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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.
With Lake Superior on one side and a million acres of public land on the other, Lutsen Resort occupies a special place to explore on your Minnesota North Shore vacation. It also provides everything you need to do it, with naturalist programs, guided hikes, kayak instruction, and more. Cascade State Park is a short trip away!
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!
Whether wandering under the canopy of trees, resting on the sandy beach, boating, or keeping an eye out for lake birds, the cabins at Samara Point Resort are a perfect place for a peaceful and natural getaway. You'll never want miss a sunrise over the shimmering waters of Gull Lake, the perfect way to start your day!
There's hardly a setting anywhere in the world that's as beautiful and peaceful as Minnesota's North Woods. And At Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge, you're surrounded by opportunities to go out and explore the wonder all around. Hike or bike along hundreds of trails, you won't want to miss it! Check out the nearby Cuyuna Mountain Biking Trail.
The area surrounding the hotel is teeming with opportunities for outdoor adventure. Nearby you'll find the Paul Bunyan Trail, where you can walk, bike, and snowmobile on more than 100 miles of paved trail. There are also over 400 lakes in the area, great for fishing and boating. Enjoy the outdoors!
Isle O' Dreams Lodge is surrounded by the beauties of nature. Indulge in the calm winds and refreshing waves of Bad Axe Lake. Stay in one of their cozy waterfront cabins and enjoy endless fishing, canoeing, and more. Let this Minnesota resort relax your cares away.
Eagle Ridge surrounds you with spectacular North Shore scenery and Lutsen wildlife in every season. With canoe voyages along the beautiful Lake Superior, and hiking and snowshoeing on the Superior Hiking Trail, and relaxing gondola rides that let you bask in the beautiful views, you're sure to find something that's just right for you. Come...
Reconnect with nature at America's youngest and only water-based national park, Voyageurs National Park. The park features a stunning network of interconnected waterways, ancient rock formations, and hundreds of uninhabited islands. These pristine waters are surrounded with rugged boreal forests that is home to an abundance of wildlife including...
With plenty of walking and hiking trails all around, Five Lakes Resort is literally surrounded by wildlife including deer, beavers, muskrats and more for your Minnesota nature getaway. It's also a terrific place for birdwatching - you may even see some of the splendid eagles which make this area home.
Whether you are exploring the trails at Gooseberry Falls State Park or taking in some water activities on Lake Superior, there are plenty of ways to enjoy this Northwoods paradise in Northern Minnesota. Hiking, kayaking and fishing are just a few things for outdoor lovers to enjoy in Two Harbors. Let AmericInn Lodge & Suites Two Harbors be the...
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.
The Brainerd Lakes area provides plenty of picturesque hiking trails around dozens of lakes including Lake Edna, the Cullen Lake Chain and the Twin Lakes. The Paul Bunyan Trail is connected to Good Ol' Days Resort and offers great biking trails during the summer months, and snowmobiling trails when the snow begins to fall! Come during any season...
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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