Lake Mille Lacs Blog
What makes Living the Lacs Life so appealing? Read more to find out.
Meet Fishing Guide - Brad Hawthorne
For guidance in choosing where to fish, what to fish, and ice house fishing, look no further than Mille Lacs fishing guide, Brad Hawthorne.
Visit the Red Door Resort
The Red Door Resort is a family-oriented vacation and fishing resort located on the north shore of the famous Lake Mille Lacs in north-central Minnesota.
Live the Lacs Life - Winter Fun on Lake Mille Lacs
Nothing brings out the kid in all of us quite like winter. Since there are lots of things to do in Minnesota, Lake Mille Lacs is a great destination to bring families, friends, and fun together to #livethelacslife, winter-style.
132,500 Acres of Family-Sized Vacation
Lake Mille Lacs in central Minnesota can create the best family vacations, on or off the water. You and your crew will enjoy group fishing launches, golf, beaches, and more!
Families Have a Blast at Lake Mille Lacs
Lake Mille Lacs is a short drive from everywhere, so pick up the kids after school and you’ll be there in no time. The whole family can make memories and enjoy outdoor fun as you explore Minnesota together at Mille Lacs.
Live the Lacs Life - In a Weekend
Forget long car rides to far-off destinations. Make a weekend trip to Lake Mille Lacs, only 90 miles north of the Twin Cities. Plan an action-packed family weekend trip that leaves nothing but exhaustively happy people returning home on Sunday.
How to Build an Ice Fishing Shelter on Budget
Keeping warm while ice fishing is next to impossible on some days unless you have a good shelter. Many “pop-up” tent-style shelters are available on the market, all of which have hefty price tags, but none equal the comfort of a home-built wooden shelter.
Minnesota’s World-Class Bass Fishery
Imagine launching your boat into a 132,500-plus acre world-class bass fishery. Lake Mille Lacs is one of the state’s largest lakes, and its bass also come trophy-size.
Finding Fall Color
Fall in Minnesota - many call it the most beautiful time of year. It’s the brief window between summer’s glory and winter’s frost when leaves change to red, orange, and yellow, creating the most vibrant natural landscapes and backdrops.
10 Reasons to Fish Lake Mille Lacs
There’s a reason why Mille Lacs is known as a top fishing destination. Actually, there are a lot of reasons. From tournaments and accommodations to the big fish and diversity of species, Lake Mille Lacs has it all.
Spring Activities in the Lake Mille Lacs Area
Spring has finally arrived in the Lake Mille Lacs area! If you are planning a trip to the area this spring, there are a wide variety of activities to keep you busy during your stay.
Bike Trails Around Minnesota
Minnesota has more miles of paved rail-to-trail bikeways than any other state and the Mille Lacs Lake area is part of that system. With Spring just around the corner, it won’t be long before bikers hit the trails.
4th of July Events
The summer is flying by so far! If you’re looking for somewhere to celebrate the 4th with your family and friends, there’s no better place than the Lake Mille Lacs area!
Girls Vacation Getaway on Lake Mille Lacs
Now that the kids are back in school, you start thinking about taking a little “me time.” You decide to put rush hour in the rearview mirror for a few days. It’s time for a kick-back-and-have-fun girlfriend weekend.
Hit the MN Snowmobile Trails at Lake Mille Lacs
All four seasons—it’s why we love it here and why we bring the crew to Lake Mille Lacs all year around, and in the winter, the fun grabs on and takes you for a frosty ride. There is plenty of excitement for everyone in your group!
The Ultimate Minnesota Lake Vacation
The Mille Lacs Lake area in central Minnesota is conveniently located 90 miles north of the Twin Cities and is home to the “big” lake as well as many small surrounding lakes, quaint downtown areas, events, and community celebrations.
ATVing in Mille Lacs & Aitkin Counties
There are more than 300 miles of premier ATV trails between the two counties in Mille Lacs, all connected, ranging in difficulty for beginners and families to more seasoned riders looking for an off-road adventure.
Minnesota Ice Fishing - Lake Mille Lacs Style
It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for—ice fishing! From the popularity of the Mille Lacs fishing report, the big lake in the heart of the state has its own kind of winter magnetism.
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