Star Tribune Names Grand View Lodge to 2013 “Best of Minnesota” List

Star Tribune Names Grand View Lodge to 2013 “Best of Minnesota” List

 Grand View Lodge recognized as Minnesota’s “Best Kid’s Resort”  Grand View Lodge was named to Star Tribune’s 2013 Best of Minnesota list in the category “Best Kid’s Resort.” With over 100 categories, from the best Minnesota getaways and fitness activities to the best food and drink, Star Tribune’s Best of Minnesota awards highlight businesses and

Grand View Lodge and Brainerd Lakes Area to host 2014 Governor’s Fishing Opener

Grand View Lodge and Brainerd Lakes Area to host 2014 Governor’s Fishing Opener

It’s official – the 67th Annual Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener event will be held at Grand View Lodge on Gull Lake and will be highlighting the Brainerd Lakes Area, May 8-11, 2014. While the governor’s fishing opener has been a Minnesota tradition since 1948, the last time it was last held at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa was in 1976. “The Fishin

Mountain Biking the Brainerd Lakes Area

Mountain Biking the Brainerd Lakes Area

Discover a whole new way to explore the beautiful, Brainerd Lakes Area with a “not-so-new technology” – the mountain bike. While the origins of the mountain bike have been claimed to come from the mid-1800’s when Colorado’s Buffalo Soldiers tested the bicycle for military use in mountainous terrain, it has now a modern day Minnesota recreation favo

Spring in Central Minnesota

Spring in Central Minnesota

As the saying goes, “April Showers bring May Flowers, “ and with any luck, the hope for warm weather, blue skies and the smell of flowers and trees blossoming will soon become a reality. And as the days grow longer, so do the amount of activities and events in central Minnesota. An exciting way to kick off spring is to grab the fishing pole, a bag

Snow Much Fun!

Snow Much Fun!

Winter has finally arrived and with it, the magical ingredient – snow! We are excited to announce we have a jam-packed line up of winter activities that will be sure to please. Now the only ingredient missing is you! The Pines Winter Recreation Center is now open and offers snowshoes and cross country ski rentals, so guests can meander through the

Minnesota ICE DAZE Kicks Off February 1-3

Minnesota ICE DAZE Kicks Off February 1-3

Sugar and spice and everything nice, that’s what Minnesota winters are made of! To celebrate this, Grand View Lodge is introducing, MN Ice Daze, a weekend dedicated to families and a tribute to winter activities. Starting Friday, February 1, we will have our Dive-In Movie at the pool, where no matter what your age, you can relax and float around on

Discover Summer

Discover Summer

Spending your summer at Grand View is now better than ever with the addition of several new waterfront features and upgrades. This spring, Grand View extended the hours of our popular lakeside-dining venue, Loony’s Beach Hut. Loony’s will now be serving their famous “beachside” fare from 11:00am to 8:00pm allowing all beach and lake-goers the oppor

Young Golfers Unite / Online Tee Times

Young Golfers Unite / Online Tee Times

Grand View Lodge is excited to offer a summer-filled with golf for the next generation of pros – our children! We also offer “rookie” clinics for beginner adult golfers for just $25 per person, held every Wednesday and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. If your child is age 5-15, they can also join the free junior clinics, which are held every Satur

Shopping is for the Turtles?

Shopping is for the Turtles?

The town of Nisswa boasts many great happenings year long, but in the summer it is widely known for two things; turtle racing and shopping. 49th Annual Nisswa Turtle Races happen every Wednesday from June 6th - August 15th at the Nisswa Turtle Track behind the gazebo on Main Street. Register before 2PM because the races start promptly. It is $4 per

Swing Into Spring with Golf Week

Swing Into Spring with Golf Week

Golfers get ready. Grand View Lodge will be celebrating Golf Week May 28th through June 11th.  Dedicating two weeks to the world of golf and the people that love game, the resort will feature a two day tournament, grand opening and ribbon cutting by Fred Boos of the new Lakes 9 at The Pines, golf specials and theme days as well as the introduction