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Embrace Your “Arctic-ness” at Grand View Lodge!


Family Fun, Packages, Everything Spa, Resort Adventures

Happy New Year from all of us at Grand View Lodge!
We hope you and your loved ones had a safe, fun, and relaxing holiday season. We are so excited to see you all in the new year and cannot wait for all the memories to be made in 2020 here at Grand View.

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There are so many exciting things happening around the resort this winter. In the months of January and February alone, there are a multitude of weekend-long events and activities going on right here at Grand View Lodge. Enjoy everything a Minnesota winter has to offer from ice fishing and cross-country skiing, to snowshoeing and soaking in an outdoor jacuzzi. Book your stay at Grand View Lodge these upcoming months and create those snow-filled winter memories you and your family will cherish for years to come.

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Winter Fun At Grand View Lodge
Ice Fishing Extravaganza and Minnesota Ice Daze
This January at Grand View Lodge, we have TWO unbeatable weekends that feature all the things we love about a Minnesota winter. You won’t want to miss it!

Book your stay at Grand View Lodge from January 24 through 26 and experience the largest charitable ice fishing contest on earth! Stay right near the action and enjoy access to exclusive amenities and extras only available to those staying at Grand View Lodge. Avid ice anglers and hobbyists alike will love the fun and exciting weekend filled with ice fishing, entertainment, and a multitude of winter memories waiting to be made.

Our second winter weekend in January is our Minnesota Ice Daze, taking place from January 31 through February 2. Anglers and adventurers young and old will love this family event that takes place every year, exclusively for Grand View Lodge guests! We hope you and your loved ones had a safe, fun, and relaxing holiday season. We are so excited to see you all in the new year and cannot wait for all the memories to be made in 2020 here at Grand View.

Ice Fishing Extravaganza – January 24-26 – Starting at $175/night

  • Deluxe lodging with breakfast buffet daily
  • FREE shuttles to and from fishing event
  • Access to guest-only hospitality suite
  • Warm-up with FREE beer, hot cocoa, chili and hot dogs
  • Snowshoe and cross-country trails (complimentary equipment rentals)
  • 15% off ski, snowboard, or tubing pass at Mount Ski Gull
  • Lighted ice skating and hockey rinks
  • NorthPark: Our new recreation center!
  • Indoor pool with swim lanes, hot tubs, and water slide
  • Fitness center, yoga studio, Wellbeats™ fitness
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Minnesota Ice Daze - January 31-February 2 – Starting at $155/night

  • Deluxe lodging with breakfast buffet daily
  • Grand View Fishing Derby
  • Saturday 1:00pm-2:30pm (prizes awarded) sign up here
  • Super Bowl 54 Party Night
  • Party in the Northwoods Pub with full-service bar and food specials (5:00pm-8:00pm)
  • Special lodging rates starting at $140/night (Sunday only)
  • Scheduled family fun activities
  • Snowshoe and cross-country ski trails (complimentary equipment rentals)
  • 15% off ski, snowboard, or tubing pass at Mount Ski Gull
  • Lighted ice skating and hockey rinks
  • NorthPark: Our new recreation center!
  • Indoor pool with swim lanes, hot tubs, and water slide
  • Fitness center, yoga studio, Wellbeats™ fitness

Fork n’ Cork – January 1-February 29 – Starting at $170/night
Our popular package for food-lovers and romance-seekers alike is back! The Fork n’ Cork package is perfect for you and your sweetheart or for a fun foodie getaway with a friend. Check-in and be greeted with a bottle of our signature Grand View Lodge house wine. Throughout your stay, dine in our delicious restaurants, all of which offer a unique atmosphere and feature a variety of cuisine. You will love the $50 gift card (per night!) that is included with your unit during your stay. Also, enjoy a bonus of 20% off at our Glacial Waters Spa services if you visit during the weekdays only.

  • Deluxe lodging with breakfast buffet daily
  • $50 dining card per night, per unit
    (Use at restaurants or wine/beer experience) | dining hours
  • One bottle of GVL wine (red or white)
  • 20% off regular priced spa services (Mon-Thu)
  • Snowshoe and cross-country ski trails (complimentary equipment rentals)
  • 15% off ski, snowboard, or tubing pass at Mount Ski Gull
  • Lighted ice skating and hockey rinks
  • NorthPark: Our new recreation center!
  • Indoor pool with swim lanes, hot tubs, and water slide
  • Fitness center, yoga studio, Wellbeats™ fitness
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de’Vine – February 7-9 – Starting at $250/person for 2 nights
Book your stay at Grand View Lodge during Minnesota’s premier wine weekend taking place in February. Hear from wine experts, attend culinary classes, enjoy an exquisite wine dinner, and much, much more. Wine and food lovers alike will descend on the resort for the kickoff on Friday. Join us for one of our two immaculate wine dinners (tickets required). Each dinner is carefully crafted to take you on a worldly wine and culinary journey. Saturday is packed full of all things wine. Attend our seminars and hear from wine and culinary experts detailing everything from various wine regions and wine history to delicious oils and vinegar. Saturday will culminate in our Grand Tasting event. Experience over 200 of the finest wines paired with an expansive variety of culinary flavors crafted by our talented chefs.

This year, we are excited to announce that ‘Top Chef’ season 16 star, hailing from right here in Minnesota, Justin Sutherland, will be our keynote speaker. Sutherland will speak on his time on the popular culinary show as well as his top-rated restaurants the Handsome Hog and the newly-opened Fire & Whiskey. After hearing from Chef Sutherland, our event emcees, WCCO’s Jason DeRusha and Eater.com food critic Joy Summers will welcome aspiring young chefs for the ProStart Cooking Challenge and Soup Challenge.

Grand View Lodge Executive Chef Shane Moore cannot wait to welcome such a renowned chef and culinary expert to the resort for de’Vine weekend. “We are so lucky and excited to welcome Chef Justin Sutherland to Grand View. He has such a wealth of knowledge and experience in the culinary industry. You won’t want to miss this premiere event!”

  • Deluxe lodging with breakfast buffet daily
  • Bottle of our private label wine (red or white)
  • De’Vine wine glass
  • Friday: Silver Oak/Twomey wine dinner (additional $135/person – reservation required)
  • Friday: J. Wilkes wine dinner (additional $95/person – reservation required)
  • Saturday: culinary classes, food & wine seminars, and the Grand Tasting: sample over 200 wines
  • Sunday: champagne brunch
  • Waterfront pool, hot tubs, water slide
  • Snowshoe and cross-country ski trails (complimentary equipment rentals)
  • 15% off ski, snowboard, or tubing pass at Mount Ski Gull
  • Lighted ice skating and hockey rinks
  • NorthPark: Our new recreation center!
  • Indoor pool with swim lanes, hot tubs, and water slide
  • Fitness center, yoga studio, Wellbeats™ fitness

Gull Lake Frozen Fore – February 21-23 – Starting at $165/person for 2 nights
Feel like a true Minnesotan during this unique annual event that takes place right on top of frozen Gull Lake! Bundle up and get ready for a day full of fun as you travel to the multiple locations around (and on!) This year’s theme is 80s Arcade Games, so that means all the locations will be decorated up based on their game selection. Plus our bands will reflect our theme as well. On Friday, the weekend begins with our Frozen Flop and watching teams jumping into the lake to raise money for our charities. Following the Flop, we have two bands that evening, including local rock kid band, Solo, and then headlining is Rock Godz, Minneapolis’ 80s hair rock sensation.

On Saturday, start off the afternoon as you try your hand at one of the Frozen Fore putting holes. Visit each location from Ernie’s on Gull to right here at our Pines Golf Course and turn in your scorecard for a chance to win prizes. All proceeds from the event go to the local Confidence Learning Center and the Outreach Program. Also, don’t worry about having to drive as our free shuttle buses will take you to and from each location. End the busy day dancing the night away in a unique on-ice tent with multiple bands including headliner Brat Pack Radio playing all your favorite 80s hits! Jam to live music as you warm up after the fun-filled winter day. Then on Sunday, we finish the weekend with our Food Fest. A chance to savor a variety of local restaurants as they compete for the best dish, as well as local beer tastings!

Our exclusive Frozen Fore Package is a deal you won’t want to miss! Booking your two-night stay starting at only $165 per person includes your accommodations, a delicious daily breakfast buffet, AND your ticket to all Frozen Fore events (a $60 value!).

  • Two nights deluxe lodging with breakfast buffet daily
  • Ticket for Frozen Fore festivities
  • De’Vine wine glass
  • Exclusive Frozen Fore Survival Kit (various promotional items from sponsors)
  • Waterfront pool, hot tubs, water slide
  • Snowshoe and cross-country ski trails (complimentary equipment rentals)
  • 15% off ski, snowboard, or tubing pass at Mount Ski Gull
  • Lighted ice skating and hockey rinks
  • NorthPark: Our new recreation center!
  • Indoor pool with swim lanes, hot tubs, and water slide
  • Fitness center, yoga studio, Wellbeats™ fitness
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Other things you won’t want to miss this winter:
Glacial Waters Spa
Nestled in a soothing atmosphere of pines and nature, our spa is one of a kind. You will love the rejuvenating services we offer from our Grand Relaxation and stone massages to our unique hydrotherapy. Make sure to come early and relax your mind and body in our complimentary steam room, sauna, and relaxation room. After your spa service, the relaxation does not have to stop. Head over to our outdoor jacuzzi at NorthPark or visit us at Cru for a delicious glass of wine.

Don’t miss out on our yearly Dazzin’ Deals starting this January and going through February 13th. Each day of the week (Monday through Friday) features different and unique deals from buy-one-get-one massages on Tuesdays to 20% off retail items on Thursdays!

Winter Activities
There are so many fun and exciting winter activities to enjoy right here at Grand View Lodge. During the winter, The Pines Golf Course is transformed into a winter wonderland with 8 kilometers of groomed cross-country ski trails. Complimentary snowshoe and cross-country ski rentals are available to all of our guests. Venture back to our main property and experience a skating adventure straight out of a movie! You and your family will love skating hand-and-hand underneath magical twinkling lights on one of our two ice skating rinks.

If adventure is what you’re looking for, head over to our friends at Mount Ski Gull, just down the road from the resort! Explore the multitude of ski runs as you traverse the snow-covered hills. Our guests enjoy an exclusive 15% off their ski and snowboard rentals.

NorthPark and Outdoor Hot Tub
If an escape from the snow is what you are looking for, head over to our new NorthPark recreation center! The kids will love sliding down our indoor-water slide and laughing as they splash in the pool. Make sure to check out our large outdoor hot tub, open all year round! The 8,000-gallon jacuzzi will be sure to relax your body and mind. Reenergize and enjoy a yoga or spin class in our new state-of-the-art fitness center. Check out our Northwoods News to see when an instructor will be leading a class, or enjoy our on-demand Wellbeats classes anytime that is convenient for you!

Wine and Beer Tastings
Every Saturday, don’t miss out on our exclusive wine and beer tastings held right on our main property. Hear from wine and craft beer experts as you taste delicious Minnesota-made beers and wines from all over the world. All tasting participants receive a coupon for a pint of beer or glass of wine to use during your stay. Make sure to sign up in advance!

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Igloos On The Rocks
Have you ever wanted to enjoy food and drinks while taking in the winter wonderland but still be warm? Now you can! Visit the Northwoods Pub and On The Rocks to experience the newest addition to Grand View Lodge, two igloos! Cozy up in warm blankets and enjoy a warm adult beverage all the while in an enclosed, transparent igloo. You and your friends will be sure to create memories you won’t soon forget. Make sure to visit GVLFun.com to book early, the igloos fill up fast!

Book your stay today!
We all know that Minnesota winters can be long. Escape those winter blues and fully enjoy all the fun and excitement winter has to offer at Grand View Lodge. With so much going on at the resort, winter is the perfect time to book your stay with us. Embrace your arctic-ness and create life-long snow-filled memories along the way.