Explore Brainerd Lakes – Minnesota’s Premier Vacation Destination
Explore Brainerd Lakes – home of the 2014 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener – and discover why this central Minnesota region meets all your vacation needs. Whether you are looking for adventure or looking for relaxation, you will discover endless options year-round in the lakes country. World-class golfing, fishing and boating, biking, snowmobiling, shopping — even bird watching or kayaking — are just some of the reasons people choose to visit the Brainerd Lakes Area. The region is an outdoor paradise, boasting more than 500 lakes and rivers as well as beautiful parks and forests. Throughout the seasons, you will find reasons — such as the festivals, the outdoor experiences, the breathtaking environment — to love it here. Discover why There is More to Explore™ in the Brainerd Lakes Area, Minnesota’s premier vacation destination.