Places You Should Explore In Brainerd, Minnesota

The area has a number of interesting historical sites that are great for the whole family.

The Northland Arboretum

The Northland Arboretum is one of the premier parks in Minnesota for outdoor activities.

The Paul Bunyan State Trail

The Paul Bunyan State Trail is a multi-use, recreational rail trail in north central Minnesota. The trail connects the communities of Baxter/Brainerd and Bemidji.  

The Brainerd Zip Line Tour

It features a guided two-hour experience that includes seven zip lines and a 50-foot suspension bridge.  

Gull Lake

Gull Lake is a large lake in the state of Minnesota. It is located in Cass and Crow Wing counties, near Brainerd.

Cruise Gull Lake 

There are a variety of options when it comes to booking a cruise on Gull Lake. You can choose from public tours or charters for special events and occasions.  

Swim Mille Lacs Lake

Swimming in Mille Lacs Lake is a great way to cool off during the summer. The lake has plenty of spots to cool off, from beaches and sandbars to boat access and hiking trails.  

Paul Bunyan Land 

Paul Bunyan Land also has a haunted house and arcade games. The park also features a Lumberjack Cafe and Old Fashioned Candy Store.