Year-Round Recreation on Mille Lacs
No matter the season, there's a reason to visit Appeldoorn's Sunset Bay Resort! Set on the fish-filled shores of Lake Mille Lacs, you'll find an array of aquatic adventures all year round. Known for premier walleye and muskie fishing, Mille Lacs allows you to set off on your own angling adventure or reel in some trophies with the hot-spot secrets of expert fishing guides. When the water freezes over, enjoy some of the state's best ice fishing. If fishing doesn't hook you, try kayaking, canoeing, or bouncing on the water trampoline. Stay dry with on-land activities ranging from cross country skiing to hiking the Soo Line Trail to snowmobiling. For those simply looking to relax, dig your toes into the sand at the private beach and catch a tan. Stay onsite for a host of entertaining options like horseshoes, basketball, and volleyball. Hold corporate retreats, reunions, and weddings at the event center, which accommodates up to 200 guests and features a 2,000-square-foot ballroom. After an action-packed day, kick up your feet in any of the charming cabins and let your worries drift away. Housing anywhere from four to 24, these cabins are perfect for everything from intimate romantic getaways to exciting family vacations. Though you're on vacation, you'll feel at home with amenities like Jacuzzi tubs, wireless internet, fireplaces, and cable television.Your four-season fun center awaits!
Step outside your door and into the sand of the 300 feet of private beach hugging the Mille Lacs shoreline. Kids can construct sand castles while adults enjoy a tanning session. Make a splash in the natural waterpark, as the lake features a trampoline, jungle gym, water slide, and plenty of swimming space!
Fun is always in season here! When the summer sun is shining, families can go on a fishing trip, ATV through the lush forest trails, or dive into fun in the lake. Come winter, snowmobile the snow-dusted trails, cross country ski through the land, or enjoy exceptional ice fishing. No matter the temperature, families will love game rooms, cable television, and wireless internet access!
Lake Mille Lacs offers an outdoor enthusiast's oasis where explorer's can canoe, kayak, or paddleboard the scenic shores. On solid ground, set off on an ATV adventure on the Soo Line Trail, which stretches through 27 miles of wandering woodlands. Stay on your feet and hike through Father Hennepin State Park or Mille Lacs Kathio State Park!
Known for monstrous muskie and trophy walleye, Mille Lacs is an angler's paradise! In the summer, guides and launches leave directly from the resort dock and you can also bring your own boat. In the winter, the resort offers varying sizes of fish houses that include rattle reels, gas heat, and more!
Romance abounds in this scenic setting! Lakeview suites offer plenty of privacy and excellent amenities. Curl up beside the fireplace, clink champagne glasses in the Jacuzzi tub, or watch the sun dip below the horizon from your deck. Couples can explore the lake or stroll through the tree-dotted trails on a romantic stroll!
An unforgettable hunting trip awaits at the 39,156-acre Mille Lacs Wildlife Management Area. Home to 50 mammal and 200 bird species, there are so many game options. Public hunting is welcomed here as well. During the fall, head to The Mille Lacs Hunting Lodge, where hundreds of acres are stocked with hard-flying pheasants and chukar partridge.
Lake Mille Lacs is Minnesota's second-largest inland lake at 132,516 acres, meaning the aquatic adventures are always abundant. Of course, the fishing is fantastic, but there's much more than that. The resort's trampoline and water slide provide plenty of fun while canoeing, kayaking, and paddleboarding offer even more entertainment!
Start your life with your loved one at this tranquil retreat. The Honeymoon Suite features a log staircase, in-bedroom Jacuzzi tub, and 300 feet of sandy beach. Hold your loved one close and enjoy the breathtaking lake views from the second floor or set off for a wealth of wilderness activities together!
Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets
Everything from cozy, one-bedroom cabins to spacious, 10-bedroom cabins are available for intimate retreats or large family vacations. You'll always be within a stone's throw from the lake, so water-fueled fun is just a matter of opening the door. And, you'll enjoy all the comforts of home like wireless internet, fully kitchens, cable television, and much more!
Choose from 35 three-season RV lots in this scenic region. These spacious lots include sewer hook-ups, 30-Amp or 50-Amp electrical service, and water hook-ups. All 35 spectacular sites feature a minimum of 2,000 square feet, though many feature even more space!
- Restaurant Onsite
- Pets Allowed
- Property Size 29 units
- Conference Facility
- Kids Allowed
- Nearby City Isle
- Nearby Water Lake Mille Lacs
- Open Dates All Year
- Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD) / 33.5 miles
- St Cloud Regional Airport (STC) / 52.8 miles
- St Paul Downtown Holman Field (STP) / 90.2 miles
* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights
- Game Room/Arcade
- Outdoor Playground
- Volleyball Court(s)
- Beach Volleyball Court(s)
- Bird Watching
- Boating & Watercraft
- Boat Docks
- Fire Pit(s)
- Freshwater Fishing
- Outdoor Grill(s)
- Ice Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Wildlife & Nature
- Picnic Table(s)
- Play Ground
- Coffee Maker
- Full Kitchen
- Picnic Tables
- Free Parking
- Banquet Room(s)
- Fishing Guides
- Meeting Room(s)