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Beach - Resorts and Lodges in Minnesota
Just because you won’t find an ocean on the border of Minnesota does not mean you won’t be able to enjoy a beach getaway when you head to the Midwest. On the contrary, Minnesota has more than 10,000 lakes providing hundreds of thousands of miles of pristine beachfront, perfect for your next vacation. Sink your toes into the sand along the shoreline of Lake Superior, or head to central Minnesota and experience the state’s second largest body of water, Mille Lacs Lake. If you are really looking for a special beach experience, head up to the Boundary Waters and find your own private island and beachfront to enjoy during your stay.
Boyd Lodge's ideal setting on Whitefish Lake gives your family a great opportunity to get out and enjoy the water. A spacious swimming beach along these pristine shores offers plenty of room for sandcastle building or soaking up some sun. There's even an outdoor playground area on the beach that the kids will love!
What's more relaxing than a day at the beach? At Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge, the answer is, "absolutely nothing." With beautiful Bay Lake just steps away from your accommodation, you don't have to worry about finding your way to the beach. Whether you want to take a dip and splash around, or simply sink into the sand and perfect that tan, that dreamy...
With over 2,400 feet of shoreline and a private sand beach, you have the ultimate access to fun on the water when you stay a Wilderness Resort Villas. Most of the cabin units at the resort are a short walk from the beach, making them the perfect outpost for outdoor lovers. Spend the day soaking up the sun or splashing around in the crystal clear...
Along the shoreline, you will find plenty of areas that make Woman Lake a perfect swimming and boating location! Enjoy sailing, paddle boating and and canoeing, or, if you prefer, just sit back in your lounge chair with a good book! Broadwater Lodge makes it easy to unwind and enjoy all that this beautiful lakeside setting has to offer!
When you stay at Bear Paw Resort you'll have access to not one, but two beaches! They're the perfect place to slow down, relax, and enjoy the peacefulness of the Minnesota Northwoods. Whether you want to build sandcastles, work on your tan, or splash around in the water, this is a part of Bear Paw Resort that's not to be missed!
You'll have the best time this summer on the sandy beach at Isle O' Dreams! Bad Axe Lake is incredibly calm and perfect for canoeing or a paddle boat ride. The canoes and paddle boats are for your use, free of charge. Enjoy summer sun, enticing beach activities, and the clear waters of Bad Axe Lake!
Don't worry about making a short drive to the beach during your next Minnesota getaway; stay at a property that puts you right on the shores of 8th Crow Wing Lake. Anderson's Starlight Bay Resort offers travelers easy access to the water along with nearly 20 acres of mostly wooded trail system for you to enjoy. Whether you are swimming around the...
Just outside your door awaits the powdery sands of the onsite beach! Overlooking the shimmering shores of Bay Lake, there's a wealth of water-fueled activities at your fingertips. Dive in for a refreshing swim, canoe or kayak the crystal blue shores, and explore the lake on a pontoon. If you'd prefer to stay dry, catch a tan on the beach, build...
Tamarack is a classic Minnesota beach vacation: a cabin with lake views and access to two beautiful beaches. Burntside Lake is clear, clean, and pristine, and the beach areas follow suit. Build sandcastles, lounge on the shores, or grab a boat for a day of water activities!
On an island, you're surrounded by the beach! Ludlow's Island Resort's floating "iceberg" climbing rock is a favorite for all ages. Spin in the tubular slide and exit with a big splash. Quietly paddle a kayak or canoe. Peddle a paddleboat or hydrobike around the island. Design a sandcastle or read a book on our sundeck. Find action or tranquility...
The rocky shores of Lake Superior are hosts to numerous State Parks open for happy campers all summer long. Visit Gooseberry, Temperance, and more! The shaded Northwoods and cold, open air of Lake Superior offer some of the best scenic views in the north. It's the perfect beachside getaway you've been looking for!
One of the many gems of Rainy Lake is its abundance of secluded, sandy shores. Take on the open waters with your luxurious houseboat rental and dock near the sun-warmed sands of a secluded cove. With 345 square miles of water to explore, you're sure to find your own private beach where you can stretch out and relax.
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!
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During the winter months Minnesota a.k.a. “The Land of Ten Thousand Lakes” becomes a winter wonderland for snowmobile enthusiasts. As the lakes and rivers fully freeze over to the point of being... more
Nearly 220,000 acres of pristine water, breathtaking granite rock formations, and lush woodlands make Voyageurs National Park is a true natural treasure! Cast off on a fishing expedition on... more