Archive for March, 2013

Featured Member: Brindley’s Harbor Resort

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Brindley’s Harbor Resort is located on Leech Lake and only 15 miles away from Walker, MN. Brindley’s offers a variety of activities to keep you and your family having fun for hours all year round. In the fall you can take in the beautiful warm colors of fall. The winter creates a snow blanket over the north woods which makes Brindley’s a truly beautiful winter wonder land that you can travel through by snowmobile. Finally, in the summer Bridley’s offers everything from water sports to land activities to fit everyone’s liking.

 

Lodging at Brindley consist of cottages and houses with up to five bedrooms. All have refrigerators, microwaves, stoves, electric coffee makers, kitchen utensils, toasters, ceiling fans, clock radios, heaters and bedding. They also feature lakeside decks or a screen porch, grills, picnic tables, and outdoor furniture. Not only do they have all these things butalso offer a vast amount of perks for staying at Brindley’s on Leech Lake.

 

They offer the choice of pre-ordering and delivering your groceries! They do the shopping and you get to spend more time relaxing and having fun with the family. You can email, fax or call to order your groceries and they will be waiting for you in the cupboards and refrigerator of your cottage.  Other perks include the lodge with games, books, and cable TV. You are also provided with scheduled activities that include treasure hunts, campfires, fishing contest and more.

 

This wonderful Minnesota resort on Leech Lake has a lot to offer year round but also make sure to check out localattractions like the snowmobile trails, local restaurants, golf courses, local shopping and more while staying at Brindley’s Harbor Resort.

Spring is around the corner

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Although it is still cold and snow is still on the ground spring is on its way, slowly but surely. With spring brings new activities and more opportunities to travel and be outdoors.  Leech Lake offers a vast amount of activities to choose from like golf, fishing, hiking, biking, boating, sailing, and a lot of family fun.

 

Golf for starters is something to consider trying when you visit Leech Lake.  Leech Lake has four wonderful golf courses to choose from. They have LongBow Golf Club, the area’s new 18-hole golf course which is open to the public. Another is Tianna Country Club located 2 miles south on Hwy 34, Tianna is also open to the public. Wedgewood Golf Course and Driving Range along with Wildwedge Gold and Mini Golf are both 9-hole courses and are sure to be great places to practice your swing.

 

When it comes to hiking and biking Leech Lake offer so many trails to choose from you won’t know where to start. There is Heartland Trail located just south of Walker which is one of the oldest paved trails in Minnesota’s North woods. It offers breath taking views and a hiker’s paradise. Paul Bunyan State Recreational Trail is another you should be sure to visit.  It’s an easy going trail that offers beautiful scenery. There are also many trails you can bike through and enjoy the fresh spring air.

 

Lastly, another thing to think about with spring approaching is what most venture to Leech Lake for, which is, fishing. Leech Lake in Cass County is about 112,000 surface acres and 150 feet in depth at its deepest point although a majority of the lake is roughly35 feet deep. Leech Lake in Walker Minnesota is a great place to take the family to teach them how to fish or enjoy each other’s company while fishing. Leech Lake and the lakes around it offer a wide variety of fish like, walleyes, pike, muskies,  crappies, sunfish, perch to name a few.

 

Leech Lake in Walker, Minnesota is a great place to visit this spring. Leech Lake offers many outdoor activities to keep your family having fun for hours. So if you are looking for a place to visit this spring Leech Lake is the place for you. Check out one of our many Leech Lake lodging options from hotels to resorts and book your stay today!

Featured Member: Moore’s Lodge

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Moore’s Lodge is located on Leech Lake on the east side of Agency Bay, less than 10 minutes away from Walker, Minnesota. This lodge is the perfect for any family looking for the ideal family vacation. They offer 20 different cabins that all have an amazing view of the sunset. The cabins are on level ground for easy access and are equipped with gas heat, complete kitchens, large refrigerator/freezer combinations, bedding, and have cable and wireless internet.  Cable and wireless internet area also available in the lodge.

 

Not only do they offer cozy cabins, but they also offer a lot of activities to keep your family entertained for hours. They have a children’s playground, paddle-boats  weekly fishing seminar, canoes & kayaks, a sand volleyball court, and weekly potluck dinners!  Plus, it’s only a ten minute drive to many local activities.

 

Their lodge is also a great feature of this wonderful getaway. It offers a library, TV, wireless internet access, a snack bar, free coffee, hot chocolate, and apple cider. They have staple groceries, dairy and bakery products, gift items and fishing tackle available to guests. If that wasn’t enough, Moore’s Lodge on Leech Lake also has a game room with pool, video games, and pinball.

 

Moore’s Lodge is ideal for anyone looking for an amazing and relaxing Leech Lake getaway. They offer many activities that make it so you never want to leave the comforts of Moore’s Lodge on Leech Lake.  If you do decided to venture off, you are just 10 minutes away from Walker, MN which has endless things to do and see. Book your stay now at Moore’s Lodge. It will be sure to be a relaxing family vacation for all.

Winter Activites

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Winter seems like it’s here to stay. Some of you may love the winter and never want it to end, but for those of you who are just waiting for spring and can’t think of things to do in Leech Lake don’t fret, we have year round activities to get you through what’s left of winter.

 

Leech Lake has a hand full of attractions to keep you preoccupied. The first one is to visit the Leech Lake Brewing Company.  Stop in a try one of their many beers and if you have a favorite you can purchase a growler and enjoy in the comfort of your warm home or while you stay at one of the many Leech Lake lodging options. There is also the Forestedge Winery in Laporte, MN located on the edge of the Paul Bunyan State Forest. Forestedge Winery and Farm offers not only many elegant fruit wines but they also have a gallery with fine crafts made by Minnesota Artists.

 

Another attraction around the Leech Lake area is horseback riding. This may be something you may have not considered trying in the winter but Pine River Riding Stable is open year round, 7 days a week.  They offer lessons, group riding and a petting zoo. They go by reservation so they do not have set times. You can give them a call and make reservations and enjoy a winter ride.

After you are done checking out the brewing company, the winery  and Pine River Riding Stable you can grab a bite to eat an one of our many Leech Lake restaurants like Café Zona Rosa, Luck Moose Bar and Grill, Iron Fire Bar and Grill, The Boulders and many more to choose from. Each one is sure not to disappoint your taste buds.

 

Leech Lake is filled with year round attractions to fill everyone’s needs. So book your stay at one of our many Leech Lake lodging options and see what Leech Lake has to offer you!