If you want a true Minnesota vacation, you’ll head for Orr, Minnesota, surrounded by the Superior National Forrest and in Midwest charm. Island View Resort is perched on a 14-acre panoramic peninsula on the southern edge of Pelican Lake, with splendid views of shimmering water. The lake is swarming with walleye, northern pike, and largemouth bass, offering enough prey for the pelicans and your family to fish in perfect harmony. You can fish around, but you’ll always come back to Island View.
Lay down your bags in one of the lovingly furnished cabins and enjoy more than 1,000 feet of private lakeshore. Take advantage of a wide swimming beach, volleyball, and boat rentals as the waves gently roll across the water’s surface. Don’t miss tromping the Orr Bogwalk, one of the region's nicest interpretative trails. Vermillion Falls crash down relentlessly against stubborn rock, only a ten-minute hike from your cabin. All this and great fishing combine at Birch Forrest Lodge!
Howl with the whole family at this fantastic, secluded Minnesota retreat. Keep your eyes peeled for iconic loons, soaring osprey, bounding deer, majestic eagles, and more among grey wolves in this wild Midwestern habitat. Take out a kayak or indulge in the best fishing around; crappy, northern pike, blue gill, and walleye will be fighting over who gets to take the first bite! The cozy cabins hug the water’s edge, providing the best of views and meditative sounds to lull you to sleep.
Rustic beauty and natural surroundings are coupled with exhilarating fun and adventure at Cabin O’Pines. Stay a in a welcoming cabin rental, or get closer to Mother Earth on the campgrounds. Whether you have your feet up by the grill or your line dangling in the sparkling clear water of Pelican Lake, it can be very relaxing here. You can also stir up your adrenaline on wave runners or test your luck at Fortune Bay Casino. Come take a vacation that’s as ambitious as you are.
The ‘Minnesota nice’ attitude is ever-present at Northland Lodge, where cleanliness, hospitality, and service are of utmost importance to the lodge staff. Northland Lodge is more than just a place to stay; it is a place for your family to call home and a place to fish your heart out. Your family will be all smiles on the volleyball court or the hiking trail, and at the end of the day, everyone can relax and enjoy each other’s company in a quaint cabin, embedded in lush vegetation.
This small, family-owned resort is a one stop shop for your wildest fishing desires. Each cabin precedes a dock which leads to a watery fishing haven. The resort provides boat and motor rental, as well as a shop for bait, tackle, and gas. Suit up and get out there! If the little ones are grossed out by worms, let them have at it on the on-site playground while you drop a line into the big blue. Enjoy fishing and wildlife while simply relaxing in the serenity of northern Minnesota nature.
Hidden away on a pristine bay on Pelican Lake and stuffed with plush amenities, Aspen Lodge is the best of both worlds. Mingle with deer as you paddle your kayak past their favorite drinking spot. Hear the distinctive cry of the loons you share the lake with. Family fun is hard to avoid at Aspen. Full-time staff helps vacationers pick out stellar scheduled children’s activities like swimming, paddle boating, and basketball. At the end of a peaceful day, explore the Northwoods under the moon.
Unravel your worries with the beauty of pink lady slippers peppering your path, sway to the rhythm of dark green pines, and dip into the ultimate swimming area with a sigh of relief. Norway Point has it all, to get away from it all. Make memories with your family pulling bass, pike, or sunfish from the 11,000-acre lake and releasing them or cooking up a gourmet meal for everyone. Rent the fishing boat from the resort and get out there! As they say, ‘something is always biting on Pelican.’
Cabins, campsites, and beautiful vistas! Oh my! Pine Acres Resort has everything you need, including groceries to get settled and stay secluded. The lake is gorgeous, and the fishing is phenomenal. What could be better than relaxing on a gently rocking boat before cooking up a Bluefin dinner your family will worship you for? Whether you want a little ‘me’ time, or a bonding experience with the family, drop a line into beautiful Pelican Lake, and let the magic ensue.