check out the upcoming attractions under the location tab.Our cozy cabin is right in the heart of Minnesota's Vacation Land. Mille Lacs Lake is just 1/2 mile away. Tucked in the woods, abounding with wildlife and beautiful seasonal foliage, our cabin offers privacy but also access to many amenities around the Lakes. This scenic area caters to fishermen, ATV ers, golfers, specialty shoppers, archeologists, hunters, snowmobilers, wind surfers, jet skiers and tired travelers looking to just relax, and read a book. Our shelves are filled with the classics. Our road connects to the pine center ATV trail. Our 3 bedroom Cabin sleeps 7 comfortably with 3 hideabeds for extra guests. Lovely new construction on the lower level features a King size bed with mirror, dimmer lights and cedar ceiling. 2 comfortable hide-a-beds sleeps 4 with an extra cove for a single bed. You'll like the bathroom with new fixtures and pine cabinetry. Handy Kitchenette with microwave and refrigerator in dining area. The pine stairwell takes you to two rooms with double beds, living area & laundry. A spacious kitchen overlooks the woods. Creative decorating reminds you of home.
Our airconditioned cabin is fully furnished with towels and Bedding, dishes and pots and pans, even a food processor and deep fat fryer. In addition there are 2 small charcoal grills, blender, toaster, coffee maker, with locally roasted coffee beans, tea and hot cocoa. Accommodations include 3 comfortable sofas, easy chairs and 2 TVs with VCR and DVD Player. Play cribbage on hand-crafted diamond willow board. Use our deck of cards and game board or bring your favorites. Sit on the deck outdoors or make a fire in the fire pit, wood included. There is plenty room to park your boat or rig or Park your boat at Terrys boat harbor just 1/2 mi away for Mille Lacs Lake fishing or Little White fish resort just a few miles away. Fish for Walleye, crappies, sunnies, bass northern and muskie, tulliby and perch. Rent a jet ski or just bask in the sun on one of the many beaches. Go to the many specialty shops in Garrison, Aitkin or Isle or visit the Mille Lacs Lake Indian Museum, or Grand Casino. dine at the many restaurants around including the Blue goose, Twin Pines, the Farm Mkt Cafe and many more.
WINTERTIME: GOT SNOW? WE DO! Check out the wintertime scedule of events! Arctic Blast (Feb. 10th) Ducks Unlimited fishing tournament (Feb 18th). Ice Race Weekend, with snow mobiles, dirt bikes, cars and 4 wheelers (Feb. 24), Kite Crossing (March 2nd) Phil's Myr Mar Golf on Ice, (March 3rd) softball on Ice (Mar 10-11th) Christmas light tours, ice fishing, Grand Casino Shows.
ROMANTIC ADVENTURE play our new game 'Stones Throw to romance' ! Romance is literally just a stone’s throw away with this delightful game. We provide you with 18 enchanting cards that are laminated and are really quite lovely. On each card, you will find something romantic to do with or for one another. Spread out the cards, toss the stones, and watch the story unfold .Or try the amazing Kiss Cards. Have the cards handy while watching your favorite show together. Or Hide them around the house. This puts a whole new twist on hide and seek. This game puts a smile on anyones face and rekindles the fire.
SUMMERTIME Activities include car shows, wild flower and mushroom walks, farmers markets, State park Programs, garage sales, summer gospel concerts, classes on basket weaving, demonstrations of ricing and maple syrup making at the historic trading post, pow wows, bird watching, fireworks on the many lakes, parades, live blue grass, jazz and country music, dancing, New Mille Lacs Indian museum, shows at the Casino and theater, fishing launch, biking and hiking trails, canoeing or tubing down the river, . Our area is home to most major denominations and faith. Our community is warm and friendly. You'll see!
Extended area activities include:
Dinner theaters, Charles Lindberg museum, most popular Brainerd race way events, world famous Aitkin fish house parade, Crosby motorcycle run, Pirates cove mini golf, water slides, go cart tracks.
Other uses for our cabin: Use our cabin as a prayer retreat or retreat for pastors or missionaries, accommodate relatives during weddings or graduation celebrations. Use our 'honeymoon suite' for your honeymoon or anniversary. Crafters, get away for the weekend. Too tired to clean? Host your shower or a birthday party at our cabin You are only limited by your imagination. Our cabin will be decorated for the Holidays. A perfect place to spend a few days with your family.
Bernie and Naomi grew up in the suberbs of Mpls. and graduated from Minnetonka and /Edina Highschool repectively. They met at the pasttime skating rink and were married in 1985 and moved North to Onamia, Mn in in 1988. Bernie is a contractor and Naomi a massage therapist. Their 4 boys, Gabriel, Michael, Jon and Gene enjoy Music, Hunting, Fishing, Building and crafting. Gabe has crafted over 400 cribbage boards made from diamond willow inlaid with his favorite agates and built the stone fireplace you see in our cabin. Mike is navigating city life in Mpls working as a carpenter and enjoys bringing home new games he comes up with. Gene just finished his 2400 mile trek down the Mississippi River in a kayak and is headed to music school in Nashville. Jon has recently finished his internship in engineering, married the love of his life and loves to hunt with our dog Cali, a Yellow Lab.
Bernie and I originally came up North to work with a camp called Timber Bay, a retreat center particularly for hurting youth but also for church and other various retreats. We live adjacent to Timber Bay and have made this our home. We originally built the vacation rental home for our retirement. It is only 5 miles from our home and we enjoy the creativity it takes to keep it up and running, for guests who come up North for their vacation. The new constructed part of it is about 5 years old.
The benefits include living next to a very popular vacation spot but also having the privacy and peace and quiet of the north woods. Its a 3 minute drive to the beach and wonderful activities around the Lake. We are surrounded by a variety of eateries, ATV and hiking and biking trails and beautiful sunsets and a star lit sky that will take your breath away.
GOT SNOW? WE DO. Go to http://brainerdlakesareasnowmobiletrails.com/ for a great map showing all snow mobile trails in the area. You will notice our location is right on the trail!
Exciting winter scedule of events in Garrison on Mille Lacs
Feb 10-Arctic Blast
Feb. 18-Ducks unlimited Ice fishing Tournament
Feb 24th-Ice Race Weekend
Mar 2-Kite Crossing
Mar 3-Phils Myr Mar Golf on Ice
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