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Lake - Resorts and Lodges in Minnesota
Why would you look anywhere other than the Land of 10,000 Lakes when planning your next lake vacation? Minnesota actually offers travelers 11,842 lakes that measure at least 10 acres in size ensuring you will be able to find the perfect spot for everyone in your group. Whether you prefer the immense size offered by a Great Lake (Lake Superior), or a small private lake full of fish, you are sure to find the perfect lake vacation in Minnesota. Try the Brainerd Lakes region in central Minnesota, or the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in northern Minnesota for an unforgettable trip in the heart of the Midwest.
Bluefin Bay is the ideal place to experience the many moods of Lake Superior. While the Minnesota North Shore is known for its ever-changing beauty, Bluefin Bay offers the absolute finest views of it you will find anywhere. The resort staff can help you arrange for fishing charters, kayak lessons and much more.
Resting on 75 acres, Lost Lake Lodge is a tremendous Brainerd Lakes getaway. It's directly on the shores of Lost Lake to the east and Gull Lake Narrows to the west, making it the ultimate Minnesota lake vacation. Three docks offer access to a seven-lake chain. Fish and cruise on one side, relax on the other!
Don't have your own boat to enjoy on Fish Trap Lake? Rent a pontoon, Lund fishing boat, or an aluminum fishing boat for a fantastic day on the water! The fish is stocked annually with trophy walleye. Other common fish species are northern pike, crappie and largemouth bass.
Gorgeous, serene Gull Lake, one of hundreds of small Brainerd area lakes, is the setting for Grand View Lodge. It's an ideal place for swimming and water sports in summer and ice fishing in the winter. Take out a complimentary non-motorized resort boat, or rent a boat and motor for lake adventure and exploration!
Middle Cullen Lake offers guests easy access to plenty of fun on the water including fishing, swimming and boating, but this is not the only local body of water you'll find in the Brainerd Lakes are. More than a dozen lakes surround the resort including Lower Cullen Lake, East and West Twin Lakes and Lake Edna just to name a few. Start planning...
Take in the beauty of Bad Axe Lake, directly in front of Isle O' Dreams. Take out a canoe and gaze 17 feet down into the clear water! Back on shore you can splash in the calm waters where you'll find both solace and thrills at this haven. Get ready for a Minnesota lake getaway you'll never forget!
Cyrus Resort rests on Bostic Bay, renowned for its northern pike fishing and part of the 1,485-sq.-mile Lake of the Woods. Fed by the Rainy River, this peaceful lake has more than 14,000 islands - a thriving ecosystem for fish and wildlife in both the United States and Canada.
Situated on Lake of the Woods' south shore in secluded Zippel Bay, this Minnesota fishing resort provides you with endless ways to get out on the water. Rent its Crestliner Fish Hawks and Lund boats, or try a guided 30-foot charter. You can also explore 65,000 miles of shoreline with free canoes, kayaks and paddleboats.
Among more than 40 miles of Minnesota lakes, one-and-a-half special miles of Crane Lake shoreline are home to Nelson's Resort. Canoers, boaters and anyone else drawn to the seemingly endless reach of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness -- right near the resort -- will find this a personal paradise. The scenic and peaceful atmosphere will...
Located on the shores of beautiful Lake Darling, Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center is the perfect spot for a Minnesota lakeside vacation. Whether you're visiting with your family, friends, or that special someone, you'll be sure to find a relaxing yet entertaining getaway here. A full-service marina makes it easy to spend the day fishing, or...
Clearwater Historic Lodge and Canoe Outfitters makes it easy to hit the waters! Located beside the beautiful Clearwater Lake, this charming destination offers a full array of boats, canoes, and kayaks! Whether you're interested in a fishing excursion or a thrilling canoe trip, Clearwater Historic Lodge provides all that you need for an...
Spend your next getaway on Rainy Lake! Rainy Lake Houseboats offers vacationers with a real slice of paradise in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Enjoy complete freedom to explore the waterways of Rainy Lake as the mood moves you -- discover hidden bays and intimate islands. With your houseboat on the water, this is literally the closest you can get to an...
Located on one of the largest lakes in Minnesota, Lake Mille Lacs, this is a perfect destination for a lake vacation. The lake is filled with activities, such as boating, fishing and swimming! If you're a fisherman cast your line to catch some smallmouth and walleye or just enjoy the waves from the comfort of your cabin. However you choose to enjoy...
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