-866-694-0963

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