This cozy bunkhouse suite is just 5 minutes from charming Bemidji, one of the most popular lake communities in Minnesota, and home to the famous Paul and Babe! This suite is located on 26 acres of property right on the pristine Mississippi River. This 2 bedroom suite has one full bed, two single beds, a bathroom, and a kichenette. You will have a private entrance to the suite which is located above our detached garage. During your stay, you will have access to the Mississippi River (Stump Lake) and the Lake Bemidji and Lake Irvine chain of lakes. Come enjoy the charm of northern Minnesota in your own private spot on the Mississippi River!
Access to a dock on the Mississippi river and surrounding lake chain.
Interaction with Guests
Minimal interaction, we like our guests to feel welcome and at the same time respect their privacy. Of course, we like to be there to let you in and give you a lay of the land!
This cozy spot is located in a secluded neighborhood teaming with nature, right on the Mississippi River! It is quiet enough that you are almost guaranteed to hear a lullaby of loons every night.
The town of Bemidji is just a 5 minute drive from our place. We LOVE Bemidji, here is a list of some of our favorite things to do, all of the locations are listed in our Guidebook:
For the foodie:
Bar 209: Get the walleye tacos!
The Cabin Coffee House: Get the Morning Glory!
Tutto Bene: Everything here is AMAZING.
Dave’s Pizza: The Ultimate Cheeseburger Pizza and Dave’s Special are our faves!
Brigid’s Cross: For our Irish comrades, this is a great pub with amazing food and music! Try the shepard’s pie or fish n’ chips! So good.
For the outdoor enthusiast:
Bemidji State Park: A beautiful park on the north side of Lake Bemidji!
The Heartland Trail: This trail goes all the way around Lake Bemidji, and is the perfect place for a bike ride or walk!
Itasca State Park: About 30 minutes south of Bemidji, this is the famous state park that is home to the beginning of the Mississippi!
Diamond Point Park: A beautiful park on the west side of Lake Bemidji, a great place to take kids!
Bemidji State Outdoor Program Center is located by BSU and Diamond Point Park and you can rent lots of cool equipment and outdoor stuff, it is awesome!
For the culture and history buff:
The Famous Paul and Babe Statues. One of the most photographed landmarks in the country (seriously)! See what Paul and Babe are up to right now with the famous Paul and Babe webcam It will make you smile :)
Beltrami County Historical Society Museum: A great place to learn about Bemidji’s history.
Bemidji Sculpture Walk: Bemidji is a cultural hub of Northern Minnesota, and this walk throughout downtown Bemidji features artwork by local artists! It is awesome.
Headwaters Science Center: One of Laura’s favorite places! A small, but awesome science center in downtown Bemidji, a great place to take kids.
For the shopper:
Woolen Mills Ben’s favorite store EVER. If you have ever seen Ben’s winter wardrobe, you have heard of this great place.
Chocolates Plus: The best chocolates and other sweets! This is also a great gift shop with all kinds of goodies.
Yellow Umbrella and 218 Home Store: Two great anthropologie-esque boutiques, locally owned and operated! Located across the street from each other.
Urbanesque: Another local Bemidji friend owns this shop, totally adorable!