A Minnesota Lakes Family Retreat for Over a Century!
Beginning as a hotel to host railway travelers back in 1908, the Train Bell Resort has evolved to...
Island - Resorts and Lodges in 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.
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.
Bear Island Lake is a small little island in Ely, Minnesota, and the perfect place to experience a vacation that takes you away from the rest of the world. Here, you can settle into a lakeside cabin, cast your line for local fish, explore the local hiking trails, or simply lounge on the sandy beach and count the stars at night. This is where you...
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!
Lake of the Woods is dotted with lakes and islands of every size and shape. When you 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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