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Family - Resorts and Lodges in Minnesota
Minnesota is an ideal destination for planning a fun-filled family getaway in the heart of the Midwest. The Land of 10,000 Lakes certainly lives up to it’s name if you are looking for a family vacation on the water. Take a trip up to the North Shore and take in the picturesque beauty of Lake Superior, or head further north to the Boundary Waters. If you are looking for more of a metropolitan getaway, try Minneapolis/St. Paul area where you can visit one of the nation’s largest shopping centers, Mall of America, or take in a baseball game at the home of the 2014 MLB All Star Game, Target Field. Let your family experience the Northwoods beauty of central and northern Minnesota, or head to the Twin Cities for your own unique “big city” getaway.
The kids will be thrilled from the moment you arrive at Lost Lake Lodge. Their children's program includes campfire songs, nature hikes and arts and crafts. Pizza nights are a favorite for fabulous Brainerd family fun! The kids will love the onsite arcade that includes pool, darts, jukebox, large-screen TV and arcade games.
This Holiday Inn Express features the Three Bear Waterpark, which will keep your kids entertained all day. If they grow tired of swimming, the hotel also has the Grizzly Games Arcade Room. For the ultimate family-fun vacation, stay in one of the Kids Cabin Suites, where kids can sleep in bunk beds.
These cabins, which have up to seven bedrooms, are ideal for a family vacation! Located right on Woman Lake, you and your loved ones can enjoy full days of fun in the sun while out on the water in a sailboat or canoeing. After a full day of family fun, retreat back to the cabin for a cookout! The cabins all have decks and gas drills which are ideal...
Families have returned to Moore Springs Resort for over 90 years for its gorgeous scenery, friendly service, and peaceful atmosphere. There's an enclosed floating dock for kids' fishing, along with plenty of options for canoeing on Howard Lake and hiking in the area. End a great day with a pot luck dinner and root beer floats!
Experience unparalleled family fun on your next Minnesota vacation. Anderson's Starlight Bay Resort is located on the shores of 8th Crow Wing Lake and is surrounded by 20 acres of woodlands just waiting for you to explore. Spend quality time with your loved ones hiking through the local trails, or teach the kids how to cast their first line on a...
Eagle Ridge has the Lutsen family vacation you've been looking for! Cozy mountainside accommodations offer a range of amenities such as fireplaces and Jacuzzi tubs to make your stay even more special. Enjoy the beautiful views from your room, but make sure to also go out and explore. Eagle Ridge's prime location puts you a short walk to the Alpine...
Chateau LeVeaux rests along the beautiful shores of Lake Superior and is the ultimate North Shore getaway for families. You and your family can stay in a spacious condo and enjoy a variety of luxury amenities to make your stay more comfortable such as a fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, and television with DVD player. When it's time for some fun...
Dickerson's is a family-owned beach resort that provides classic Minnesota family vacations. Family members of all ages will love the traditions of hayrides, campfires, s'mores and more. Homemade donuts, coffee and juice are served on Sundays. It's a great time to kick back with family!
At Cedar Valley, Minnesota family fun is at your fingertips! Stop by the resort's outfitters to rent tubes, canoes and cross country skis. Then hit the Root River Trail or float down the river; they're both right on site. There are also volleyball and basketball courts, a Frisbee golf course and more!
Nelson's Resort is a peaceful new world of hiking trails, a playground, swimming at the beach, volleyball and a game room -- and that's just at the resort! A golf course is just up the road, and guided fishing trips take you through a vast variety of lakes; the lodge restaurant offers a kid's menu. This is a destination the whole family can agree...
If you want to bring the entire family, ask about a stay in the seven-bedroom cabin #5 with sleeping room for up to 15 people. There's plenty of room to spare! It's the perfect way to enjoy all that Ballard's Resort has to offer in the Great North woods! The kids will love the chance to cast their first line, while you'll enjoy the refreshing...
Aside from the corporate traveler, the Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW Elk River is also an ideal rendez-vous for families. With one of the largest water parks in Minnesota, the Wild Woods Water Park offers everything from a 4-story plunge for thrill-seekers to a zero-depth entry pools with toys for younger children. It's sure to be a blast for the kids...
Good Ol' Days Resort offers a wide variety of fun organized activities during peak and high peaks seasons. Take part in a fishing contest, minnow races or a sand sculpting contest. An ice cream social is the perfect way to cool off on a warm summer afternoon! Kids will love the outdoor playground equipment or spending a day at the beach!
Minnesota Travel Articles
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