Vacation Specials

Find Deals and Discounts across the Lakes Area

Looking for a deal on a great Minnesota vacation but don’t want to blow the budget? Here, you’ll find vacation specials and packages to some of the area’s most sought after lodging, dining, and attractions. Check back frequently as new deals are often posted. Guaranteed you’ll find something that will make you—and your budget—happy!


Spring Break specials at Arrowwood Lodge at Brainerd Lakes are fun for everyone.

Spring Break Specials

What could be more romantic than a getaway to Minnesota's Classic Resort, Madden's on Gull Lake? Our special Romance Package includes 2 nights lodging, bottle of wine and chocolates, and dinner.

Enjoy the unique spa experience that you create while overlooking the serene waters of Wilson Bay. Madden’s Stay & Spa Package includes nightly lodging, breakfast each morning, and a $100 credit per person per 2-night stay for services at The Spa.

Celebrate the un-official beginning of summer at Madden's! Kids grow up fast and summer flies by. Don't pass up this chance to enjoy it all at Madden's.

Wednesdays at Sherwood Forest are Buy One Get One Free Entrees starting at 5:00 PM

No cooking or cleaning required!

Includes a $100 spa gift card per person!

Come enjoy your retreat at Woodland Beach Resort at our newer Retreat Lodge. We offer 102'' projection TV with surround sound, heated floors, snack counter with refrigerator/freezer, sink and plenty of tables and chairs. We have seven newer cabins, all with stone gas fireplaces, full kitchens and much more. For complete information visit our website at We hope to see you at our Retreat Lodge on Bay Lake soon!

Retreat Lodge

A Grand Easter April 18-21 | Starting at $150/night*

Easter Packages starting at $150 a night

Bring your buddies to Madden's for an unforgettable golf opener weekend with UNLIMITED golf, May 3-5, 10-12.

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Grand View Lodge and enjoy lodging, breakfast, Mother's Day Brunch, family fun activities, and more.

Starting at $155 a night

Madden's Deluxe Golf Package includes golf on Madden's Pine Beach East, Pine Beach West, golf carts, lodging, and a hearty breakfast buffet. You'll also enjoy discounted greens fees on The Classic at Madden's.

Starting at $150 per person/night

Monday $5 Burger Day Tuesday Bingo Night 6:30pm Thursday Ladies Night 6pm-10pm Friday Long Islands $3

Happy Hour Daily 3pm-6pm!

Run for the Lakes April 26-28 | Starting at $165/night

Starting at $165 a night

April 26-28, May 3-5 and May 17-19, 2019 - Family Fun at an incredible value. 3 Days, 2 Nights of Family Fun $298! Package includes lodging in Lakeview Fireplace Room for up to 4 people, Friday Night Welcome Party, breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, and family activities all weekend. Enjoy Cragun's huge indoor pool, play tennis and volleyball, - relax and enjoy.

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All You Can Eat Fish Fry!

Fish Fry Fridays!!!

Starting at $313/person for 2 nights

Starting at $109 per perosn/night

Fun family activities all weekend! Pontoon cruises, nature programs, horseback riding, trapshooting, fitness classes and more.

Create a family tradition of old-fashioned Easter fun, togetherness and holiday magic in this special weekend package. 3 Days, 2 Nights of Easter fun for $270! Easter Package includes lodging in a Lakeview Fireplace Room, Friday welcome reception, dinner buffet and breakfast daily.

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Starting at $175/night

1 bedroom Chalet only $895 for the week! Rates are even LOWER during June-August-September

School's Out! Time to get away to Madden's before the summer activity calendar fills up, June 7-9.

B-Bay is a unique opportunity for you to get BIG savings on goods and services right here in the Lakes Area.

Stay at Whitefish Lodge for the perfect date night getaway! Enjoy a bottle of wine and a fresh hot heggies pizza in your room!

1 bedroom Chalet only $895 for the week! Rates are even LOWER during June-August-September. The Chalets have kitchen with dishwasher, queen sized bed, gas grill and fireplace. More Deals at (new reservations only call for details.) Enjoy the best deal at our Minnesota resort on Gull Lake. The best resort deal in Minnesota! Shorter stays available

Fun family weekend featuring our famous Father's Day Barbecue! And up to 2 kids stay free in your room, June 14-16, 2019.

Madden's Closing Party is Oct. 11-13. Join us for the last hurrah as the bagpiper strolls down Pine Beach East, closing for another season. Call our reservations team at (800) 642-5363 or visit our site to book.

Weekend includes wine tastings, multi-course paired wine dinner (addn’l fee), wine education sessions, hands-on cooking classes, mimosa cruise, and a casual outdoor dinner complete with paired wines

A weekend devoted to wine lovers everywhere!

Manhattan Beach Lodge Foodie Package

Thursdays, enjoy All You Can Eat Dungeness Crab Night starting at 5:00 PM

Come get crabby with us!

Can't get enough of those chicken wings? Consider yourself a connoisseur? You need to come to the Nisswa American Legion on Thursday's to check out Watson's Wings! Cooked up just right! Jumbo sized Wings served with a Variety of Dipping Sauces! Watson puts together his own playlists of great music! A truly unique experience served up at affordable prices! Always open to the public!

Starting at $278/person for 2 nights

Golf Minnesota's Number One course, The Classic at Madden's! Madden's Classic Deluxe Package includes golf on The Classic, Pine Beach East, and Pine Beach West courses, golf carts, lodging, and a hearty breakfast buffet.

Join us on Sundays for our $3 tap beers, hamburgers, hot dogs and bloody Marys from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Our King Kiddie Suites have just what your family is looking for!! So pack up the kids and head to Whitefish Lodge & Suites for Wild Family Fun!

Starting at $299/person per night

Your inner child's Dream Dinner! All beef hot dogs smothered in Coney Chili, Cheese and Onions. Pair the Coney Dogs with a Long Island Tea and presto! dinner is done!

Great hamburgers at amazingly low prices! Every Monday the Nisswa Legion serves up plenty of piping hot hamburgers made the way you want. Tap Beer specials! Bring your cheap date and be home by eight!

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Tee Off the 2019 golf season! Join us for a fun-filled weekend, kicked off with a complimentary welcome reception on Friday evening, followed by tons of fun activities all weekend.

Starting at $250 per night

Get your buddies together for the ultimate spring golf opening weekend with UNLIMITED golf at Madden's on Gull Lake, May 3-5, 10-12.

We exist to help you experience, explore, and connect with nature through exciting outdoor adventures. It's why we built a 7-line zipline tour in beautiful Brainerd, MN. Our Earth Day Sale is all about helping you fit an outdoor adventure into your busy spring and summer schedule. Purchase your tour by April 22nd and you'll save 40%. Good for any midweek (Monday – Thursday) tour between May 1st and September 30th*. Coupon Code: EARTHDAY40

Epic Adventure, Epic Sale!! (Save 40%)

Enjoy the pure beauty of golf on The Classic at Madden's! The Pure Classic Package includes lodging, a hearty breakfast buffet, and one round on The Classic with carts for each night on the package.

SPECIAL EARLY SEASON RATES!Enjoy a midweek (Sunday-Thursday) vacation at Cragun's with your family for only $399 (5/26-6/13) OR weekend (5/31-6/9) only $499 - 3 nights of lodging, 4 days of fun! Package includes lodging in a Lakeview Fireplace Room, free daily hot breakfast buffet served in the Lodge dining room, Free Welcome Party and dinner buffet if your stay includes Sunday night, first round of golf or foot golf FREE on Cragun's Legacy Par 3 Course, participate in activities like our pontoon cruises.

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Mini-Holiday Special

Package includes two night’s lodging...

Spring Break specials at Arrowwood Lodge at Brainerd Lakes are fun for everyone!

Spring Break Specials

Starting at $332/person for 2 nights