Posts Tagged ‘family vacation’

Featured Minnesota Resort Member: Anderson’s Grand Vu Lodge

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Have you planned your fall Leech Lake getaway yet? Fall doesn’t get any better than at the beautiful Leech Lake, so don’t miss your chance to take in the beautiful sights and sounds of the area this fall season.

 

If you’re looking for the perfect place to stay during your Leech Lake trip, look no further than Anderson’s Grand Vu Lodge! Anderson’s Grand Vu Lodge is tucked away on Leech Lake’s famous Pine Point Peninsula, so you will have a chance to get away from the hustle and bustle of your daily life.

 

Anderson’s Grand Vu Lodge offers a variety of custom lake homes for you to choose from that offer all the modern conveniences of home, but still have a cozy Northwoods charm. The lake homes accommodate anywhere from 4 to 28 people, so you are sure to find one that is the perfect fit for your family. All the lake homes are modern, well maintained and feature fully equipped kitchens and barbeque grills. Some even come with additional amenities, like hot tubs, washers and dryers and private patios.

 

The lodge offers various amenities that will keep your whole family busy and having a great time on your vacation. All of the amenities are completely free, including a children’s playground, tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, a sandy beach with a waterslide, an anchored water raft, boat rentals, a bonfire pit, a game room with a pool table and arcade games and a gym. As you can see, you will never run out of things to do at Anderson’s Grand Vu Lodge!

 

Another great perk of staying at Anderson’s Grand Vu Lodge is access to the renowned Leech Lake fishing. Leech Lake is the third largest lake in Minnesota and offers the best Muskie, Walleye, Largemouth Bass and Northern Pike fishing in the area. You don’t have to worry about bringing our own boat, because Anderson’s Grand Vu Lodge conveniently offers fishing boat and pontoon rentals.

 

Anderson’s Grand Vu Lodge is located only 15 minutes from Walker, MN, so if you do decide you want to leave the resort for a while, you will be close to the best golf courses, unique shops, amazing restaurants and casinos.

 

You cannot go wrong with a Leech Lake getaway at Anderson’s Grand Vu Lodge! Book your stay today, and experience the beauty of the Leech Lake area for yourself.

Featured Minnesota Resort Member: Adventure North Resort

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Just because September has arrived doesn’t mean you still can’t have a Leech Lake weekend getaway! Adventure North Resort, located on Point Pine of Leech Lake, is open year round and offers amazing fishing in all four seasons.

 

Adventure North Resort features beautiful lake homes that your family will love spending their Walker, MN, vacation in. You have the option of choosing anywhere from a one bedroom to a five bedroom lake home, depending on the size of your family. These lake homes offer all the conveniences of your own home, including a charcoal grill and DirecTV.

 

Some of the most popular fall activities at Adventure North Resort are fishing on the beautiful Leech Lake, hunting and even scrapbooking! Leech Lake is known for its amazing walleye, northern pike and jumbo perch fishing, and Adventure North Resort offers a protected harbor and fishing boat rentals for you to take full advantage of the lake. There are also professional fishing guides available at the resort.

 

If you would rather get away for a weekend of hunting, the Leech Lake area is known for its deer, duck and grouse hunting in the fall months. Hunting guides are also available for your convenience.

 

Another option for a Leech Lake fall getaway is a scrapbooking retreat. One of the spacious lake homes at Adventure North Resort can be converted into a craft workroom able to accommodate 10 to 15 guests. The scrapbooking retreat packages also include breakfasts and dinners served to your whole group!

 

Whether you’re looking for some outdoor fall activities, like hunting and fishing, or would rather take a girls’ getaway to do some crafting, Adventure North Resort has everything you could want! Book your fall Leech Lake vacation here today!

Featured Minnesota Resort Member: Bayside Resort

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Do you have plans for Labor Day weekend yet? If not, you should definitely book your stay on Leech Lake today! Bayside Resort on Leech Lake is the perfect place to bring your whole family for an end of the summer vacation.

 

Bayside Resort is located on Agency Bay in Leech Lake. Agency Bay is a great area for fishing and also the perfect spot for swimming, water skiing and jet skiing. You will also have access to Walker Bay and Trader Bay for even more fishing and boating opportunities!

 

Your children will love the sandy beach and playground at Bayside Resort. The resort also offers volleyball and basketball court for visitors, as well as a swim raft, kayaks and paddle boats so your whole family can enjoy long days on the water.

 

All the cabins at Bayside Resort have beautiful views of Leech Lake and are near the shoreline. Depending on your family size, there are one, two, three and four bedroom cabins available for you to choose from. All of the cabins have air conditioning to keep you cool on the hot summer days and are fully equipped kitchens with microwaves, coffee makers, toasters, mixers and other appliances. They also offer the modern conveniences of cable TV and free wireless internet access.

 

Grills are available for making family dinners as well as fire pits for roasting marshmallows and gathering around at night after a long day on the water.

 

Bayside Resort offers fishing packages that include a boat and motor, bait, gas and free fish cleaning so you can take advantage of the excellent Leech Lake fishing. You can also fish right off of the dock.

 

The lodge at Bayside Resort carries essential grocery items, in case you forgot to pick something up before you get there. There are also various games to keep your children busy if there happens to be a rainy day during your stay, including a dart board, pool table and pinball machine.

 

If you feel like exploring the surrounding area, Bayside Resort is close to a variety of restaurants and shops in Walker, MN. There are also four golf courses nearby as well as paved hiking and biking trails.

 

Bayside Resort is offering fishing package specials for the end of August and throughout the month of September. Give them a call today to reserve your Leech Lake getaway at this amazing family resort!

Anderson’s Horseshoe Bay Resort

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

What’s better than a relaxing vacation on the beach? Now that summer is finally here, treat yourself to a beach getaway at Anderson’s Horseshoe Bay Resort on Leech Lake. This resort has many lodging options and activities for you and your family to enjoy this summer!

 

Anderson’s Horseshoe Bay Resort offers any kind of lodging you can imagine, including cottages, lakeside villas, chateaus, condos and executive villa suites. The 10 bedroom lake home and 6 bedroom grand estate are big enough for the whole family! The resort also features an event center that is perfect for family reunions, anniversary parties and wedding receptions.

 

One of the main attractions to this resort is the amazing fishing at Leech Lake, the third largest lake in Minnesota. Leech Lake is known for being a great spot to catch Muskies, Walleyes, Northern Pike, Eelpout and many more. At Horseshoe Bay, you have the options of fishing off one of the 60 marina docks, renting a boat or fishing off the pier.

 

This resort is also a great place to bring your kids, with 2600 feet of sandy swimming beaches. Other kid friendly activities offered at the resort include horseshoes, paddle boats, fishing docks and a video arcade room and indoor pool that are perfect for rainy days.

 

Horseshoe Bay also offers lakeside dining at the IronFire restaurant and lounge and is only a short distance away from many other restaurants in the Walker, MN area.

 

If you’re looking for a Leech Lake vacation with all the amenities you could ask for, look no further than Anderson’s Horseshoe Bay Resort! Book your summer Leech Lake vacation there today!

Leech Lake Golfing Getaway

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

The snow is melting the sun is shining and to any true Minnesotan you know what that means, spring is almost here! With spring comes warmer weather and warmer weather means golfing season.  Where better to play a game of golf then at one of Leech Lakes many golf courses, 2 of which are championship golf courses.

 

Whether you are learning to golf or are already a Pro you’re sure to find something you like at each of the Leech Lake area golf courses. Tianna Country Club is one which is located just 2 miles south of Hwy 34 that offers many golf specials and lessons to help you get started on improving your game. Next is LongBow Golf Club, a newer course that offers 18 holes full of breath taking views and pure relaxation that is ideal for any level of golfer. Wedgewood Golf Course and driving range and Wildwedge Golf and RV park both offer 9-hole courses and are great places to golf on a sunny afternoon.

 

When you have finished a full day of golf at Tianna Counry Club, Long Bow Golf Club, Wedgewood Golf Course or Wildwedge Golf and RV Park be sure to check out all the local area attractions of Leech Lake such as the casinos, walking trails, local shops and more. When you visit Leech Lake you are sure to have a good time no matter how you choose to spend it.  So if you’re looking to plan a MN golf getaway and want to find the best Leech Lake lodging options visit www.leechlake.org .

Leech Lake Golfing Websites:

http://www.tianna.com/

http://www.longbowgolfclub.com/

 

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.

Featured Member: Red Wing Lodge

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Leech Lake offers many amazing places to stay for your Minnesota vacation. One of these great places is Red Wing Lodge in Walker, Minnesota.  It is owned by the Benjamin family and they have been running it for the past 12 years, providing your family and friends with memories of a lifetime on Leech Lake.

 

Red Wing Lodge has 14 housekeeping cabins to choose from. All cabins include fully equipped kitchens, microwaves, sofa sleepers, Weber grills, air conditioning, cable television, free wireless internet and either a screen porch or deck.

 

The Red Wing Lodge not only offers  great fishing on Leech Lake, but also offers to clean your catch of the day while you relax on the sand beach, play a game of volleyball , horseshoes or shuffle board. You can also take in the sites of leech lake in one of their canoes or paddle boats that are free to cabin guests.

 

After a fun day of fishing, relaxing on the beach and hanging in the lodge don’t forget to check out all the local restaurants and attractions in the leech lake area. Whatever you’re after in a family vacation or fishing getaway Red Wing Lodge on Leech Lake is sure to please!

Anderson’s Cove Resort

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

 

The best things in life truly are free and Anderson’s Cove is a resort that realizes the importance of these things. Refresh and re-energize yourself with a vacation that’s right for you and the whole family. Located on Minnesota’s famous Leech Lake, Anderson’s Cove is known for its fantastic fishing opportunities.

 

Enjoy the 22 acres of beautiful Northwood’s that Anderson’s has to offer or maybe take a hike on the famous Heartland State Trail. In the summer the whole family can enjoy our sandy swim beach, and in the winter you can take advantage of their wonderful lodge that offers video games, snacks, and selected apparel year round!

 

If you love the Leech Lake area as much as we do, you can check out some great attractions nearby while staying at Anderson’s Cove. The Forest History Center and various museums are in the area as well as many unique shops, restaurant, and golf courses! Other things not to miss include the Woodtick Live Theatre and Animal Land just twenty minutes away.

 

This winter be sure to visit Anderson’s and enjoy the seemingly never-ending snowmobile trails nearby. During your stay you can choose from any of their winter cabins that are fully equipped with their own fireplace! Enjoy the peace and quiet of the great Northwood’s and take time for the best things in life.