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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.
Lake Superior is stunningly beautiful at any time of year. Bluefin Bay sits in the midst of the serene, forested wilderness leading up to it, featuring the spectacular Temperance River and its falls, the stone cliffs dotted with lighthouses, and miles of hiking and biking trails. Enjoy the outdoors in any season!
Enjoy all the beauties of every Minnesotan season at Boyd Lodge! Each season provides it's own unique colors, sounds and wildlife. The White Fish Chain of Lakes provides 14 pristine bodies of water perfect for fishing, boating and swimming. Explore the area on dry land with miles of hiking trails!
You can't get much closer to nature than this! Moore Springs Resort rests along the shores of beautiful Howard Lake and is just minutes from plenty of area activities so you're sure to find something just right for you. Take out a canoe or pontoon onto the waters for quiet lake exploration, or keep dry with a hiking trip. The Paul Bunyan Trail is...
From the miles of stunning lakeshore to the trees of Chippewa National Forest, the beauty of nature is all around when you stay at Brindley's Harbor Resort. Explore it at your own pace and in your own way. Options include hiking and biking trails, and scenic drives are another great option as well!
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 and the picturesque...
Surrounding the new or recently renovated cabins and docks at Cyrus Resort are 42 acres of natural Minnesota Northwoods that offer trails for hiking and biking in the summer and snowmobiling in the winter. These nature trails are great for bird and wildlife watching! Get back to nature at Cyrus Resort!
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!
Take in the natural, peaceful surroundings on horseback during your stay at Arrowwood Resort. Their 30-horse stable features a riding ring and trails for you to experience while you're here. Hop into the saddle for a 45-minute guided trail ride and enjoy the incredible views you'll only find in Central Minnesota!
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!
Leech Lake is an outdoorsman's paradise and BlueWater Lodge puts you just minutes away from all of it. Explore the beautiful waters on a fishing trip, or head to Walker Bay for extra walleye fishing. If you'd rather keep your feet on solid ground then enjoy the many hiking trails in the area. Take the Paul Bunyan bike trail by storm, and take in...
The Zippel Bay State Park is an incredible destination for nature-lovers of all ages. Located just a short drive away from your Linder's accommodation, the 3,000-acre park surrounds beautiful Zippel Bay and offers lush natural scenery as far as your eye can see. Enjoy the swimming beach and picnic areas, an onsite marina, and plenty of drive-in...
Minnesota Top List Picks
Minnesota and fishing. It's like ketchup and mustard, jelly and peanut butter, Hall and Oates... they just seem to go together. While summer is typically considered the fishing season, fall is full of... more
When it comes to outdoor adventures, you might first consider the Rocky Mountains with its majestic peaks and miles upon miles of hiking, or whitewater rafting down the rushing waters of the Kennebe... more