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 Loony’s Beach Hut. Few places are better to soak up the sun an

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

Summer Restaurant Changes

Summer Restaurant Changes

Everyone can relate that when you are hungry— life becomes a little more difficult. And that principle even applies when you are on vacation at Grand View. This year we are happy to announce some new summer restaurant changes to a couple of your favorite venues and of course, some creative menu changes. We surely don’t want you to go hungry and we

Spring Break at the Lake 2016

Spring Break at the Lake 2016

As the days get longer and the nights get shorter, the ice melts and the temperatures rise, spring gets a little closer. Every year we use Spring Break as a time to escape the winter and make it through the final chilly months on the calendar. But, not everyone has the opportunity to travel to a sun blasted beach to spend their well-deserved break.

A Winter Wonderland

A Winter Wonderland

Grand View Lodge is putting together an enchanted wonderland, packed full of winter activities for our Minnesota months. There will be indoor and outdoor activities, and something for all ages. Winter activities range from immersing yourself in the woods of The Pines on snowshoes, gliding across the plain of the our ice rinks, to sitting with Santa

4 Reasons to Spend Christmas at Grand View

4 Reasons to Spend Christmas at Grand View

Easy going, unencumbered, and unbelievably liberating from everyday stressors, Grand View Lodge Golf and Spa Resort in the alluring pines of Northern Minnesota is the absolute location for your family’s holiday this season. Located on the shores of Gull Lake, the scenery from Grand View Lodge is irreplaceable. The cabins are tucked into their priva

It All Started With a Selfie: A Tale of a Family Reunion

It All Started With a Selfie: A Tale of a Family Reunion

It all started with a….selfie? That’s right, a selfie. Diane Hageman, a resident of St. Cloud, Minn., while on vacation at Grand View Lodge with her sister, Denise, and their husbands, got the surprise of a lifetime all thanks to a selfie and the power of social media. This unusual tale of reuniting families will inspire you to call the relative yo