Minnesota Resorts For Family Fun
Looking for a Minnesota family resort? Minnesota resorts are known for their history, scenic views and friendly service. Several Grand Rapids area resorts offer partial week lodging now, so be sure to click on more information tab to find out more. If you like the outdoors, you’ll love spending your next vacation at one of our Grand Rapids area resorts. The town of Grand Rapids is located in a stunning outdoor wonderland of dense forests famous for its stunning fall colors. With the incredible lake views and natural beauty, Grand Rapids has become one of the premier vacation destinations in Minnesota.
Grand Rapids offers your family a wide range of vacation options including full service golf resorts with every imaginable amenity, northwoods luxury townhouses, up north style log vacation homes, and modern traditional lakeside fishing and family resorts that will remind you of vacations you took as a child with your family.
Minnesota Resorts in Grand Rapids
Bowstring Shores Resort
Resorts / Camping / Open Year Round
A classic year round, northern Minnesota resort on the shores of Bowstring Lake. 13 vacation cabins with full kitchens and ample dock space at the 160-foot fishing dock. Resort amenities include heated outdoor pool and sun deck, lodging with games, book, and snacks, on-site laundry facilities, large children’s playground and kayaks.
Bowstring Lake has long been a favorite year round fishing destination for anglers in search of walleye, crappie, perch and northern pike. Boat rentals, bait and gas are available on-site. Bowstring Shores is located northwest of Grand Rapids in the Chippewa National Forest and is close to snowmobiling and cross-country ski trails for winter enjoyment.
Jessie View Resort & Campground
Resorts / Camping / Open Year Round
Relax and enjoy beautiful northern Minnesota at the only 4-season resort and campground on Big Jessie Lake. Offering 7 large cabins (ranging from studio to 5 bedrooms) and an RV Park, Jessie View Resort is located 32 miles northwest of Grand Rapids in the Chippewa National Forest.
Cabins include two new 3 and 5 bedroom lakeside cabins that sleep 8-14 people each and offer extra amenities like fireplaces, 3-season porches, 2 full baths, dishwasher, TV with satellite service, A/C and much more. All cabins offer the choice of single beds or king beds to accommodate the changing needs of vacationers each season. The resort is the perfect location for family reunions, family vacations, groups or singles sportspersons or a combination of all the above.
Known for its walleye, Jessie Lake also has abundant populations of northern pike, crappies, sunfish, perch and small and large mouth bass. This medium-size lake is over 65% undeveloped providing excellent fishing and wildlife viewing. The resort amenities include a sandy beach, dock slips, boat landing, pontoon and boat rentals, paddleboats, campground showers, laundry and gift shop. Cabins are winterized and open 4 seasons. Access to groomed snowmobile trails. Campground and recreation building is open May 1 -October 15 each summer season.
Short-term stays are welcomed. Jessie View Resort policy for cabin stays are: 3-night minimum – 1/2 price for consecutive nights.
Pine Acres Resort
Resorts / Camping / Open Year Round
Come visit the only resort on beautiful Prairie Lake for a stress-free and restful family vacation. At Pine Acres Resort, our mission is to provide a family vacation hot spot that is based on old fashion family values. This Minnesota resort is beautifully secluded among 13 acres of tall, majestic pines on the Scenic Byway, yet ideally located within a short distance of many modern conveniences such as shopping, dining and all the local attractions.
For the business person who tends to do business while away, this resort has wireless high speed internet available free of charge as well as an “Internet Café” outside to enjoy the sun while electronically communicating. Pine Acres Resort offers five lake-front cabins nestled close to shore on well-maintained grounds. All cabins are clean, cozy, have modern bathrooms, fully furnished kitchens equipped with full size appliances, microwaves, coffee makers, toasters and the bed linens are provided. A centrally located store on-site sells wood, t-shirts, candy and ice cream, as well as gas. The recreational area offers something for everyone; game room, horseshoes, tetherball, yard games and not to mention the playground area for the little tikes.
Partial Week Lodging
CALL for special discount rates for partial weeks and long term renting.
We gladly book partial weeks from Saturday-Wednesday or Wednesday-Saturday.
Special Lodging Options
Cabins are rented weekly Saturday to Saturday during June, July and August.
Nightly rates only apply during May and September.
Monthly rates available September thru May.
Contact us now to reserve your spot for RV Parking.
Sugar Lake Lodge
Hotels / Resorts / Open Year Round
Sugar Lake. Where you can see the fish and the fish can see you.
Let the games begin.
It’s true, Sugar Lake has a clarity rating of 26 feet and the locals know better then to fish it on a sunny day. Sugar Lake is a very special lake in that it is only 1 of 4 in the state that truly looks like the Caribbean. The lake is spring fed, has a sand bottom and is almost void of any weeds.
The Lake isn’t the only reason to visit Sugar Lake Lodge, but it certainly should be one of them in addition to our on-site golf course, many activities, dining and true Northern Minnesota Resort Experience.
Lots of lodging options to choose from lodge rooms, golf villas, and waterfront classic style cabins. We offer nightly rates with partial stays (two night minimum on weekends) and week long stays as well. We are a great location for your family vacation, golf vacation, family reunions, and couple getaways.
• SugarBrooke G.C.: our18 Hole Championship Course
• Lake and Golf view accommodations
• Otis’s Grill & Bar
• Sandy Beach
• Heated outdoor pool with great view of Sugar Lake
• Planned Activities
• Conference Center
Buckhorn on Caribou Lake
Lake Homes / Resorts / Open Year Round
Come stay at one of three beautifully hand-crafted log lodges available year round at Caribou Lake. Each has four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a sauna. Perfect for family gatherings! Log homes come equipped with a full kitchen, stone fireplace, yard, private docks and swimming area. Also available are two seasonal one and two bedroom cottages original to Buckhorn Camp. Cabins are amply spaced in the pines along 1100 feet of pristine lakeshore on the clearest lake in Minnesota (38 feet of clarity!). On site amenities include lakeside wood-burning Finnish sauna, canoes, rowboats, paddle boats and a pontoon that is available for rent on a daily basis.
Located 23 miles north of Grand Rapids in the Chippewa National Forest near the Laurentian Divide and Soumi Hills trails. Hiking and bike trails on property, snowmobile trails accessible from cabins, Nordic ski trails within minutes of the resort for winter recreation. Open year round. Escape to peace and beauty! Unplug and get back to the peaceful sounds of nature at Caribou Lake, located on 40 acres surrounded by national forest – find a true getaway on the clearest natural lake in Minnesota.
Marcell Lodge on Ranier Lake
Lodging / Lake Resort
The Marcell Lodge is the perfect northwoods getaway and is the newest lodging opportunity in the Edge of the Wilderness area! The Lodge is located close to great dining, terrific hiking, biking, family programs, great fishing, and more. It comes with a FREE boat use, canoe, and paddle boat. It has its own private swimming area and dock.
The Marcell Lodge, located on Ranier Lake, is a recently restored 3,000 sq ft 4 bedroom, 2 bath log cabin that is on the National Register of Historic Places. This unique and beautiful lodge has a full kitchen, TV, Wi-FI, air conditioning, 3 levels, large indoor porch, private dock, 2 bathrooms, laundry machines, and a very large great room!
Loon Point Resort
Resorts / Open Year Round
For more information on Loon Point Resort visit our site
Open Year Round/Resort
Nestled alongside beautiful Jessie Lake, Loon’s Landing sits on over 15 acres of gorgeous lakeside property. With 580 feet of shoreline, a large beautiful sandy beach and loons singing in the background, you are sure to have a relaxing vacation at Loon’s Landing.
Loon’s Landing offers year-round relaxation for the entire family to enjoy. Let us be your vacation destination for your next family vacation, crafting retreat, intimate wedding, birthday party, family reunion, hunting trip, ATV trip or snowmobile trip.
We have four clean and comfortable cabins with full kitchens and bathrooms, a large beach, playground, volleyball net, kayaks, paddleboard, paddleboat, swimming raft, yard games, private fire pits, and firewood for purchase onsite. We also have two fishing boats, a 28’ pontoon and permanent ice shacks available for rent.
We offer short-term stays year-round so come for a long weekend, a relaxing week or stay even longer! Camping is also available. Contact us for availability and rates.
We look forward to hosting your visit!
Chuck & Patti Klingsporn and Jake & Addy Carstensen
Moose Lake Resort
Resorts / Open Year Round
Moose Lake Resort is located 20 miles north of Grand Rapids (and 10 miles from Deer River) on Moose Lake. The resort features 12 cabins nicely spaced along 1200 feet of shoreline, and 40 acres of land. Cabins include either two or three bedrooms, and most are located within 20 feet of the shoreline for easy lake access and beautiful water views.
Cabins have completely furnished kitchens including microwaves, pots & pans, dishes, utensils, drip coffee maker, toaster, and televisions. Each cabin also has a picnic table and charcoal grill outside. All cabins are non-smoking. Open May – October; rates vary according to season. One cabin is open and available for winter vacations.
Moose Lake is an exceptionally clean 1200 acre lake and is known for its muskie, walleye, jumbo perch and pan fish. Many other area lakes are located within close proximity, so there are always new lakes to try. Each cabin includes the use of one dock space for your boat. The three large docks provide ample boat space, and launch service is available. Fishing and pontoon boat rentals are available. Guests may access free use of life jackets, canoes, paddleboats, kayaks and dock electricity for their boat electronics.
Light groceries, snacks and gift items are available in the on-site store. Live bait, gas, lake maps, free fish wrapping, freezer service on site. Some dogs allowed with prior arrangement for an additional charge. Additional charge for day visitors ensures our full-time guests get the privacy and attention they expect in a Minnesota resort vacation. In order to provide all guests with the relaxing experience they desire, jet skis, dirt bike, motorcycles, and ATV’s of any kind are not allowed on the resort property or shoreline.
Pokegama Lake Resort
Resorts / Open Year Round
Pokegama Lake Resort is located in a quiet residential neighborhood. It is a beautiful place used for relaxation or recreation, attracting visitors for vacations, tourism and/or weekend getaways. Enjoying swimming at our sugar-sand swimming beach. We provide an array of amenities as well, including high speed internet, cable tv, docks, paddle boats, a fire pit, grills and lawn chairs all free for guest use. We also have a rental pontoon available. If your planning a long stay and wish to get out and explore, the Grand Rapids Minnesota area welcomes you. Visitors to the Grand Rapids, Minnesota area have come for generations to enjoy a recreational haven of challenging golf, boating, fishing and a multitude of other activities; creating memories that will last a lifetime!
Resorts / Seasonal
Over 50 years as a small family-run resort. Offering 5 clean, 2 bedroom modern housekeeping cabins with all the amenities of home nestled amongst beautiful towering birch and pines. Located just 5 minutes south of Grand Rapids on Pokegama Lake. All cabins are fully furnished with modern bathrooms, fully outfitted kitchens, cable TV and Wi-Fi internet access, and A/C available.
You can enjoy fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, paddleboats, swimming, and relaxing on our sandy beach. Travel by boat to lakeside dining just down the shore. Boats, motor and pontoons rentals are available on site. For those who enjoy fishing, Pokegama Lake will provide some of the best fishing the area has to offer. One can choose from a wide variety of species including walleye, northern pike, small and large mouth bass, crappie, perch and sunfish.
As a small family run resort we pride ourselves in providing an enjoyable family atmosphere. Our goal is to ensure that you go home with everlasting memories of you vacation with us here at Southwood Resort. We invite you to become a member of our Southwood Family as hundreds of our guest have and return every year.
Lake Pokegama Pontoon Rentals: We offer one 20ft and one 21ft pontoon. The pontoons can comfortably accommodate 8-10 people respectively. Life jackets provided.
Partial Week Lodging Available May to second week in June and after second week in August. Please call us for availability and for rates.
Resorts / Open Year Round
Wildwood is a year round family vacation resort located on Bass Lake near Grand Rapids, Minnesota. We focus on ensuring that all our guests enjoy a fun-filled, relaxing family vacation. T here are a wide variety of activities and adventures to experience with your entire family: fishing, swimming, and boating in the summer; hiking, bicycling and fall color tours in the fall; and snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter months. Even in early spring, an escape to a Wildwood Resort cabin will help you rejuvenate and re-energize.
Our Minnesota family resort offers 9 lakeside cabins all at lake-level with knotty pine interiors, fully furnished kitchens, modern bathrooms and convenient amenities. Five of our nine offerings are brand new luxury “lodges”. These cabins feature gorgeous lake views, knotty pine interiors, fully-furnished kitchens, modern bathrooms, and amenities such as air conditioning, fireplace, cable TV, automatic dishwasher and gas grill. These large cabins are ideal for Minnesota family reunions. The large windows that face Bass Lake provide an amazing view and each has its own patio where you can sit and visit with family and friends, or even barbeque. You’re not going to want to leave.
At Wildwood, we strive to carry on the traditions of unparalleled customer service an exceptional value that have made ours a leading family vacation resort since the 1930s. Our location is peaceful and serene, yet we are close to Grand Rapids, MN, where shopping, dining, and recreational opportunities are plentiful. Our location is also idea for winter recreation with direct access to the county-wide snowmobile trails system and easy proximity to 19 outstanding X-C ski trails. We cater to folks looking for family vacations, and all sorts of winter vacations in Minnesota. Whether you’re looking for a spring, summer, winter, or fall vacation, we invite you to make your next reservations here at Wildwood. Visit our site above, or call us toll free.
Lake: Bass Lake
Number of Units: 9 cabins
Taxes: 6.5% sales tax, 3% lodging surcharge