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For Memories that Last a Lifetime, Cragun's Resort is Second to None!

The guests of Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake have been making "friends and memories" since 1940. Cragun's offers the amenities of Minnesota's largest four-season resort and the personalized service of a family-owned operation. Visit for a family vacation, host a business meeting, or throw a wedding reception. You come for the lakeside setting and that's what you'll get -- all lodgings overlook Gull Lake, the half-mile sandy beach and marina. Enjoy Legacy Courses' 54 holes of golf; both of its 18-hole Legacy courses were awarded Golf Digest's 2008-2009 "Best Places to Play." Delight in an indoor sports center, indoor and outdoor pools, kids' programs, and more. It's no surprise Cragun's is "Property of the Year" and achieved Audubon International Signature Sanctuary status!

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Guest room at Cragun's Resort and Hotel on Gull Lake. Lakeside Minnesota cabins are a great place to begin building forever memories. In a park-like setting with a playground, grills and on or near the sandy beach, cabins are fully-furnished and most have full kitchens. Balconies and patios overlooking Gull Lake ensure you'll never lose sight of what you came for.
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Amenities
Open Dates
  • All Year
Property Size
  • 266 units
Nearby City
  • Brainerd
Nearby Water
  • Gull Lake
General
  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Bicycles
  • Fitness Center
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Mini Golf Course
  • Outdoor Playground
  • Pro Shop
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Volleyball Court(s)
  • Cable TV
  • CD Player/Stereo System
  • DVD Player
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Internet
  • Video Games
  • Wireless Internet
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Vending Machines
  • Ice Machine
  • Convenience Store
Room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Picnic Tables
  • Sundeck
  • Whirlpool
Activities
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Basketball
  • Bingo
  • Hayride
  • Horseshoes
  • Kid's Activities
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Beach
  • Beach Volleyball Court(s)
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Boat Docks
  • Canoeing
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Fishing Pier(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf Course
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
  • Ice Fishing
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Marina
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
Parking
  • Free Parking
Services
  • Shuttle Service
  • A/V Equipment
  • Banquet Room(s)
  • Business Center
  • Fishing Guides
  • Fitness Programs
  • Meeting Room(s)
Suitability
  • Handicap Access
  • Children Welcome
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Groups - Meetings
Cragun's Resort features an ideal destination for your next Minnesota business retreat. Their Personal Meeting Planner will gladly help you plan an event that will impress your team and clients. With a variety of great onsite activities, Cragun's offers a place that lets you mix pleasure with business for a successful event.
Centre
seats up to 800
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Lakeshore Meeting Centers
seats up to 670
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Paul Bunyan Meeting Room
seats up to 400
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Tech Meetings Center
seats up to 20
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Shoreline Meeting Room
seats up to 120
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Luxury Meeting Room
seats up to 80
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Dutch & Pioneer Rooms
seats up to 32
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Audubon Room
seats up to 60
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Legacy Pavilion
seats up to 300
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Lakeside Dining Room
seats up to 450
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Legacy Dining Room
seats up to 90
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Pool Area
seats up to 400
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Groups - Reunions
Modern cabins, lakeside rooms and many reunion houses can comfortably host your family reunion party. For 60-plus years, it has been known as a great and relaxing place that everyone can enjoy. Formal or casual, this is the place for your reunion! A reunion coordinator helps you plan each detail to make your get-together a success!
Centre
seats up to 800
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Lakeshore Meeting Centers
seats up to 670
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Paul Bunyan Meeting Room
seats up to 400
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Tech Meetings Center
seats up to 20
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Shoreline Meeting Room
seats up to 120
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Luxury Meeting Room
seats up to 80
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Dutch & Pioneer Rooms
seats up to 32
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Audubon Room
seats up to 60
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Legacy Pavilion
seats up to 300
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Lakeside Dining Room
seats up to 450
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Legacy Dining Room
seats up to 90
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Pool Area
seats up to 400
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Groups - Weddings
Make your wedding dreams come true with a ceremony on the Outdoor Legacy Patio or the North Beach of Gull Lake. It's a beautiful location with scenery that can't be beat. You'll be sure to have a wedding that neither you nor your guests will forget! Cragun's hosts beautiful Minnesota weddings for all tastes and budgets.
Centre
seats up to 800
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Audubon Room
seats up to 60
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Legacy Pavilion
seats up to 300
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Lakeside Dining Room
seats up to 450
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Legacy Dining Room
seats up to 90
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Pool Area
seats up to 400
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Group Information

Plan your next group event at Cragun's Resort and Hotel on Gull Lake.

Whether you're interested in a wedding, reunion, or meeting, you'll find all you could ever dream of right here at Cragun's!

For more information please call +1 (866) 835 - 0564 or Send Inquiry.

Food & Beverage Averages

Breakfast Buffet $10
Plated Lunch $6-20
Lunch Buffet $10
Plated Dinner $8-45
Dinner Buffet $12

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Nearest Airports

  • Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD) / 11.2 miles
  • St Cloud Regional Airport (STC) / 60.4 miles
  • Chandler Field (AXN) / 61 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

Packages
Stay 'N Fish Package Starting at $220

The Stay ‘N Fish Package includes up to 3 adults or families up to 4 people (if the children are small, can take up to 5) and will be customized to fit your needs. All you need is a fishing license (available at Cragun’s Marina) and sun screen. The gear, rods and reels, lures, rain gear, life jackets, bait, and fishing guide will be provided by Royal Karels Guide Service. Our fishing boats and motors are also available for rent if you want to continue fishing on your own during your stay.

You may practice catch and release or you may keep your fish and our guides will fillet and freeze the fish for you. Our guides fish several nearby lakes and do all catch and release fishing on the smaller lakes. In the course of a season, our guides will fish for bass, northern, walleye and pan fish. During your fishing trip, your guide will recommend the best fish species to get you the most action. The main goal is to catch lots of fish, have fun and take a lot of photos. Most of the fish you will catch will be bass and northern.

Add a Guided Fishing Trip to any Cragun’s Package (Add $50 for 4th person)


2 Hours – $220
4 hours – $320
6 Hours – $420
8 hours – $520

Deal Expires

October 31, 2018

Travel Dates
  • May 1, 2018 to October 31, 2018
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starting at $149 Super Saver Package

October 26-28*, November 9-11, November 30-December 2, December 7-9*, 14-16, 2018
April 26-28, May 3-5, May 17-19, 2019

*Sports Centre closed for private function.

Super Saver vacation packages provide family fun at an incredible value. 3 Days, 2 nights of Family Fun $298! Snuggle up in front of the fireplace, swim in Cragun’s HUGE indoor pool, soak in the whirlpool – just relax and enjoy!  You’ll finish your weekend adventure relaxed and reconnected knowing you’ve made memories that will last a lifetime.

Super Saver Family Weekend Includes:

  • Two nights lodging in a Fireplace Room for 2 adults and up to 2 children age 12 and under.
  • Friday Welcome Party and dinner buffet
  • Breakfast Saturday and Sunday morning
  • Saturday family activities
  • Huge indoor pool, sauna, whirlpools, games area, Sports Centre with tennis, basketball, exercise room and track.

Deal Expires

May 19, 2019

Travel Dates
  • October 26, 2018 to May 19, 2019
Terms and Conditions

Lodging for 2 adults and up to 2 children age 12 and under in a Lakeview Fireplace Room.

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