Looking for some family fun on a lake near Fargo? Check out these nearby lake resorts!
Drive Length: 55 minutes
This all-inclusive resort is in nearby Detroit Lakes, between Pelican Lake and the Wildflower Golf Course. This family-friendly spot provides the opportunity for beach days, golf outings, and all kinds of recreation activities, lessons, and classes. And the Fair Hills Kitchen serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Drive Length: 55 minutes
This waterfront hotel is on the shores of Big Detroit Lake, located just off Highway 10. It has a spa, indoor pool, and hot tub. And is conveniently located near Downtown Detroit Lakes with many fun things to do, including nearby rental for paddleboards, jet skis, and mountain bikes.
Drive Length: 1 hour 15 minutes
Located on Lake Darling in Northern Minnesota, this nature-inspired resort offers suites, townhomes, and cottages. It has onsite dining, a spa, and golf course. And also an indoor water park with four-story-tall waterslides, a lazy river, whirlpool spa, kids play fort with water blasters and geysers, basketball shootout, and a lily pad water walk.
This property boasts beautiful lake views, a full-service marina, and plenty of activities to keep the whole family busy.
Drive Length: 2 hours
On Leech Lake in Northern Minnesota, this classic Northwoods Lake Resort offers numerous amenities including a spa, indoor pool, onsite restaurant, bar, and patio dining.
It’s a great place for the family to gather and relax, or to pursue adventure. Resort activities include fishing, biking, boating, and golfing. Or venture out to explore the downtown of nearby Walker, MN.
Address: 11000 Craguns Dr, Brainerd, MN 56401
Drive Length: 2 hours 35 minutes
On Gull Lake with a mile-long sandy beach, this is a place to make memories with the whole family. They offer lakeside dining and lots of lodging options, including classic cabins. Many activities are available including boating, fishing, biking, beach volleyball, and Gull Lake cruises on the yacht. And for golf, there’s the scenic Cragun’s Legacy Courses.
Drive Length: 2 hours 30 minutes
Established in 1916, Grand View Lodge is located on the shores of Gull Lake in Nisswa, MN. This location offers a variety of options for vacation lodging that offer privacy, scenic views, and bike trails around the area.
Located on 2,500 feet of sandy beach, this large property houses a spa, golf course, eight dining venues (including a pub and pizza place), and kids club. The waterpark features a waterslide, outdoor hot tub, 110-foot indoor waterslide, connecting swimming pools, two hot tubs, three fountains, and two water guns.
Drive Length: 3 hours 15 minutes
Enjoy the beauty of North Minnesota at this Grand Rapids, MN resort. The lodge is a craftsman-style building with 84 unique guest rooms. Featuring a complimentary hot breakfast at their onsite restaurant and also the Grand Splash waterpark with its kiddie pool, jumbo hot tub, and body slide that circles outside the building. This is a dog-friendly hotel that offers fishing, golfing, and biking opportunities nearby.
Drive Length:1 hour 30 minutes
Lake and forest views abound at this Northern Minnesota resort. It has an indoor waterpark with two three-story water slides, an activity pool with basketball hoops, volleyball net, and a big whirlpool. And a zero entry activity pool is perfect for younger kids. Other resort amenities include an 18-hole golf course, an onsite restaurant, and a spa.