Vacation Planning Resources

How to Plan a Northern Minnesota Vacation Your Family Will Actually Enjoy

Planning a vacation up north? Northern Minnesota is a fantastic place to visit, especially during the summer months, but not everyone knows what to do and where, especially when it comes to pleasing their entire family. There’s no Disney World, true, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do for kids. Your family may be […]

How to Plan the Perfect Minnesota Golf Weekend Getaway

Looking to plan a golf getaway in Minnesota? We don’t blame you. Whether you’re booking a casual golfing trip with friends, a one-on-one trip with your significant other, or that annual boys or girls golfing tournament you look forward to every year, we’re here to help you make your trip a success. You deserve it.  […]

6 Things You Must Do at Your Next Family Reunion

Some people love their extended family. Some people love their extended family enough to actually want to hang out with them. And some people love their extended family so much that they keep coming back year after year to spend an entire weekend (or longer!) with them at a retreat location.  That’s right; today we’re […]

What to Pack (and Not Pack) for Your Trip to Sugar Lake Lodge

Have a summer trip planned to Sugar Lake Lodge? We’re happy to have you! There’s a lot to do at our resort and the surrounding Minnesota Northwoods areas. But what should you bring? What should you wear? While we won’t be meticulously going through a complete checklist of clothes and other smaller items to bring, […]

The Best Hikes in the Grand Rapids, Minnesota Area

There are two types of vacationers: those who want to do as little as possible and those who want to get out and experience nature. Okay, so maybe it’s not so black and white. There’s a clear spectrum that ranges from sitting by the lake, relaxing, and getting out into the great Minnesota Northwoods.  This […]

Meet the Fish of (Siseebakwet) Sugar Lake

Fishing at Sugar Lake Lodge is a pastime that many of our guests have enjoyed for years. With two lakes—Sugar Lake and the smaller Little Sugar—and plenty of species of fish, there’s a lot for budding fishing enthusiasts and veterans to love. What kinds of fish can you catch here? Meet some of our local […]

Planning a Summer Trip to Northern Minnesota? Start Right Here!

Summer is a great time to experience the beauty of Northern Minnesota. The temperatures are warm—an ideal break from our long and frigid winters—the lakes offer the perfect place to stay cool, and the Minnesota Northwoods are filled with places to explore. Whether you’re looking to take your family on a fun vacation, get away […]

Where to Plan a Unique Minnesota Destination Wedding

This is it. You’ve decided to plan a destination wedding. Best of all, you’re considering having your destination wedding in the beautiful state of Minnesota. First of all, congratulations! Second, get ready. Planning a destination wedding can be intimidating, but there’s good news! It’s one of the best ways to celebrate your big day (or […]

Six Things You Have to Experience During Your Stay at Sugar Lake

Between the 400 acres of land our resort sits on, the dense Minnesota Northwoods in the surrounding areas, the lake, and so much more, there’s a lot to do at Sugar Lake Lodge! There’s no wrong way to relax during your vacation. If you want to just sit back by the pool or the lake, […]

How to Get Your Kids to Love Golf

Let’s talk about kids…and golf. I was very fortunate in that my family has always had a sweet spot for golf – we literally grew up on a golf course. We spent days on the driving range at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge, swinging too-big-for-us clubs into oblivion and celebrating our efforts with ice cream. We […]

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