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Nature - Resorts and Lodges in Minnesota
Come experience the outdoor beauty you will only find in the Midwest when you plan your nature getaway in Minnesota. Head to northern Minnesota for the perfect blend Northwoods beauty surrounded by hundreds of lakes. The Brainerd Lakes region is renowned for having some of the top fishing lakes in Minnesota, and is the perfect area for exploring the great outdoors. Make sure to bring your fishing poles along for your chance to land your next trophy walleye, northern pike, or a wide variety of panfish. Hiking and biking trails along the Gunflint Trail allow you to explore this natural area at your own pace, or head to the Iron Range to view an incredibly interesting landscape.
Kavanaugh's is the perfect place to experience Brainerd Lakes nature. Explore 4,400 feet of trails on site, or seven miles of paved trails and Pillsbury State Forest nearby. Take out a kayak on Upper Lake Sylvan. Don't miss winter in Brainerd – hundreds of miles of great Minnesota snowmobile trails await you!
Immerse yourself with some of the finest nature Mother Nature created in Northern Minnesota. Enjoy the beautiful Lake Mille Lacs, a tranquil setting and an abundance of wildlife at McQuoids. Find out why Northwoods Minnesota is one of the best areas in the state to travel for a four-season getaway!
The Leech Lake area is a snowmobiler's dream with over 150 miles of manicured trails. Explore the Paul Bunyan and Heartland Trails by snowshoeing or cross-country skiing in the winter, and revisit the area when the hiking and biking trails open in the spring. Moonlight Bay Resort is the ideal spot for your Minnesota nature vacation!
Minnesota experiences the best of all the seasons – hot summers, snowy winters, colorful falls, and vibrant springs. At Woodloch Beach Resort, you can take advantage of all the recreational opportunities each season provides. Go hiking in the fall and witness the changing of the leaves or go cross country skiing in the winter and take in a...
Stunning views, gorgeous colors, and a healthy abundance of wildlife surround you at the Angle Outpost Resort & Conference Center. Come and see for yourself and reconnect with nature. Whether a guided fishing excursion, kayaking the lake, or a hike in the woods, take the time to enjoy the great outdoors of Northern Minnesota!
The bluffs tower above Cedar Valley Resort, while the river glistens at the property's edge. Birds chirp from cabin feeders. Deer or wild turkey will roam Cedar Valley's 30 acres of lush green space. Rent a bike from the resort to ride the Root River Trail; voted the No. 1 trail in all of Minnesota.
Whether you're exploring Minnesota's forested Northwoods or strolling in the resort's own gardens, you'll find Minnesota nature at its finest at Nelson's Resort. Explore the rivers, bays and shoreline by boat or canoe. Go bird watching or mountain biking. And bring your camera: the wildlife abounds!
As if it were ever possible to want a break from fishing, but if you do, don't worry, because Ballard's Resort has plenty of other activities to keep you busy! Try the resort's other recreational opportunities like hiking and biking, or snowmobiling in the winter. You can even take a scenic seaplane flight!
At Ash-Ka-Nam Resort you're surrounded by nature. Soak it up with dinner on The Lodge at Ash-Ka-Nam's waterfront deck. Borrow a canoe and explore the Ash River or nearby lakes, or try the Bog Walk through Voyageurs National Park. Nearby you'll also find the International Wolf Center and North American Bear Center!
Let the tranquility of nature relax and inspire you. Fair Hills Resort offers a beautiful setting in the heart of northern Minnesota wilderness. The surrounding nature is enjoyable during every season of the year! From nature walks to kayaking on Pelican Lake, you'll be able to experience the wonderful views first hand!
With 41 beautiful acres and spectacular trails to discover, this is truly a nature lover's paradise. Here, you are also within seven miles of Maplewood State Park. This park is truly a testament to the natural beauty that abounds in Minnesota. So get out and explore all that this area has to offer!
Reconnect with nature during your stay at the Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW Elk River. The hotel is just a short drive out of town to get to the Sherburne County Wildlife Refuge. The refuge consists of 30,700 acres of Federal land, representing a diverse biological community characteristic of the transition zone between tallgrass prairie and forest.
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