Loony’s Beach Hut Inspired Recipes

Loony’s Beach Hut Inspired Recipes

Enjoy a perfect picnic or cookout with with these fast, but delicious recipes! Create our refreshing Israeli Couscous Salad which illuminates all the colorful vegetables of the season. Or serve up our classic Shrimp Po Boy Sandwich for those that love seafood. The Loony’s Blue Lagoon Drink is the perfect cocktail to pair for your afternoon or eveni

Grand View Lodge Receives Improvements

Grand View Lodge Receives Improvements

Nearly 2 million dollars was spent in 2014 to improve several amenities, locations, and buildings on-site. Grand View strives to keep its legacy alive by blending its rustic heritage with comforts of modern conveniences. Luxury, technology and efficiency were the driving force behind the improvements with the final goal of providing better guest ex

Grand View launches its First Ever Responsive Website

Grand View launches its First Ever Responsive Website

After years of careful in-house research, planning, and design, Grand View Lodge was able to launch its first ever responsive website in June of 2014. Responsive sites enable all digital devices to have a unique experience from a large desktop monitor down to a tablet or smartphone without the use of a specialized app. The new Grand View website of

Minnesota’s Best Resort for Kids

Minnesota’s Best Resort for Kids

Going on vacation can be especially stressful when you have a family. At Grand View Lodge, we understand that sometimes parents need a little escape from the family vacation, so that’s why we have developed and offer several exciting children’s programs available to parents nine hours a day. Parents may leave their children (ages 3-11) in the care

2014 Fireworks & Party at the Pines

2014 Fireworks & Party at the Pines

Looking for something fun to do with the whole family and celebrate Independence Day? Experience our annual Fireworks and Party at the Pines at The Pines Golf Course Driving Range on Wednesday, July 2nd from 6-10pm! Enjoy LIVE music from Amanda Standalone and our headliner, The District. Taste culinary creations from our talented chefs, sip ice-col

Prolong Your Tan and Hydrate Your Skin at The Spa!

Prolong Your Tan and Hydrate Your Skin at The Spa!

Summer’s finally here, but this warm and inviting season can be especially hard on your skin and body. All of your outdoor activities like biking, golfing and going to the beach can all have a negative effect on not only your muscles, but especially your skin. “Exposure to sun causes most of the wrinkles and age spots on our faces. Consider this: O

Create. Drink. Share.

Create. Drink. Share.

This spring, the Grand View Lodge Social Department began offering a brand new and unique weekly activity – The Traveling Art Pub (TAP.) Similar to other programs in the Twin Cities, ours is done throughout the resort, and outside if possible depending on weather. “It’s a great way to ‘tap’ into your creative side next time you visit Grand View wit

Gull Lake ice out expected this week – Open water benefits 2014 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener committee

Gull Lake ice out expected this week – Open water benefits 2014 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener committee

Volunteers with the 2014 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener Planning Committee gathered Monday with Smiley the Nisswa Ox as they prepared for Tuesday’s ice-out operations. The 2014 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener events, hosted by the Brainerd Lakes Chamber with Grand View Lodge and the Nisswa Chamber of Commerce, will be May 8-11 in the Brain