Ice Fishing for Local Charities

Ice Fishing for Local Charities

Earning its name from the amount of money it has raised each year for local charities, the Brainerd Jaycee’s $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza is the world’s largest ice fishing event. Every January, the Brainerd Jaycees host this tournament on Hole-in-the-Day Bay of Gull Lake. Visible from the Grand View beach, thousands of people gather to compet

What’s Cookin’ at Grand View Lodge

What’s Cookin’ at Grand View Lodge

Are you a fan of Au Gratin Potatoes? This traditional French dish has been around for 100 years. But how about spaghetti squash au gratin? The Lodge Dining Room at Grand View Lodge has put a new touch to this classic side. This is easy to serve for family dinner, or bring to a potluck style gathering. Just follow our simple recipe and you’ll leave

Massage Benefits

Massage Benefits

A massage is commonly sought after as solely a luxurious experience, but recent studies show that they are more than just a want, they are a need. Massages are proven to have multiple health benefits including reduced stress, pain and muscle tension. While more research is needed, they are also found to be helpful with chronic diseases; mental and

The Second “Storm of the Century”

The Second “Storm of the Century”

August 4th, 2016 déjà vu struck the Brainerd Lakes Area, again. It was 3:30 in the morning and the scene was too familiar for comfort. Individuals woke from their sleep to shuttering windows and booming thunder. As the wind picked up, the impossible happened, for the second time in 14 months the “storm of the century” hit the shores of Gull Lake. L

Grand View Recognized at “Best of…” Weddings Awards

Grand View Recognized at “Best of…” Weddings Awards

Grand View Lodge has just been recognized at the 2016 Minnesota Bride Magazine’s Best of Awards as the “Best Honeymoon” location in Minnesota for the fifth consecutive year and “Best Outdoor Reception Venue” for the first year. They were also nominated for “Best Ceremony Venue” for the second year in row but lost to A’Bulae by just a few votes. Eac

Top 5 Fall Weekend Getaways

Top 5 Fall Weekend Getaways

As the seasons change and the leaves begin to turn, as does our resort. We have planned five undeniable getaways for you in the Brainerd Lakes Area so you can enjoy Gull Lake during pleasant fall weekend getaways. It may be a healthy and active getaway, a golf trip and a concert or a family weekend; regardless there is a Grand View Lodge fall escap