When you think about taking a vacation, you probably think about those exotic expensive destinations such as Hawaii or Cancun. However, you can get the same amount of rest, relaxation, and entertainment in a much closer, and less expensive destination. The Mille Lacs Lake area in central Minnesota is conveniently located 90 miles north of the Twin Cities. The Mille Lacs area is home to the “big” lake as well as many small surrounding lakes, quaint downtown areas, as well as many events and community celebrations. Make Mille Lacs your go-to summer getaway, it’s Minnesota unforgettable vacation destination.

Mille Lacs Lake water fun

Enjoy the lake

Whether you are interested in fishing, watersports, or just lounging on a beach by the lake, Mille Lacs Lake has something for everyone to enjoy.

Fishing– Fishing on Mille Lacs Lake is always a great time. Whether it is summer or winter, the fish always seem to be biting somewhere. Grab your family and bring them out on the lake fishing this summer! Keep up on all the latest fishing trends by watching the local fishing reports and videos.

Lake Communities

Communities around the lake are home to many shops, boutiques, antique stores, and dining establishments. You never know what unexpected treasures you may find in each little shop around the lake!


The Mille Lacs area is a fantastic destination for exciting and fun community events such as live music, street dances, art shows, fireworks, fishing tournaments and other miscellaneous events. There is always something fun and exciting going on! Check out the Mille Lacs Tourism event page for all of the current event listings.

For more information on vacationing to the Mille Lacs Lake area, visit our webpage www.millelacs.com