Things to do during "cabin time" in Brandon
Alexandria MN resorts and nearby lodging in Brandon are surrounded by over 300 incredible lakes. That means legendary fishing; Central Lakes trails; hunting and more. Because the fishing is good year around, we recommend you ask your rental owner for some fishing tips. They are your best tour guides and fishing guides. You’re going to love the hitoric downtown of Brandon and Alexandria. Find shopping, dining, wineries, distillery, parks, beaches, museums, even a zoo. The town’s hospitalty dates back to the late 1800’s. Today friends and families enjoy Cabin Time on the areas cool lakes and 4-season nature trails. The Central Lakes (paved) Trail is part of a 500 miles long adventure route. During winter, the trail transforms into a groomed snowmobile paradise.
If you get a chance to visit during fall, you will experence fall colors like you’ve never seen before. Radiant hues reach across the Brandon area lakes; even the drive in to the resort in Alexandria or Brandon is part of the vacation experience. An experience that can only be found in a MN cabin, cottage, lodge or home. A visit to the area is not complete without stopping at The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum and Gardens. Minnesota lake memories reach back a century and a half - this is a "must see". The Lakes Area has over 20 producers of apples, berries, honey, sweet corn, chicken, lamb and elk. That means a farmers market that is second to none. Pick up some great fixins for grilling out on the deck at your MN cabin.
Make sure you talk to rental owners about the many Brandson seasonal events and day trips. Compare cabins and Brandon resort lodging here, then book DIRECTLY with the owners. Booking DIRECT guarantees the lowest rental rate because you avoid booking website commissions.
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- Central Lakes Trail
Awake The Grapes Run
Red Willow Arts - Concerts
Music in the Gardens
Northwoods League Baseball
Ribfest and Awake the Lakes
Classic Car Shows
Fesitval of Lakes
Lake Carlos State Park
2 Hours from the Twin Cities
Ice Oval Snowmobile Race at Viking
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