Archive for June, 2013


Featured Member: Shores of Leech Lake

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Have you booked your Leech Lake vacation yet? If not, book your stay at the scenic Shores of Leech Lake today! Shores of Leech Lake is the nearest lakeside cottage and RV resort to Walker, MN, and has direct access to both the Heartland and Paul Bunyan trails.


At Shores of Leech Lake, you have the option of staying in the cozy cottages or camping at the RV sites. The lakeside cabins all have 3 bedrooms and the option of 1 or 2 bathrooms. They also conveniently include air conditioning, cable TV and kitchens equipped with microwaves, dishes and pots and pans. Linens, blankets and towels are also furnished. Other amenities included with the cabin rentals are a swimming dock, charcoal grill and lakeside fire ring.


The RV sites all have water, electricity and sewer hookups. There is also a fire ring available for RV customers.


When you stay at Shores of Leech Lake, you will have access to all of their wonderful amenities, including a sandy swimming beach, protected harbors with covered slips for your boat, bicycles, canoes and kayaks. Their comfortable lodge offers free coffee every morning, locally brewed beer on tap, wine, pizza, snacks and free Wi-Fi.


If you decide to make the short trip to Walker, MN, there are plenty of restaurant and shops for you to explore. Several golf courses and casinos are also only a short drive away.


Shores of Leech Lake is currently offering specials on their cottages! Call them today and book your Leech Lake getaway before it’s too late!

22nd Annual Moondance Jam

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

What’s better than an outdoor music festival in the summer? If you want to enjoy 3 days of amazing rock music, check out Moondance Jam in Walker, MN.


Moondance Jam is scheduled for July 18-20 this year, and the lineup is better than ever! The headliners for the 3 day festival are Motley Crue, Slash and The Offspring. Many other bands will also be performing, including Cheap Trick, Buckcherry, Theory of a Deadman, Halestorm and many more! The music starts at 11:00 am daily and goes well into the night.


For those that want to get the party started even earlier, there will also be a Pre Jam Party, on Wednesday July 18, with music from Hairball and other classic rock cover bands.


General Admission and VIP tickets are available for this event. The VIP tickets include drinks, food, band meet and greets and special VIP seating above the stage.


Camping is a huge part of the Moondance Jam experience. The campground has access to showers, ice, firewood, fresh water and bathrooms. This year the camping contest theme is “Rockin Campin Crue”, so make sure to dress up in your best 70s and 80s wigs, makeup and clothing. If you don’t feel like roughing it for the whole weekend, there are a variety of Leech Lake area resorts for you to choose from.


Tickets for Moondance Jam are going fast, so make sure to order yours today! You are sure to have a rocking good time!

Featured Member: Acorn Hill Resort

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

If you’re looking for a secluded spot for a relaxing family vacation this summer, Acorn Hill Resort is the place for you! Acorn Hill is perfect for any type of vacations, like fishing trips, family reunions and even ice fishing and hunting getaways in the winter.


Acorn Hill is located on the beautiful Leech Lake in Minnesota and has a variety of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom cabins to choose from. All 2 bedroom cabins have recently been remodeled with new bathrooms, air conditioning and wireless internet, so you will still have all the luxuries of being in your own home.  All the cabins have a beautiful lake view and also come complete with kitchens, satellite TVs, a picnic table and an outdoor grill. Their convenient grocery delivery service will allow you to spend more time relaxing with your family.


If you would rather spend your vacation camping in the great outdoors, Acorn Hill offers both RV and tent sites. Each of the RV sites includes a picnic table, wood or concrete deck, water, sewer and electric hook ups and a fire pit. You will also have access to the new shower and laundry facility that is only available to RV visitors.


One of the biggest perks of staying at Acorn Hill is the amazing Leech Lake fishing! Leech Lake is the third largest lake in Minnesota and was rated one of the premier spots for Walleye and Muskie fishing. Acorn Hill offers a variety of boats rentals for you to take full advantage of this great fishing. You will also have access to gas, bait, dock service and fish cleaning facilities.


Your whole family will enjoy the wide variety of recreational activities that Acorn Hill has to offer, including the sandy swimming beaches, an indoor heated pool and hot tub, water slide and trampoline, paddle boats and kayaks. There is also a playground and game room for your kids to enjoy.


If you feel like venturing away from the resort for a day, there are many hiking and biking trails, casinos and golf courses only a short drive away. Also located nearby is the town of Walker, MN, which is filled with restaurants and unique places to shop.


What are you waiting for? Book your Leech Lake vacation at Acorn Hill Resort today! With all the amenities they offer, you are sure to have a fun and memorable family vacation.

Leech Lake 4th of July Fun

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

It has finally started to feel like summer in the area, and you know what that means: the 4th of July is right around the corner! The 4th of July is the perfect holiday for outdoor family fun, and there is no better place for that than Leech Lake.


The town of Walker, MN, has many activities scheduled for the 4th that will keep the entire family entertained. The day starts off with the City on the Bay 10K Walk/Run. There’s no need to be a serious runner to participate in this event; the walk along the lake would be perfect for any age.


That afternoon at 2:00 pm, the parade on Main Street begins with the kiddie parade. Children can show off their Boy and Girl Scout uniforms, twirl their batons or display any other skill they would like. The Grand Marshall leads the rest of the parade that includes Veteran’s floats, clowns, jugglers, homemade floats, antique cars, horses, fire trucks and ambulances.


The Walker City Park is another place full of activities on the 4th of July. From 10:00 am- 6:00 pm, there will be family festivities and games, including two bounce houses, dry and wet slides, a 4 Man Extreme Bungee Challenge and much more. Also in the park from 2:00 pm- 10:00 pm, there will be a fish fry and beer garden sponsored by the Rotary and Lions Club. Brats and hot dogs will also be available.


The festivities go well into the night with live entertainment by the band Power Play from 4:00 pm- 11:00 pm, and of course the fireworks show starting at dark. The magnificent fireworks are shot off over Leech Lake, and can be viewed from land or boat.


As you can see, the Leech Lake area is full of fun family activities this 4th of July. Book a spot at one of the many Leech Lake resorts and stay all weekend!