The Haunted Italian Gardens

The Haunted Italian Gardens

The quaint, yellow building that sits amongst a lush garden of color is mostly known for it’s authentic homemade Italian and Sicilian fare, but to some its walls speaks of a much different tale – especially when it closes its doors every fall. Since 1993, the Italian Gardens has continued to close its doors for the winter season starting Labor Day

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

The MN Monthly ‘All You Can Spa’ in a Day!

The MN Monthly ‘All You Can Spa’ in a Day!

In cooperation with our friends at MN Monthly Magazine, Grand View Lodge will be celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Glacial Waters Spa with the most amazing package focused on indulgence, relaxation, and refreshing of your skin, face and body from the harsh elements of winter. This weekday only spa package is available April 14 through May 23 and

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

Grand View Lodge Participates in Annual Gull Lake Frozen Fore

Grand View Lodge Participates in Annual Gull Lake Frozen Fore

There’s no getting away from it; Minnesota is cold in the winter.  As we gear up for a couple more months of arctic blasts and snowstorms, some of us dream of warm sun and a sandy beach, while others, refusing to be bogged down by the weather, improvise with what they have. For those true adventurists, there is the Gull Lake Frozen Fore.  Referred

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

‘Tis the Season to Spa!

‘Tis the Season to Spa!

As we all know, this time of year brings cold temperatures and snowy days, and along with it uncomfortable dryness to the skin. Many seasonal ingredients bursting of antioxidants may be the perfect solution to dry skin. Cranberry and pomegranate are especially abundant of antioxidants, which are among the most important preventive ingredients in th

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