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Leech Lake Family Vacation Planning

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

As the weather becomes warmer outside, our minds drift off to those long vacation summer days. Where the smell of campfire in the air mingles with the sound of children’s laughter, as you are making memories that will last forever! If you haven’t already planned your family’s getaway this summer, now is the time. Leech Lake in Walker, Minnesota offers a wide variety of family fun that is sure to appeal to everyone in your family.

Walker, Minnesota, and the surrounding areas offer fishing, boating, and sailing on the beautiful waters of Leech Lake. The area also has two golf courses, a handful of dining and shopping options, and countless family attractions including hiking and biking trails.

Leech Lake offers world-class fishing. But what if not everyone in your family enjoys fishing? The lake is also a beautiful destination for boating, kayaking, and swimming. Many Leech Lake resorts even offer boat and kayak rentals, so the whole family can easily find a way to enjoy a day on the lake.

Once you’ve made a short list of all the activities your family wants to make part of your unique Summer vacation at Leech Lake, it is time to decide where you will stay. How many people in your family? What is your budget? Is where you stay as important as what you do while you stay there? Leech Lake offers numerous lodging options, whether you are looking to “rough” it at a campground, bring your RV, stay in a cabin, or at a resort. Check out our lodging page to find the best options for your family or use our Plan Your Trip tool to narrow down and customize your search.

 Plan, pack, and go. Most importantly have a great time, we look forward to seeing you here!

Winter Wonderland

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Winter break is on its way and family plans are being made. We may be a bit bias, but we think the best place to spend the holiday is on the shores of Leech Lake.

Whether you love the snow and are an avid ice fisherman or snowmobiler, or if you prefer to tuck away with a book in front of the wood burning fire, our many resorts and inns can fit your needs.

Family Vacation in Leech Lake, Minnesota

Many of our lodging partners offer special deals to help celebrate the holiday and ring in the New Year. The area has several open houses and celebrations to check out, including an abundance of Christmas lights and celebrations throughout the town.

Check out our lodging page to book your next winter getaway with us here on Leech Lake.

Featured Minnesota Resort Member: Woodland Resort

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Woodland Resort is a premier Minnesota resort on Leech Lake in Kabekona Bay located only 4 miles north of Walker, MN. Woodland Resort offers 13 cabin rentals and 4 campsites for guests to enjoy May through September and even offers Spring and Fall discounts! So what better time than now, to start planning a Minnesota fall getaway!

Woodland Resort is a perfect destination for Minnesota family vacations. Woodland Resort has a sandy swim beach and swim area with a water trampoline, swim raft, and playground to entertain the kids for hours. Along with the many kid friendly accommodations at Woodland Resort guests can also enjoy the Paul Bunyan State Trail which passes through the resort for a scenic walk or bike ride.

Not only is Woodland Resort a great family vacation destination but also a great place for Minnesota fishing getaways. Woodland Resort offers their guests boat ramp use and one harbor space per cabin rental for guests to come and go as they please. Woodland Resort also offers additional harbor spaces along with boat and motor rentals.

So visit Leech Lake today and stay at Woodland Resort for your next Minnesota vacation!

Woodland Resort cabin rental

Featured Minnesota Resort Member: Moonlight Bay Resort and Campground

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Moonlight Bay Resort and Campground on Leech Lake is a family owned and operated Minnesota Family Resort in Walker, MN. Moonlight Bay Resort and Campground is the perfect vacation destination for MN family vacations, fishing getaways, camping trips and more!

Moonlight Bay Resort and Campground offers a variety of Leech Lake cabin rentals to choose from. Each cabin rental is comfortable, clean, fully furnished and has great views of Leech Lake. Moonlight Bay Resort and Campground also offers a variety of Leech Lake campsites for tents and RV’s. Each full hook-up campsite includes electric, water cable, tv and sewer.

Moonlight Bay Resort and Campground has a boat launch and marina for guests to easily access the big waters of Leech Lake for fishing or to simply explore the waters of the big lake. Along with a marina Moonlight Bay Resort and Campground also offers boat rentals and free canoe, kayak, and paddle boat rentals for all guests to enjoy.

So visit the Leech Lake area for a fantastic Minnesota vacation and stay at Moonlight Bay Resort and Campground.


Moonlight Bay Resort and Campground logo

Featured Minnesota Resort Member: Huddles Resort

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Plan a northern Minnesota getaway at Huddle’s Resort on Leech Lake near Walker, Minnesota today! Huddle’s Resort has been a Minnesota family resort for over 80 years, and the spirit of the resort has guests coming back year after year. At Huddle’s Resort the fun never ends as guests can enjoy a heated pool and sandy beaches, restaurant/lounge, lodge/gift shop, game room, full harbor with services, boat rentals and more!


Along with the endless resort activities Huddle’s Resort provides exceptional Leech Lake lodging accommodations with over 30 Minnesota cabin rentals to choose from.  Each cabin rental is furnished, includes fully equipped kitchens and baths with linens and towels, has A/C, TV, decks or screened porches, grills, fire pits, and breathtaking views of Leech Lake. Choose from a one bedroom cabin rental up to a 4 bedroom cabin rental perfect for a single, couple, or group getaway!


If you’re looking to plan a Minnesota fishing getaway there is no better place than Huddle’s Resort on Leech Lake. Huddle’s Resort offers boat/motor packages and pontoon rentals to get you on the lake reeling fish in, in no time.  Huddle’s Resort also offers fishing guides and charters, a boat launch, fish cleaning and freezing to accommodate fish enthusiasts who enjoy the sport of fishing.


So plan a Leech Lake getaway today and enjoy the 3rd largest lake in Minnesota with over 112,000 acres to explore.

Huddles Resort | Leech Lake Tourism Bureau

Featured Minnesota Resort Member: Red Wing Lodge

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Planning a Minnesota family vacation? Check out Red Wing Lodge, a premier Leech Lake resort near Walker, MN! Red Wing Lodge offers 14 exceptionally clean Minnesota cabin rentals just steps from the shores of legendary Leech Lake, the third largest lake in Minnesota, that covers over 100,000 acres, has 195 miles of shoreline, and reaches depths up to 150 feet! With plenty of lake to explore Red Wing Lodge offers canoe/boat/motor rentals to get you on the lake in no time.  Guests can also enjoy their sandy swimming beach, paddle boats, kayaks, canoes and more!


If you’re looking to fish Leech Lake, Red Wing Lodge has you covered with not only their boat rentals but with their harbor, bait and fish cleaning amenities. All guests of Red Wing Lodge can enjoy their protected lit harbor and concrete boat ramp for easy launching. After an eventful day fishing Leech Lake, Red Wing Lodge offers the luxury of their bait house staffed with dockhands ready to clean your fish!


So kick back, relax and plan a Minnesota resort vacation today and make family memories at Red Wing Lodge on Leech Lake.

Red Wing Lodge

Featured Minnesota Resort Member: Steamboat Bay Resort

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Are you looking for the perfect place for a holiday family getaway or ice fishing vacation? Look no further than Steamboat Bay Resort on Leech Lake!


Steamboat Bay is open year round, making it the perfect place for winter activities, including ice fishing and snowmobiling. Steamboat Bay is also a great choice for families that want to take a break from their daily stresses and just relax.


The cabins at Steamboat Bay Resort are modern and all include full kitchens, bathrooms with showers and cable TV. The cabins are the perfect place to relax after a long day of snowmobiling on the area trails or ice fishing on Leech Lake.


Steamboat Bay also offers a more secluded lodging option. The Evergreen Lake Hideaway on Evergreen Lake is centrally located between Itasca State Park, the town of Bemidji and Steamboat Bay Resort and is the perfect place for a winter getaway. This cabin is located nearby all the best snowmobiling and cross country skiing trails in northern Minnesota and is close enough to offer the excellent ice fishing on Leech Lake. The Evergreen Lake Hideaway is also the perfect place for a family vacation during the holiday season.


The resort also features an old fashioned lodge that overlooks the lake and dock area. The lodge offers many activities that will keep your children entertained for hours, including a game room with free foosball, a pool table and an old fashioned jukebox.


Steamboat Bay is also conveniently located nearby the town of Walker, MN. Walker offers many unique shops if you’re looking at doing some last minute Christmas shopping and a variety of delicious restaurants that the whole family will enjoy.


Steamboat Bay Resort on Leech Lake is a Minnesota family resort that will give you the personal service you deserve on your vacation. Steamboat Bay is currently offering special winter rates to make your stay even more affordable. Book your family or ice fishing vacation 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!

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!