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

An Enchanted Winter Wedding in the Northwoods

An Enchanted Winter Wedding in the Northwoods

For nearly 100 years, our guests have experienced relaxation, along with a reconnection among family and friends, during their stay at Grand View Lodge. Because of this personal and intimate atmosphere, Grand View is also the perfect place to begin a new journey with your significant other. And nothing is more magical than an enchanted winter weddi

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

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

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

Local Artist Selected for Grand View Lodge Wine Labels

Local Artist Selected for Grand View Lodge Wine Labels

Grand View’s Winter Culinary and Wine Experience weekend, sponsored by MN Monthly Magazine, was another great success this past February 7-9, 2014! With over 100 vintages, culinary classes and wine seminars, a soup challenge, annual artwalk and special guests, Amy Thielen and Robert Sinskey, the weekend was tastefully sensational. The weekend kicke