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Paradise on the North Shore

Only a few hours away from the Twin Cities, the Red Door resort and hotel located in Aitkin, Minnesota is the perfect location to get away from city life. With 10 motel rooms and 11 cabins located on Lake Mille Lacs, this is the perfect summer getaway! Go fishing or out on the boat with the family, have a family picnic or grill out! Anything you could ever dream of is right around you! Go for an early morning hike and if nature isn't your thing, head into the Twin Cities for a day of shopping and sightseeing! In the wintertime you can enjoy snowmobiling on the 140 miles of groomed trails nearby! During the summer, spend the day on the Lake! After a day full of activity, enjoy a meal at the onsite Waypoint and sit and enjoy your loved ones by the fire. There really is no beating this wooded retreat.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 21 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Aitkin
  • Nearby Water Lake Mille Lacs
  • Open Dates All Year


Located right on Lake Mille Lacs, you can spend your whole vacation lounging on the beach! Enjoy the water by taking a boat ride or take your favorite book and lounge in the sun, however you want to spend this beach vacation is up to you! Pack the towels because there's plenty of fun in the sun to be had at Red Door!


This is a family vacation that you and your loved ones will never forget! Enjoy each others company in one of Red Door Resort's 11 cabins or resort rooms; equipped with microwave, coffee maker, air conditioning, and color TV with Dish Network, you're sure to feel right at home. When you're not unwinding indoors, spend the day on the beautiful beaches of Lake Mille Lacs, right outside! The kids will love swimming in the waves or trying their hand at fishing!


Located right on Lake Mille Lacs, there's plenty of nature to be found right outside of your door. Head onto the lake or explore the woods, just don't forget your camera because the wildlife is all around! Go for a hike and explore everything that Aitkin has to offer!


Located right on Lake Mille Lacs, Red Door is the perfect destination for avid fishers! If you're a beginner, they even have fishing guides that will take you out and show you the ropes! Cast your line into the lake, which is filled with walleye and smallmouth and enjoy this great Minnesota fishing destination.


Your romantic cabin retreat awaits you at Red Door! Book one of the cabins and enjoy a luxury rustic getaway with your loved one. The lake offers beautiful views and for a romantic meal head into the Twin Cities, which is worth the few hours in the car, or stay onsite and dine at Waypoint Cafe!


Located on one of the largest lakes in Minnesota, Lake Mille Lacs, this is a perfect destination for a lake vacation. The lake is filled with activities, such as boating, fishing and swimming! If you're a fisherman cast your line to catch some smallmouth and walleye or just enjoy the waves from the comfort of your cabin. However you choose to enjoy the lake is up to you at Red Door.

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Tge Red Door Resort offers 11 cabins for travelers on Lake Mille Lacs, nine of which are brand new. These accommodations feature two or three bedrooms, and are fully furnished with microwaves, coffee makers, air conditioning, and color television with cable. Start planning your own Minnesota cabin getaway now.


Ideally located right on Lake Mille Lac and a few hours outside of the Twin Cities, the Red Door Resort Motel is the perfect location for holiday fun! This place is a postcard of what a summer holiday should look like, right on the lake and filled with fun summer activities! During the colder months, the cabins are a perfect get away from the holiday stress and paint their place right into your winter wonderland! Enjoy your holiday in Aitkin today!

RV Resort

Coming soon is a 49 lot seasonal RV park! The Red Door is well on its way to completing this project and when it does, the RV camping will be on one of the most beautiful locations in all of Minnesota, right on Lake Mille Lacs. When planning your upcoming vacation, call ahead to see if the lot will be ready and be one of the first to enjoy the Red Door RV park!

Additional Information

  • Outdoor Playground
  • Beach
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Canoeing
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Fishing Pier(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
  • Ice Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Marina
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
  • Snowmobiling
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Full Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Photography
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Free Parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

Nearest Airports

  • Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD) / 23.3 miles
  • St Cloud Regional Airport (STC) / 59.7 miles
  • Chisholm Hibbing Airport (HIB) / 80.5 miles

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

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