Black Bean Bison Chili Recipe

Black Bean Bison Chili Recipe

Soup is the perfect way to warm your fingers and your soul. This winter we are featuring our Black Bean Bison Chili recipe. If you’re looking for a twist on the classic chili we’ve got the recipe for you. Come down to the Northwoods Pub to test it out or try it out at home! Click here to view this tasty recipe!  

Eat Drink and Be Merry!

Eat Drink and Be Merry!

The winter dining at Grand View Lodge holds more than just fantastic flavors. Winter menus are now available at your favorite Brainerd restaurants.   Northwood Pub The Northwoods Pub is now open daily for winter dining. Opening at 11am each day, stop down on your lunch break for one of our fantastic sandwiches, juicy burgers or seasonal salads

Winter is Here!

Winter is Here!

Winter is here and our winter activities are ready to go! Just because the courses are closed doesn’t mean we are. As a matter of fact, we are excited for a winter packed with fun activities. The Pines Winter Recreation Center is open again. This season we are offering snowshoes, cross-country rentals and $10 dog sled rides through the woods and pi

A De’Vine Weekend at Cru

A De’Vine Weekend at Cru

Food and Wine lovers unite! February 6-8, 2015 Grand View Lodge is hosting the 3rd Annual de’Vine Food and Wine Experience sponsored by MN Monthly Magazine. This weekend of food, wine, and educational seminars is not one to be missed. The fun begins on Friday, February 6th with a special wine dinner. The Saracina Vineyards Dinner will be an additio

No one gets spring fever like Minnesotans do

No one gets spring fever like Minnesotans do

Step aside winter; it’s spring’s turn! Winter can’t last forever – eventually the snow melts and the grass begins to grow. Grand View Lodge will be celebrating the new season with Spring Break on the Lake, March 12 – April 4. Bring your family during this time for access to indoor swimming with a waterslide, luxurious lodging and a daily breakfast

Dazzlin Deals at the Spa

Dazzlin Deals at the Spa

Spa-la-la the stress away from the holiday season with our Dazzlin Deals that will be running January 5th through February 6th. We all know that the holidays have a way of bringing on extra stress during our winter, but the Glacial Waters Spa at Grand View Lodge has an incredible way to melt it away. Mondays we will be offering a 90-minute NuFace M

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Season greetings from Grand View Lodge! Not only is the holiday season a great time to visit Grand View but New Year’s a great time for a special evening at Cru. Cru is offering a very special six-course dinner prepared by our Executive Sous Chef Matias LaTorre. Chef Matias is originally from Chile and you will see the influence of his roots in thi

A Grand Evening of Piano and Song

A Grand Evening of Piano and Song

Mary Beth Carlson, acclaimed recording pianist and entertainer, will perform in concert Sunday, September 28th, 7 PM, at the Gull Lake Conference Center at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa, MN. The concert will feature specially chosen songs from the twenty-four piano orchestral CDs she has produced and recorded, several of which have been distributed in

Celebrate Cru’s Love Affair with Wine

Celebrate Cru’s Love Affair with Wine

It’s true! Cru Restaurant and Wine Bar has received Wine Spectator Magazine's “Award of Excellence” for the first time in history and they're ready to celebrate their love affair with wine by offering you two special weekends. If you’re around this Labor Day weekend, Cru invites you to dine with them August 29-31, 2014 from 5pm-9pm where you can re

5 Great Packages to Celebrate Fall

5 Great Packages to Celebrate Fall

Just because summer is coming to an end doesn’t mean you still can’t getaway with your family, friends, or that special someone in your life. Fall is a beautiful time of the year to escape from the summer heat, crowds of people, and the hectic schedules of school, sports and work. Your mini escape awaits with these five great packages at the histor