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Get an Inside View on All Things Local

Explore Brainerd Lakes 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.

March 14, 2019

8 Reasons to Love Loons

When you visit Lake Country, chances are you’ll hear the common loon’s eerie wail and even see them on the water. Loons—much like the lakes they call home all summer—are an iconic symbol of Minnesota. Learning more about these amazing and adaptable birds will make you love them even more. […]
March 14, 2019

Give Me S’more

Nothing Says summer more than sitting around a crackling campfire with family and friends. And no campfire is complete without the gooey goodness of s’mores. This sweet confection is a tradition that brings adults and kids together—while sharing chocolate—coated smiles and sticky marshmallow fingers. With a history that dates back […]
March 14, 2019

What’s Your Travel Personality?

You’ll find so much goes into planning a vacation. Questions like: Where to stay? What to do? Will everyone have a good time? can overshadow your trip. Knowing what kind of traveler you are and what you’re looking for not only makes planning easier, it also maximizes the fun when […]
March 14, 2019

Brainerd Lakes Area Brewery Tour   

The Brainerd Lakes Area is becoming a well-known for its hub of tap rooms. While each of these places have their own vibe and specialty, they all share in the inspiring art of infusing chemistry, ingenuity, and creativity to produce some seriously tasty brews. Don’t just take our word for […]