Getaway from the Winter Blahs!

Getaway from the Winter Blahs!

Think you can’t plan a trip to a Minnesota resort because it’s winter? Well, think again! Grand View specializes in offering their guests an abundance of winter activities. Whether it’s swimming for the kids, ice fishing for dad, or cross country skiing for mom, it’s guaranteed we have something that everyone in the family will enjoy. Are the kids

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

Additions to the Mississippi River Trail

Additions to the Mississippi River Trail

Started in 1938, the Mississippi River Road is known as one of the more beautiful scenic drives. It covers ten states, from the Gulf of Mexico in Louisiana it winds up to the boundary waters of Minnesota ending in Itasca State Park. While the drive is amazing and full of beautiful scenic destinations, there has been a huge effort to make the route

TOP 10 Things to do in the Brainerd Lakes Area this Summer

TOP 10 Things to do in the Brainerd Lakes Area this Summer

Summers are the most coveted time of the year and it is important that no opportunities are missed.  So, we put together a list of Top 10 Things to do in the Brainerd Lakes Area this summer, it just so happens to be that most of these things are at Grand View Lodge. 1. Shrimp Taco(s) at Tanque Verde Cantina (former Loony’s Beach Hut). Few places ar

ZIPpity Doo! The New Brainerd Zipline Tour

ZIPpity Doo! The New Brainerd Zipline Tour

Are you ready for an exhilarating summer? Be one of the first people to experience one of the newest activities in the Brainerd Lakes Area. An adventure that will give you fresh air and a new experience, forever changing the way you see your surroundings at around 30 mph. The new Brainerd Zipline Tour, or “canopy tour”, offers 15-mile views of cabi

A Summer of Fun with New Activities

A Summer of Fun with New Activities

A Summer of Fun with New Activities The fun never ends at Grand View Lodge. This summer ‘The Master of Fun,’ Kelby Klimek, (aka Social Supervisor) has added a few new activities at Grand View. Already offering a wide variety; water tubing, bingo, tennis, and many more, Klimek figured ‘the more the merrier.’ So what is new at Grand View Lodge for ac