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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.
Family time is truly endless at Superior Shores! This year-round destination offers cozy lodging options sure to accommodate the whole family, along with a variety of activities to keep everyone busy! From golf to fishing to evening bonfires, everything you need for a fun family vacation is right here!
Cascade Lodge offers unending family fun inside and out. The kids are sure to enjoy the onsite game room and outdoor playground, along with disc golf and onsite rentals for a variety of outdoor recreation such as canoeing, barbecues and more. You can also explore the beautiful area on a hike as the Superior Hiking Trail comes right up to the lodge!...
Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark is the perfect place to bring the whole family together for a memorable vacation! In addition to all the delights their incredible onsite waterpark offers, there's also a playground and an arcade that the kids are sure to love. The whole family will find plenty to enjoy without ever having to leave the resort....
Campfire Bay Resorts is the ultimate getaway for families! You and your family will be able to stay in cozy cabins along the shore and be only steps away from fun activities. Enjoy jewelry making, woodworking, and pop bottle rockets! The kids will love the water bouncer on the lake, the ice cream cafe, and an onsite game room!
Few things beat a Northern Minnesota getaway with the whole family. Take the kids fishing on Lake Mille Lacs, relax on the pristine shores, take in the fresh Minnesota air or see the sites while hiking. However you choose to spend your time, McQuoid's Inn is there to help you make the most of every moment.
Moonlight Bay Resort is the perfect destination for your next family vacation. Located conveniently on Leech Lake, you have unlimited access to the water for plenty of outdoor activities. Cast your line into the waters on a fishing trip, or take out a resort canoe, kayak or paddle boat for a relaxing lake adventure. An onsite basketball court and...
If you've never heard of the Kerfoot family in this area, you will: they've been here for four generations, providing Minnesota family vacations and Northwoods adventures of a lifetime. You'll love the hospitality here; let the Gunflint Lodge naturalist or guides take you on hikes, lake cruises, and much more. It's the perfect place for that...
Whether you spend your vacation in a houseboat or on dry land in one of Timber Lodge's cabins, you'll find plenty of space for the whole family near tons of family fun. This is perfect destination for a family that wants to relax and make great memories! Go swimming in the lake, cast your lines on a family fishing trip, and much more!
Family activities and adventure await you at the diverse Timber Trail Lodge & Resort. You'll find free waterfront action for kids, including kayaks, a natural sand beach, hiking and naturalist activities, or enjoy a Boundary Waters excursion right from your lakeside cabin. The resort is also conveniently located near the town Ely and the...
With its endless activities and spacious lodging, Zippel Bay makes for pure Minnesota family fun in the great outdoors. An outdoor pool, swing set and game room are terrific onsite amenities for the kids. Everyone will love exploring the lake, snowmobiling, and cross country skiing on your Minnesota family vacation.
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!
There's something for every family member at Thumper Pond. Enjoy the 18 holes of challenging golf, the elegant Serene Woods Spa, the indoor water park and so much more. In winter, the resort features cross country ski and snowmobile trails among nearly 90,000 pine trees! The 78 spacious suites offer enough space for everyone in your crew to relax...
Hiking, kayaking and snowshoeing are just a few of the possibilities during your stay in Two Harbors. You can take a relaxing stroll on the Lakewalk with scenic trails along Lake Superior, camp among the north woods Minnesota wildlife, or visit a historic landmark or museum. Start your day out just right with a complimentary breakfast at the...
Minnesota Travel Articles
Family fun takes on many forms. Whether it’s a thrilling roller coaster ride at an amusement park or a sunny day at the beach, there are almost endless ways to entertain young and old. However, few... more
Discover an awe-inspiring destination in Northwest Minnesota, where you will find over 1,000 lakes and streams and a breathtaking natural setting unlike any place you’ve ever visited before. Welcome... more
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Minnesota Top List Picks
Towering pines, rolling grasslands, and pristine lakes highlight Minnesota's Northwoods. Reconnect with nature in this idyllic setting, which showcases unique wildlife wandering through the forest.... more
Located about two-and-a-half hours northwest of the Twin Cities metro, Otter Tail County is one of Minnesota's premier family vacation destinations. Home to more than 1,000 lakes and streams, or ten... more