Celebrate Independence Day Grand View Style

Celebrate Independence Day Grand View Style

The Lakes Area is the 4th of July Capital of Minnesota, and here it is never too early or too late to start celebrating. Kick off your Independence, week-long celebration by joining us on July 2nd at Grand View’s Party at the Pines. “This is one of our favorite events of the year,” said Jim Benson, Director of Operations. “It’s an opportunity to ga

A Swing the Whole Family Can Ride

A Swing the Whole Family Can Ride

Golf is a game both challenging and time consuming. But in the world of fast and now, it’s important to spend time in nature, reconnect to self and others and just have fun. Get your swing back on this summer with these family and junior golf programs, exclusive to Grand View Guests. The Pines and The Preserve Golf Courses will be offering FREE les

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