(Give rental owners/managers a few details about your MN getaway)
Things to do during "cabin time" in Leaf Valley
Lake Miltona cottages in Leaf Valley let you bring your boat and dock it in front of your home-away-from-home. Your Leaf Valley, MN cabin is surrounded by small, medium and large lakes. Lake Miltona is one of the larger lakes in the area. There are over 15 miles of shoreline and the water is crystal clear. Enjoy testing the waters of world-class fishing when you vacation in a central Minnesota vacation home. Douglas County is a premier fishing destination for anglers seeking walleye, panfish and northern pike. There are several well-qualified fishing guides that can help you plan your next fishing adventure. The 100-year-old classic Leaf Valley Mercantile Bar & Grill dishes up favorite burger and pizza specials for that down-home meal after getting out on the water. A seasonal outdoor beer garden and nightly menu specials make this a favorite local hangout.
Nearby Lake Carlos State Park’s 1,231 glacial moraine acres are dotted with marshes, wet meadows, lakes, tamarack bogs, and maple-basswood forests. Hike or cross-country ski from forested ridges down to tamarack bogs and you may spot a beaver, deer, grebe, or loon. There are over 150 documented species of birds that inhabit this area of natural beauty year-round or seasonally. With over 20 miles of hiking trails, 6 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails, and 9 miles of snowmobile trails, you can find year-round recreational opportunities within minutes of your Lake Miltona cabin. The park office also rents snowshoes.
Local recreation opportunities near Alexandria, MN, for the whole family include airplane rides through Alex Aviation, a game of miniature golf/bumper cars at Casey’s Amusement Park, or horseback riding at the Arrowwood Stables or the Silver Sage Ranch. Rent jet skis and kayaks at Fun Rentals to explore the local waters. Or venture out from your cozy Douglas County cottage and try a round of golf at the 18-hole Lake Miltona Golf Course. Bring your own bikes or rent then at Jake’s Bikes to explore the 55-mile Central Lakes State bike trail.
Make sure you talk to rental owners about the many Leaf Valley seasonal events and day trips. Compare cabins and central Minnesota resorts here, then book directly with owners or local managers. Why pay those middleman booking website service fees (up to 30%) when you can book the same cottage direct and save.