Loons enjoy getting away up north in Minnesota – why not you, too? Experience an old fashioned vacation at one of our congenial resorts.
99% of our resorts are owner operated (no corporate chains of command to impede customer service.) This means when you choose one of our member resorts, you will be sure to have customized assistance getting your boat launched, fixing a loose screen door promptly or perhaps exploring unique and unofficial advice on local restaurants or attractions of which might be of interest.
Wow, August already. It isn’t too late to plan an end of the summer Minnesota family vacation. Once the 4th of July is over, many resorts get a number of calls for reservations because people realize, “Wow, where did summer go? We haven’t made a plan to take our family vacation yet!” Then the panic […]
What’s in a name A lot of Minnesota’s lakes were named during the days of President Millard Fillmore (1850-1853.) St. Paul’s Lake Phalen was named after a soldier at nearby Fort Snelling. The Dakota and Ojibwe tribes claim naming rights to many of the state’s lakes. Lake Bemidji is a shortened version of the Ojibwe […]
You’ve maybe heard the term ma and pa resort before and wondered… what? Ma and Pa? Sure sounds old-fashioned, maybe a little too rustic? The term “ma and pa” was historically used to describe local family owned and operated general stores or drugstores. Today, ma-and-pa establishments are synonymous with various different types of businesses, including […]