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Recent Gull Lake property reviews

  • Guest Cabin Perfection

    "We just returned from a week in Fred and Mary's guest cabin and couldn't have had a better vacation! The cabin is spacious, clean, well-appointed and the layout is terrific. Three and a half baths (2 showers and 1 tub) and 4 bedrooms (1 King, 1 Queen with a bunk bed, and two rooms with 2 twins in each) were perfect for our multi-family group. There is plenty of parking for when guests visit and the walk to Grandview, by beach or road, is only a few minutes. The beach area and dock were wonderful, though the lift did not accommodate our tri-toon, so we had to beach it. Having access to the amenities of Grandview was wonderful as well. We can't wait to come back next year!"
    Guest: Jenn and Tony Date of Stay: August 2013 Review Submitted: August 19, 2013
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  • Perfect Northern Retreat

    "Wonderful lake setting, gracious owners, a spacious pontoon boat and excellent accommodations made for a fantastic week at The Carriage House on Gull Lake. We look forward to returning again next year."
    Guest: Mr. Dutch Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 31, 2014
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  • AWESOME cabins & property... HIGHLY recommeded.

    "We just rented Pat & Jackie's cabins as a mini corporate retreat for our annual planning meetings and really enjoyed Gull Lake and this awesome property. This is truly one of a kind setup with the lake on both sides to see both the sunrise & sunset over the water. Guest house was newly renovated and included extremely comfortable beds & linens thru-out; everyone commented on a good night's sleep. Listening to the water lapping and loons singing with the lake breeze flowing thru your room made for an extremely relaxing night. Everything was very clean, nicely furnished, including fully equipped kitchens, screen porches, decks, docks on both sides, hardwood floors, etc. All helped to clear our minds and allowed to get our annual planning & goals set. And then enjoyed all that the area and property provided; including swimming, water skiing, fishing, grilling, campfires, poker game in the porch, dinner at the many nearby restaurants, and much, much more. Award winning golf courses are also nearby. We had guys fly directly into the Brainerd Airport and then a short drive to the cabins. Gull Lake is the premiere lake in Minnesota and this property provided the premiere MN experience. Pat & Jackie were very accommodating and the property is much nicer then the pictures can show. Highly recommended... We WILL be back again!"
    Guest: Dwayne Date of Stay: July 2010 Review Submitted: August 11, 2010
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  • Awesome Weekend!

    "We stayed at the cabin for a girls weekend. We couldn't have asked for a better weekend! The cabin was great - it was very clean and had everything we needed and more. There was plenty of space and we really enjoyed the lake. We spent time on the paddle boat, water trampoline and even took a try at the paddle boards! The cabin was close to Nisswa for shopping and Zorbaz for a fun night out. Bob and Sue were fabulous hosts! They really helped make our weekend very memorable. Bob answered all our questions before we arrived and was very accommodating throughout the weekend. We can't wait to go back!!! We had the best girls weekend ever!"
    Guest: Kelly D. Date of Stay: September 2013 Review Submitted: October 23, 2013
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Gull Lake Travel Tips

Reasons to Choose Gull Lake Vacation Rentals

Gull Lake is one of the largest lakes in Minnesota. The surrounding shoreline and woodland has a good selection of cabins and cottages which are ideal for enjoying a quiet vacation. The area is popular with outdoor adventurers, fishing enthusiasts and golfers, and caters admirably for them all. Gull Lake is the largest in a chain of interconnecting lakes, making it possible to explore in a boat for miles. The man-made lake was created by the Gull Lake Dam and is 80 feet deep in places. Altogether, it is 15 miles long and around two miles wide. It is well stocked with bass, panfish, northern pike and walleye.

Beyond the lake, the area has plenty of small towns for shopping and exploring and there are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy in the area. Gull Lake is a quiet area with many vacation homes and cottages scattered along its miles of wooded banks. It is the perfect choice for a relaxing vacation and families can do as they please. Many vacation homes come complete with kayaks and fishing rods as well as chairs to sit out on the porch and enjoy the views.

Although the area has plenty of restaurants, including some accessible by boat, a fully equipped cottage with a kitchen makes catering for the family easy, cheap and convenient. With several bedrooms and bathrooms, it is a civilized way to spend time with kids, family and friends without feeling cramped. Dig out some games and a couple of books and enjoy fun evenings by the fire.

Things to do Around Gull Lake

Activities around Gull Lake vary from season to season. During the summer months, the lake offers sandy beaches and great swimming and fishing in the lake. There are two championship golf courses in the area and many lakeside restaurants are easily accessible by boat. The area has miles of hiking and biking trails for outdoor enthusiasts and the International Raceway at Brainerd is within easy reach.

The fall is a great season for driving or hiking in the area when the leaves turn beautiful bright colors of red, gold and orange. During the winter, snowmobiling, downhill skiing and cross country skiing are all possible from your Gull Lake cottage.

The Best way to Reach Gull Lake Lake Houses

Gull Lake is all about chilling out and getting far away from city life and everyday stresses. Consequently, the nearest airport is quite a distance away. Duluth International Airport is over 100 miles from Gull Lake so a drive is inevitable. Minneapolis Saint Paul International Airport is even further away, so you will need to hire a car or take a road trip to reach this unspoiled area. Bring bikes, kayaks or even your skis and enjoy this beautiful area away from it all.

Neighborhoods to Visit by Gull Lake Cottages

The main towns around Gull Lake are East Gull Lake, Nisswa, Brainerd and Baxter. Brainerd is a sizeable community with local shops, banks, an international raceway, mini golf and Vacationland Park.

Nisswa is known for its Saturday flea market and antique stalls. The Paul Bunyan biking trail runs right past the town. Billy Bones Raceway has go-carting tracks and nearby Walker has its own casino. A more traditional attraction can be enjoyed at the Fred Sheer’s Lumberjack Show in Pequot Lakes.

The Weather Around Gull Lake

Gull Lake in Minnesota is a great place to spend time in the summer. Temperatures tend to be in the 70s F compared to the winter when it is below freezing. July is the warmest month with maximum daily temperatures reaching 81 F but in the low-60s at night, so you will need a jacket during all seasons. The 27 inches of rainfall is distributed throughout the year with June being the wettest month with around four inches of rain. The fall offers cooler temperatures with great scenery and natural beauty with the fall colors.

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