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Recent Mille Lacs Lake reviews

  • Fantastic!

    "I wanted you to know that my family and I had a wonderful time at your home. It was comfortable, beautiful and the view spectacular! It was everything the description said it was. We enjoyed the deck, used the BBQ, played pool and other games, watched movies and even used the fire pit one night. I could not be more pleased!"
    Guest: Lori T. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 20, 2014
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  • Great Spot Good Time

    "Another fine time was had by the boys from the greater Chicago/Rockford area. Third or Forth? time renting for our friend Doug (That's what happens after you get to know the ol boy) Everything was in order and all worked well. The best is how Doug accommodated us with our early arrival. Thanks Doug, See ya next year!"
    Guest: McD Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 31, 2014
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  • Excellent Fall Weekend

    "My boyfriend and I were looking for a last minute getaway up north and found this gem. The owners were fabulous to work with, and even gave us a deal for our last minute rental! The space was clean and well stocked with towels, soap and firewood for the fire pit. We enjoyed an afternoon at the Kathio State Park and stopped at the casino. It was indeed a great weekend get-away!"
    Guest: Retreat Planner Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 6, 2014
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  • Awesome

    "This was a perfect place for our large group. It had much more room than we expected. Wonderful accommodations and Steve was extremely helpful."
    Guest: Lakewoods Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 15, 2014
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Mille Lacs Lake Travel Tips

When to Visit Mille Lacs Lake Vacation Rentals

Mille Lacs Lake area is a natural wonderland conveniently located just a 90-minute drive from Minneapolis. The area offers a wealth of attractions year-round and attracts travelers with a diverse range of interests.

Mille Lacs Lake is known as a four-season destination. The summers are warm and balmy and the longer days lend themselves to endless exploring of the surrounding areas. Forest trails are open for biking and hiking and the calm lake waters provide endless hours of boating and fishing. Festivals and special events take place throughout the summer months, creating a carnival-type atmosphere in the region. In the cold winter months, good snowfalls turn the mountain trails into excellent alpine and cross country ski runs. Forest trails are perfect for snowmobiling and when the lakes freeze over, small villages of ice fishing houses pop up.

Comfortable Vacation Homes at Mille Lacs Lake

Mille Lacs Lake cottages provide a wonderful vacation option for families and groups of friends. Ranging from small cozy cabins and villas to large lakeside townhouses, the variety of rental homes means you will be sure to find a home that fits your needs. Comfortably furnished and well equipped, it's like having your own home away from home. Some lakeshore homes have private moorings where you can tie up your boat. Alternatively, there are public marinas where you can launch your boat for a day out on the water.

Things to Do at Mille Lacs Lake

One of the lake's greatest attractions is its fishing. Famous for its walleye and bass fishing, there are several championship fishing competitions held throughout the year that attract many visitors. Even if you are not one to sit with a rod in your hand, you can still appreciate the beauty of the lake and enjoy a good book while cruising the calm waters. Kayaks and boats are available for rent and you can have great fun exploring the lakeshore on your own. Pack a picnic and find a shady spot under the trees where you can soak up nature's beauty and enjoy the sounds of the birds in the trees above.

The Mille Lacs Kathio State Park is known for its abundant birdlife. Forest songbirds, finches, woodpeckers and marsh birds can be seen when hiking on the forest trails. If you climb to the top of the observation tower, you can get a spectacular view of the surrounding area. Keep an eye out for deer and beaver; they tend to be shy of humans and it's a real treat to be able to see them in the wild. There is also canoe rental available at the park.

The Mille Lacs Wildlife Management Area allows biking and hiking in the summer and fall months. The shaded trails meander through the forests and you can see a wide variety of birds if you keep a sharp lookout. Eagles, hawks and owls are commonly found in the area. Black bears also roam the hills and you need to be cautious of exploring on your own.

Golfers can enjoy a round at one of two challenging 18-hole golf courses at the Izaty Resort. This is great alternative for the days when the fish aren't biting. A pro shop and clubhouse provide for all your golfing needs. If you're staying a while at Mille Lacs Lake cottages, inquire about the family or weekly specials that the club runs from time to time.

Outdoor Exploring at Mille Lacs Lake

People that visit the region love the peaceful surroundings and beautiful scenery. It's place where you can enjoy the tranquility of the lake or take part in a wide variety of activities. The locals will provide you with a warm welcome and it's the type of place that you can feel quite at home in.

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