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Located between two state parks and between multiple golf courses , Beachside offers 1- , 2- and 3-bedroom cabin rentals .
“ Things really , really slowed down in March and April of 2020 ; we usually fill up then .” But the phones started ringing again in May , Lapinski said .
“ We have the best snowmobile and four-wheel trail right there ,” he said . “ There are trails for hiking and biking , and Father Hennepin State Park .”
Information : beachsidemn . com or 320-738-1420 .
Rocky Reef Resort , 3207 Twilight Road , Onamia , a family-owned resort , is known for good fishing : walleye , bass , jumbo perch , trillibee , giant muskies and northern pike .
Appeldoorn ’ s Sunset Bay Resort on Mille Lacs is a popular place for families to vacation . Photo by Kyle Buchholz at Stills N Motion Media
Because of COVID-19 , he said , “ Housekeeping is checking and rechecking . There ’ s no early check in and check out .” Sanitation requirements necessitate more time to get into the rooms prior to having them reoccupied , he said .
As for activities at the resort , Rogers said , “ A lot of people create their own activities . Many people hit the four-wheel trail . Fishing seems to be secondary . Families like to relax , get away , read a book and watch the sunset .”
Father Hennepin State Park nearby attracts many of the visitors , Rogers said .
Information : appledorns . com or 320-676-8834 .
Beachside Resort on Lake Mille Lacs , 550 N . Main St . Wahkon , was booked solid in 2020 , according to owner Ben Lapinski . “ People wanted to get away ,” he said .
The resort ’ s guided fishing trips were very popular , he said .
Rockman ’ s Bar and Grill Lakeside photos – courtesy of Mille Lacs Messenger
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