Best Minnesota Destination Venue: your best wedding offer yet!

Best Minnesota Destination Venue: your best wedding offer yet!

In July of this year, we were named Minnesota Bride Magazine’s Best of Awards as “Best Minnesota Destination Venue.” We were very honored to have received this award. We work with many couples throughout the year making their wedding dreams a reality.   Our most popular wedding ceremony site is, of course, the Grand Staircase. The staircase ru

Top 10 Summer Things to do at Grand View Lodge

Top 10 Summer Things to do at Grand View Lodge

1. Enjoy a drink this Summer on our NEW outdoor dining venue – On The Rocks We are excited to introduce ‘On the Rocks’ to our guests. The new outdoor patio has two levels for our guests to enjoy this summer. The lower level offers an intimate and separate location with two waterfalls. The waterfalls add to the intimate space and provide a beautiful

What’s Cookin’ at Grand View Lodge: Prickly Pear Margarita

What’s Cookin’ at Grand View Lodge: Prickly Pear Margarita

New at the Tanque Verde Cantina is the Prickly Pear Margarita, a signature drink which originated from our sister property Tanque Verde Ranch. The margarita is made with real natural syrup from a prickly pear, Patron Silver, Triple Sec, and lime sour. So where does the natural syrup come from? The prickly pear cactus actually produces fruit or tuna

Another Spa Superstar Back for the Summer: The Return of Greg Letizia – World traveler, book writer, massage therapist

Another Spa Superstar Back for the Summer: The Return of Greg Letizia – World traveler, book writer, massage therapist

This June, we are welcoming back our Massage Therapist, Greg Letizia. Letizia is from Bellville, Ohio and has worked as a massage therapist at multiple resorts, including Faces Day Spa at the Hilton Head, The Omni Resort, and the Sonesta Resort. “We are thrilled to have Greg back on the Glacial Water Spa team again this summer,” said Spa Director L