Bemidji, the “First City on the Mississippi River,” stretches along the shores of Lakes Bemidji and Irving, both of which are fed by the mighty river. It is home to more than 14,000 residents and 5,000 students at Bemidji State University.
Cass Lake, on the other hand, has a population of just 770. Its history dates back to the 19th century logging days, and the community is still closely tied to the heritage of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe.
Between the two towns, visitors can enjoy everything from city life — world-class entertainment, fine dining, arts and cultural programs; to back-to-nature — fishing, hiking, birding and boating. From either community, you can access the headwaters of the Mississippi River at Itasca State Park or three of Minnesota’s largest lakes (Winnebigoshish, Leech, and Red), plus the pristine Chippewa National Forest.
At Dunrovin, we not only cater to those who love to fish, hunt, snowmobile & ice fish, but to the entire family! Great news… We are open all year round! Blackduck Lake has some of the best walleye & jumbo perch fishing in Minnesota! Our cabins are located at Dunrovin Resort on the north shores of Blackduck Lake. Our affordable, family & pet friendly resort has many things to offer. Inside our lodge we have a game area, small convenience store with everything from bait to treats!
Check out our waterfront cabins, pet-allowed cabins, and our newly re-modeled cabins! There’s one for every kind of vacationer. Sleepy Hollow Resort has more than just awesome cabins. We have free water toys, activities for all ages, and rentals available.
Chippewa Pines Resort is tucked away on the northeast shore of beautiful Cass Lake, MN in the heart of the Chippewa National Forest. Formerly Chippewa Paws Resort, we have returned our name to Chippewa Pines Resort. At our Minnesota Fishing Resort, you can enjoy 16,079 acres of challenging Fishing on Cass Lake in Minnesota and 8 adjoining lakes, as well as two rivers, including the mighty Mississippi, right at your doorstep.
Ojibway Resort is the only resort located on Pike Bay. Pike Bay is the last lake on the popular Cass Lake chain of lakes in northern Minnesota. We are a very serene resort located in the Chippewa National Forest in northern Minnesota. We are not very commercialized as we like our place to be relaxing and peaceful for our guests. Located in northern Minnesota on Highway 2 we are easy to locate and able to make your stay a comfortable one.
Come! Spend a Wonderful Day or Week! An ideal recreation spot for you, your family, or groups. On Little Wolf Lake – A Muskie Brood Lake. In The Chippewa National Forest Area. Little Wolf Lake Has a clean, safe, sandy bottom for swimming, also an ideal place for small children to play and bathe within sight of your cottage. All cottages are located on the lake shore and are well-spaced for privacy. These cabins are also situated on level ground, two or three feet above lake level. Water skiing and fishing are compatible here.
Our Minnesota vacation cabins are modern, spacious and designed with serious relaxing in mind. Located approximately 10 miles east of Bemidji, MN and 5 miles northwest of Cass Lake, MN. Lake Andrusia spans approximately 1,647 acres on more than 9.25 miles of forested shoreline accented with rolling hills. Part of the Cass Lake chain, with 8 lakes to fish and explore in Northern Minnesota.
Break On The Lake Resort is located on the north shore of Cass Lake. It is bordered by the Chippewa National Forest and offers easy access to 8 lakes and 2 rivers on the Cass Lake chain. Cass Lake is a year round vacation destination with excellent fishing, water sports, snowmobiling, bird watching, and so much more.
Come up north for Relaxation and Outdoor Sporting enjoyment! This is the place for you if you are looking for Peace & Quiet!
Located off the Main Road Private with no residential homes in the area. Relax & Unwind in the Lodge, Deck & Fire Pit Area overlooking the Lake!
Take your family to the heart of the Chippewa National Forest. October Ridge Resort located just South of Northome, Minnesota, and is sure to be your family vacation like no other. Offering something for everyone, we assure you that no family member will be left out. Island Lake offers excellent Walleye, Northern, Jumbo Perch, Smallmouth bass, Largemouth bass, Crappies,and Bluegills also here for the fisherman.
Located in the heart of the Chippewa National Forest, Cass Lake offers over 15,000 acres of incredible water access to 7 other lakes in the upper Mississippi chain of lakes. Birch Villa Resort is the quintessential “up-north” family vacation spot! Treat yourself to a week of relaxation and recreation at this spectacular Cass Lake, Minnesota resort. From our family to yours, we invite you to come enjoy the great outdoors!
Getaway to a Great Northern Minnesota Resort and Beautiful Lake Garfield. Vacation with us at Pine Beach Resort and Campground in Laporte, MN. And enjoy fishing, boating, swimming, camping, hiking, and area bike trails. Or just come to relax and spend time with family.
We are a small family resort in northern Minnesota and we are passionate about sharing the beauty of nature, the joy of family, and an unrivaled experience of peace and quiet. We have the perfect cabin for every vacation. From lake view decks, to bunk beds, to large kitchens, one of our seven cabins will be right for your next trip.
Rainbow Resort is located in northwestern Minnesota–20 miles from Itasca State Park, where the mighty Mississippi River begins its 2,340 mile journey to the Gulf of Mexico, and on the northern boundary of the 40,000 acre Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. A Year Round Family Vacation Resort, the Signature Resort of Subaru Factory Team in Minnesota, the home of Dick Beardsley Marathon Running camp, and the venue of the historical Pole Pedal Pant Winter Triathlon.
Minnesota has become famous for its wonderful resort vacations. For ninety years, people have flocked to the lake country for its slow pace, scenic beauty, and great year-round fishing. Morning Star Resort offers all these traditional draws and more. The resort’s layout includes spacious grounds – right along the lakeshore – that are perfect for horseshoes, volleyball, and other family activities such as waterskiing, hiking, or biking. Kids will enjoy playing on the sandy beach and playground equipment.
Eleven heritage-rich, but modern cabins with kitchens, bathrooms, and hot water located at or near the lakefront. Located “Up North,” the Pioneer Resort is located 15 miles north of Bemidji, Minnesota on beautfiul Lake Campbell. The Pioneer Resort is a unique place where generations of guests have returned year after year to fish, reconnect with family and enjoy the simple pleasures of nature.
Highland Resort and Seasonal Park is a 17 acre resort located on the shores of Cass Lake in Northern Minnesota. We offer spacious seasonal Destination RV and Park Model sites for lease annually. Our resort has a private harbor with electricity and lighting and a private boat launch. The resort is open seasonally May – October and welcomes guests of all ages. Come and enjoy the Cass Lake Chain of eight lakes and Minnesota’s eighth largest lake with over 15,596 acres of pristine, water, excellent walleye and game fishing, great beaches with unlimited recreational opportunities for all seasons.
The Ruzek’s Minnesota family resort welcome you to beautiful Cass Lake, Minnesota which includes a chain of 8 different lakes and the Mississippi & Turtle rivers flowing through. Unknown to most people is the great diversity of the area. Cass Lake has miles of undeveloped wilderness shoreline, several large sugar sand beaches which make for great family vacation fun.
Surrounded by awe inspiring panoramic views of deep greens and blue landscapes, combined with unspoiled natural beauty of birch, spruce, maples, vibrant sunsets and calm summer breezes, this beautiful lake front resort, originally established in 1932, is proud to be offering a truly unique hi-end boutique resort experience, like no other in Minnesota.
All of our resort is on beautifully shaded, level ground with NO hills. Green lawns, mature trees, and picturesque perennial gardens are a haven for all kinds of songbirds and wildlife. Sink your toes into our 500 feet of natural sugar sand beach and crystal clear water with NO drop-offs. You can enjoy swimming, sunbathing and even the little ones can enjoy the lake. There are a lot of nice walleye and northern caught here in the spring and fall. Or you may just like to sit and visit and enjoy the beauty of the lake’s awesome sunset.
When looking for a family vacation in Northern Minnesota, we hope you will choose Horseshoe Resort. We offer quality lodging in Northern Minnesota that will guarantee you a memorable trip filled with lots of fun and laughter. Our resort is situated near the towns of Cass Lake and Bemidji, here you will find the ideal family vacation conditions and the best fishing you can find. There are many reasons to choose Horseshoe Resort in Northern Minnesota and we are happy to share them with you and your family.
Wishbone Resort has clean and modern cabins fully equipped with all the comforts of home, all on beautiful lake-level grounds. Activities around our resort for guests to enjoy include a heated outdoor pool with large patio area, large playground, game room, horseshoe pits, free use of canoe and paddleboat. A sugar sand swimming beach and swimming raft are located on our private beach access at Lost Lake. A fire pit with firewood along with picnic tables are available for your family’s evening enjoyment!
Balsam Beach Resort is located on the shores of Lake Plantagenet just south of Bemidji, MN and in the heart of Northern Minnesota. We’re the exclusive resort on the lake and now celebrating our 24th Successful Year! Lake Plantagenet features over 2,500 acres of prime ﬁshing and is surrounded by pines and beautiful shoreline. We invite you to experience the quiet wilderness of this beautiful area. Our resort is the perfect place for your ﬁshing trip, family vacation or both!
Welcome to our family fishing resort in tucked in to the Chippewa National Forest! C’mon up to relax, unwind, and simply have some fun. Our resort currently has 4 cabins (a 5th in the works for summer) right on the shore of beautiful 3,000 acre Island Lake in northern Itasca county. Our property is quiet and park-like with lots of trees!
Cass Lake Lodge is among the most accommodating Northern Minnesota resorts. It is the spot for family fun, vacation cabins, walleye fishing or a relaxing vacation getaway. We offer housekeeping cabin rentals, an RV park, boat rentals, and memories to last a lifetime! It’s time to take your vacation and visit Cass Lake Lodge!
Pike Hole Resort has been around since 1972. Fishing is our main attraction. We are located between Cass Lake and Kitchi Lake on the Turtle River with access to seven different lakes on the Cass Lake Chain. Our fishing is excellent with many species of fish to be caught, which include Walleye, Northern Pike, Largemouth Bass, Muskie, Crappie and Perch. Since we are located on the river, our docks are always protected from the wind.
A quiet northwoods get-a-way in the heart of the Chippewa Forest on Island Lake. With rustic modern log cabins. Fishing Boats Available, Canoes or Kayaks Available, Dock Space/Slips/Mooring Buoys, Fishing Boat Motors Available, Fishing Guides Available, Pontoon Boat(s) Available & Playground.
Welcome to Pimushe Resort. We’re the Minnesota summer lake vacation you were hoping to find. Beautiful pinewood cabins hidden in Chippewa National Forest. Great beaches. Great fishing. Great places to get to know each other again. What don’t we have at Pimushe? Crowds, noise, or low expectations.
Norway Beach is where you make lifelong memories the old fashioned way, while still enjoying the comforts of modern, clean cabins. Enjoy time away from the TV, away from the intrusive world of social media, and away from mounds of work at the office. Come to Norway Beach, where you can enjoy a lazy day in the hammock or spend all day on the beach with your family. In our world of big-box label resorts, Norway Beach Resort offers old school charm along with a unique property and personal touches to enhance the guest experience.
Paradise Resort near Bemidji Minnesota is located in the heart of the Chippewa National Forest on the shores of one of the legendary lakes the state is famous for. Known as a fine example of Bemidji resorts, they don’t call it “Paradise” Resort for nothing! This gem contains the spirit of nature, making it accessible with comfort and ease. Our Bemidji Resort graces the sandy shores of Moose Lake with immaculate, comfortable accommodations. Individual cabins, up to 4 bedrooms, are designed to bathe the senses.
Cedar Rapids Lodge is a family resort on the shore of Medicine Lake in the Bemidji Area of northern Minnesota. We have 45 well-groomed acres and a beautiful one-half mile of pristine shoreline. Our entire grounds are at lake level with all cottages close to the lake for easy access. Come experience the peace and solitude, as we are the only resort on the lake. At Cedar Rapids Lodge, we offer a variety of resort activities and excellent fishing. Our lake features walleye, northern, bluegill, crappie, and largemouth bass. The beach area is a gradual sand slope absolutely ideal for swimming. The wildlife is fabulous!
Lost Acres Resort is a Minnesota family resort located in the Bemidji, Blackduck area of Minnesota. Our convenient location is only 18 miles from Bemidji or 16 miles from either Blackduck or Cass Lake, Minnesota. We are right in the heart of the Chippewa National Forest and have some of the best fishing, camping, hunting and scenery in Minnesota!
Bert’s Cabins at Itasca State Park is one mile west of the Mississippi Headwaters on Wilderness Drive. For seventy-nine years Bert’s Cabins has served visitors to Itasca State Park, ranked one of the top five state parks in the U.S. by “Outside Magazine”. We welcome you to vacation at our peaceful and relaxing resort. Nestled in the scenic tall pines are 12 clean, comfortable air conditioned cabins with a heated outdoor pool and at the doorstep to Itasca’s sites, trails, lakes, and nature activities.
Wood Haven Resort is the ONLY resort on Three Island Lake. We are a quiet, secluded fishing resort, located about 14 miles north of Bemidji. Our clean, modern cabins are fully equipped for housekeeping, complete with hot showers and everything you will need except towels. Located at the edge of the Buena Vista State Forests, Three Island Lake is a jewel in a wilderness setting.
The Marclay Point Resort is located on a private point on the northwest side of Cass Lake and encompasses 25 acres of park-like level grounds which allow for plenty of walking room and other family activities. Our 2000 feet of shoreline includes two sandy swimming beaches, and our two protected harbors offer a safe haven for your boat. We are easy to find…just 2 miles north of the town of Cass Lake on a paved road.
Welcome to Birch Haven Resort – on beautiful Gull Lake! A classic Northern Minnesota Resort, in the Bemidji area, with activities and fishing to build a vacation full of memories! We’re out to make sure your stay is a true vacation. Escape from the office and the daily grind to Birch Haven Resort.
Oak Haven Resort is located in the heart of this wonderful nine lake chain. Fish Cass Lake, Lake Andrusia, Big Wolf Lake, Kitchi Lake, Pike Bay and four more lakes. Fish for Muskie, Walleye, Northern Pike, Bass, Sunfish, Crappie, Perch and more. Enjoy log sided cabins with soft water and air conditioning. Oak Haven is friendly people, bald eagles, loons, turtles and frogs. Frozen glass mugs of root beer! Enjoy litter free grounds, great ice cream and two nice heated swimming pools.
Welcome to Sah-Kah-Tay Beach Resort, A Four Seasons Resort located on Cass Lake in Minnesota. Sah-Kah-Tay Beach Resort is beautiful family vacation resort located on the southwest corner of Cass Lake in northern Minnesota. In the summer you can enjoy world-class fishing for walleye, perch, northern pike, bass and muskie along with hiking, biking and swimming at our safe sandy beach. You can find golf courses, casinos, theaters, restaurants and shopping nearby. The winter bring fantastic ice fishing opportunites along with some of the finest snowmobiling that Minnesota has to offer.
Located two miles down a winding trail just off the beautiful Scenic Highway 39 in the Chippewa National Forest, Stennes’ and Buhn’s Moose Lake Resort offers 12 private lakeside cabins on approximately 100 acres. Moose Lake is well known for its variety of fish including walleye, northern pike, crappie, sunfish, bluegill, perch, and largemouth bass. Moose Lake Resort has hosted guests for over 43 years and 5 generations! Plan your family vacation, reunion, wedding or corporate retreat. Our friendly staff is here to help you.
Kitchi Landing, a beautiful rustic resort located on Kichti Lake on the infamous Cass Chain of Lakes in the Northwoods of Minnesota. Our friendly little resort offers fishing, boating, swimming, kayaking, canoeing and many other family activities. Kitchi offers excellent lake & river fishing with access to eight lakes including Cass, Big Rice and Little Rice Lakes, plus Turtle River and Mississippi River.
Stony Point Resort on beautiful Cass Lake in Northern Minnesota has been a “Family Tradition since 1939.” Our Minnesota family resort is located just northeast of downtown Cass Lake, where outdoor recreation is a way of life. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing getaway surrounded by wildlife and nature, or you’re seeking more action-packed adventure – Stony Point Resort is the perfect place to spend your next vacation or Minnesota fishing getaway.
Bemidji, Minnesota is a truly magical place filled with the melodic song of the loon, clean air, vast forests and pristine lakes. Ruttger’s is a year round resort, however, many of our units are closed in the winter. If you plan to vacation in the off-season, see the descriptions below. Ruttger’s Birchmont Lodge is the perfect spot for that northern Minnesota vacation. In addition to our cottages and cabins, the resort offers a variety of other accommodations. From lakefront Loft Suites and the romantic Whirlpool Suite in the Cedar Lodge, to economical lakefront lodge rooms and suites in the Main Lodge.