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Brainerd MN Vacations Start Here

Brainerd, MN is the best location in Minnesota to enjoy nature, unplug, and relax from busy life. Start planning your MN Family Vacation today! Located in the heart of Minnesota, Brainerd is known for great family vacations, first-class Minnesota resorts and hotels, golf courses, fishing, biking trails, shopping, and much more. Enjoy your stay!

Contact All the Premiere Brainerd Lakes Resorts at once with the Brainerd.com Vacation Planner!

Upcoming Events

While we try to stay up to date on event cancellations, it is important to check in with the event website or planner before attending any upcoming events. Cancellations are happening daily.

Please contact us if your event needs a cancellation notice.

Pine River Summerfest

July 21-25

Pine River celebrates the height of summer in style with its annual Summerfest celebration Wednes-day-Sunday, July 21-25.

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Crow Wing County Fair

August 3-7

The Crow Wing County Fair is back for 2021! Come visit the fairgrounds August 3-7 for a variety of vendors and booths, grandstand and midway events and fair food!

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LUCAS OIL NHRA NATIONALS

August 20-22

The fastest show on Earth returns to Brainerd International Raceway in 2021 for the 39th Annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. The world’s best drag racers will be on display and serving up a steady diet of nitro-fueled drag racing.

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Quick Clicks: What you need in Brainerd

Brainerd MN Resort Lodging HOT DEALS from your favorite MN Lakes Area resorts!

Brainerd Lakes Cabin Rentals: Book Your MN Cabin Vacation today.

BIR: Brainerd International Raceway (BIR) and North Central Speedway race schedules & event information

MN Fishing Opener: May 15, 2021

MAPS, MAPS, MAPS - Brainerd Minnesota Lake Maps - Details of the famous lakes in the Brainerd area.

Minnesota Resorts - Experience the tradition of MN Resorts right here in the heart of the Brainerd Lakes Area!

Paul Bunyan Trail - Find bike trail maps and the history of Paul Bunyan.

Cuyuna Mountain Bike Trail System - New mountain bike trails.

Weddings - Visit our weddings section to plan for your big day!

Brainerd MN Golf Courses - The Brainerd Lakes Area is home to the best MN Golf Courses. Find your favorite today!

Kids Kountry - Children of all ages will find fun in Brainerd, MN! Find great activities, events, sports, and freebies for kids.

Weekly Brainerd Fishing Reports - Year-round fishing report from local guide "Walleye Dan" & Professional Angler Richie Boggs.

Area Shopping and Antiques!

Brainerd Lakes Area Movie Theaters - Find the Cinema that fits your movie style.

Employment in the Brainerd Lakes Area - Check the Free Classifieds Ads

Transportation - Travel in and around the Lakes Area as well as to and from the Airport

Brainerd Lakes Area - Vacation and tourism information

Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf - The adventures and legends of infamous pirates come to life!

Brainerd Zip Line Tour - Located on beautiful Mount Ski Gull our zip lines showcase 15 mile views of the Lakes area.

View the Brainerd MN Snow Conditions Snow Report