Plan your trip to Minnesota
The Lake of the Woods area of northern Minnesota is home to more than 14,000 islands creating more than 65,000 miles of shoreline. Among these islands, you will find an abundance of private resorts, lodges, and rentals perfect for your next fishing trip, family vacation, or company outing. For a truly unique experience, head to Sunset Lodge or Ballard’s Resort.
Featured Island Resorts and Lodges in Minnesota
The Lake of the Woods area is made up of over 14,000 islands, which equals nearly 65,000 miles of shoreline. Many of these islands are great hiding places for crafty Northern Pike. Summer fishing guides will help you navigate the islands to find the peak areas.
Aquatic adventures abound on Burntside Lake, which features 150 scenic islands for fantastic fishing. Fish near a different island every day and find your new hot spot! With a variety of unique islands, you'll also catch a variety of fish just off of these islands!
Oak Island is home to several small resorts, a small store and a post office in the extreme northeast corner of Minnesota Northwest Angle. It is approximately three miles long and one mile wide and provides guests with the perfect amount of privacy for your next fishing getaway. This refreshing, secluded destination is just the place for unwinding...
Lake of the Woods is dotted with lakes and islands of every size and shape. And with a stay at Ballard's Resort you can explore them all however you want. Whether you want to take in the area with a fishing charter, or if you'd rather hike it, don't miss a chance to explore every nook and cranny of this amazing place!
You won't find another destination like this in Minnesota, and that's because Ludlow's is the only island resort in the state. The island is private and guests can access the resort or the main land via a shuttle boat. Vermilion boasts about 365 islands, but this is the only one to feature a resort!
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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