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Recent Mille Lacs Lake reviews

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Excellent

    "The cabin is well maintained (on the historic list), the porch is the best feature with multiple windows to let in a nice breeze and protect you from the crazy mosquitos. Lots of fun games were provided along with new HD televisions and a DVD player. The contact, Carrie, was always helpful and a easy to work with. The cabin offered plenty of sleeping space and amenities (2 fridges, updated appliances, washer/dryer, empty lot next door, huge driveway for parking, and propane grill). This place provided everything needed excluding Wi-Fi internet but you can just use your 3G or 4G. The cabin is perfectly located across the street from a golf course, literally next door to a private boat launch (charged 10 dollars a day but the owner Shelby was very nice and rented us a slip for the same price so we didn’t have to bother taking the boat in and out), and only a couple miles from both the casino and other various bars/restaurants/liquor stores/grocery stores/gas stations. Have absolutely zero complaints with this place and would recommend it to everyone. Just be advised that there is only one bathroom if that is an issue with anyone, it was not for us, and that the lake is huge and can be windy and dangerous so boat use is unpredictable. Overall 5 stars!!!!!"
    Guest: Drew Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 24, 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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