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

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

2016 International Hotel Visionary Award Winners

2016 International Hotel Visionary Award Winners

Hospitality Technology (HT) magazine has named the Visionary Award Winners of the 2016 International Hotel Award. Every year, HT presents a select group of lodging companies with honors for outstanding achievement in delivering technological excellence at its annual Hotel Technology Forum (this year held April 20 – 22 at the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Ni

Celebrating 100 Years of Creating Memories

Celebrating 100 Years of Creating Memories

We are happy to announce that in 2016, Grand View Lodge will be celebrating 100 years of creating memories. It will be a year long celebration filled with many opportunities and events that will provide guests with an experience filled with nostalgia as well as excitement and anticipation for the new year. In 1916, Marvin V. Baker, and his wife, Ha

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

Italian Gardens – the Little Italy of Grand View Lodge

Italian Gardens – the Little Italy of Grand View Lodge

They may be far from Europe, but Italian Gardens offers family-style dining with authentic homemade Italian and Sicilian fare prepared by the talented Chef de Cuisine Matt Bankey. Chef Bankey, who started cooking at the young age of 16, has been creating signature Italian dishes for the last 5 of the 11 years Italian Gardens has been open. A gentle