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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Central reviews

  • Fall get away

    "We had a biking week-end & the weather was great besides this home was so welcoming. It was decorated for the fall season & the accommodations were more then we expected. We may plan on a stay next fall."
    Guest: Biker Babe Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 18, 2014
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  • We had a great time!

    "We loved staying at the Haven! There were 12 of us, ranging from age 2-65 and everyone had fun. We really appreciated finding a cabin with a pontoon included, because we used it daily. We heard that other people caught a lot of fish, but we weren't too lucky. The four bedrooms were very nice, and we particularly liked having a full-sized crib (and toys to keep a toddler occupied). The kitchen and living room layout are great for chatting and eating. The owners were very helpful whenever we had questions or concerns. I would recommend The Haven!"
    Guest: Katy R. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 19, 2014
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  • Fantastic time!

    "We stayed here for girls weekend and had a blast. The rental is beautiful with everything you could possibly need. The resort was under construction but we had a great time anyway. The townhome was very cozy and perfect. Dorothy was great to work with and was very accommodating. I will definitely be bringing my family here in the future!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 14, 2014
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  • Had a wonderful time.

    "My wife and I had the pleasure of renting this house from mid-October until the end of January. My wife is a travel nurse and I am retired. We brought our 2 dogs with us. The area surrounding the house was fun to explore and investigate. Saw plenty of wildlife ie: bald eagles, deer, etc. Casino just down the road (within 4 miles) with plenty of food options. Owner was extremely personable and willing to attend to any needs that came up."
    Guest: Wes Date of Stay: October 2013 Review Submitted: February 25, 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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