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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.
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...
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!
Spend your day on the shore of Howard Lake with Moore Springs Resort. With 1,100 feet of sandy shore, you're sure to have a great time splashing in the lake and building sandcastles. Or, rent one of the resort's pontoon boats and explore the waters with the family!
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!
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...
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!
You can't get closer to the beach than by staying in a houseboat. Crane Lake offers beachfront fun all day long! Watch the beach from your boat or find your land legs and spend the day on the beach! Either way, this is the perfect setting for your next Minnesota beach retreat.
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!
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!
Located directly on Leech Lake, a stay at BlueWater Lodge will put the beach literally in your backyard. Enjoy splashing in the water with your family, or rent a pontoon boat for the day! You can sit back on the beach with a good book or get out your fishing poles! The choice is yours during your next Minnesota vacation!
Kabetogama Lake Association has shoreline resort rentals so that the beach is never but steps away from your door. Walk out and view the clear waters of Lake Kabetogama and bask in the beautiful, natural scenery. You can play with the kids on the shores, go swimming in the lake or teach them how to fish. No matter what, you're sure to find peace at...
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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Looking for some Northwoods seclusion for your annual family vacation? If it could talk, this is the part where the Brainerd Lakes area would say "Why not me?". With untouched natural splendor,... more
The Boundary Waters are not only a Minnesota institution, but an American one as well. Filled with approximately one million acres of woods and water, the wilderness has remained virtually untouched... more