Spend Spring Break at the Lake

Family Fun, Packages, Resort Adventures

Have you seen the prices on plane tickets and resorts in March for Spring Break? It’s their busiest time of the year, so it’s also the most spendy. But traveling up north and enjoying our Minnesota is not only amazing but also affordable. This is exactly why so many of our guests decide to “spend spring break at the lake” every year! Here are a few more reasons why you should below.

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No matter the time of year, something fun always happens here. Whether you want to experience everything northern Minnesota has to offer outside or simply want a quiet escape indoors, we have you covered.

In the winter and early spring, guests especially love the large outdoor hot tub at NorthPark, ice skating rinks, sledding hill, horse-drawn wagon rides, and snowmobile rentals.

As long as there is snow, the Winter Recreation Center at The Pines golf course is also open, where there are 8km of groomed trails for Nordic skiing and snowshoeing. Our friendly team members will help you rent complimentary skis and snowshoes.

After you’re done on the trails, stick around for a beverage and something to eat at Freddy’s Sports Grill, or groove your golf swing on our state-of-the-art golf simulator. Make your tee times here.

Another fun indoor activity being offered this spring is the Traveling Art Pub. With an experienced artist as your guide, get your creative juices flowing while you enjoy a beverage and create an original piece of art. Traveling Art Pub classes will be offered on March 18th and 25th, as well as April 1st and 8th.

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Island Escape at Glacial Waters Spa

You don’t have to travel to a destination far away to find your “island escape” spa experience! Be sure to take advantage of our “Island Escape” spa specials available until March 30.

These distinct tropical-themed services will transform your body and mind with that feeling only a relaxing day at the beach can provide. Even better, enjoy 20% off additional regular-priced services purchased on the same day and 15% off any three or more regularly priced retail products purchased on the same day!

The world-class Glacial Waters Spa is conveniently located on our main property and made headlines with its recent expansion last year. You’ll enjoy the new outdoor hot tub, co-ed steam room, and sauna with any purchased service.



With a variety of distinct onsite dining venues, you won’t run out of options for dinner.

Experience the flavors of Tuscany at Cru, or a mouth-watering steak at CHAR. The Northwoods Pub in the lower-level of the Main Lodge and Freddy’s Sports Grill across the street at The Pines are great options if you want a more casual meal. Freddy’s offers tasty specials every Friday and Saturday, giving you even more reasons to make the short walk.

You’ll also love the igloos located on the patio behind the Main Lodge and over at The Pines. They are perfect for a romantic evening or a fun night out with friends! This one-of-a-kind experience allows you to experience the beautiful outdoor scenery in the warm confines of our custom-built igloos.

Stay adequately caffeinated at Grand Outfitters or Brew, where you can get coffee and other treats daily.

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Other Local Fun

Mount Ski Gull is a great place to ski, snowboard, and tube if there is snow, and is located just a few miles away. Enjoy 15% off your lift ticket when you stay here!

Nisswa’s quaint downtown also packs some incredible shopping opportunities with a number of boutiques, outfitters, and shops.

Thirsty? Explore some the area’s local breweries, distilleries, and cideries. Round House Brewery and Big Axe Brewing are located right here in Nisswa. If cider is more your speed, Woodlore Cider offers a multitude of tasty options. 5Rocks Distilling Company also makes a variety of unique spirits reflective of the environment here in Minnesota and is always assembling incredible cocktails in their tasting room.

Book Now

With spring break fast approaching, occupancy is filling up quickly, so now is the perfect time to book your getaway at the lake! Take advantage of our spring break flash sale February 25 – March 5, where you can enjoy up to 40% off when you book three nights or more online! Our luxurious accommodations, top-notch activities and amenities, and award-winning dining will make any spring break getaway memorable for a lifetime.