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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.
Located right on Star Lake, one of six connected lakes know as the Ossawinamakee Chain of Lakes, Pine Terrace Resort is the perfect destination for your next beach retreat. There's a sand beach that will keep everyone entertained for hours building sandcastles, and the waters will house many adventures! Pack your towel and head to Minnesota today!
Located directly on Gull Lake, you'll be able to walk to the beach the moment you wake up at Gull Four Seasons Resort. Enjoy fishing, boating, splashing around in the water and building sandcastles! You'll have the time of your life when you come to visit Brainerd, MN. Pack your towel and let the fun begin!
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...
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!
With an expansive sandy beach, Hiawatha Resort is the ideal Minnesota beach getaway. Sunbathe with a book in any of the resort's chaise lounge chairs. Take a swim to cool off, or take out a complimentary canoe, paddleboat, can-yak or sailboat. The resort's Rave Water Raft play set will keep the kids thrilled!
A highlight of Half Moon Trail is its inviting, sandy beach. Boot Lake is known for being exceptionally clean and quiet, so it's a perfect place for young kids to play while mom and dad get some well deserved time in the sun! The beautiful view is only made better by the many gardens surrounding the beach.
Located on the Welshes Bay of Leech Lake, you'll have plenty of sandy beachfront to enjoy during your stay at Moonlight Bay Resort. Spend your days building sand castles on the shore, or take a kayak, paddle boat, or canoe out on the water explore the vast and varying waters of Leech Lake. Explore the different bays and inlets, and find a...
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...
Located on Birch Lake, Timber Bay Lodge & Houseboats offers you the perfect lakeside beach vacation! Here, you can indulge in a variety of great water activities, whether it's swimming, fishing, or jet-skiing. Or, for a more relaxing stay, simply lounge out on the beach work on that sand castle and soak up the sun!
Birch Forest Lodge features 1,000 feet of pristine shoreline. Step out of your cabin and watch the sunrise over Pelican Lake while you sip your morning coffee. Spend the day on the beach building sandcastles with the kids, basking in the sun, or enjoying a picnic. Just don't forget your sunscreen!
Located on Lower Cullen Lake, Good Ol' Days Resort is full of beach fun! When you stay in Minnesota, you'll be surrounded by lakes and Lower Cullen Lake is the largest of the three in the Cullen Chain. Spend your days soaking in the sun, go splashing around or enjoy some boating. However you choose to enjoy is up to you.
Located on the shores of beautiful Bay Lake, Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge is everything you need for a relaxing beach vacation. Take it easy as you unwind on the soft sandy shore, or head out for a variety of adventures straight from the property. Their full-service, onsite marina is equipped with kayaks, canoes, paddle-boats, pontoons, and much more,...
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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