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Things to do during "cabin time" in Battle Lake
Battle Lake, MN resorts lodges and cabins make it easy to find a piece of paradise just 3 hours from the Twin Cities. Nestled in the middle of Otter Tail County, Battle Lake is just one of over 1,000 scenic lakes in the area; the most in any county in the U.S. Peacefully quiet throughout the year, Battle Lake is home to less than 900 people, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in tremendous opportunity for adventure. Feel like a kid again when you stay in these Battle Lake cottages, cabins and resorts at any time of the year. There is no shortage of amazing things to do in this neck of the woods.
Explore famous Minnesota wilderness at the Glendalough State Park, where abundant wildlife amaze visitors season after season. The Glendalough Trail is 12 miles straight out of a cyclists dream, taking you from the town center toward the state park. Snap some photographs at the top of Inspiration Peak, the highest point in the county with a stunning view. Spend time out on the boat for a fun day under the sun. After all, the area was named one of the “Top 10 Places to Live and Boat” in the U.S. Make sure to stop by Ben’s Bait Shop for helpful hints on what the fish are biting at any time of the year. These Otter Tail cabins are a vacation destination the entire family won’t soon forget.
Travel into town to discover the quaint shops, restaurants and people that make Battle Lake so unique. Take a historic trip to the Prospect House and Civil War Museum, where relics adorn the walls. Be sure to visit Phelps Mill; a retired flour mill with a rich history. If you’re in town during the second week of July, the Phelps Mill annual art show draws in quite the crowd. Find a great souvenir at Coffee Grinder Antiques or satisfy your sweet tooth at Granny’s Pantry. After a day exploring the Battle Lake area, indulge yourself on anything from authentic Italian food to mouth-watering surf and turf in town. Head back to your lodge, snack on a s’more by the bonfire and unwind as you watch the sunset in comfort. After dark, watch the sky light up with stars and fireflies, reminiscent of a simpler time. Relaxation is included with your stay in Battle Lake.
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