Brainerd MN Vacations Start Here

Brainerd, Minnesota is the premier Minnesota vacation destination! 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!

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Calendar at a Glance

July 22 Gull Lake Cruises Themed Cruise – Family Fun Day Pirates and Mermaids

July 22 Monday Night Jackpot Series at the Crow Wing County Fairgrounds

July 22 Voices of the Mississippi – Community Pot Luck

July 22 Youth On Stage Open Mic Monthly Event at Brainerd Eagles – Aerie 287

July 22 The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at CLC Dryden Theatre

July 23 Lakes Area Growers Market – Brainerd

July 23 Fourteen Stories at Tanque Verde Cantina

July 23 Traveling Art Pub Painting Event at Grand View Lodge – Gull Lake Bouys

July 23 The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at CLC Dryden Theatre

July 24 Pine River Summerfest

July 24 YOGA for Golfers at Cragun’s Legacy Courses & Grille

July 24 56th Annual Nisswa Turtle Races

July 24 Summer Family Movies at the Brainerd Public Library

July 24 Pine River Block Party

July 24 The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at CLC Dryden Theatre

July 24 The Little Mermaid – Greater Lakes Performing Arts

July 24 Teen Pizza Party at the Brainerd Public LibraryMerrifield Lions Park-Fest & Car Show

July 25 Music in the Park – Crosby Memorial Park and Campground

July 25 Happy Hour for a Cause at Cuyuna Brewing Company – Hallet Community Center

July 25 Mark Munson Rock Music Camp Concert

July 25 The Center’s Summer Bandstand Concert Series at Lum Park

July 25 Brainerd Lions 2nd Annual Fishing For Dogs

July 26 Art Share at Crossing Arts Alliance

July 26 Lakes Area Music Festival 2019 – Prelude Series – Bemidji

July 26 Sprout MN Summer Harvest Dinner

Quick Clicks: What you need in Brainerd

Don't miss the Crow Wing County Fair this year! July 30-August 3, 2019 - Crow Wing County Fair Schedules & Events

It's almost time for the Annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway - August 15-18, 2019

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!

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.

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

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

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

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

Cuyuna Mountain Bike Trail System - New mountain bike trails

Brainerd Lakes Area - Vacation and tourism information

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

Northland Kart Kountry - There are always exciting specials and events happening at Kart Kountry, so it’s important to stay up-to-date with everything that going on.

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

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

Brainerd Lakes Farmers Market - Fresh produce, eggs, baked goods, maple syrup, and more...

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