Plan your trip

A Little Planning Now Maximizes the Fun Later.

Located in Central Minnesota

(Getting here is easy)

The Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport offers daily flights through Delta Air Lines. With free parking and short flights to MSP and other regional airports, it’s convenient, too. You’ll also find transportation and travel options to help you in our Business Directory.

1 miles
From St. Cloud
1 miles
From Duluth
1 miles
From Twin Cities
1 miles
From Fargo
1 miles
From Int'l Falls
1 miles
From Rochester

Our staff is here to help

So much goes into planning a vacation. Our staff makes it easy. We can help with things like where to stay, eat, and play—fueling you with countless ways to enjoy our beautiful area.

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Visit our Welcome Center
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Welcome Center & Gift Shop

Hours of Opperation

If you’re driving up Hwy 371 N to get here, stop in to our Welcome Center and gift shop. Here, you can find local souvenirs and our new Explore Brainerd Lakes clothing. We can also help you plan your trip, give you maps, and tips on what to do in the area. We hope to see you soon!

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