Brainerd Lakes Area: Minnesota Summer Vacations

June, July, August

Summer in the Brainerd Lakes Area is one of the best time with public access to hundreds of lakes for great swimming, boating or fishing. You can find boat and summer equipment rentals, lakeside cabins, or outdoor activities to make the most of your summer vacation.


Summertime Articles from the Brainerd Blog

5 Fabulous Summertime Art Projects
Shelly Summer

Things are heating up outside and colors are exploding all around us as nature blooms. While these are the best days to enjoy activities outside, you may still need some quiet indoors time. Or maybe just a project to create with all the fun nature finds from your last outdoor adventure. Explore these 5 Fabulous Summertime Art Time Projects for ideas for your next stay at home day with the kids. Read More.

Day Trips from Brainerd, MN - Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
Shelly Summer

The Como Park Zoo in Saint Paul, Minnesota is just an easy two hour drive south for a unique day of family fun. While you may think you’re coming for the animals, the Como Zoo is home to many family friendly activities such as Como Town Amusement Park, The soaring Eagle Zip Ride, and The Splash Park. Read More.