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Something for Everyone on Big Sandy Lake

Big Sandy Lodge & Resort is everything you're looking for in an unforgettable northern Minnesota vacation. Located on the shores of Big Sandy Lake, this charming retreat provides you comfortable accommodations, a multitude of amenities, and so much entertainment you won't know where to start. Choose from either a cozy suite at the lodge, or the extra privacy of a villa or cabin. All of their lodging options are well-furnished and equipped with modern touches such as satellite television and full bathrooms. When you're not enjoying your home-away-from-home, step out to the sandy beach along the lake for endless fun. Swim in the waters, plan an fishing trip, or just soak up the sun from the shore!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 54 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City McGregor
  • Nearby Water Big Sandy Lake
  • Open Dates All Year


Big Sandy Lodge & Resort welcomes you to enjoy a relaxing beach vacation unlike any other. This Minnesota getaway rests on the shores of Big Sandy Lake and offers easy acces to the waters for fun-filled adventures. Relax on the beach, build a sandcastle with the kidis, or head out to swim and fish at your leisure. You'll love the refreshing nature setting!


Spend quality time with your loved ones at the Big Sandy Lodge & Resort. Located on the shores of Big Sandy Lake, this Minnesota resort is the perfect place for families to reconnect. You'll be able to escape the hustle-bustle and simply focus on each other. Teach the kids how to fish on the lake, or go berry-picking nearby. If you're here in the winter, there's plenty of snowshoeing and ice-fishing to enjoy!


Golf enthusiasts are in for a treat when planning a vacation at Big Sandy Lodge & Resort. You'll have access to 27 holes of incredible golf just nearby at Minnesota National! Designed by Joel Goldstrand, their courses feature stunning northern Minnesota views and a challenge for both the expert and beginner. Whether you play on the 18-hole championship course or the 9-hole Savanna course, you're sure to have an unforgettable time!


Leave behind the stuffy boardrooms and breathe life back into your team with a refreshing Minnesota business retreat at the Big Sandy Lodge & Resort. Located on the shores of beautiful Big Sandy Lake, this is the perfect place to inspire your colleagues and enjoy a little fun with your hard work. Their meeting room can host up to 110 people and features a complete sound system and technology for presentations. When you're not working, you can spend quality time relaxing by the lake or enjoying a fun-filled fishing trip! Their professional staff can assist you in planning all the details for a successful company getaway.


Reunions at Big Sandy Lodge & Resort will make everyone in the family begging for more! Their premier lakefront location means you're just steps from outdoor fun, while comfortable accommodations ensures everyone can relax with ease. The onsite Pines Dining Room and Bear's Den Sports Bar and Grille will keep your entire group satisfied as well. Out on the lake, you can reconnect with family as you swim, fish, and boat across the gentle waters. This is truly the ultimate Minnesota family reunion!


Say "I do" on the shores of beautiful Big Sandy Lake. This Up North Minnesota getaway provides couples with the chance to sincerely awe and inspire all their guests. After your vows, you can gather together with friends and family in their elegant banquet room that hosts up to 100 guests! Their professional staff will assist you in planning all the details including catering options, transportation, and lodging!


Fall in love with the beautiful wilderness of northern Minnesota when you stay with Big Sandy Lodge & Resort. Here, you are just steps from the Big Sandy Lake and the lush forests of the Minnesota northwoods. Explore the many local hiking trails, spend an afternoon fishing the lake, and much more! Even in the winter you can get close to nature with cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice-fishing!


If you're a fan of fishing, then you won't find a better place to cast your line than at Big Sandy Lodge & Resort. Located on the shores of Big Sandy Lake, this Minnesota retreat offers you the best fishing adventures in the northwoods. Just step out from your cabin to venture across the calm lake waters and cast your line for a variety of local species. They offer boat docking and a boat ramp for your convenience along with pontoon and fishing boat rentals for your trip!


Treat your sweetheart to an unforgettable lake vacation at Big Sandy Lodge & Resort. Here, you can settle into your own private cabin and enjoy beautiful nature views all around. Spend an afternoon canoeing or fishing the Big Sandy Lake, explore the miles of hiking trails in the area, or just lounge on the beach and soak up the sun!

Pet Friendly

You won't have to worry about finding a pet sitter the next time to you head to Central Minnesota for a vacation at Big Sandy Lodge & Resort. The property offers a selection of pet-friendly accommodations perfect for bringing Fido and the rest of your family. Start planning your getaway with your own four-legged friend today!


Villa rentals at Big Sandy Lodge & Resort are the perfect spot for a luxury getaway in Central Minnesota. These units can comfortably accommodate up to eight guests and feature fully equipped kitchens, satellite televisions, a private deck with furniture, and more. In addition to the accommodations, you'll enjoy luxurious onsite amenities including fine dining, a sports bar, an indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, and exercise facilities.


The beautiful Big Sandy Lake is the perfect place to enjoy a quintessential Minnesota vacation. Charming lakefront accommodations put you just steps from the shores, while the onsite boat launch and dock makes it easy to head out onto the water. Cast your line for fish or just cruise the waves on canoe or paddleboat. You'll love the stunning views and the endless adventures!


Big Sandy Lodge and Resort offers newlywed couples everything they'll need for an unforgettable Central Minnesota honeymoon. Choose from lodge room or villa accommodations, offering a variety of amenities including full kitchens, private decks, satellite television, and more. Enjoy fine dining at the onsite restaurant, or fill your days with fun on Big Sandy Lake with kayak, canoe, and paddle boat rentals. You and your special someone can also enjoy a relaxing session in the sauna or hot tub; it's all waiting for your at Big Sandy Lodge & Resort

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Big Sandy Lodge & Resort offers spacious cabin accommodations for larger families or group getaways in Northern Minnesota. These units feature a full list of amenities including fully equipped kitchens, a private deck with deck furniture, satellite television, and a washer/dryer in-unit. Linens are also provided for up to eight people.

Villas and Condos

Villa accommodations at Big Sandy Lodge & Resort are perfect for group getaways and those travelers looking for some additional privacy during your next Northern Minnesota adventure. These units can sleep eight guests comfortably and feature a unique set of amenities including fireplaces (in some units), full kitchens, spacious living room areas, and easy access to fun family amenities you'll only find at Big Sandy!

  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Bicycles
  • Fitness Center
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Outdoor Playground
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Volleyball Court(s)
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Full Kitchen
  • Hair Dryer
  • Jacuzzi
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Picnic Tables
  • Refrigerator
  • Basketball
  • Horseshoes
  • Kid's Activities
  • Live Entertainment
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Wineries
  • ATV/Fourwheeling
  • Beach
  • Beach Volleyball Court(s)
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Boat Docks
  • Canoeing
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Fishing Pier(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf Course
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
  • Ice Fishing
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Marina
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
  • Snowmobiling
  • Shuttle Service
  • ATM
  • A/V Equipment
  • Banquet Room(s)
  • Catering
  • Concierge
  • Fishing Guides
  • Meeting Room(s)
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Nearest Airports

  • Chisholm Hibbing Airport (HIB) / 50.6 miles
  • Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD) / 46.2 miles
  • Duluth International Airport (DLH) / 52.4 miles

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

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