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Recent Central reviews

  • Rustic Retreat stole our hearts

    "My mother and I stayed at Haven Lane Cabin and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The owners explained that it was the first cabin on the lake (built in the 20's) with some nice additions -- screened-in sleeping porch (wish we'd used it more) and a 3 Season porch overlooking the lake. Our favorite parts: daily visits by 14 year old dog, Tucker, view of the lake through the trees, proximity to town- far enough away for seclusion but close enough for an ice cream run, the couch on the 3 Season porch, and the numerous windows that open to catch the breeze and bring in the lapping water and Loon calls. We thought it important that people know it's rustic - this place is for those seeking cozy nostalgia in a vintage Minnesota cabin, and who will embrace mismatching dishes and furniture and a creak in a door or floor. We loved this place for what it was- a step back in time and a respite from the hustle and bustle. We cooked and ate on the porch, snuggled up in blankets and read on rainy days and took day trips to Crosslake and shopped for antiques. Crosslake is very nice and has everything you could need (I forgot all my toiletries and had to restock). It's nice that the owners, Jon and Kate were just next door if we needed anything - casual and friendly owners who didn't mind if we had Tucker stay for a couple hours. :) Many, many thanks for a great stay."
    Guest: Sarah K. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 1, 2014
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  • A wonderful week with family at the lake

    "This is the second time we spent a week at this cabin and we had a wonderful time again. The swimming beach and sandy bottomed lake were wonderful. We swam with our 7 year old twice a day. The yard is huge and flat with a great view of the lake. We would absolutely recommend this cabin to anyone looking to spend a week at the lake."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 27, 2014
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  • Wonderful Weekend

    "We just spent three glorious days at this rental. The townhouse is lovely, clean and comfortable. The kitchen is well equipped with a Jenn-air range and good sized frig. We also had a charcoal grill. The golf course is right across the road and there are plenty of places to ride bikes. Thank you Steve and Joan for sharing your beautiful townhouse."
    Guest: ej Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 29, 2014
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  • Great Location for Family Fun!

    "This was our second year in a row staying at DeeSide. It is a great place for families to stay because it has so much room to spread out. We are a small family (2 adults/2 kids & dog) so we didn't need all the bedrooms but the guest house with the pool table, foosball table and dart board is perfect for those rainy afternoons. The beach is an easy walk and it is great having the owner's boat available to use. The other great part is the fire pit. We love sitting out there roasting marshmallows and relaxing after a day on the water. There is also a washer/dryer in the basement which makes it so much nicer that you don't have to pack a ton of extra clothes because you can do a quick load of laundry if you need to. The location is spectacular because it is right on the WhiteFish chain so you can access all the other lakes through the channels. It is not far from the grocery store and all the places you need to get a bite to eat if you don't feel like cooking yourself. We loved staying there with the kids and highly recommend it for families with kids (>5yrs old so they can walk to the beach). Great stay every year and the owner is always very responsive with any needs you have while you stay."
    Guest: Chris B. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: October 5, 2014
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McGregor Travel Tips

Enjoy a Stay at McGregor Vacation Rentals in Aitken County, Minnesota

The area around McGregor is well known for its scenic location, great views over Big Sandy Lake and its excellent fishing. It is ideal for boating and outdoor activities. There are plenty of historical sights in the area, ensuring there is something to keep everyone happy.

Things to Do from McGregor Lake Houses

Those who enjoy shopping, world-class restaurants and golf will be delighted with a vacation at McGregor. There are several excellent restaurants located right on the lakefront. The Minnesota National Golf Club has a 27-hole course, an 18,000-square-foot clubhouse and a fine restaurant which is open to non-members.

Big Sandy Lake covers over 6,000 acres and never seems to be overcrowded. It is a sought-after area, about seven miles north of the town of McGregor which commands high prices for real estate. The excellent local amenities and fishing are the main reasons for this. This mecca for fishing enthusiasts boasts some of the best fishing in Minnesota with plenty of walleye, northern pike, bass, sunnie and crappie just waiting to take your bait. The area has well-established trails which provides great biking and walking opportunities in the summer, and they are popular snowmobile routes in the winter with 60 miles of snowmobiling trails. The area is ideal for duck hunting and grouse shooting in season and there are many deer.

Places to Visit from McGregor Cottages

Close to McGregor is the Savannah State Forest which has beautiful trails for walking and snowmobiling, depending upon the season. The Wild Winery is close by and offers tours of the winery and wine tasting. The Big Bear Casino and shopping can be enjoyed on a day out to Carlton, about 40 miles east of McGregor. A scenic drive around the Big Sandy Lake will bring you to Shamrock Township and Turner Township which have small local shops, waterfront bars and many restaurants.

The Weather and Seasons at Minnesota Vacation Rentals

McGregor has hot summer with some showers, and cold snowy winters. Average temperatures in July reach a pleasant 80 F (26 C) and temperatures as low as -5 F (22 C) are common in January when there is plenty of snow on the ground.

McGregor Vacation Rentals Are Easy to Get to by Road or Air

The nearest major airport to McGregor is Duluth International Airport which is 56 miles from the center of McGregor. From there, it is an easy drive along the I-35 and Hwy 210 west to McGregor.

Minnesota Vacation Rentals Are the Perfect Homes away from Home

Choosing a lake house or vacation home in McGregor is the best way to enjoy the outdoor activities which are offered in Minnesota. Whether you are a party of two or 10, there is plenty of space in a McGregor vacation rental home to accommodate everyone comfortably. A lake house or cabin makes the ideal base from which to enjoy the activities in the area each day. Pack a picnic lunch and spend time on the lake or exploring the local area. Return home to a comfortable bed and warm fire on chilly evenings.

Vacation rental homes include a useful washer and dryer and have fully equipped kitchens which are big advantages over hotel accommodations or camping. If you pick up supplies in McGregor, eating in will save money which can be used on other fun activities such as horseback riding or a night at the casino. With no rules other than to do as you please, a vacation home offers plenty of space and flexibility at a very affordable price. Many lake houses enjoy beautiful views and are within walking distance of great fishing spots.

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