Family Activities

Creating Family Memories for over 90 years

Classic never goes out of style. We’re a vacation destination that your grandparents remember. But kids today still love. Some things have stayed the same—like the iconic Paul Bunyan Land and enjoying s’mores around a bonfire. Others have added a modern twist: waterski schools at our area resorts, mini golf, go-carts, and ziplining. Everyone will leave saying it’s their favorite vacation yet.

Family Activities

Creating Family Memories for over 90 years

Classic never goes out of style. We’re a vacation destination that your grandparents remember. But kids today still love. Some things have stayed the same—like the iconic Paul Bunyan Land and enjoying s’mores around a bonfire. Others have added a modern twist: waterski schools at our area resorts, mini golf, go-carts, and ziplining. Everyone will leave saying it’s their favorite vacation yet.

 

Family Activities

Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf
Swashbuckling fun for the whole family! Putt your way through mountain caves, over footbridges and beneath cascading waterfalls on two challenging, 18-hole courses.
17992 State Hwy 371 N
Brainerd, MN 56401
MN Backyard Birds
Judd Brink Owner/Guide of MN Backyard Birds. Take a bird watching and wildlife tour to explore and enjoy the woods and waters here in the Brainerd area looking for birds with your guide and naturalist Judd Brink.
Boyd Lodge
Over 1,000 feet of sugar sand beach. Three to five bedroom cabins, children's activities, full housekeeping, and outdoor heated pool. Open four seasons. Five miles of x-country ski trails on site.
36539 Silver Peak Road
Crosslake, MN 56442
Northland Kart Kountry
Northland Kart Kountry is a family fun park with something for every age! Our interactive, competitive entertainment facility will be your family's ''one stop shop'' for summer fun!
17568 State Hwy 371
Brainerd, MN 56401
Campfire Bay Resort
Fun, family, fishing resort. Oh... Relaxation. Enjoy it at their family-centered resort in charming lake level cabins. Sandy beach, organized family activities, boat rentals. Great fishing. Golf nearby. Reunions, weddings, and crafting retreats.
31504 Azure Road
Cushing, MN 56443
Wildwedge Golf, Mini Golf, Maze, RV Park
Awesome Fun at Wildwedge! Challenging Mini Golf. Scenic Executive Golf Course. CSI:Wildwedge 10,000 sq ft Mystery Maze (wooden). Driving Range. RV Park with pull-thrus and large shady sites on the golf course. Lodge Motel Rooms.
32792 Paul Bunyan Trail Dr.,
Hwy 371 2 miles N of
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
Grand View Lodge
Incredible accommodations, 2,500 ft of sandy beach on Gull Lake, 2 championship golf courses, 8 dining venues & a world-class spa.
23521 Nokomis Avenue
Nisswa, MN 56468
Valid: April 2, 2019June 13, 2019
More Specials
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - Baxter
The Brainerd Lakes Area only triple play of entertainment with waterpark, game room, and laser tag; accompanied by great up north updated hotel accommodations.
15739 Audubon Way
Baxter, MN 56425
AmericInn Baxter
Enjoy a free homestyle breakfast featuring waffles, eggs, coffee, and more. Free WiFi throughout the hotel. Onsite fitness center, microwave, mini-refrigerator, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, and hairdryer. Pet friendly with fee.
7836 Fairview Drive
Baxter, MN 56425
Brainerd Zip Line Tour
The thrilling Brainerd Zip Line Tour is the perfect outdoor adventure to add excitement to any Brainerd Lakes vacation. Experience 15-mile views on 7 zip lines, an adrenaline-pumping suspension bridge, and an exhilarating 50’ free-fall experience!
9898 County Road 77 SW
Nisswa, MN 56468
Valid: May 6, 2019June 16, 2019
They offer deluxe condominiums on beautiful Pelican Lake to standard motel rooms and suites. Enjoy their new recreation center, which features a waterslide and much more!
30199 County Road 4
Breezy Point, MN 56472
Gull Lake Cruises
Gull Lake Cruises proudly navigates the North Star through the scenic waters of Gull Lake. It’s located six miles north of Brainerd in Cass County and Crow Wing County. Visit GullLakeCruises.com.
11000 Craguns Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401
Arrowwood Lodge at Brainerd Lakes
Brainerd's newest lodging facility with 30,000 square foot indoor water park. Come for the night or stay for the week! Meeting/conference facilities available. On-site grill and bar for your dining convenience. Meeting and banquet rooms available.
6967 Lake Forest Road
Baxter, MN 56425
Paul Bunyan Land and This Old Farm Pioneer Village
In 2004 Paul Bunyan Land amusement park was added to the Pioneer Village. Paul Bunyan, Babe the Blue Ox, rides, and attractions are now located six miles East of Brainerd on State Highway 18.
17553 State Hwy 18
Brainerd, MN 56401
The Breezy Belle
9252 Breezy Point Drive
Breezy Point, MN 56472
Pine River Riding Stable
2301 40th Ave SW
Pine River, MN 56474
Huff Entertainment Solutions
9033 Raddatz Road
Brainerd, MN 56401
The Traveling Art Pub
502 South 6th Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Lakes Area Music Festival
715 Laurel Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Music General, Inc.
416 S 7th Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Lakes Jam
PO Box 2856
Baxter, MN 56425
Wally Thesing Tours
8681 County Road 2
Fort Ripley, MN 56449
Crosslake Treetop Village
13854 Mary Lane
Crosslake, MN 56442
Crosby's Music in the Park Series
Crosby Memorial Park
Crosby, MN 56441
Action Entertainment
2041 State Hwy 371
Pine River, MN 56474
Dragon Forge Games, LLC
15133 Edgewood Drive #350
Baxter, MN 56425
The School House - Nisswa
5476 City Hall Street
Nisswa, MN 56468
Whistling Wolf Mini Golf and Gifts
36006 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN 56442
Crosslake Historical Society Museum
35404 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN 56442
Hudson Magic LLC
Brainerd, MN 56401
Crosswoods Golf Course
35878 County Road 3
Crosslake, MN 56442
The Farm on St. Mathias
7579 St Mathias Road
Brainerd, MN 56401
Billy Bones Raceway, LLC
17944 State Hwy 371
Brainerd, MN 56401
Brainerd Ski Loons
1619 NE Washington Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
The Great Lakes Escape
206 NW 6th Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Bay View Lodge
12038 Harbor Lane
Crosslake, MN 56442
Foothills Alpaca Farm
190 68th Ave. SW
Backus, MN 56435
VR Odyssey
14039 Edgewood Dr
Baxter, MN 56425
Party Time Rental, Inc.
4750 White Gables Road
Brainerd, MN 56401
Brainerd Public Library
416 S. 5th St.
Brainerd, MN 56401
Sunset Cinema
33040 Aspenwood Dr
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
Safari North Wildlife Park
8493 State Hwy 371
Brainerd, MN 56401
Pequot Lakes Bands in the Park
Trailside Park
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472